For the first time since World War Two the heart of finance of industrialized countries is being threatened by an economic crisis, ECB chief Jean-Claude Trichet told Britain's Sky News television on Wednesday, Nov. 19. "The world financial powers are all in the same boat," … [Read more...] about ECB Sees Role for Private Sector in Ending Recession
Deutsche Welle spoke with Lars Thunell, who heads the International Finance Corporation, to find out about private sector investment aimed at food security in developing nations. The IFC is the private sector arm of the World Bank Group. Deutsche Welle: Mr. Thunell, part of … [Read more...] about Can private sector funding increase food security?
"Islamic State" [IS] activists are "weaponizing Twitter; they're weaponizing social media," warns Ambassador Mark Wallace, one of the founders of the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), which launched in the US in September and is now expanding its presence to London, Brussels and … [Read more...] about Private sector tackles social-media cyber jihad
According to a monthly survey often used as an economic bellwether in advance of official statistics, Britain's business activity fell in July to its lowest level since April 2009, providing first evidence to the assumption of Brexit's damaging effect on the country's economy. … [Read more...] about Survey records a big Brexit hit to UK’s private sector
Bank lending to the corporate sector and private households in the 17-member eurozone contracted for yet another month in December, fresh data from the European Central Bank (ECB) showed on Monday. It said bank loans to the private sector dipped by 0.7 percent year-on-year in … [Read more...] about Private-sector bank lending contracts in euro area