Top diplomats from Ukraine and Russia will meet today for the first time since clashes erupted in Ukraine’s restive east, accompanied by U.S. and European Union counterparts poised to impose new sanctions if talks fail.
Barely 26 years old, Zhang Xi has studied at an elite American university, worked for an investment bank in Hong Kong and an oil company in Beijing and now may launch an Internet startup with two friends.
The second major acquisition in Africa by Temasek Holdings Pte or one of its units in six months shows the growing interest in a continent where many countries are expanding faster then developed markets.
Costa Rican President-elect Luis Guillermo Solis appointed his economic team as the Central American country moves to reassure investors and the public after two foreign investors announced plans to cut jobs.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s plan for further monetary easing is prompting his counterpart in Poland to respond with preparations of his own to keep the zloty from threatening the nation’s recovery.
Tanzania will ease controls on foreign ownership of its stocks and bonds by next year as the country seeks to attract investment to finance infrastructure projects that will cost billions of dollars, President Jakaya Kikwete said.