It has been an interesting and challenging year, with many significant developments in the financial world.
Europe was still struggling to overcome the crisis even as the eurozone finally managed to move out of recession. Near year’s end the EU made a significant step towards creating a Banking Union.
US politicians also agreed on a compromise over the country’s budget, meaning there will not be a repeat of the 16-day-long shutdown, which froze the world’s biggest economy as it seems to be getting back on track.
Business focused on finding ways to not only survive, but to also succeed during 2013 and in our review we look at one of the most creative areas – innovative technologies.