WTO drastically cuts global trade forecast

GENEVA — The World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Tuesday downshifted its global trade forecast, warning that anti-globalisation rhetoric and Brexit were pushing trade growth...

Microsoft unveils plan to buy LinkedIn for $26.2b

onday it signed a deal to acquire the professional social network LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in cash. “This deal brings together the world’s leading...

Hamza Bendelladj sentencing to begin in US court

  A sentencing hearing for Algerian hacker Hamza Bendelladj will start in the United States on Monday in a case that could see him face up...

China’s economic cris is is coming

ming   China's new year headlines are all about the economy. Official plans call for slower growth in 2016 and beyond, with the 7.5 percent growth...

Ex-UN General Assembly chief arrested over $1.3mn bribery scheme

A former UN General Assembly president has been charged in a $1.3 million bribery scheme involving a Chinese millionaire and four others. A total...

‘Bubbles are all over the place’: Ron Paul speaks to RT...

The US 2016 presidential race is mass entertainment orchestrated by the media, three-time presidential candidate and former congressman Ron Paul told RT, as he...

Banks investigated for metals market rigging

Switzerland’s competition regulator (COMCO) has begun a probe into seven banks suspected of price fixing in the trade of precious metals. “The Competition Commission has...

Time’s up for fossil fuels – Tesla CEO Elon Musk on...

While the Volkswagen emissions scandal has prompted investigations into other car brands in both Europe and the US, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said...

Demand grows for oil trade finance in Middle East, banks say

    Banks are seeing a pick up in interest for trade finance from Middle East oil companies, especially in Egypt, they said, as cashflows dry...

Demand grows for oil trade finance in Middle East, banks say

    Banks are seeing a pick up in interest for trade finance from Middle East oil companies, especially in Egypt, they said, as cashflows dry...