Sunday 29 November 2015

Commodities speculation intolerable says Pope

Pope Francis criticised the wealth made from financial speculation on Monday as "intolerable" and said speculation on commodities was a "scandal" that compromised the poor's access to food. Since his electi


Deal to curb food price volatility in sight

G20 members were on the verge of signing an agreement on Thursday over measures to curb volatility in staple food prices after late-night talks yielded progress in the first-ever farm meeting of the Group of 20 major economies. The final


Kuwait move on dinar 'squeezes out' speculators

Kuwait signalled it had quashed speculation about a rise in the dinar on Tuesday, by reversing its first currency depreciations in at least four years and easing pressure on lending rates among banks. The oil exporter's central bank allowe

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