Financial markets are on the rise, defying geopolitical threats as investors take their cue from a healthy long-term economic outlook , and earnings for the first quarter are likely to show positive surprises, Michael Browne, Fund Manager at Martin Currie said Monday.
A new poll reveals 68 percent of Manchester women would never hit the nightlife in heels less than three inches high, while 70 percent of women in Bristol confessed they had gone commando at least once in their lifetime. But Cardiff's women are the 'tartiest' of them all.
As investors increasingly shun risk, concerned over developments in the Middle East and Japan, which they fear could derail the recovery, analysts at Barclays Capital are also turning more bearish, advising investors to take positions that are more risk neutral.
Deutsche Telekom and AT&T are confident the deal under which AT&T will purchase rival T-Mobile USA from the German telecoms giant will be cleared by regulators, despite concerns that the agreement might create a duopoly in the US mobile market.
The US Federal Reserve may have no choice but to introduce a third round of quantitative easing, or QE3, in light of the significant headwinds facing the global economy as well as problems at home, Stephen Pope, Managing Partner at Spotlight Ideas said.
Shopkeepers in England will have to keep cigarette displays, which typically enjoy prime placement, out of sight from 2012 under new government rules aimed at curbing the health risks associated with smoking.
A new series of “magical realms” stamps on sale from Tuesday features Harry Potter's main villain, Lord Voldemort, as well as the headmaster of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Albus Dumbledore. But are these just ways to squeeze a last drop of blood from the Philisopher's Stone?
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