INTERNATIONAL. Will Chancellor Angela Merkel be forced to spend rather than save? Like President Hollande, Germany's opposition Social Democrat Party (SPD) is calling for a growth package that would draw on existing funds and not create new debt.
UAE. Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank earns top ten place in first UAE MBLM Brand Intimacy Report; Lexus, Samsung and Mercedes are among the other highest ranked brands; The study is one of the most comprehensive ratings of brands based on emotion.