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Sat, February 24, 2024 | 11:37
G20 glossary: deciphering alphabet soup of the communique
Group of 20. This is a meeting of 19 nations with large economies plus the European Union.
G20 media center opens today
The G20 International Media Center (IMC) opens today at the Coex as a “home away from home” for some 4,288 reporters and media staff from 63 countries.
How to make best of G20 summit legacy
The Seoul Summit is not the beginning of the end, but the end of the beginning to a more prosperous, respected nation.
Fresh fears of currency war looming large
The $600-billion injection plan of the U.S. Federal Reserve has sparked complaints from fellow G20 nations, with only five days left before the critical G20 Seoul Summit.
Outgoing KEB chairman positive on ANZ deal
Richard Wacker, the outgoing chairman of the Korea Exchange Bank (KEB), said Friday that he is optimistic about the takeover bid from the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ).
Ex-Fed Chairman attacks US QE2
Paul Volcker, Barrack Obama’s economic advisor, joined the queue of critics on the so-called Quantitative Easing 2 (QE2), saying its effect has been “overestimated” and will not make a “dramatic difference” to the U.S. economy.
Korea ranked 16th in business environment rankings
The World Bank Thursday upgraded Korea by three notches to 16th place on its annual ranking of business environments, as it does not consider labor relations a big obstacle when conducting business here.
KOSPI hits year’s high
Korean stock prices renewed yearly highs for two days in a row thanks to the quantitative easing in the United States that was more aggressive than widely expected.
To be fair or not — a presidential query
Scarce jobs, rising food prices and housing rental costs are making life tougher for low-income citizens.
UK presses Korea to drop supermarket law
A letter from former British business minister to his Korean counterpart in December 2009 has revealed that the U.K. government has been pushing the Korean government to drop its plan to regulate large supermarkets.