Economic Events

Russian billionaire Potanin buys 2 percent of Nornickel from…

Russian billionaire Potanin buys 2 percent of Nornickel from…

Published 15/03/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian billionaire Vladimir Potanin’s Interros Holding said it had completed the purchase from businessman Roman Abramovich of a 2 percent stake in [more…]

Merkel denies delaying euro zone reforms

Merkel denies delaying euro zone reforms

Published 12/03/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday denied striking an agreement with France to delay the planned proposal of euro zone reforms at [more…]

Syria’s Douma faces catastrophe, says council, as assault grinds on

Syria’s Douma faces catastrophe, says council, as assault grinds on

Published 12/03/2018

FILE PHOTO: A boy is seen in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, Syria March 8, 2018. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh/File PhotoAMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - [more…]

Brexit and NAFTA dispute making firms wary, says Canadian minister

Brexit and NAFTA dispute making firms wary, says Canadian minister

Published 12/03/2018

FILE PHOTO - Minister of Finance Bill Morneau is interviewed in the foyer of the House of Commons after tabling the budget on Parliament Hill [more…]

In Ghouta’s shelters, terrified Syrians await the next bomb

In Ghouta’s shelters, terrified Syrians await the next bomb

Published 12/03/2018

People hold a warning leaflet dropped by plane entitled "Keep yourself and your family aware" in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, [more…]

China’s top diplomat says positive changes emerge on Korean Peninsula

China’s top diplomat says positive changes emerge on Korean Peninsula

Published 12/03/2018

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi (R) meets with South Korea's National Security Advisor Chung Eui-Yong (C) and South Korean ambassador to China Noh Young-min (L) [more…]

Toolbox trade wars: How a sure winner in U.S. dispute has yet to…

Toolbox trade wars: How a sure winner in U.S. dispute has yet to…

Published 12/03/2018

The glass entranceway to Metal Box InternationalÕs toolbox factory is seen in Franklin Park, Illinois, U.S., February 21, 2018. Picture taken February 21, 2018. REUTERS/Timothy [more…]

S&P accused of weakening ratings model to win business in landmark…

S&P accused of weakening ratings model to win business in landmark…

Published 12/03/2018

FILE PHOTO: The Standard and Poor's building in New York, August 2, 2011. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidSYDNEY (Reuters) - Ratings agency Standard and Poor’s weakened its risk [more…]