Via Caixin | By Miriam L. Campanella | Media outlets have published news that based on a World Bank report China’s economy will be the world’s largest in terms of purchasing parity power (PPP) by the end of 2014. Yet, China itself did not welcome the news. The World Bank included a note in its report that the country’s National Bureau of Statistics contested the methodology and rebuffed the report. The Financial Times even reported how China tried to convince World Bank analysts not to use the data. “China wanted to throw this out,” one source said.
MADRID | The textile giant from Galicia has increased its stock capitalisation from $35 million in March of 2008 to $83 million in five years. Regarding Santander, its market value grew from $71 million against $125 million, according to a report by PwC.