Markets




China keeps exceeding expectations

By CaixaBank analysts | China exceeds expectations with 7.9% growth in GDP year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2012. Indicators confirm that Chinese exports picked up again in December.



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Did Moody’s downgrade Chancellor Osborne?

LONDON | The two possible responses from Chancellor George Osborne and Prime Minister David Cameron are well known: they could either use again the eurozone card as a scapegoat, or face the UK rating downgrade.





How eurozone’s central bank saved Lloyds

LONDON | Behind the option of recovering the public investment made in Lloyds TSB, a possibility sounded today by Whitehall amid better priced bank stocks, there is the European Central Bank. But British taxpayers will probably never know.