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February 27, 2015 Oil rebounds, with Brent set for biggest monthly gain since 2009Source: MarketWatch
Crude-oil futures rebounded Friday, with Brent crude set for its biggest monthly gain in nearly six years, ahead of U.S. rig-count data due later in the trading day, and Chinese official manufacturing numbers expected over the...
February 27, 2015 Dollar on track for eighth month of gains on U.S. data, Fed outlookSource: Reuters
The dollar index slipped on Friday, pegged back by month-end selling, but was still on track for its eighth straight month of gains on better data and comments from Federal Reserve officials that bolstered bets for a rate rise...
February 27, 2015 Investor Seeks to Link Exec Pay to Worker EngagementSource: CFO Magazine
Connecticut’s state pension fund leader has proposed linking a portion of Wal-Mart Stores’ executive compensation to a measure of “employee engagement,” Reuters reports.
February 27, 2015 Is mandatory CSR reporting inevitable in Asia?Source: CSR Asia
The Taiwan Stock Exchange has announced that specified listed companies will have to comply with mandatory CSR reporting annually from this year. This makes Taiwan the first market in the Asia-Pacific to implement mandatory CSR...
February 26, 2015 Gold gains for 2nd day on view US rate hike may be delayedSource: Reuters
SINGAPORE - Gold rose for a second session on Thursday as recent comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen pushed back expectations for the first U.S. rate hike in nearly a decade to later in the year.
February 26, 2015 Morgan Stanley to pay $2.6 bln to settle mortgage-bond claimsSource: Reuters
Morgan Stanley said it will pay $2.6 billion to the U.S. government to resolve potential claims stemming from the sale of mortgage bonds before the financial crisis, reducing its 2014 profit by more than half.
February 26, 2015 Forecasting China’s Oil Buying Grows HarderSource: Wall Street Journal
DALIAN, China—Just northeast of this coastal city, the highway ends where guards block entry to one of China’s strategic oil reserves. Behind a gate, mountains hide the site. As obscure as the view of Dalian’s oil-reserve tanks...
February 26, 2015 What We Heard, and Didn't, From Yellen's Remarks to CongressSource: ABC News
Over two days of testimony to Congress, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was grilled on everything from the direction of interest rates to the health of the economy to "Audit the Fed" legislation supported by Republicans.
February 25, 2015 Top 10 Coal Producing Countries in the World
energydigital.com - But insults aside, letâs get into the specifics of how dirty those lumps from Santa Claus are. The îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî says of coal on their website, âCoal is cheap,...
February 25, 2015 Dollar Tumbles After Yellen Testimony as China Data Boost AussieSource: Bloomberg Business
The dollar fell for a second day against most major peers after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said a change in the central bank’s guidance doesn’t lock it into a timetable for raising interest rates.
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