1. Home
  2. Business

Category: Business

Angola’s central bank reopens office after delays

Angola’s central bank reopens office after delays

The National Bank of Angola has finally reopened its office in the south-east of the country, after delays to the renovation project.   The site, located in Menongue, was last open in the mid-1990s. According to a…

Read More
In ageing Germany, the young get desperate over climate By Reuters

In ageing Germany, the young get desperate over climate By Reuters

5/5 © Reuters. People take part in the Global Climate Strike of the movement Fridays for Future in Berlin, Germany, September 24, 2021. REUTERS/Christian Mang 2/5 BERLIN (Reuters) – In one of the world’s most…

Read More
Half of unvaccinated workers say they’d rather quit than get a shot – but real-world data suggest few are following through

Half of unvaccinated workers say they’d rather quit than get a shot – but real-world data suggest few are following through

Are workplace vaccine mandates prompting some employees to quit rather than get a shot? A hospital in Lowville, New York, for example, had to shut down its maternity ward when dozens of staffers left their…

Read More
Oil heads for third week of gains as output stumbles By Reuters

Oil heads for third week of gains as output stumbles By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A worker collects a crude oil sample at an oil well operated by Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA in Morichal, Venezuela, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins/File Photo By Ron Bousso…

Read More
Some rich people will love at least one sweetener in Democrats’ $3.5 trillion plan

Some rich people will love at least one sweetener in Democrats’ $3.5 trillion plan

While liberal lawmakers look for ways to raise taxes on the rich to finance their US$3.5 trillion spending package, some House Democrats are aiming to lower them. Specifically, several Democrats from high-tax states such as…

Read More
Angela Merkel’s career shows why we need more scientists in politics

Angela Merkel’s career shows why we need more scientists in politics

For 16 years, German chancellor Angela Merkel has guided her country through wave after wave of uncertainty, from the 2008 global financial crisis to Brexit, the imperative to drop fossil fuels, and of course the…

Read More
People: ECB appoints director-general for international relations

People: ECB appoints director-general for international relations

Eurozone: The European Central Bank’s executive board has appointed Isabel Vansteenkiste as director-general for European and international relations, it announced on September 13. Vansteenkiste is currently the ECB’s deputy director-general for monetary policy, and was…

Read More
Oil prices rise, hit 2-month highs on supply worries By Reuters

Oil prices rise, hit 2-month highs on supply worries By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A worker holds a nozzle to pump petrol into a vehicle at a fuel station in Mumbai, India, May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo By Jessica Resnick-Ault NEW YORK (Reuters) -Oil…

Read More
More Americans couldn’t get enough to eat in 2020 – a change that hit the middle class hardest

More Americans couldn’t get enough to eat in 2020 – a change that hit the middle class hardest

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Americans in households with annual incomes from $50,000 to $75,000 experienced the sharpest increase in food insufficiency when the COVID-19 pandemic…

Read More
Australia is no stranger to earthquakes, yet our planning polices have not adapted

Australia is no stranger to earthquakes, yet our planning polices have not adapted

Southeastern Australia was yesterday rocked by a magnitude-5.8 earthquake with its epicentre near Mansfield in Victoria’s northeast. The quake, which was followed by two smaller tremors, was powerful enough to damage buildings 130 kilometres away…

Read More