U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) holds private talks ...
Dec 5th, 2011
(Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) holds private talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai during an international conference on the future of Afghanistan, in Bonn December 5, 2011. Foreign governments pledged on Monday to support Afghanistan long after allied troops go home, with or without a political settlement with insurgents once seen as the best way to prevent a new civil war. REUTERS/J. Scott Applewhite/Pool (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS) -
MUMBAI (Reuters) - The government doesn't think the central bank has slowed the pace of its bond purchase programme, economic affairs secretary Arvind Mayaram said on Friday. Commercial banks operating in the bond market say cash conditions remain tight and they are disappointed that the Reserve Bank of India has not announced an open market o... [Full Article]
By Ethan Bilby LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - A group of free-trading northern European nations urged the EU's trade chief on Friday to contain a growing dispute with China or risk a negative spiral that could choke exports. Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands said EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht needed to find a diplomatic solution with Beijing ... [Full Article]
By Aditi Shrivastava and Pallavi Ail (Reuters) - At an age when many 90-year-olds are satisfied with playing gin rummy in a nursing home, Dole Food Co Inc Chief Executive David Murdock is planning his next big deal. The billionaire, who already owns 40 percent of one of the world's largest producers and marketers of fruit and fresh vegetables,... [Full Article]
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) - Talks on a sweeping trade deal between the European Union and the United States are to get underway in Washington next month, President Barack Obama and top European Union officials said Monday. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]