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Thomas Atkins

Thomas Atkins

    Indebted Dubai puts on brave face for tower opening
    Indebted Dubai puts on brave face for tower opening
    Dubai opened the world's tallest structure in a glitzy ceremony meant to put a brave face on crushing debt woes, leading some to wonder whether the...
    UBS to slash 5 500 jobs as it sells down subprime
    UBS to slash 5 500 jobs as it sells down subprime
    UBS will cut 5 500 jobs in one the biggest purges seen so far in the financial markets crisis, as the Swiss wealth-management titan slashes at...
    UBS in capital hike after huge loss
    UBS in capital hike after huge loss
    UBS AG doubled its writedowns from the subprime crisis, parted company with its chairperson and asked shareholders for more emergency capital on...
    World credit crunch claims another victim
    World credit crunch claims another victim
    UBS AG, the world's largest wealth manager, unveiled $3,4-billion in losses, has swept out senior managers and slashed jobs in one of the biggest...
    Cola king takes UN stage in green drive
    Cola king takes UN stage in green drive
    E Neville Isdell has come a long way from delivery boy in apartheid South Africa to chief executive of the world's largest drinks group, The...