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A regulatory tempest lashes China’s markets

IT IS is the type of corporate that for years used to be a secure wager for buyers. China City Construction is large, government-owned and concerned with development elementary infrastructure corresponding to sewers. But the wager, it seems, used to be now not so secure finally. In November China City ...

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Europe’s banks face a glut of new rules

FOR the ones oddballs whose hearts sing on the idea of financial institution law, Europe is a lovely just right position to be. No fewer than 5 so much of rules are about to come back into pressure, are close to final touch or are due for overhaul. They will ...

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Brazil puts its state development bank on a diet

Lula spots an Anglo-Saxon IN 2009, as Brazil used to be buffeted through the worldwide monetary disaster, its president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, used to be seething. The mess, he complained, used to be the fault of “blue-eyed white people, who previously seemed to know everything, and now demonstrate ...

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What if the unwashed masses got to vote on corporations’ methods?

ANGLO-SAXON capitalism has had a foul decade. It is accused of stoking inequality and monetary instability. A continuing pursuit of shareholder price has led large corporations to act in ways in which incessantly appear to make the international a worse position. Aeroplane seats get smaller, power corporations pollute the air, ...

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China’s largest online publisher enchants investors and readers alike

WeChat, we learn WHENEVER Xu Jie is going to the cinema to look at thriller and detective movies, she leaves disenchanted: to lend a hand stamp out superstition, China’s censors excise ghosts and zombies from the displays. So for her fill of phantoms, she turns to the flourishing online-literature scene. ...

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What cheese can tell you about international barriers to trade

Slicely does it BEN SKAILES, a British cheesemaker, is busy as Christmas ripens call for for his Stilton. Foreigners make up a 3rd of call for for his dairy, Cropwell Bishop Creamery. This exporting fulfillment isn’t to be sniffed at when one considers the barriers to the cheese trade. Some ...

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As bitcoin’s price passes $10,000, its rise seems unstoppable

MOST cash nowadays is digital—a chain of ones and zeros on a pc. So it’s moderately neat that bitcoin, a privately created digital forex, has lurched from $1,000 to above $10,000 this yr (see chart), an epic adventure so as to add an additional 0. On the way in which, ...

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Two more illustrious Japanese firms admit to falsifying quality data

AKIO MORITA, co-founder of Sony, appreciated to recall his first commute to Germany in 1953, when a waiter caught a small paper parasol in his ice-cream and sneered: “This is from your country.” Like a lot of his post-war compatriots, Mr Morita was once ashamed that Japan was once recognized ...

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The euro zone’s boom masks problems that will return to haunt it

“WHAT does not kill me makes me stronger,” wrote Nietzsche in “Götzen-Dämmerung”, or “Twilight of the Idols”. Alternatively, it leaves the frame dangerously weakened, as did the sicknesses that plagued the German thinker all his existence. The euro field survived a hellish decade, and is now playing an not likely ...

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In the Trump generation, big business is becoming more political

AT THE get started of Donald Trump’s presidency bosses rushed onto his business councils, hoping to persuade insurance policies of their favour. Their passion has cooled. When Mr Trump banned trip from Muslim-majority nations, withdrew from the Paris settlement on local weather alternate and equivocated on racist protesters in Charlottesville, ...

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