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Abid Ali

Business Editor

Abid Ali has more than a decade of experience covering global business.

Before joining Al Jazeera as business editor in 2008, he edited and copyedited business news at CNN - both on air and online. He has also covered markets and big industry as a reporter for Bloomberg News.

Latest posts

<P>With his emergency budget, the UK's<A></A>&nbsp;finance minister has made a&nbsp;start in the task of scaling back the country's&nbsp;welfare state&nbsp;- but he just didn't cut deep enough!</P>

Last Modified: 22 Jun 2010 20:29

<p>As BP's reputation and stock prices take a beating in the aftermath of the Gulf of Mexico oil leak, the energy giant could become a tempting takeover target.</p>

Last Modified: 2 Jun 2010 11:05

<P>Investors forced the chancellor to bail Greece out but Germany cannot continue to carry the eurozone on its shoulders.</P>

Last Modified: 3 May 2010 13:51

<p>Dubai World&nbsp;will&nbsp;repay&nbsp;its creditors,&nbsp;but the government's plan to&nbsp;convert its share of the&nbsp;money owed&nbsp;into equity&nbsp;will&nbsp;mean the&nbsp;emirate&nbsp;pays a high price for its mistakes.</p>

Last Modified: 25 Mar 2010 14:03