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Nuke deal a two-decade debt millstone

The apparent nuclear power deal with Russia is a slow-motion replay of the arms deal on a far bigger scale, says Mike Wills.

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Apple may take a bite out of payments sector

Last month Apple unveiled the iPhone 6, together with the Apple Watch.

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China may return to an exhausted growth plan

Will the tensions in Hong Kong be the straw that breaks the global economy’s back?

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Nuke deal a two-decade debt millstone
October 1 2014 at 15:33

The apparent nuclear power deal with Russia is a slow-motion replay of the arms deal on a far bigger scale, says Mike Wills.

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Sharia-compliant sukuk make good investment sense
October 1 2014 at 05:17

Islamic finance, particularly fixed-income instruments known as sukuk, has come of age and is now an integral component of the mainstream global financial system.

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China may return to an exhausted growth plan
October 1 2014 at 05:01

Will the tensions in Hong Kong be the straw that breaks the global economy’s back?

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Apple may take a bite out of payments sector
October 1 2014 at 04:39

Last month Apple unveiled the iPhone 6, together with the Apple Watch.

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Businesses must condemn Hong Kong’s violent protest reaction
September 30 2014 at 04:49

What is worse for big business in Hong Kong: street protests, or the tear gas fired to disperse the protesters?

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Africa is searching for equal partners, not exploitation
September 30 2014 at 04:36

In 2012, the UN General Assembly created a mechanism to monitor commitments made by African countries and their partners to improve the continent’s economic development.

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What Russia might have been
September 29 2014 at 16:59

Putin's recent actions have the world asking what Russia might have been.

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Government dithers as outlook dims
September 29 2014 at 04:55

While politicians focus on secret deals, key posts go unfilled, crisis warnings are ignored, and corruption rules at all levels.

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Nuclear energy lobby is wilfully blind to dangers
September 29 2014 at 05:01

The debate over a yes or no to nuclear power has recently only dealt with the economics of it.

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No more local municipality bureaucracy – what a shame
September 29 2014 at 04:51

The Romans said there was always something new coming out of Africa, but you could equally apply this to the US – space rockets, miniature computers, the atomic bomb, thousands of patents granted every year, and now ... Read Story
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