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International Finance

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Economy

Dim outlook for Europe in 2016

Challenging political landscape, persistent high unemployment and a weak euro are a few of the challenges Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya February 2, 2016: Europe had been in the news in 2015, not every time for the right reasons though. Grexit, the Volkswagen scandal, migration crisis, Paris attacks were some of the low points which made economists...
Economy

Saudi looks to austerity measures to cut losses

Government is seeking advice from experts on downsizing budget Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya January 25, 2016: Saudi Arabia has reveled in its oil-rich economy for years, but is finally feeling the pressure of falling oil prices. So much that the government is considering austerity measures. There are enough reasons to think about austerity, especially since the...
Business Leaders

Islamic State: America’s new nemesis

International Finance Desk
The recent turn of events in the Middle-East has raised several pressing questions such as the reason for the US authorising air strikes in Iraq this August Sharan Lal September 30, 2014: The gruesome beheading of two American journalists and a British aid worker in the months of August 2014 and September 2014 have once...
Banking

Ukraine conflict: UK wants SWIFT punishment for Russian banks

SWIFT is a crucial real-time gross payment system for cross-border transactions September 2, 2014: The UK will press EU leaders to consider blocking Russian access to the SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications) banking transaction system under an expansion of sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine, Bloomberg reported on Friday, August 29, citing an...