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03 DECEMBER 2013

transparency international, unveiled Tuesday, in its annual report on the most corrupt countries in the world, that Iraq still top the most corrupt States in addition to Somalia, Sudan, Libya and Syria; out of 177 countries, with the two States Denmark and New Zealand are the least corrupt.

altCorruption index, ranks States according to levels of public sector corruption list 177 where the State is most corrupt and least corrupt place first place. (more…)

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Saturday, October 09, 2 / November 2013 11:48

Iraq finished [130] index globally in terms of economic power and in accordance with the general index for the welfare of the annual prosperity through the year 2013 issued by the Institute [يغاتوم] British in London, which included 142 countries around the world.

The report points out that “most people would agree that economic prosperity is not just material wealth, and so they take into account the indicators reflect the happiness and satisfaction of citizens in their daily lives, and their ability to build a better life in the future.” (more…)

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before the House Financial Services Committee hearing on ''Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy'' on Capitol Hill in Washington July 13, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque(Reuters) – Growth-linked currencies such as the Australian, New Zealand and Canadian dollars could see fresh selling if Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke disappoints investors banking on more monetary stimulus to support the slowing U.S. economy.

If the Fed chief does not unveil stimulus measures in his annual Jackson Hole speech on Friday, bets on risky assets, including these growth- or commodity-linked currencies, would unwind, pulling them even further from their historic highs.

Read More:  http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/24/uk-markets-forex-commodity-currencies-idUSTRE77N5SH20110824