Israel, anatomy of an election

Yair Lapid, the leader of the Yesh Atid party that placed second in Israeli elections on Tuesday, following the poll said: “Israelis have said ‘No’


Save Hellas, buy Greek

Traders in the Hellenic Republic trying to win hearts, minds and pockets are calling on people to buy Greek products. Though the word crisis may be


Portugal back in bond market

Portugal enjoyed strong demand from investors in its first sale of longer term government bonds since Lisbon was forced to asked for an EU bailout


Google's results shine

Google earnings from its core internet business came in much better than many analysts had predicted during the crucial fourth quarter of last


Israel wakes up to uncertainty

The surprise rise of the centre-left is threatening to derail the current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Commentators see it as a vote against


The rocket factory

The launch of a rocket is the crowning moment, the culmination of a long process of careful machining and construction. What comes out of a rocket