International Finance

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Economy

Inflation in Venezuela is expected to touch 700%

International Finance Desk
Many citizens can no longer afford to feed themselves leading to protests Marcus Turner Jones September 23, 2016: Venezuela remains in crisis, facing the largest demonstrations that the country has ever seen. The scale of the crisis has caused President Nicolas Maduro to declare a ‘constitutional state of emergency’, with rival pro and anti-government activists...
Economy

Russia seeks a bite of Latin America

Renewing and strengthening ties in a bid to alleviate food shortages back home Kamilia Lahrichi April 2, 2015: Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov courted Cuba, Nicaragua, Colombia and Guatemala during a four-day visit to South America in March 2015 to boost bilateral trade, as food shortage is hitting his country hard. Last year, Moscow banned...
Finance Islamic Banking

Islamic finance and the halal industry

There is great potential for correlation between the two Camille Paldi March 31, 2015: The word halal is derived from the Arabic verb Halla, which means to be or become lawful, legal, legitimate, permissible, allowed, admissible, un-prohibited, or unforbidden. Halal is simply that which Allah and the Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) have allowed to be done...
Economy

Argentina: Russia’s new market

The South American country is in a good position to capitalise on President Putin’s embargo on food imports from Europe and Western nations Kamilia Lahrichi November 14, 2014: Russian businessmen met their Argentinian counterparts in Buenos Aires on November 11 to discuss investment projects in the energy, nuclear and mining industries, as Moscow seeks to...