Tag Archives: Investing

Taiwan banks reluctant to charge ‘account keeping fee’ – The China Post

Most Taiwan banks have no plan to levy a “deposits account keeping fee” from customers who have only a small sum of outstanding deposits in their accounts, although some foreign banks have already taken such a move.Some foreign banks, including Standard Chartered Bank and HSBC (Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking), have started charging a monthly fee from clients… Read More »

Citigroup – is it sleeping now (NYSE: C)

This is the sixth installment of my look at the Dow Jones Companies, the thirty finest American companies. Today we’ll be looking at Citigroup. This company is now trading somewhat in the doldrums due to the rather tricky credit crunch. Having already looked at JP Morgan, many banks are under pressure, underwater, could this be the right time… Read More »

Story: The Box – How containerized shipments changed the world, the WTO, and your life

This story is one that was featurd on BBC News/Worldwide yesterday around lunchtime: The Story of the/a Container Box. The BBC says: BBC News embarks on a unique project telling the story of international trade by tracking a shipping container around the world for a year. The idea is devilishly simple: follow the box around the world and… Read More »