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Dec 1st, 2011
(Reuters) - An investor is seen in front of an electrical board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, December 1, 2011. China's benchmark stock index closed 2.3 percent higher on Thursday, the biggest percentage rise in 5 weeks and with banking stocks up sharply, after the central bank announced a cut in banks' reserve requirement ratios (RRR) in a reversal of its recent tight monetary policy stance. REUTERS/Carlos Barria (CHINA - Tags: BUSINESS) -
Royal Bank of Scotland and rating agency Standard & Poor's have been sued by a group of European institutional investors for damages of up to $250 million suffered on complex financial products in the lead up to the global financial crisis. The claim is the first group action of its kind to be launched in Europe against an investment bank ... [Full Article]
By Ed Stoddard MADIKWE GAME RESERVE, South Africa (Reuters) - New infantry-style tactics of concealment and ambush by armed park rangers are credited with turning the tide in the war against poachers of the endangered rhino on one front, in South Africa's Madikwe Game Reserve. Since April, Madikwe rangers previously so under-equipped that they... [Full Article]