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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - ANALYSIS

    Euro fears choke cross-border bank lending

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 02:54pm by Reuters

    ... are refusing to lend to peers in other countries in the common currency bloc, signalling a worrying fall in confidence that appears to have worsened since the Cyprus bailout earlier this year, data ... as when the single currency was first launched, 15 years ago. The silent retreat to within national borders is most pronounced in the troubled economies of southern Europe but is seen even ...

  2. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Half-way to lost decade, Europe’s growth task as tough as ever

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 11:39am by Reuters

    ... knot at a summit in Brussels next week. True, the euro zone has belatedly made impressive efforts to contain its debt and banking crisis. The European Central Bank’s promise to buy the bonds of vulnerable member states if necessary has averted the threat of a break-up of the single currency. Spain has wiped out a current account deficit that had reached 10.6 per cent of GDP by 2008. Greece ...

  3. Business - Companies - ANALYSIS

    Citic's mega takeover deal comes as win-win for Beijing and Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:40am by George Chen

    ... and London, given the economic recovery in the United States and the euro zone since the 2008 global financial crisis. After the deal is completed, Citic Group is supposed to move its headquarters ...

  4. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Euro bailout Troika nears end of road with patchy record

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:33pm by Reuters

    ... have caused massive contagion to other countries and perhaps swept away the single European currency. “It would have been Europe’s Lehman moment,” EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn told Reuters, referring to the 2008 collapse of US investment bank Lehman Brothers that sparked a global financial crisis. “I don’t recall the IMF’s managing director Dominique ...

  5. Business - Money - ANALYSIS

    US budget crisis had little market impact on the way in or out

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 04:31am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... say Markets barely flinched at U.S. budget crisis As far as market crises go, the United States government shutdown was a damp squib. Regional investors barely reacted yesterday ... Asian Development Bank. These offers and many others were well received by the market. By way of reference, over the past seven weeks, as the budget crisis loomed and then hit, Asian issuers ...

  6. News - Asia - ANALYSIS

    Mending ties in India-US diplomatic rift likely to take more work

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 04:57pm by Reuters

    ... not going away India yesterday blamed the United States for a "mini crisis" over the arrest and strip search of an Indian envoy, and said more work was needed to repair ties a day after ... wasn't even mentioned," Khurshid told the CNN-IBN television network. He called the row a "mini crisis" and said India should have been given the chance to withdraw Khobragade ...

  7. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Euro zone current account surplus pressures Germany

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... with non-euro countries last year of €94.93 billion (HK$995 billion), according to Bundesbank data. The surplus for the whole of the currency bloc last year was €122.44 billion. Germany's overall ... Putting the onus of adjustment entirely on the southern rim without any offsetting stimulus measures could threaten the very survival of the shared currency, said Paul de Grauwe, a professor ...

  8. Business - Money - ANALYSIS

    Optimism running high for Chinese shares next year

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 01:36am by Reuters

    ... widest gap to the MSCI Asia ex-Japan since the 2008 financial crisis. And the Chinese market is trading at a 40 per cent discount to MSCI India on a forward price--earnings basis, according ...

  9. News - World - ANALYSIS

    Educated with a dead-beat job the unseen legacy of Europe’s crisis

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 03:04pm by Reuters

    ... of the depth of the European economic crisis. It is not only unemployment but also underemployment- including workers who are overqualified, interns who are unpaid or low-paid and part-time employees ... traditionally have picked up those hours. “There is now a huge gap between these two groups. Before the crisis, they were equal,” Blanchflower told Reuters. “I argue that the young actually get a double ...

  10. Business - Money - ANALYSIS

    Wide gap between A and H shares may be hard to bridge

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:19am by Reuters

    ... trading at their biggest discount to shares in Asia, excluding Japan, since the 2008 financial crisis in price-to-earnings terms. "I think Beijing's made it quite clear what it wants ...




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