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July 28, 2014 Dollar index steady near 6-month highsSource: NASDAQ
The dollar was trading close to six month highs against a basket of other major currencies as investors positioned ahead of a series of key economic events later in the week. Demand for the dollar continued to be underpinned,...
July 28, 2014 NY City pension funds return 17 pct in fiscal 2014Source: Reuters
New York City's pension funds logged a 17.4 percent return in the fiscal year ended June 30, the comptroller's office said on Monday, bringing its total value to a record $160.5 billion.
July 27, 2014 Terrorism a threat to African investment
businesstech.co.za - The îMaplecroftî Terrorism and Security Dashboard (MTSD) has revealed that fatalities from global terrorist activity has increased by 30% over the past year, identifying China, Egypt, Kenya and...
July 25, 2014 Islamic banking held back by lack of liquidity in market
Hispanic Business - This is very important as, without effective valuation, traders are unable to establish îclear profitî-making opportunities. "Yet, standardisation can only do so much, and a more innovative...
Brent crude edged higher above $107 a barrel on Friday, on track to end the week flat as plentiful supplies held down any run-up in prices from geopolitical tensions in oil producing regions.
July 25, 2014 UK economy back at pre-crisis levelSource: BBC News
The UK economy grew by 0.8% in second quarter of 2014, official figures show The figures, from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), show the economy is now 0.2% ahead of its pre-crisis peak, which was reached in the first...
Canada - So how can socially responsible funds justify being invested in oilsands' Well, most use a best-of-sector approach, based on the work of Toronto-based îJantzi Researchî. îJantzi Researchî analyses...
July 25, 2014 Obama urges Congress to tackle tax loopholesSource: CBS News
Most of President Obama's West Coast fundraising trip has been spent raising money behind closed doors, but appeared publicly to the Los Angeles Technical College Thursday to push Congress to close loopholes for U.S. businesses...
July 25, 2014 Why regulators should go to work on Wall StreetSource: PBS
From K Street to Wall Street, it’s the career move everyone loves to hate but makes anyway: the revolving door. Consider Sheila Bair, former head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Before she accepted a position as a...
Norway’s $890 billion sovereign wealth fund, the world’s biggest, is reassessing its holdings in Russia as the European Union considers expanding sanctions against the country.
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