September 25, 2011

FINANCIAL CRISIS LATEST NEWS


Seven reasons you should invest in global mega-caps

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As the Fed takes a 1961 stimulus approach, "nifty 50" are worth a look.
24 Sep 2011

Eurozone leaders' comedy of errors brings monetary union to the brink

‘I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by,” said Douglas Adams.
24 Sep 2011

Plan B: Flood the markets

The IMF building in Washington.
Meeting halls A and B in HQ1 of the International Monetary Fund’s concrete plaza of buildings in Washington are a drab affair. Bare walls, muted browns and hovering interpreters’ booths perfectly capture the characterless functionality of the world’s economic watchdog.
24 Sep 2011

Allan Leighton: state must instil confidence

Allan Leighton talks to the Telegraph's James Quinn
Having spent much of the past decade in Canada running part of the Weston family’s empire, Allan Leighton is more synonymous with retail turnarounds than recession theory.
24 Sep 2011

Jim O’Neill: Safe havens, alternative investments, valuation and benchmarking...

Goldman Sachs served with subpoenas in US inquiry
The chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Jim O'Neill, speaks about the increasing nervousness of investors as the crisis in Europe continues to unfold.
24 Sep 2011

Fear stalks the corridors at IMF summit

It was a good soundbite. European leaders have just six weeks to resolve their sovereign debt and banking crises, George Osborne, the UK Chancellor said in Washington last week.
24 Sep 2011

€2 trillion bailout fund planned to save euro as Greece faces default

European officials are preparing a grand plan to restore confidence in the euro with a massive bank recapitalisation and a possible Greek default.
24 Sep 2011

IMF: global economy is slowing down

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde warns that the global economy is slowing down and the future looks uncertain.
24 Sep 2011

Eurozone is epicentre of global crisis

The eurozone is the epicentre of a much broader sovereign debt crisis, European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet has warned.
24 Sep 2011

Let's hope this economic crisis doesn't turn into a record-breaking recession

It's been a busy few months for Guinness World Records.
23 Sep 2011

Debt crisis as it happened: September 23, 2011

Markets in Europe rally while Wall Street marks time after the G20 pledges to support financial and banking markets, although investors remained nervous of a Greek default.
23 Sep 2011

George Osborne warns over euro crisis

George Osborne last night warned European leaders that they have six weeks to tackle the economic crisis as the full impact on British savers of the recent financial turmoil was exposed.
23 Sep 2011

Osborne: 'we have six weeks to find euro crisis solution'

Global markets whipsawed higher and lower as Britain's Chancellor warns that Europe's leaders have just six weeks to find a solution to the debt crisis.
23 Sep 2011

Europe’s problem is that no one knows who’s in charge

It’s no good calling for leadership if none of the leaders has the authority to act, says Charles Moore.
23 Sep 2011

We mean business

Telegraph View: If you are a small or medium business, forget it, you’re on your own.
23 Sep 2011

If leadership fails, prepare for recession

Politicians must give recovery a chance to end 'crisis of confidence'.
23 Sep 2011

Copper hits year low on growth fears

Copper fell to its lowest price in more than a year on Friday, with demand tumbling on continued worries over recesson in Europe and the United States.
23 Sep 2011

Greece sees default with 50pc haircut on debt - reports

Greece's finance minister has told lawmakers he sees three scenarios to resolve the debt crisis, including one involving an orderly default with a 50pc haircut for bondholders, two Greek newspapers reported on Friday.
23 Sep 2011

IG's gamble was no cert

Spread betting giant IG Index is in the midst of an aggressive advertising campaign.
23 Sep 2011

Text of G20 communique after meeting in Washington

Group of 20 finance ministers and central bankers issued a statement to reassure markets that they would take all necessary measure to preserve financial stability after their meeting in Washington on Thursday. Here is the full text of their statement.
23 Sep 2011

Markets sceptical after G20 pledges to preserve stability: reaction

Finance officials from the Group of 20 nations pledged late on Thursday to preserve financial stability and said central banks were ready to provide liquidity as needed. This is how market watchers viewed the statement.
23 Sep 2011

G20 leaders pledge to protect banks from Europe's debt crisis

The world's major economies have pledged to prevent Europe's debt crisis from undermining banks and financial markets, and said the eurozone's rescue fund would be bolstered.
23 Sep 2011

Business leaders to be given hotline to ministers

The bosses of some of the biggest companies in Britain, including BP, Shell and Jaguar Land Rover, are to be given hotlines to ministers to boost the economy.
23 Sep 2011

FTSE 100: biggest fall for 30 months

A total of £64bn was wiped off the value of Britain's biggest companies on Thursday amid a global stockmarket rout that was fuelled by fears of another global recession.
22 Sep 2011

David Cameron: world is on the brink of a new economic crisis

PM says that failure of leaders in US and Europe to tackle government deficits now “threatens stability of world economy”, leaving countries like Britain "staring down the barrel".
22 Sep 2011

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