Sunday, November 29, 2015   

Greek pensioners vow to defy proposed cuts
11-27 16:52
More than 2,000 pensioners chanting “We can't live on 300 euros'' marched through central Athens yesterday to protest plans by the country's left-wing governmen...
Skin care drug prices rocketed by 401pc since 2009, US study finds
11-27 16:48
The cost of prescription skin treatments has skyrocketed since 2009, as the burden of escalating drug prices increasingly weighs on family budgets. Retail pric...
High flying Brazil banker held in Petrobras graft scandal
11-27 16:38
When IT specialist Andre Esteves decided to leave Swiss bank UBS in 2008 to refound bank Pactual, he added BTG to the company's name to symbolize that ...
Hang Seng tumbles at close
11-27 16:33
Hong Kong stocks tumbled at the close today. The blue chip Hang Seng Index dropped by 1.87 percent, or 420.62 points at 22,068.32 at the close.
Nikkei closes lower
11-27 16:31
Tokyo shares ended the trading today slightly lower as investors tried to lock in recent gains. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average edged down 60.47 points, ...
China stocks dive over broker investigations
11-27 15:06
China's main stock market index fell by more than 5 percent after two of the country's biggest securities firms announced they are under investigation for possible...
Japan's jobless rate at 20-year low, consumer spending drops
11-27 12:49
Japan's jobless rate fell to a 20-year low in October, but consumer spending and incomes also edged down as the tight labor market failed to spur significant incr...
HK, China stocks drop at mid day
11-27 12:25
Stocks in Hong Kong and China fell at the mid day break today. The blue chip Hang Seng Index dropped by 1.23 percent, or 277.13 points at 22,211.81. ...
Global airlines industry predicts China’s emergence as largest travel market
11-27 12:22
A weaker global economy _ and a slowdown in China _ will likely dampen some of the growth in air travel over the next two decades. The International Air Tr...
CITIC Securities confirms China regulator’s investigation
11-26 20:04
Leading mainland brokerage, CITIC Securities Company (6030), announced today it is being investigated by the China Securities Regulatory Commission for ...
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