One way to count the cost of the Wuhan coronavirus is by how many people catch it, and then how many die. Another is the direct financial costs of public health measures to treat those infected and contain its spread...
Ilan Noy 30 Jan 2020
We live in a world threatened by numerous existential risks that no country or organisation can resolve alone, such as climate change, extreme weather and the coronavirus...
Christopher Michaelson 28 Jan 2020
The alarm is sounding again. The Asia financial markets were reasonably calm about the new coronavirus until the news of the lockdown of the whole city of Wuhan in China on 23 January...
Zheng Wang 27 Jan 2020
Amazon makes history as the first brand in Brand Finance Global 500 ranking to exceed $200bn value mark and retains title of world's most valuable brand for the third consecutive year...
22 Jan 2020
Oil prices shot up following the US assassination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, rising more than $5 per barrel to more than $71 (£54) on January 6, its highest level since the Saudi oil refinery attack last September...
Mueid Al Raee 15 Jan 2020
The UN recognises 180 currencies worldwide as legal tender, all of them issued by nation states. It does not recognise cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin in this way, even if communities of enthusiasts have been treating them as a means of exchange for over a decade now...
Gavin Brown 27 Jun 2019
The prevalence of cash in sub-Saharan African economies continues to fuel financial exclusion, preventing small businesses from accessing credit and driving inefficiencies at government level, says Daniel Monehin, MasterCard's division president for sub-Saharan Africa...
3 Oct 2016
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: When Balazs Gulyas set up a Facebook page about a new Internet tax he had no idea he would soon be organising one of Hungary's biggest demos in years.
7 Nov 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: French retailer Auchan last week reported an almost 34% rise in first-half net profits, mainly flattered by one-off gains and continued growth in Asia and central and eastern Europe.
2 Sep 2013