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Natsuko Waki

Natsuko Waki

    Stocks, euro tumble as default fears mount
    Stocks, euro tumble as default fears mount
    World stocks and the euro fell sharply on Monday as investors feared a messy Greek default within weeks unless Athens implements the austerity...
    Alarming array of risks face leaders in Davos
    Alarming array of risks face leaders in Davos
    World leaders and top executives have plenty of crises to discuss this year.
    Africa ponders how to manage new wealth
    Africa ponders how to manage new wealth
    As Africa moves from a significant fiscal deficit largely funded by aid to a continent with a fiscal surplus, the search is on for a framework to...
    Africa to contribute to SWF growth, says Investec
    Africa to contribute to SWF growth, says Investec
    Africa will be a key driver in the global sovereign wealth funds industry in coming years as commodity-driven surpluses will allow the continent to...
    World stocks stabilise on bailout plan
    World stocks stabilise on bailout plan
    World stocks steadied on Wednesday and safe-haven government bonds rose after Warren Buffett's investment in Goldman Sachs failed to calm anxiety...
    Banking woes push stocks towards 21-month low
    Banking woes push stocks towards 21-month low
    World stocks fell towards this week's 21-month low on Thursday as fresh concerns resurfaced over the financial sector -- the epicentre of the...
    Shares tumble worldwide on 'Super Thursday'
    Shares tumble worldwide on 'Super Thursday'
    A global sell-off knocked world shares to a five-month low on Thursday as surging oil prices fanned concerns about inflation and slowing growth,...
    Stocks, dollar rise on bond insurer rescue hopes
    Stocks, dollar rise on bond insurer rescue hopes
    World stocks and the dollar rose on Monday as talk of a rescue plan for a United States bond insurer and comments that Qatar is interested in...