Posts Tagged ‘economy’

Characterized as:– the most potent economic area outside London– the heart and soul of British economy– fueled by the Heathrow phenomenon that brought US software and IT companies near London– a hub for the life-sciences sector The towns in the Valley–> Slough, now the most diverse in the UK – where 80 languages are spoken!! […]


Food Costs rising fastest in 17 years U.S. food prices rose 4 percent in 2007, compared with an average 2.5 percent annual rise for the last 15 years, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And the agency says 2008 could be worse, with a rise of as much as 4.5 percent. The jump has […]


This is what Merril Lynch’s report says. Here are some predictions: In the near term – Inflows into “safe” sovereign assets will continue.– The Middle East will dominate inflows into “riskier” assets In the medium term– A “massive shift” into riskier assets– A shift out of government and into private sector assets– A shift out […]


“Surveys show that German business and consumer confidence is reaching levels not seen for years, but even optimistic forecasters say the world’s third-biggest economy will grow less than 2% this year. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris forecasts German growth of 1.8% in 2006. Most experts foresee growth then slowing again in […]


26Dec06

“In the last 12 years, India’s economy has grown at an average annual rate of about 7 percent, reducing poverty by 10 percent. However, 40 percent of the world’s poor still live in India, and 28 percent of the country’s population continues to live below the poverty line. More than one third live on less […]