Palm oil rallied the most in two weeks as a decline to the lowest price in a week boosted exports from Malaysia, the world’s second biggest producer.
Public relations firm Burson-Marsteller released its annual “Twiplomacy” report today. An analysis of how world leaders use Twitter, the name is the baby borne of obvious parents: Twitter and diplomacy. It’s also a soldier in an army of fusion words—or portmanteaus—inspired by the social media site.
May 17 (Bloomberg) — Bloomberg Billionaires European Editor Robert LaFranco explains how a surge in Microsoft shares elevated Bill Gates back to the top of the list of the world’s richest, bypassing Carlos Slim. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.”
Central banks, guardians of the world’s $11 trillion in foreign-exchange reserves, are buying s
US drone SKY NEWS Tensions remain high on the Korean Peninsula amid reports the US has deployed an unmanned spy plane to Japan to boost its surveillance after North Korea readied missile launchers on its east coast. The Global Hawk will be stationed at the US airbase in Misawa, northern Japan, in the first ever…
The BRICS Logo Leaders of emerging powers agree in principle on joint infrastructure fund, but say more talks needed to complete plan. Leaders from the so-called BRICS group of emerging nations have failed to launch a much-anticipated new development bank to rival Western-dominated institutions like the World Bank. After holding talks in the South African…