1 What is the largest-cap stock in the FTSE 100? 2 How much did the Federal Reserve raise the Fed ...
1 What is the largest-cap stock in the FTSE 100?
2 How much did the Federal Reserve raise the Fed Funds interest rates by in May?
3 What is China's currency called?
4 Which Japanese prime minister died in office this year?
5 Which sector dominates the Hang Seng Index?
6 Bill Gates was one founder of Microsoft. Who was the other?
7 To the nearest 1,000, what level did the Nasdaq Composite close at on 10 March?
8 What was the highest price paid (to the nearest dollar) for spot benchmark crude oil this year?
9 In which month were UK interest rates last raised and to what level?
10 Which flagship Japanese department store went bust this year?
11 What was the value of the total buy-back programme of US Treasuries for 2000?
12 How many founder countries are in the eurozone?
13 In which sectors do the following companies operate?
14 Which US company launched the biggest ever issue of samurai bonds last year?
15 What was Brazil's biggest bank privatisation, delayed several times, which took place last year?
16 What is the name of the president of the ECB?
17 When does Alan Greenspan's term of office expire?
18 In which month did the euro brake parity with the dollar?
19 Who runs Lastminute.com?
20 Who is the man at the head of Pacific Century Cyberworks?
21 a) What was the planned merged exchange between London and Frankfurt, which ultimately collapsed?
b) What is the name of the Swedish bidder for the LSE?
22 Who runs UK tech stock ARM?
23 What do the following acronyms stand for?
24 What is the UK's annual exemption from capital gains tax for individuals?
25 Who is the chairman of the FSA?
26 Which US firm bought South Korea's Hyundai for $428m?
27 How much did the UK Government raise in its auction of mobile phone licences?
28 Which is Japan's largest mobile phone operator
29 Which president faxed his resignation to his legislature from Japan?
30 Which exchanges comprise Euronext?
31 Who is the current head of
the largest company in the US and what is the company?
32 Which pharmaceutical company makes Viagra?
33 Which company is the world's biggest microchip maker?
34 Which rival US oil company did Chevron take over this year?
35 Who is the new president of Mexico?
36 Which US pharmaceutical company holds the world
record for the biggest ever share buy-back?
37 What is the name of the Prudential's internet banking subsidiary?
38 Who is the new executive director of the IMF?
39 What does NAWRU stand for?
40 Which US investment bank bought Mercury Asset management?
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