In the last quarter of 2010, China has overtaken Japan to become the world's second biggest economy. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reports that China's Gross National Product was $5.75 trillion in 2010 compared to Japan's $5.39 trillion. … [Continue reading] about China Is The World’s Second Biggest Economy
Last week Emporiki Bank, the premier troubled Greek bank, took further actions to improve returns from its real estate portfolio as well as inject capital into the business. Emporiki provides retail, commercial and investment banking services to its … [Continue reading] about Emporiki Bank Puts Its House In Order Through Cost Reductions
Strong Earnings and a Favorable Outlook Yesterday Shell announced a 375% increase in their 2010 fourth quarter earnings compared the same quarter in 2009 with a rise from $1.2 billion to $5.7 billion. This was on the back of a modest 5% increase in … [Continue reading] about Earnings Quadruple at Shell But Markets Remain Unimpressed
Egypt is on the verge of taking the first steps towards a new future. The implications of this will be felt in the Middle East and beyond as the struggle for power plays out. Very different paths lie ahead. But what seems certain is that Husni … [Continue reading] about Egypt – A Democratic or an Islamist Future?
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