BBC World Service - Most Commented

Pages

China cracks down on interbank lending

Dec 10, 2013
But interbank lending is a bedrock part of the legitimate financial system and some foreign banks are feeling caught up in China's crackdown.
Posted In: China, banking, China's Economy

East and West economies clash in Ukrainian protests

Dec 9, 2013
Protests continue in Ukraine over the government's refusal to join the European Union. A look at why the economy is at the heart of it all.
Posted In: ukraine, protests, European Union, Russia, Yanukovych

Mandela knew economics could be tool of liberation, or oppression

Dec 6, 2013
The divided economy that Nelson Mandela had to confront in South Africa.
Posted In: Nelson Mandela, South Africa

Aluminum: A paradox in an element

Dec 4, 2013
Aluminum or aluminium? Either way, it's useful.
Posted In: aluminum

EU gives big banks $2.3 billion slap over rate rigging

Dec 4, 2013
The European Commission has hit a half dozen big banks, including Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan Chase, with a record $2.3 billion fine for colluding to rig two benchmark lending rates that set the price of money between banks
Posted In: European Commission, European Union, big banks

The economics behind the protests in Ukraine

Dec 2, 2013
The economic choices underlying those protests in Ukraine that are all over the news today.
Posted In: ukraine, Russia, European Union

Kenyan rail project could be a boon to several African nations

Nov 29, 2013
A massive rail project could have a major impact on the economies of five African countries.
Posted In: Kenya, rail

Stocks in Japan are up, but will the economy follow?

Nov 28, 2013
Today, the Japan Nikkei Index went up another 1.8 percent to get very close to a six year high.
Posted In: bbc, Japan, Nikkei, consumer confidence, China

Germany to get a new coalition government for Weihnachten

Nov 27, 2013
The lynchpin of the European economy is now on track for a new government by Christmas.
Posted In: Germany, Angela Merkel, nuclear energy

Pages