Australian health insurer Medibank made its stock market debut after raising A$5.679bn (£3.1bn; $4.9bn) in Asia’s biggest public offering in two years.
Below is the November 24th Thoughts from the Frontline, republished in full. “Great powers and empires are, I would suggest, complex systems, made up of a very large number of interacting components that are asymmetrically organized, which means their construction more resembles a termite hill than an Egyptian pyramid. They operate somewhere […]
Anyone looking to assign blame for Thanksgiving Day store openings, need look no further than millennials, who are eager to head to the mall.
What a horrible way to start a Thanksgiving week in the US. Staff at Sony Pictures were greeted by compromised corporate systems today and apparently the attackers made of with data…lots of data. Staff were unable to access email and were apparently greeted by a wallpaper on corporate systems of […]
SANAA (Reuters) – Yemeni security forces freed seven Yemeni hostages and one foreigner in a special operation in which seven al Qaeda kidnappers were also killed, the country’s supreme security committee said.
Artepharm, a Cantonese medical drugs laboratory, has been engaged for the past few years in a remarkable venture against malaria, a health scourge that has long plagued humanity and has been responsible for every second human death since the Middle Ages. Having developed a treatment partially based on a molecule with […]
If Russia wants an empire as Nouriel Roubini believes to be on Putin’s “bucket list”, he will need China ,not the Ukraine. Russia will get neither.
The U.S. may be the next Saudi Arabia, and as an individual country, no one outside of OPEC will be pulling more oil and gas out of the ground in the next 20 years like the Americans. But overall, despite greater volumes in the U.S., the world’s oil and gas supply will be OPEC dependent, with both frontier and emerging market nations still being the world’s oil and gas hubs. A look at some of the biggest producers between now and 2040, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Barclays Capital says Brazilian president Dilma’s choices for her new economic team bode well for investor sentiment.