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Banking fraud skyrockets in UK despite fresh security measures
Card and online banking fraud are on the increase throughout the United Kingdom despite recent measures to bolster encryption methods, according to new figures from the Financial Fraud Action group (FFA UK).

19.09.2014 13:59

​‘World in indefinite depression’
We are in global depression which started in 2007 and is going to continue indefinitely, Jim Rickards, economist and author of “Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis,” told RT.

19.09.2014 13:38

Finnish govt okays Russia-backed nuclear power plant, Greens quit
The Finnish government has given conditional approval for the construction of a nuclear power plant by Finnish-Russian group Fennovoima, prompting the country’s Green Party to quit the cabinet as threatened if the plant was given the go-ahead.

18.09.2014 11:19

Number of billionaires hits new record high in 2014-report
The number of billionaires increased by 155 in 2014 reaching a record high of 2,325, according to the Billion Census report. The research showed that more than half of the new super-rich are self-made, and more than a third don’t have a university degree.

17.09.2014 15:06

The US-EU-Russia sanctions puzzle
Whatever Russia does, doubt does not even enter the equation. The answer is sanctions. So here we go again. The US Treasury-EU latest sanction package targets Russian banking, the energy industry and the defense industry.

17.09.2014 10:25

Bangladesh eager to join BRICS Bank following Chinese interest?
As smaller economies rejoice in the forming of the New Development Bank (NDB) led by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS), down in South Asia Bangladesh seems to be already ramping up to join the bank.

15.09.2014 16:39

Investors pull $27bn out of UK in one month amid fears of Scotland’s exit – report
Almost $27 billion of financial assets were pulled out of Britain in August in the run up to Scotland’s vote on independence, according to a new report by a London-based consultancy comparing the capital outflow to the Lehman Brothers collapse in 2008.

14.09.2014 19:30

Russia slams US sanctions, says counter-measures 'won't take long'
Russia’s Foreign Ministry has slammed the latest round of US sanctions over Ukraine as “another hostile move.” Moscow said that this will not change the country’s position, and added that imposing “counter-sanctions will not take long.”

12.09.2014 18:17

Can Britain Bank on Bitcoin?
Crypto currencies like bitcoin could threaten Britain’s financial stability if widely adopted, the Bank of England (BOE) says. Despite admitting digital currencies are still marginal, the Bank suggests they are no longer the purview of cypherpunks.

12.09.2014 09:47

​UK banks prepare ‘Yes’ vote contingency plans
Banks worldwide are warning of the financial folly that would follow Scotland’s decision to exit the United Kingdom. Scotland’s big banks talk of relocating to London, and other businesses are watching currency and economic ripples as the decision nears.

11.09.2014 07:19

Banks plan escape to London if Scots choose independence
Partly-nationalized British banks Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) both say they would relocate their headquarters to London if Scots vote for independence on September 18.

11.09.2014 08:27

Australia’s not ‘the Lucky Country’ anymore
Two months ago, I warned that Australia’s status as 'the Lucky Country' was doomed and that an economic crash was imminent.

09.09.2014 09:51

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