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Zero Hedge
Taking The 'Petro' Out Of The Dollarcommodities again, exposing the dollar to a second version of the gold pool cri
Taking The 'Petro' Out Of The Dollar
Zero Hedge / Posted 15 hours ago
commodities again, exposing the dollar to a second version of the gold pool crisis. This time, China, Saudi Arabia and the BRICS will be returning their dollars from whence they came. In essence, this is the market argument in favour of gold. Over... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Calm Before the Coming Global Stormwar, attacks on the ruble, Syrian pipelines. Hybrid, unconventional warfare rul
The Calm Before the Coming Global Storm
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
war, attacks on the ruble, Syrian pipelines. Hybrid, unconventional warfare rules -- and these will only get nastier. The BRICS as a whole are under siege. The Brazilian color revolution, set up as a soft regime change process, is just the first... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zim Remains Vulnerable to Global Economic Headwindssoon after 2010 and has affected all regions regardless of their sizes: it was
Zim Remains Vulnerable to Global Economic Headwinds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
soon after 2010 and has affected all regions regardless of their sizes: it was not restricted to China, Russia, or the Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) alone. Such a prolonged slowdown is not unprecedented: the 2010-2015... Read more
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iol.co.za
Iran seeks closer ties to Bricsthe invitation to meet Zuma indicates is that Iran is seeking a much more strat
Iran seeks closer ties to Brics
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
the invitation to meet Zuma indicates is that Iran is seeking a much more strategic partnership with South Africa, and the Brics countries more broadly. “The South is what really matters.” That is what Iran’s influential leading academic on... Read more
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Op-Ed News
TPP & TTIP Are Bad Enough, But TISA Is Catastrophicthis is unsustainable. An unholy alliance between Russia and China to trade in
TPP & TTIP Are Bad Enough, But TISA Is Catastrophic
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
this is unsustainable. An unholy alliance between Russia and China to trade in ruble and yuan, and the emergence of the BRICS group (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) means that the petrodollar will shrink in importance. The writing... Read more
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Aljazeera
What of India and China relations?the first countries to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
What of India and China relations?
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
the first countries to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. Besides, India and China are part of the BRICS, along with Brazil, Russia and South Africa. They have also teamed up at global forums on climate change to resist... Read more
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The Financial Express
Is the Modi govt doing enough for healthcare? Needs to look at new ways for affordabilitythat China and Brazil spend, or 4.3% in South Africa and 3.2% in Russia—does th
Is the Modi govt doing enough for healthcare? Needs to look at new ways for affordability
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
that China and Brazil spend, or 4.3% in South Africa and 3.2% in Russia—does this marginal rise make any difference? By the BRICS yardstick, India’s public spending is abysmally low. Also, the increase hides more than it reveals. An increase in the... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Mpofu to approach Diaspora, Brics soonMACRO-ECONOMI Planning and Investment Promotion minister, Obert Mpofu, says Zim
Mpofu to approach Diaspora, Brics soon
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
MACRO-ECONOMI Planning and Investment Promotion minister, Obert Mpofu, says Zimbabwe plans to visit BRICS countries to scout for new investment, as well as lobby the Diaspora community to increase its participation in the economy. Speaking at the... Read more
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Business Wire
WPP Quarterly Trading Updatethe Middle East and Central & Eastern Europe both up less than the Group averag
WPP Quarterly Trading Update
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
the Middle East and Central & Eastern Europe both up less than the Group average, as Dubai and Russia were weaker. In the BRICs4,like-for-like net sales growth was lower as Brazil, Russia and China slowed. Latin America was slower in the first... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Paul Craig Roberts: World War III Has Begunis currently conducting economic and propaganda warfare against four members of
Paul Craig Roberts: World War III Has Begun
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
is currently conducting economic and propaganda warfare against four members of the five bloc group of countries known as BRICS—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Eric Draitser provides some details of Washington’s assault on Russia:... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
What we need is a rock star running this countryBut given Brazil's sheer size the effect was enormous. It also gave hope to the
What we need is a rock star running this country
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
But given Brazil's sheer size the effect was enormous. It also gave hope to the developing world since Brazil was the B in BRICS, the ambitiously conceived global club which Jacob Zuma was happy to join. Brazil hit the jackpot from the global... Read more
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asianage
Markets recoup lossesled global growth slowdown. “India is among the few countries in the emerging
Markets recoup losses
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
led global growth slowdown. “India is among the few countries in the emerging market universe and the only country in BRICS with better macro economic fundamentals. India’s fiscal and current account def-icit are under control and the lower... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Who's doing the PR for Dolkun Isato tell you the jitters in the West at the slightest hint of India and China dr
Who's doing the PR for Dolkun Isa
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
to tell you the jitters in the West at the slightest hint of India and China drawing closer to each other. The forums of BRICS and SCO is simply unpalatable to them. A great game is being played in Asia and at stake is the hegemony of the world's... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Structural Reforms Are Not the Answer – Expansionary Fiscal Policy Ishigh in many countries and the prospects for growth remain sluggish. The prospe
Structural Reforms Are Not the Answer – Expansionary Fiscal Policy Is
Naked Capitalism / Posted 4 days ago
high in many countries and the prospects for growth remain sluggish. The prospects for growth, particularly among the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa), are not looking rosy, with a slowdown in growth in China... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
NGOs are 'devils in a sheep skin' Edward Zumathe "unholy alliance" was a mission founded by those who did not approve of the
NGOs are 'devils in a sheep skin' Edward Zuma
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
the "unholy alliance" was a mission founded by those who did not approve of the relationship South Africa enjoys with other BRICS countries. “Hence, President Zuma is their enemy number one because he is not controlled like those who are now making... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Australia And the South China SeaSCO will add another dimension to these developments. Given a choice between so
Australia And the South China Sea
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
SCO will add another dimension to these developments. Given a choice between sourcing its raw materials from fellow SCO and BRICS members, let alone African countries that have been the focus of much Chinese investment in recent years, and... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Empire of Chaos Strikes Backnon-reaction with Moscow's. The Russian Foreign Ministry, via the irrepressible
The Empire of Chaos Strikes Back
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
non-reaction with Moscow's. The Russian Foreign Ministry, via the irrepressible Maria Zakharova, stressed the crucial BRICS partnership as well as the common Brazil-Russia positions within the G20. And Moscow made it clear that Brazil's... Read more
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Global Envision
In case you missed it: A new global power has taken the stageWorld Bank and International Monetary Fund, five countries are offering a new l
In case you missed it: A new global power has taken the stage
Global Envision / Posted 4 days ago
World Bank and International Monetary Fund, five countries are offering a new lending source for developing nations: the BRICS Bank. Over the past 70 years of operation, the World Bank and IMF have become notorious for strict loan conditions and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister David Mahlobo - State Security Agency Dept Budget Vote 2016-17shortly it will be taken through the Parliamentary process ahead of implementat
Minister David Mahlobo - State Security Agency Dept Budget Vote 2016-17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
shortly it will be taken through the Parliamentary process ahead of implementation. We will continue working closely with BRICS member countries and within the UN family. Securing our cyberspace will ensure conditions for peace, security and... Read more
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New Kerala
President of India's message on the eve of Freedom Day of South Africa - newkerala.com #54680and vibrant engagement covering diverse sectors of our mutual interest. Our ini
President of India's message on the eve of Freedom Day of South Africa - newkerala.com #54680
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
and vibrant engagement covering diverse sectors of our mutual interest. Our initiative under the aegis of IBSA, BRICS and BASIC have added even greater value and substance to our engagement. Recalling South African Presidents visit to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Seeing the Hoosier State in a different kind of Indy carhealthy eating. Proceeds from the nonprofit restaurant help provide nutritious
Seeing the Hoosier State in a different kind of Indy car
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
healthy eating. Proceeds from the nonprofit restaurant help provide nutritious meals to needy children. For dessert, BRICS — an ice cream shop in the former Monon depot — is also close by. Belly-filling breakfasts can be savored on the trip... Read more
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Reuters
Iran and Russia move closer but their alliance has limitsHassan Rouhani (L) takes part in a traditional bread and salt ceremony upon his
Iran and Russia move closer but their alliance has limits
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
Hassan Rouhani (L) takes part in a traditional bread and salt ceremony upon his arrival in Ufa, Russia, July 9, 2015. BRICS/SCO Photohost/Sputnik/File Photo via Reuters Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with Iran's President Hassan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cosatu Ready for the International Worker's Daycontext of an increasingly aggressive posture on the part of western imperialis
Cosatu Ready for the International Worker's Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
context of an increasingly aggressive posture on the part of western imperialism around the world; especially towards the BRICS block. These countries have presented themselves as an alternative engine of growth and development for the world... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Europeans rejecting Shakespeare a sign of cultural declineAlong with Russia (which wasn’t included in the survey) these countries are kno
Europeans rejecting Shakespeare a sign of cultural decline
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Along with Russia (which wasn’t included in the survey) these countries are known to economists and market analysts as BRICS, a group of emerging growth economies representing almost half the world’s population. Right now Europe is at a... Read more
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The Economic Times
India proposes BRICS portal to address trade issuesNEW DELHI: The next time any of the BRICS countries tweaks its import or export
India proposes BRICS portal to address trade issues
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
NEW DELHI: The next time any of the BRICS countries tweaks its import or export licences, imposes anti-dumping duty or changes the criteria for product registration, the other members of the grouping of emerging economies are likely to learn about... Read more
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Op-Ed News
World War III Has Begunis currently conducting economic and propaganda warfare against four members of
World War III Has Begun
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
is currently conducting economic and propaganda warfare against four members of the five-bloc group of countries known as BRICS -- Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Brazil and South Africa are being destabilized with fabricated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why the Rand Punches Above the Weight of Economywhose currencies are traded very little. This is because they don't have a well
Why the Rand Punches Above the Weight of Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
whose currencies are traded very little. This is because they don't have a well-developed financial market. South Africa's BRICS partners Brazil and India have much bigger economies than South Africa, but their foreign exchange markets are... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sushma Swaraj raises Masood issue with Chinese ministerthe ongoing visit of Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar to China. China will be
Sushma Swaraj raises Masood issue with Chinese minister
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
the ongoing visit of Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar to China. China will be hosting the G20 Summit, and India the BRICS Summit in 2016. "The ministers appreciated the expanding trade and investment ties between India and China," the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Everything's Fake About China Except This...it all up against inflation... wouldnt you have to be kind of an asshole to no
Everything's Fake About China Except This...
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
it all up against inflation... wouldnt you have to be kind of an asshole to not realize that to not accrue massive debt yourself in this environment [and add in the clusterfuck that is the EU and the BRICS] would be shooting yourself in both... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Wall Street's Lemmings Have Almost Reached The CliffThere never was an honest and sustainable global boom during the last 25 years
Wall Street's Lemmings Have Almost Reached The Cliff
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
There never was an honest and sustainable global boom during the last 25 years when Wall Street peddled the myth of the BRICs miracle and the notion that a flat earth and new world economic order were teeming with capitalist exuberance and... Read more
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Newsmax
The Lemmings Of Wall StreetThere never was an honest and sustainable global boom during the last 25 years
The Lemmings Of Wall Street
Newsmax / Posted 7 days ago
There never was an honest and sustainable global boom during the last 25 years when Wall Street peddled the myth of the BRICs miracle and the notion that a flat earth and new world economic order were teeming with capitalist exuberance and... Read more
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New Kerala
India to grow at 8 percent this fiscal: PHD Chamber - newkerala.com #53772year 2015, showing more than four-fold increase over a period of 15 years," sai
India to grow at 8 percent this fiscal: PHD Chamber - newkerala.com #53772
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
year 2015, showing more than four-fold increase over a period of 15 years," said PHD Chamber president Mahesh Gupta. "The BRICS economies (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) also contributed a significant share in the world GDP which... Read more
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The Financial Express
‘India to clock nearly 8 per cent GDP growth in 2016-17’year 2015, showing more than four-fold increase over a period of 15 years,” PHD
‘India to clock nearly 8 per cent GDP growth in 2016-17’
The Financial Express / Posted 7 days ago
year 2015, showing more than four-fold increase over a period of 15 years,” PHD Chamber President Mahesh Gupta said. The BRICS nations account for about 42 per cent of the world’s population, a quarter of the world’s land area and a combined GDP... Read more
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Business Standard India
'India to clock nearly 8% GDP growth in 2016-17'year 2015, showing more than four-fold increase over a period of 15 years," PHD
'India to clock nearly 8% GDP growth in 2016-17'
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
year 2015, showing more than four-fold increase over a period of 15 years," PHD Chamber President Mahesh Gupta said. The BRICS nations account for about 42 per cent of the world's population, a quarter of the world's land area and a combined GDP... Read more
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asianage
'India to clock nearly 8 per cent GDP growth in 2016-17'year 2015, showing more than four-fold increase over a period of 15 years," PHD
'India to clock nearly 8 per cent GDP growth in 2016-17'
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
year 2015, showing more than four-fold increase over a period of 15 years," PHD Chamber President Mahesh Gupta said. The BRICS nations account for about 42 per cent of the world's population, a quarter of the world's land area and a combined GDP... Read more
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dna
India may grow at 8% this fiscal: PHD Chamber of Commerceyear 2015, showing more than a four-fold increase over a period of 15 years," P
India may grow at 8% this fiscal: PHD Chamber of Commerce
dna / Posted 7 days ago
year 2015, showing more than a four-fold increase over a period of 15 years," PHD Chamber President Mahesh Gupta said. The BRICS nations account for about 42% of the world's population, a quarter of the world's land area and a combined GDP of above... Read more
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The Financial Express
Let’s admit we are challenged in one eye: P Chidambaramin 2016 (or 2016-17). Next in line are China at 6.5% (on a base that is five ti
Let’s admit we are challenged in one eye: P Chidambaram
The Financial Express / Posted 7 days ago
in 2016 (or 2016-17). Next in line are China at 6.5% (on a base that is five times bigger!) and Philippines at 6.3%. Of the BRICS countries, Brazil (-3.6) and Russia (-1.5) are expected to register negative growth and South Africa a small, positive... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Hybrid War Hyenas Are Tearing Brazil Apartwill ascend to power until the Senate’s final verdict. This lowly farce should
Hybrid War Hyenas Are Tearing Brazil Apart
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
will ascend to power until the Senate’s final verdict. This lowly farce should serve as a wake-up call not only to the BRICS but to the whole Global South. Who needs NATO, R2P (“responsibility to protect”) or “moderate rebels” when you can get... Read more
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New Kerala
India doubles share in global GDP to 2.86 percent - newkerala.com #53449period of 15 years," PHD Chamber president Mahesh Gupta in a statement. Accord
India doubles share in global GDP to 2.86 percent - newkerala.com #53449
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
period of 15 years," PHD Chamber president Mahesh Gupta in a statement. According to the statement, the five countries of BRICS -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- accounted for a combined GDP of more than $16 trillion. "BRICS... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Brics bank backs renewable energy Eskom is finalising terms with the New Development Bank over a major loan to
Brics bank backs renewable energy
Mail & Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
Eskom is finalising terms with the New Development Bank over a major loan to boost the power grid and aid SA's independent renewable power producers. The first round of NDB loans will support renewable energy... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Washington Launches Its Attack Against BRICSimpeachment to remove a president who they cannot defeat electorally. In short
Washington Launches Its Attack Against BRICS
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
impeachment to remove a president who they cannot defeat electorally. In short, this is Washington's move against the BRICS. Washington is moving to put into political power a rightwing party that Washington controls in order to terminate... Read more
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FOX Business
Emerging Market ETFs Are Turning AroundEmerging Markets Index includes about a 50% tilt toward South Korea, China and
Emerging Market ETFs Are Turning Around
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
Emerging Markets Index includes about a 50% tilt toward South Korea, China and Taiwan, along with a 80% weight toward the BRICs – Brazil, Russia, India and China. In contrast, DEMG shows a weight of 16.5% toward South Africa, 15.2% China, 12.1%... Read more
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FOX Business
Emerging Market ETFs Are Turning AroundEmerging Markets Index includes about a 50% tilt toward South Korea, China and
Emerging Market ETFs Are Turning Around
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
Emerging Markets Index includes about a 50% tilt toward South Korea, China and Taiwan, along with a 80% weight toward the BRICs – Brazil, Russia, India and China. In contrast, DEMG shows a weight of 16.5% toward South Africa, 15.2% China, 12.1%... Read more
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The Financial Express
Urban Development Ministry asks smart cities to firm up bankable projectsto “quickly firm up” bankable projects for obtaining loan from the Asian Develo
Urban Development Ministry asks smart cities to firm up bankable projects
The Financial Express / Posted 8 days ago
to “quickly firm up” bankable projects for obtaining loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the World Bank and the BRICS Development Bank. (Reuters) Urban Development Ministry has asked the 20 cities, selected for smart cities in the first... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Obed Bapela Leads SA Delegation in Brics Ministers MeetingMinister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr. Obed Bapela, is
Deputy Minister Obed Bapela Leads SA Delegation in Brics Ministers Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr. Obed Bapela, is leading the South African delegation in the BRICS Ministers meeting on Disaster Management Services. The meeting began on Monday, 18 April in St Petersburg, Russia and... Read more
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asianage
President to visit China next monthModi’s visit to Chinese city of Hangzhou to attend the G20 leaders summit in Se
President to visit China next month
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
Modi’s visit to Chinese city of Hangzhou to attend the G20 leaders summit in September. Mr Xi was expected to travel to India to take part in the Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, (Brics) summit scheduled to be held in Goa on October 15-... Read more
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The Economic Times
PM Narendra Modi to build brand BRICS to counter allegation of tilting towards USDELHI: Narendra Modi's fourth visit to the USA in two years notwithstanding Ind
PM Narendra Modi to build brand BRICS to counter allegation of tilting towards US
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
DELHI: Narendra Modi's fourth visit to the USA in two years notwithstanding India is pulling out all stops to build Brand BRICS as it plans to host a series of key forums and meets outside the national capital to popularise this grouping of major... Read more
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MacDailyNews
iPhone SE squeezing market share from Chinese phone makers – MacDailyNewsof their shipments projected for the year,” Chao and Shen report. Apple’s iPho
iPhone SE squeezing market share from Chinese phone makers – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 9 days ago
of their shipments projected for the year,” Chao and Shen report. Apple’s iPhone SE is going to be a very big draw in the BRICS economies. — Read more
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The Economic Times
President Pranab Mukherjee to visit China in MayZhongnanhai central leadership compound in Beijing on Thursday. President Xi Ji
President Pranab Mukherjee to visit China in May
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
Zhongnanhai central leadership compound in Beijing on Thursday. President Xi Jinping visits India later this year for the BRICS Summit on Oct 15-16 and before that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in China for the G-20 Summit in Hangzhou on... Read more
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Zero Hedge
On The Impossibility Of A Soft Landingis its own story, a perpetual tale of slow promise that plays tortoise to China
On The Impossibility Of A Soft Landing
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
is its own story, a perpetual tale of slow promise that plays tortoise to China’s hare. The only real story behind the BRICs was always just the ‘C,’ as in China, and the huge investment boom that powered commodity prices towards the fantasy of... Read more
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