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Trade

​‘Vested interests’: Revolving door between arms dealers & govt exposed
Arms manufacturers currently have dozens of employees seconded to the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and other British government agencies, an investigation has discovered.

16.02.2015 09:11

Rats of Wall Street: Rodents taught to trade in foreign exchange markets
Believe it or not, 'Rattraders' is an actual experiment that teaches lab rats to trade in the foreign exchange and commodity futures markets – and in some cases, the rodents outperform the world’s leading fund managers.

14.02.2015 20:54

​Britain could save over £1bn if it left the EU – report
Britain could save over £1 billion by leaving the European Union, according to a report from the think tank Civitas.

13.02.2015 16:40

​China, Russia & North Korea to create international tourist zone
The authorities in China’s northeastern Jilin Province plan to create an international visa and duty-free tourist zone in the border region with Russia and North Korea.

13.02.2015 10:16

​UK to benefit from oil price slump, says think tank
The fall in oil prices will significantly benefit Britain’s economy, a leading think tank has said, as the country continues to outperform most European countries in economic growth.

10.02.2015 13:08

Egypt to join Russia-led Eurasian free trade zone
Egypt has established a free trade zone with the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union, which includes Russia, Armenia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan, president Sisi of Egypt announced at a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

10.02.2015 13:35

China and Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union may set up free trade zone
China may establish a free trade zone with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) in the future, says the Russian Ambassador to China Andrey Denisov. It would make trade with Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and soon Kyrgyzstan tariff-free.

09.02.2015 10:54

​‘Crisis of public trust’ as British business puts profits over ethics – survey
The Forum of Private Business (FPB) has warned UK firms are facing a ‘crisis in confidence’ due to poor ethical standards. In a survey, three-quarters of respondents felt businesses were putting profits ahead of ethical responsibilities.

09.02.2015 14:50

Moscow & Cairo to drop USD, use national currencies in bilateral trade – Putin
Russia and Egypt might soon exclude the US dollar and use their national currencies in the settlement of accounts in bilateral trade, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview to Egyptian media ahead of his Monday visit to the country.

08.02.2015 22:49

​Party of the rich? Almost 50% of Tory donors are hedge fund managers – research
The ruling Conservative Party is unlikely to shake off its image of being the ‘party of the rich’ as recent data shows nearly half of its donors come from wealthy hedge funds.

05.02.2015 13:06

North Korea and Russia establish joint business council
Relations between Russia and North Korea have taken a step forward following Moscow’s setting up of a Business Council for Cooperation with North Korea. This will help Russia and North Korea reach their $1 billion trade goal.

04.02.2015 15:47

Ruble slump won’t damage trade with China - ambassador
China’s ambassador to Moscow Li Hui says even though the ruble has lost more than 17 percent of its value this year it won’t significantly affect China-Russia trade and cooperation.

02.02.2015 10:37