Archive for February, 2016

Force Six Gale Warning from the Financial Markets

Force Six Gale Warning from the Financial Markets

By Nicholas Asheshov ✐ A Force Six gale is, according to the Admiralty definition, when “the wind will blow umbrellas inside out.” In Europe, Japan and the United States the shares and bonds  of many of the world’s best-known banks have crashed.  Some, like Deutschebank and Credit Suisse, have had […]

THE ISRAELI-TURKISH THAW: A MARRIAGE OF CONVENIENCE NOT LOVE

THE ISRAELI-TURKISH THAW: A MARRIAGE OF CONVENIENCE NOT LOVE

By JAMES F. JEFFREY — The Mark News — The rapprochement between Turkey and Israel, while not yet complete with an exchange of ambassadors, is already a reality in a Middle East that is changing before our very eyes. While the two states continued to maintain diplomatic relations and embassies […]

Peru’s Economy Posts Strong Rebound in December

Peru’s economy finished last year posting a stronger-than-expected growth of 3.26 percent thanks to a surge in activity in December. The national statistics agency, known as INEI, said that Peru’s economy increased 6.4 percent in December, the fastest monthly rate of growth since 2013. The increase was driven by the mining and hydrocarbons sector, […]

by · February 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
John Hemming Lecture: Two English Friends of Peru

John Hemming Lecture: Two English Friends of Peru

British author and explorer John Hemming will be giving a series of talks in Lima next week, beginning on Monday at the Teatro Britanico. Hemming is perhaps most known in Peru for his best-selling ‘Conquest of the Incas’, a must-read that Mario Vargas Llosa has described as an “extraordinary book.”  […]