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Pearson in talks to sell its 50pc stake in The Economist

Britain's Pearson said on Saturday it was in talks to sell its 50 percent stake in The Economist Group, publisher of The Economist newspaper. The move comes on the heels of Pearson's sale of the Financial Times newspaper t

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Deutsche Securities Saudi appoints chief economist

Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia (DSSA), a CMA-licensed securities firm wholly owned by Deutsche Bank, has appointed Dr Melhem Melhem as its chief economist Saudi Arabia. Dr Melhem will be based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and report

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Economist Gary Becker dies at 83

Gary Becker, whose work applying the principles of economics to a wide range of human behaviour won the Nobel Prize in 1992, has died at age 83, the University of Chicago said. Becker, a student of free-market economist Milton Fri

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Summit to discuss future of healthcare Gulf

The challenges and opportunities facing healthcare systems in the Gulf region will be discussed at the Economist Conferences  “Healthcare in the Gulf” Summit in March. The summit, on March 28 at the Shangri-La Hotel in Dubai, has been

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Europe 'moving towards recession'

The world economy has clearly lost momentum with inflation slowing in emerging countries, while growth in Europe is likely to be zero next year and possibly the following year too, said Dexia Asset Management chief economist Anton Brender.

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Top ECB official quits over bond-buying policy

The top German official at the European Central Bank (ECB) has resigned out of the blue in conflict with the bank's policy of buying government bonds to combat the euro zone's debt crisis. The ECB on Friday confirmed Executive Boar

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Economist forum to discuss key global issues

Critical issues facing global businesses in 2010 and beyond will be discussed at The World in 2010 Executive Forum taking place next month in Abu Dhabi. The event, organised by Economist Conferences, will be held on November 23 at the Beac

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‘Oil to trade between $30 to $40 in 2009’

Oil is expected to trade between $30 and $40 in 2009, according to professor of economics and international business, Stern School of Business, New York University, Nouriel Roubini. Oil prices were among the key topics that were discussed

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SABB road show a big hit

About 450 leaders of Saudi Arabia’s industrial, commercial and financial community attended the second annual “Global Markets Road Show” which just rolled through Jeddah, Riyadh and Al Khobar. The Global Markets Roadshow was organised by S

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Saudi trade minister resigns

Saudi Arabia's commerce and industry minister Hashem Yamani has resigned amid rising inflation in the oil-rich nation. Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah named Abdullah ibn Ahmed Zainal Alireza as the new minister, said the Saudi Press Agency q

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