Archive November 2012

Gushing UK papers laud PM Cameron’s stance on press law

Gushing UK papers laud PM Cameron’s stance on press law

Published 30/11/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron woke on Friday to find usually hostile newspapers gushing about his statesman-like qualities after he signaled his [more…]

Leave “fairy world” behind, Draghi tells euro zone

Leave “fairy world” behind, Draghi tells euro zone

Published 30/11/2012

PARIS (Reuters) - The euro zone's crisis is far from over and its members must tighten budgets and forge a banking union to leave behind [more…]

Euro zone set for recovery in second-half of 2013: Draghi

Published 30/11/2012

PARIS (Reuters) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Friday that budgetary consolidation in the euro zone would entail a short-term economic impact [more…]

Exclusive: Philippines fixer paid $30 million by Okada’s Universal – sources

Exclusive: Philippines fixer paid $30 million by Okada’s Universal – sources

Published 30/11/2012

TOKYO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada's Universal Entertainment funneled at least $30 million to an ex-consultant for the Philippines gaming authority who is [more…]

Under Zucker, CNN to go beyond politics, war coverage

Under Zucker, CNN to go beyond politics, war coverage

Published 29/11/2012

(Reuters) - Jeff Zucker, the newly appointed president of CNN Worldwide, pledged on Thursday to maintain the cable news network's nonpartisan programming but said it [more…]

Britain’s Cameron rejects press law after hacking scandal

Britain’s Cameron rejects press law after hacking scandal

Published 29/11/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron rejected the idea of a law to regulate the British press on Thursday, risking a split in his [more…]

No consensus on whether ECB will cut rates next year: Reuters poll

Published 28/11/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Whether the state of the euro zone economy will force the European Central Bank to cut its main interest rate to a [more…]

Greece, markets satisfied by EU-IMF Greek debt deal

Greece, markets satisfied by EU-IMF Greek debt deal

Published 28/11/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The Greek government and financial markets were cheered on Tuesday by an agreement between euro zone finance ministers and the International Monetary [more…]

CEO of Pearson’s FT group to stand down

CEO of Pearson’s FT group to stand down

Published 27/11/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Rona Fairhead, chief executive of Pearson's Financial Times Group, is to stand down from the pink-paged newspaper division, in a move announced [more…]

Euro zone, IMF reach deal on long-term Greek debt

Published 26/11/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone finance ministers and the International Monetary Fund clinched agreement on a new debt target for Greece on Monday in a [more…]