RNPS Images of the Year
2008-12-01 11:00:10 GMT2008-12-01 19:00:10 (Beijing Time)
Members of an Italian business delegation sit on top of the bull, the symbol for strong stock market business, outside the Frankfurt stock exchange, October 14, 2008. [Agencies]
A man walks past stock market monitors in Taipei October 13, 2008. Taiwan stocks fell 3 percent on Monday in resumed trade after a long holiday weekend to a more than five-year low, but new rules were announced over the weekend limiting daily drops in stock prices to 3.5 percent. [Agencies]
A woman demonstrates in front of Swiss bank UBS headquarters in Zurich Noverber 15, 2008, during a protest against the Confederation's rescue plan for country's banks. [Agencies]
European Central bank Governor Jean-Claude Trichet attends a joint news conference following a summit to discuss the international financial crisis at the Elysee Palace, October 4, 2008. European leaders vowed at the start of an emergency summit on Saturday to do what they could to fend off a financial crisis that snowballed out of Wall Street and is now hitting banks in Europe. [Agencies]
A man is seen as he works on the outside of Shanghai Pudong Development Bank building in Shanghai's new financial area of Pudong October 27, 2008. Chinese mainland's economy is likely to expand between 8 and 9 percent in 2009, the World Bank's top economist said, calling the fourth-largest economy's continued fast growth its biggest contribution to fighting the global financial havoc. [Agencies]
Members of an Italian business delegation sit on top of the bull, the symbol for strong stock market business, outside the Frankfurt stock exchange.