News tagged with banking industry

World Bank: Arab World hit hard by climate change

(AP)—The Middle East and North Africa will be especially hard hit by climate change in the coming decades, the World Bank said in a report Wednesday, saying the region will see less rainfall, more recording-breaking ...

dateDec 05, 2012 in Environment
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Banks 'lent 232 bn euros to coal industry'

Leading banks around the world lent 232 billion euros ($308 billion) to the coal industry, one of the biggest sources of greenhouse gases, from 2005 to 2010, campaigners said here on Wednesday.

dateNov 30, 2011 in Environment
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EU probes online payment market

European regulators launched on Monday an antritrust investigation into the Internet payments market, the system used by consumers to buy products online.

dateSep 26, 2011 in Internet
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