Japan’s trade deficit has hit an all-time high as imports were swollen by higher energy prices and a weak yen.
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Tuesday 25 June 2013
Paul Soros was a Hungarian-born shipping innovator and magnate, philanthropist and forward-thinking entrepreneur. He was, according to his younger brother, the billionaire George Soros, "a big-picture man". Both hugely successful brothers had learned from their father "to go against the rules when they are wrong".
Thursday 20 June 2013
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's "shock and awe" tactics to revive the world's third biggest economy paid off in May with the biggest rise in exports since 2010.
Tuesday 18 June 2013
A former UBS trader was today charged with offences of conspiracy to defraud in connection with the investigation by the Serious Fraud Office into the manipulation of the Libor interbank lending rate.
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Falling gold prices, Abenomics and the EU-IMF bailout of Cyprus proved a boon for IG Group in the fourth quarter as revenues rose 8 per cent.
Saturday 08 June 2013
Olympics wipe out Hornby’s profit
Friday 07 June 2013
Recovery hopes have received a further boost after figures revealed the gap between the UK's exports and imports dropped by more than expected to £2.6 billion in April.
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Imports of Apple's iPhone 4 and a variant of the iPad 2 have been banned by a US trade agency after it found the devices violate a patent held by South Korean rival Samsung.
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Private equity has always fascinated me. To understand how general partners turn around a company when it is in distress or position it to sustain its success and foster its growth, has always been exciting to me. Today Asia, and more particularly China, drives the world’s economy. What better Global Business Experience for me than this trip to Hong Kong to study private equity?
OECD cuts eurozone growth forecasts and backs to George Osborne's austerity strategy as Europe faces unemployment crisis
Wednesday 29 May 2013
George Osborne’s deficit-slicing strategy gained backing from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, but the international thinktank called on the eurozone to turn to the printing presses to revive growth.
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Government defends itself against accusations of being Europe's onshore tax haven
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Tech giant ‘avoided’ paying more than $1m every hour due to use of international loopholes
Sunday 19 May 2013
It is a funny time in Italy. On paper the country's economy has now shrunk for seven consecutive quarters, making it the longest recession since the Second World War, and leaving it some 8 per cent below the peak reached in 2007.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Andrew Main Wilson is to be the new chief executive of AMBA, it has been announced on the first day of the Association's conference in Poland.
Friday 10 May 2013
The trade deficit narrowed slightly in March, adding to hopes that the economy could be beginning to strengthen.
Friday 03 May 2013
Isis, we are told, is a 'clear and dangerous threat to our way of life'. I’m sorry, but I just don’t buy it
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