Apple turns to India after weakened Chinese demand

Reuters As China sales show signs of cooling, Apple Inc(AAPL.O) is touting India's appetite for iPhones, betting that rising wages and an expanding middle class will pull consumers away from the cheap alternatives that…

Iran, China in closer ties as sanctions got lifted

BBC Iran and China have pledged closer economic and political ties after talks in Tehran between the two presidents. China's Xi Jinping is one of the first world leaders to visit Iran since international sanctions were…

See how to answer the 10 hardest interview questions

Independent Interviewing at Google has become something of a legend in job-hunting circles. The company realised early on that it didn’t necessarily just want the right person for a particular job description, it wanted the right…

History of Economic Crises

Research Many of us still remember the collapse of the U.S. housing market in 2006 and the ensuing financial crisis that wreaked havoc on the U.S. and around the world. Financial crises are, unfortunately, quite common in history and…

Saudi Aramco privatisation intentions astound oil sector

The Guardian If flotation goes ahead, Sauid oil producer will be world’s most valuable quoted company, dwarfing Apple, Exxon and Google Saudi Aramco, the world’s biggest oil producer, is studying plans to privatise some…

World Bank issues warning of “perfect storm” 2016

The Guardian The risk of the global economy being battered by a “perfect storm” in 2016 has been highlighted by the World Bank in a flagship report that warns that a synchronised slowdown in the biggest emerging markets…

Can Saudi Arabia get along with cheap oil prices

BBC Events of the last week in Saudi Arabia might not seem indicative of a government on the path to liberalisation. But when it comes to the economy, the oil rich kingdom is primed for reform. The rising tension between…

Safest airlines in the world, 2016

CNN It's the annual announcement every nervous flier awaits with interest: AirlineRatings.com's safest airline award. This year the aviation analysts have named 20 leading carriers as the world's best at ensuring passenger…

French telecom Orange and Bouygues talk merge possibilities

BBC French telecoms operators Orange and Bouygues have confirmed that they are in talks over a possible merger. In separate statements, Orange said that the talks were "preliminary" whileBouygues said that "no decisions have been…

China recovers shares losses

BBC Mainland Chinese shares extended losses in a volatile session, following Monday's suspension of trading which led to a global equities sell-off. The Shanghai Composite fell 0.3% to close at 3,287.71 points, although it had…

Chinese economy welcomes 2016 with output contraction

Independent China gave global investors a miserable welcome to 2016 when the world’s second-largest economy revealed yesterday that its industrial output contracted yet again in December – marking the longest losing streak…

UK: House prices skyrocket as 2015 takes leave

BBC Average house prices grew strongly in December according to the latest survey from building society Nationwide. Prices rose 0.8% in the month compared with 0.1% in November. Overall in 2015 house prices rose by…

Oman to slash fuel subsidies

AP Oman's government will hike fuel prices and charges for public services in the face of falling oil prices, the official ONA agency reported on Wednesday. Non-OPEC Oman is the latest Gulf state to announce austerity plans amid…

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