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    Russia crisis spurs banking M&A
    Jul09

    Russia crisis spurs banking M&A

    Russia’s economic crisis is causing an increase in mergers and acquisitions in the banking sector. ||| Russia’s economic crisis is causing an increase in mergers and acquisitions in the banking sector as a capital squeeze and increase in bad loans leave smaller lenders weak and vulnerable to takeovers. But buyers tempted to swallow up...

    Conflicting reports on Iran nuclear talks
    Jul08

    Conflicting reports on Iran nuclear talks

    Iran says it has offered “constructive solutions” to resolve disputes in nuclear talks with six major powers, but Western officials refute the claim. ||| Vienna – Iran has offered “constructive solutions” to resolve disputes in nuclear talks with six major powers, the Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA) reported on Wednesday, but Western...

    No resolution in Iran
    Jul08

    No resolution in Iran

    Iran offers solutions to resolve disputes in nuclear talks with six major powers but Western officials have heard nothing new. ||| Vienna – Iran has offered “constructive solutions” to resolve disputes in nuclear talks with six major powers, the Iranian Students news agency ISNA reported on Wednesday, but Western officials suggested they...

    Putin eyes talks with Jinping and Modi
    Jul08

    Putin eyes talks with Jinping and Modi

    Russia’s leader plans to meet his counterparts from China and India before the Brics summit begins. ||| Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin is to meet world leaders on Wednesday, including China’s Xi Jinping and India’s Narendra Modi, ahead of the start of a summit of the Brics emerging economies.Putin is to hold...

    China, Russia and the changing pace of trade
    Jul08

    China, Russia and the changing pace of trade

    China’s Xi Jinping and Russia’s Vladimir Putin have a warm relationship – but cold winds are blowing across their shared border. ||| Beijing – The warmth of the friendship between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russia’s Vladimir Putin – who meet on Wednesday for the eighth time in two years – does...

    Crises threaten Europe’s core
    Jul06

    Crises threaten Europe’s core

    Four great crises around Europe’s fringes threaten to engulf the EU, potentially setting the unification project back by decades. ||| Brussels – Four great crises around Europe’s fringes threaten to engulf the European Union, potentially setting the ambitious post-war unification project back by decades. The EU’s unity,...

    MH17: Malaysia wants criminal tribunal
    Jul03

    MH17: Malaysia wants criminal tribunal

    Malaysia told the UN it plans to push for a UN-backed tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing flight MH17 in Ukraine. ||| United Nations – Malaysia told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday it plans to push for a UN-backed tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine,...

    Naspers has Nigeria and Turkey in its crosshairs
    Jul01

    Naspers has Nigeria and Turkey in its crosshairs

    Naspers is rewriting the “Bric” acronym to include Nigeria and Turkey among the world’s best emerging markets as China and Russia lose some lustre with Africa’s most valuable company. ||| Chris SpillaneNASPERS is rewriting the “Bric” acronym to include Nigeria and Turkey among the world’s best emerging markets as China and...

    Analysis: Black swan dangers may lurk in emerging markets
    Jun30

    Analysis: Black swan dangers may lurk in emerging markets

    Here we go again. A flight to haven assets has begun as Greece’s economy faces a tailspin, with concern that defaults and bank collapses could spill over to other European nations, with the impact going global. ||| BloombergHERE we go again. A flight to haven assets has begun as Greece’s economy faces a tailspin, with concern that...

    Obama sheds cool style
    Jun27

    Obama sheds cool style

    Barack Obama has reached the stage where if he wants to break out in song publicly then he’s going to do it. ||| Washington – Barack Obama has reached the stage of his presidency where if he wants to break out in song publicly, as he did with “Amazing Grace” in a eulogy on Friday, then he’s going to do it. With a year-and-a-half...

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