Populist measure meant to make housing more affordable for the middle class—but the effect might be just the opposite.
Different retirement ages for men and women lead to lower pensions for women despite reforms in 2019-2020, says World Bank report.
Copper prices have been soaring as the post-coronavirus recovery gets under way, pushing up commodity prices, but copper has been supercharged by the digitisation of the global economy and the rise of the electric vehicle (EV) industry.
There seems to be no stopping oil prices, with ICE Brent now trading well above $60/bbl. Clearly OPEC+ cuts are doing their job, while global recovery hopes are playing a big part. Will the oil price keep rising?
The goal is to allow mid-ranking players to compete with the giants.
China will play a decisive role in anointing Central Asia’s leader.
Latest offer also does not represent good value for shareholders says investor. If copper price rises further, viability of deal may be harmed.
At the end of October the two largest shareholders of Kazakh mining giant Kaz Minerals announced a massive GBP3bn all cash buyout offer to minority shareholders, as they want to take the company private.
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