Abu Dhabi takes over Cepsa from Total

Abu Dhabi takes over Cepsa from Total

By Carrie Ann - Feb 17, 2011

Abu Dhabi’s state-owned petroleum holding company International Petroleum Investment Co (Ipic), is all set to take full ownership of Spain’s second-biggest oil company, Ce

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Homes in the U.K go the Zero Carbon Way

Homes in the U.K go the Zero Carbon Way

By Vrushti Mawani - Feb 17, 2011

While efforts are in full-swing to identify the most feasible way of addressing the housing shortage in the U.K, housing alternatives are being explored further in Britain….

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Sanofi to acquire Genzyme for $20.1 Billion

Sanofi to acquire Genzyme for $20.1 Billion

By Richard Meryn - Feb 16, 2011

Nine months of relentless pursuit seems to have paid off, with the French pharmaceutical giant, Sanofi-Aventis, being just hours away to finally acquiring U.S. contemporary Genzyme

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The Rise of Titanic Exchanges!

The Rise of Titanic Exchanges!

By Vrushti Mawani - Feb 16, 2011

Some of the world’s most powerful stock markets merge to grow stronger. Last week we reported plans of a merger between the veteran LSE and the energy sector’s favourite TMX. T

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Arizona Space Centre Goes Solar

Arizona Space Centre Goes Solar

By Carrie Ann - Feb 15, 2011

The Challenger Space Centre in Arizona, popular for offering tourists the experience of being in outer space, has started taking concrete steps towards being more energy-wise. The

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Credit Suisse goes the CoCo way; UBS reluctant.

Credit Suisse goes the CoCo way; UBS reluctant.

By Anna Domanska - Feb 15, 2011

Credit Suisse’s assertive move of issuing 6 billion Swiss francs (USD 6.2 billion) of so-called CoCo bonds has significantly contributed to the bank regaining investor confidence

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California Desert Dreaming: Boom, much more than just a mirage

California Desert Dreaming: Boom, much more than just a mirage

By Vrushti Mawani - Feb 14, 2011

 A community for gay retirees in the Californian desert, Boom is about “inclusion, not seclusion; … living, not retiring”. A $250 million project being financed by Lo

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Fairtrade, Fairmined gold on sale in UK

Fairtrade, Fairmined gold on sale in UK

By Richard Meryn - Feb 14, 2011

With prices for the precious metal surging on markets all across the globe, Fairtrade and Fairmined gold will go on sale in the UK in a first-ever effort to secure a fair deal for

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Turning into Gold. Rio Tinto

Turning into Gold. Rio Tinto

By Carrie Ann - Feb 13, 2011

Thanks to rising commodity prices, Rio Tinto Group, the world’s third- largest mining company, has reported record profits of £14bn. Primarily powered by surging demand from Asi

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