05 September 2008 06:36 [Source: ICIS news]
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Banks reel as ECB redraws funding rules
Bank stocks in Europe and the
Companies and markets
Beijing’s caution scupper bank bid
China Development Bank’s plan to bid for Dresdner Bank in
Overview: Worries over financials weigh on equities
Financial markets suffered a day of extreme turmoil amid mounting concerns about the prospects for the global economy and the health of the financial sector.
McCain issues call for change
Senator John McCain pledged to move the nation beyond "partisan rancor" after a convention filled with blistering attacks on his opponent.
Bhutto widower with clouded past is poised to lead Pakistan
Asif Ali Zardari, the widower of Benazir Bhutto, is set to become president on Saturday, an accidental ascent for a man known more as a wheeler-dealer than a leader.
Shipyards overbooked, but analysts worry about acquisition boom
Day and night on this tiny island at the southern tip of the
Rich in reserves, Chinese central bank is short of capital
Accord signed in TNK-BP standoff
BP signed a deal with its billionaire partners in TNK-BP on Thursday, laying the groundwork for an end to a bruising dispute over control of the firm that has fanned fears among investors of doing business in
A crisis brewing in the classrooms
When economics student Mikhail Popov struggled with a final exam at a regional university, he was offered an alternative — pay $200 and get a good grade.
NLMK to buy Beta Steel for $400m
Billionaire Vladimir Lisin's Novolipetsk Steel, or NLMK, the second-largest steelmaker by market value in
Central Bank drops $4bn to prop Rouble
The Central Bank stepped into the market and sold up to $4bn on Thursday to brake the rouble's fall, while shares went into free-fall despite a much-awaited shareholder peace deal on oil company TNK-BP.
Terror from the German Heartland
Exactly one year ago, German investigators arrested three Muslim extremists. They wanted to build a bomb in southern
Resuscitating the Republicans with Sarah Palin
Sarah Palin's presence on the stage at the Republican National Convention in
'Closure' becomes 'opening' for AKP
Enduring weeks of uncertainty during its potential closure case, the AKP's time in court may be heralding unexpected political benefits.
İftar tents offer fast-breaking meals
With the start of holy month of Ramadan for Muslims, big tents offering evening fast-breaking meals to everyone can be seen in many districts of
Business and finance
Govt urged to focus on regional development
Instead of ignoring the problems of existing structures in the region, developed countries focus on increasing the competitive power of the regions, said the chairwoman of the Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen’s Association, or TÜSİAD.
Tons of waste oil pose health risk
Waste oil, normally used for biodiesel production, currently poses a threat to human health due to illegal collectors in
Global fears wipe away local gains on WSE
Fears related to the state of the global economy yesterday were visible on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and most of Tuesday's gains were wiped out.
Novator may exit Play, but not
Novator, which is known in
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