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Will the African Union achieve better efficiency?

African heads of state will be gathering at an African Union summit in Addis Ababa on January 22, 2018. Two difficult issues on the agenda: Reform and finance. Analysts are expecting contentious discussions. If words...

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German know-how gives Ireland a wind powered push

Ireland’s wind power potential is vast, and although wind now supplies more than a fifth of the country’s electricity, the potential remains mostly untapped. Siemens Gamesa is striving to change that. Ireland is a wind-swept...

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Bankruptcy Code, 2016 – Key Developments

A new dawn in India’s Ailing Banking Sector? A quick fix to broken banks? A game changer? Well, these were just a few phrases that described the much celebrated Insolvency & Bankruptcy code (IBC) that...

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Accommodative Officials and Synchronized Upturn Drive Markets

The investment climate is being shaped by two powerful forces. First is the very accommodative policy stance. This includes the United States, where despite delivering the fifth rate hike in the cycle, adjusted by headline...

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Dollar Stabilizes, but Sees Little Recovery

The US dollar is stabilizing but the tone remains fragile. The euro, which has advanced for five consecutive sessions coming into today is slightly lower. The euro had stalled yesterday as it approached last year’s...

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Chinese shadow banking system

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) in its 2013 annual report on Shadow Banking titled, ”Strengthening Oversight and Regulation of Shadow Banking”, defined shadow banking as “credit intermediation involving entities and activities (fully or partially) outside...

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SoftBank-led group seals deal to buy massive stake in Uber

A consortium led by Japan’s SoftBank will buy a large number of shares of ride-hailing firm Uber, after shareholders elected to sell their shares, handing new Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi a major victory. The SoftBank...

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Emotional Oil: Prices driven by sentiments and speculation

Brent crude oil prices have risen almost 20% starting September and there seems to be no fundamental reason for this rise. Much of the rise has been fueled by speculations over geo-political developments in the...

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US Senate approves Donald Trump’s tax overhaul

The US has approved the largest rewrite of the US tax code in more than 30 years. The House of Representatives, which had already passed an earlier draft, is expected to give its final approval...

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Russian Banking Crisis: 3rd Major Bank Topples in 4 months

It’s Friday, and another Russian bank gets taken over and most of its creditors get bailed out by the Central Bank, this time the 10th largest bank in Russia, Promsvyazbank – with the top six...

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Opinion: End of net neutrality — license to print money

So far, all data on the internet has had to be transported on an equal footing, above all at the same speed. In the US, that will change. Jörg Brunsmann asks why politicians are making...

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ECB Says Little and Does Less

To the surprise of no one, the ECB left it monetary policy and its forward guidance unchanged from its last meeting. Then it announced that its asset purchases would be halved starting in January to...