BAGHDAD, Jan 28- Royal Dutch Shell signed deal with Iraq worth $11 billion to build a petrochemicals plant in the southern oil hub of Basra, Industry Minister Nasser al-Esawi said on Wednesday. Esawi told a press conference in Baghdad the Nibras complex, which is expected to come on line within five to six years, would make Iraq the largest petrochemical producer...» Read More
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Chinese investment banks are carrying out their biggest layoffs and bonus cuts since the financial crisis as they brace for further profit declines, hit by an ongoing drought in initial public offerings in China that started in September.
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Japan's TV makers are selling buildings and businesses in a giant "garage sale" that could raise a combined $3 billion.
Spanish bailed out lender Bankia aims to return to profitability by next year after a restructuring plan that will cost about 6,000 jobs.
As traders from Shanghai to New York debate whether the Apple rally has legs 2,000 members of another exclusive club are meeting in Singapore and could find themselves talking to the next Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg.
The annual meeting of the world's power brokers in Switzerland tackles some big subjects and attracts a lot of media attention but so what?
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