Economy

Christian Brothers Financial Services set date for Asian Investment Conference

Christian Brothers Financial Services set date for Asian Investment Conference

11 October 2018 – Christian Brothers Financial Services will host its annual Asian Investment Conference at its Hong Kong headquarters on Wednesday 21st November 2018. Christian Brothers Financial Services’...

Rising interest rates send US stocks crashing

Rising interest rates send US stocks tumbling

05 October 2018 – U.S. stocks tumbled last night as this week’s spike in U.S. interest rates rippled through global markets. Investors sold high-flying technology and internet stocks and the Nasdaq...

China manufacturing weakens amid US tariff battle

China Manufacturing Weakens Amid US Tariff Battle

01 October 2018 – Two surveys show China’s manufacturing weakened in September as export demand shrank amid a tariff battle with Washington. The official China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing...

World Bank report warns Gaza Strip economy is in ‘free fall’

Gaza Strip Economy Declining Fast Says World Bank

25 September 2018 – The Gaza Strip’s economy is in “free fall,” a report from the World Bank warned today, calling for urgent action by Israel and the international...

Nikkei drops for fifth straight day after natural disasters

Nikkei drops for fifth straight day after natural disasters

06 September 2018 – Tokyo stocks fell today, with the Nikkei index extending its losing streak to a fifth day, following an overnight powerful earthquake in Hokkaido and a strong...

UK Prime Minister May grilled for Brexit mess

UK Prime Minister May grilled for Brexit mess

04 September 2018 – British Prime Minister Theresa May’s brief summer holiday from Brexit battles came to a noisy end yesterday, as she faced attack from both sides of her...

Bark Capital Partners publishes annual Alternative Investment Survey

Bark Capital Partners publishes annual Alternative Investment Survey

01 August 2018 – Bark Capital Partners today announced the results of its annual Alternative Investment Survey, which was conducted from April 2017 through to April 2018 by the...

EU Ministers seek to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

EU foreign ministers seek to keep Iran

29 May 2018 – The European Union is seeking to shield the bloc’s strategic and economic interests in Iran in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from the international nuclear...

Greece says new bailout terms agreed with lenders

Greece says new bailout terms agreed with lenders

02 May 2017 – Greek government officials said today they have reached an agreement with its creditors on the terms to restart bailout loan payouts, following months of tough negotiations....

Pollution-hit China grabs global green bond lead

Pollution-hit China grabs global green bond lead

03 November 2016 – China is extending its dominance of the global market for green bonds, just as the Paris Agreement on climate change takes effect this week. The world’s...