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‘India wants fruitful relations with both US, BRICS’
India knows what to get and from whom, Dr. Sreeram Chaulia of the Jindal School of International Affairs told RT. It wants to hedge its bets and build close relations with BRICS, while trying to attract investment from the US and Europe, he said.

26.01.2015 12:22

'Bad Saudi Arabian human rights record may change if Iran increases influence'
With instability following the death of King Abdullah, Iran may take a lead in the relationship with Saudi Arabia which could put pressure on Riyadh to improve the internal situation in the Gulf state, Gerald Horne, author and historian, told RT.

23.01.2015 10:42

‘Davos geniuses ill-equipped to recognize economic structural problems, address inequality’
It’s doubtful the Davos forum will address unemployment as the participants are more concerned with what model of car they should buy than care about people who work for living, says Curtis Ellis Executive Director of the American Jobs Alliance.

22.01.2015 08:59

S&P slapped with $77mn fine for misleading investors
The ratings agency Standard & Poor’s will have to pay over $77 million and is to be barred for one year from grading certain bond deals for loosening its rating criteria in order to win business. Investors had not been informed of these changes.

21.01.2015 18:55

​Oil price drop is ‘economic warfare against US enemies’
The current oil price decline can be explained by heavy selling in US future markets which is part of an all-out economic war between the US and countries like Russia, Iran and Venezuela, says financial journalist, Willem Middelkoop.

21.01.2015 14:39

Oil jumps after IEA hints at ‘price recovery’ and OPEC slowdown
Brent crude jumped 3.25 percent, briefly touching above $50 a barrel at 1:35pm GMT after the International Energy Agency (IEA) reported OPEC will produce less oil in the second half of 2015, as weak prices cut into revenues.

16.01.2015 11:49

What game is the House of Saud playing?
The House of Saud now finds itself in times of extreme trouble. Their risky oil price war may eventually backfire. The succession of King Abdullah may turn into a bloodbath. And the American protector may be musing a change of heart.

16.01.2015 10:08

‘Global War I: Geopolitical battle where oil is key’
The oil price crash is the first battle of Global War I between the geopolitical interests of the West versus Russia and its allies, says international consultant Adrian Salbuchi. In the future we might see the same happening over water or food, he adds.

15.01.2015 04:50

‘Placing EU in euro currency straitjacket made life impossible’
Austerity measures in Greece don’t work anymore, as the single currency put all EU countries in a straitjacket, and Greek olive oil is priced in relation to the prices of an export powerhouse, Patrick Young, expert in global financial markets, told RT.

13.01.2015 12:38

US jobless claims drop, fewest Americans laid off in 17 years
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell again, signaling that the economy is expected to strengthen and companies will need to hold onto recent holiday hires.

08.01.2015 23:09

Morgan Stanley fires employee after client data ends up online
Wall Street giant Morgan Stanley says a financial advisor at the firm’s New York City headquarters has admitted to stealing client information pertaining to roughly 350,000 customers after some of those records ended up on the web.

06.01.2015 16:18

Ruble loses 5 percent as oil rout worsens
The Russian ruble lost 5 percent on Tuesday on the second day of post-holiday trading on the Moscow Stock Exchange. Sliding oil prices, which dropped below $50 per barrel on Monday, continue to weigh on the currency.

06.01.2015 16:14