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“It’s all Greek to me” – a new perspective for understanding the Greek financial crisis

Thu, 28 Jul 2011

The aid package agreed by eurozone leaders to support Greece has led to a collective sigh of relief as another debt crisis has been averted – at least for the time being. Stock markets rose and banking shares, too, were up after...[more]

Striking a balance between financial and social profit

Sun, 24 Jul 2011

NNA correspondent Cornelie Unger-Leistner looks at the issues surrounding inclusive finance, raised most recently at a symposium in Berlin earlier this month     BOCHUM/BERLIN/BRUSSELS/THE HAGUE (NNA) - That banks...[more]

Sekem managing director to appeal sentence over IMC funding for Sekem companies

Wed, 20 Jul 2011

CAIRO (NNA) – The managing director of the Egyptian Sekem Group, Helmy Abouleish, has been sentenced to a suspended prison sentence of one year and a fine in connection with charges of illegal funding from the Egyptian Industrial...[more]

Swiss anthroposophical pension fund leads on investment returns

Wed, 20 Jul 2011

ITTIGEN (NNA) – A Swiss anthroposophical pension fund has once again out-performed the competition to achieve the highest returns on its investments over an extended period. While the returns of other pension funds have been...[more]

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