Tag: <span>Economic</span>

Students’ economic predictions humble specialists — again

Posted December 04, 2015 18:03:31 Globe popular economist John Kenneth Galbraith once stated: “We have two classes of forecasters: those who don’t know and these who never know they don’t know.” Mr Galbraith might or may possibly not have been joking, but standard viewers of ABC TV’s The Company may be beginning to feel he…


Russia adopts retaliatory economic measures against Turkey over jet downing

Posted November 29, 2015 08:23:07 Russian president Vladimir Putin has signed a decree adopting a series of retaliatory financial measures against Turkey more than the downing of a Russian warplane on the Syrian border. The sanctions are “aimed at making sure national security and that of Russian citizens” and incorporated a ban on charter flights…


Russia orders retaliatory economic measures against Turkey over jet downing

Updated November 27, 2015 00:59:06 Russia says it is preparing a raft of retaliatory economic measures against Turkey more than the downing of one of its warplanes, as tensions among the two nations heat up. Turkey said its F-16 jets shot down the Russian plane under its guidelines of engagement, even though Moscow says the…


Southeast Asia Creates Unified Economic Community

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Thirteen years soon after the thought was mooted, Southeast Asian leaders on Sunday formally designed a unified economic community in a area more populous and diverse than the European Union or North America, and with hopes of competing with China and India. The 10 leaders in the Association of Southeast Asian…