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Lamola halts Chang extradition

Chang has been held in South Africa since December at the request of US authorities over alleged involvement in fraudulent loans to Mozambique SOEs

Mozambique ruling party grapples with state debt scandal

Former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang's arrest at has triggered a political crisis ahead of the country's elections later this year

QE has made the very rich even richer

Credit Suisse's Global Wealth Report makes for interesting reading for those who suspect quantitative easing is more about propping up asset prices.

1% own half the world’s wealth

Research by Credit Suisse shows that the world's poor and middle classes have been squeezed to create more wealth for 1% of the population.

Investors saddled with reform risk

New regulations will require investors to bear the risk of South African bank failures.

Would-be US tax evaders could face the hot seat

Swiss banks have "allegedly" begun providing information to Washington on accounts held by United States citizens.

Bankers plot course as sovereign debt clouds loom

Europe's top banks are due to meet to share insights on whether the latest sovereign debt crisis squall could yet turn into a financial market storm.

Gold to end higher for seventh year running

Gold is on course to close 2007 at least $100 higher, setting the yellow metal up for its seventh consecutive year of gains in 2008. An ounce of gold cost $629,80 at the start of 2007 and was trading close to $800 an ounce by mid-December after touching $841,10 in November –- its highest level since 1980.

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 casualties yet of the worldwide credit crunch. UBS said on Monday it will write down a net four billion Swiss francs ($3,42-billion) in its fixed-income portfolio and elsewhere.

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