Tag: Zimbabwe

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Robert Mugabe Resigns Under Military Pressure

Robert Mugabe resigned as President of Zimbabwe, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda has said in a public statement Tuesday afternoon. Mugabe’s announcement came during a parliamentary hearing held to impeach him, following a week of political instability and civil unrest caused. […]

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Meanwhile, Over In Zimbabwe. . .

On April 12, 2009, the government of Zimbabwe officially abandoned its currency. You probably remember the stories; starting in the early 2000s, the Zimbabwe central bank began printing massive quantities of money in order for the government to make ends […]

World’s Biggest Hedge Fund Gets Bigger

World’s Biggest Hedge Fund Gets Bigger

 Japan BOJ via The Independent Trader Recently Japanese equity markets were hit by an ‘earthquake’. The biggest bank in Japan – Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BOTM) – resigned of his primary dealer status. The reason for such decision is the […]