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  •  - Britain's Foreign Secretary Hague arrives for a pre budget cabinet meeting in Downing Street

    Britain's Foreign Secretary Hague arrives for a pre budget cabinet meeting in Downing Street

    Posted: 3/21/2012 6:38:00 AM EST
    Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague arrives for a pre budget cabinet meeting in Downing Street central London March 21, 2012. Chancellor George Osborne looks set to divert attention from the country's limp economy with politically driven tax measures in Wednesday's budget, aiming to appease both parties in the ruling coalition and keep financial markets onside. REUTERS/Paul Hackett (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May arrives for a pre-budget cabinet meeting at Downing Street in London

    Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May arrives for a pre-budget cabinet meeting at Downing Street in London

    Posted: 3/21/2012 6:37:17 AM EST
    Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May arrives for a pre-budget cabinet meeting at Downing Street in London March 21, 2012. Chancellor George Osborne looks set to divert attention from the country's limp economy with politically driven tax measures in Wednesday's budget, aiming to appease both parties in the ruling coalition and keep financial markets onside. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - Britain's Home Secretary May arrives for a pre budget cabinet meeting in Downing Street

    Britain's Home Secretary May arrives for a pre budget cabinet meeting in Downing Street

    Posted: 3/21/2012 6:36:55 AM EST
    Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May arrives for a pre budget cabinet meeting in Downing Street central London March 21, 2012. Chancellor George Osborne looks set to divert attention from the country's limp economy with politically driven tax measures in Wednesday's budget, aiming to appease both parties in the ruling coalition and keep financial markets onside. REUTERS/Paul Hackett (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS CRIME LAW)
  •  - Britain's Justice Secretary Clarke arrives for a pre budget cabinet meeting in Downing Street

    Britain's Justice Secretary Clarke arrives for a pre budget cabinet meeting in Downing Street

    Posted: 3/21/2012 6:35:20 AM EST
    Britain's Justice Secretary Ken Clarke arrives for a pre budget cabinet meeting in Downing Street central London March 21, 2012. Chancellor George Osborne looks set to divert attention from the country's limp economy with politically driven tax measures in Wednesday's budget, aiming to appease both parties in the ruling coalition and keep financial markets onside. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS CRIME LAW)
  •  - Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague arrives for a pre-budget cabinet meeting at Downing Street in London

    Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague arrives for a pre-budget cabinet meeting at Downing Street in London

    Posted: 3/21/2012 6:34:50 AM EST
    Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague arrives for a pre-budget cabinet meeting at Downing Street in London March 21, 2012. Chancellor George Osborne looks set to divert attention from the country's limp economy with politically driven tax measures in Wednesday's budget, aiming to appease both parties in the ruling coalition and keep financial markets onside. REUTERS/Paul Hackett (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - Britain's Communities and Local Government Secretary Pickles arrives for a pre budget cabinet meeting in Downing Street

    Britain's Communities and Local Government Secretary Pickles arrives for a pre budget cabinet meeting in Downing Street

    Posted: 3/21/2012 6:33:45 AM EST
    Britain's Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles arrives for a pre budget cabinet meeting in Downing Street central London March 21, 2012. Chancellor George Osborne looks set to divert attention from the country's limp economy with politically driven tax measures in Wednesday's budget, aiming to appease both parties in the ruling coalition and keep financial markets onside. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - Britain's Work and Pensions Secretary Duncan Smith arrives for a pre budget cabinet meeting in Downing Street

    Britain's Work and Pensions Secretary Duncan Smith arrives for a pre budget cabinet meeting in Downing Street

    Posted: 3/21/2012 6:30:06 AM EST
    Britain's Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith arrives for a pre budget cabinet meeting in Downing Street central London March 21, 2012. Chancellor George Osborne looks set to divert attention from the country's limp economy with politically driven tax measures in Wednesday's budget, aiming to appease both parties in the ruling coalition and keep financial markets onside. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - Britain's Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith arrives for a pre-budget cabinet meeting at Downing Street in London

    Britain's Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith arrives for a pre-budget cabinet meeting at Downing Street in London

    Posted: 3/21/2012 6:17:00 AM EST
    Britain's Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith arrives for a pre-budget cabinet meeting at Downing Street in London March 21, 2012. Chancellor George Osborne looks set to divert attention from the country's limp economy with politically driven tax measures in Wednesday's budget, aiming to appease both parties in the ruling coalition and keep financial markets onside. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - German Chancellor Merkel and Economy Minister Roesler attend the weekly cabinet meeting in Berlin

    German Chancellor Merkel and Economy Minister Roesler attend the weekly cabinet meeting in Berlin

    Posted: 3/21/2012 5:26:14 AM EST
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and Economy Minister Philipp Roesler attend the weekly cabinet meeting in Berlin March 21, 2012. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - File photo of labourers working on a railway construction project in front of a residential complex in Shenyang

    File photo of labourers working on a railway construction project in front of a residential complex in Shenyang

    Posted: 3/21/2012 1:42:07 AM EST
    Labourers work on a railway construction project in front of a residential complex in Shenyang, Liaoning province in this March 5, 2012 file photo. Asian shares eased on March 21, 2012, as concerns about China's slowing economy dampened the optimism generated by a brightening outlook for the U.S. economy that has been pushing equity markets higher since late last year. REUTERS/Stringer/Files (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
  •  - File photo of a worker gesturing to his colleague after he tie up sacks of material at a residential construction site in Shanghai

    File photo of a worker gesturing to his colleague after he tie up sacks of material at a residential construction site in Shanghai

    Posted: 3/21/2012 1:39:45 AM EST
    A worker gestures to his colleague after he tied up sacks of material at a residential construction site in Shanghai in this November 17, 2011 file photo. Asian shares eased on March 21, 2012, as concerns about China's slowing economy dampened the optimism generated by a brightening outlook for the U.S. economy that has been pushing equity markets higher since late last year. REUTERS/Aly Song/Files (CHINA - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION REAL ESTATE)
  •  - Workers sit atop scaffolding on a building under construction in central Beijing

    Workers sit atop scaffolding on a building under construction in central Beijing

    Posted: 3/21/2012 12:07:43 AM EST
    Workers sit atop scaffolding on a building under construction in central Beijing March 20, 2012. China's home prices are still far from falling to a reasonable level, and efforts to curb real estate speculation must be maintained or risk chaos and a property bubble which would harm the economy if it burst, Premier Wen Jiabao said during the National People's Congress (NPC), China's annual parliament meeting, last week. Picture taken March 20, 2012. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: REAL ESTATE BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT POLITICS)
  •  - Workers sit atop scaffolding on a building under construction in central Beijing

    Workers sit atop scaffolding on a building under construction in central Beijing

    Posted: 3/20/2012 7:39:32 AM EST
    Workers sit atop scaffolding on a building under construction in central Beijing March 20, 2012. China's home prices are still far from falling to a reasonable level, and efforts to curb real estate speculation must be maintained or risk chaos and a property bubble which would harm the economy if it burst, Premier Wen Jiabao said during the National People's Congress (NPC), China's annual parliament meeting, last week. REUTERS/David Gray
  •  - Workers sit atop scaffolding on a building under construction in central Beijing

    Workers sit atop scaffolding on a building under construction in central Beijing

    Posted: 3/20/2012 5:26:44 AM EST
    Workers sit atop scaffolding on a building under construction in central Beijing March 20, 2012. China's home prices are still far from falling to a reasonable level, and efforts to curb real estate speculation must be maintained or risk chaos and a property bubble which would harm the economy if it burst, Premier Wen Jiabao said during the National People's Congress (NPC), China's annual parliament meeting, last week. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: REAL ESTATE BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT POLITICS)
  •  - Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, attends an annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf

    Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, attends an annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf

    Posted: 3/20/2012 5:15:13 AM EST
    Olaf Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, attends an annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf March 20, 2012. Germany's Metro AG, the world's fourth-largest retailer, forecast flat profit this year due to a stuttering global economy and costs from expanding its cash-and-carry and consumer electricals stores businesses. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS HEADSHOT)
  •  - Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, attends an annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf

    Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, attends an annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf

    Posted: 3/20/2012 5:14:22 AM EST
    Olaf Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, attends an annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf March 20, 2012. Germany's Metro AG, the world's fourth-largest retailer, forecast flat profit this year due to a stuttering global economy and costs from expanding its cash-and-carry and consumer electricals stores businesses. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS)
  •  - Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, attends an annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf

    Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, attends an annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf

    Posted: 3/20/2012 5:13:24 AM EST
    Olaf Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, attends an annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf March 20, 2012. Germany's Metro AG, the world's fourth-largest retailer, forecast flat profit this year due to a stuttering global economy and costs from expanding its cash-and-carry and consumer electricals stores businesses. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS HEADSHOT)
  •  - Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, attends an annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf

    Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, attends an annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf

    Posted: 3/20/2012 5:12:21 AM EST
    Olaf Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, attends an annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf March 20, 2012. Germany's Metro AG, the world's fourth-largest retailer, forecast flat profit this year due to a stuttering global economy and costs from expanding its cash-and-carry and consumer electricals stores businesses. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS)
  •  - Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, addresses an annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf

    Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, addresses an annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf

    Posted: 3/20/2012 5:11:19 AM EST
    Olaf Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, addresses an annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf March 20, 2012. Germany's Metro AG, the world's fourth-largest retailer, forecast flat profit this year due to a stuttering global economy and costs from expanding its cash-and-carry and consumer electricals stores businesses. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS HEADSHOT)
  •  - Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, and CFO Frese pose before the annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf

    Koch, chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, and CFO Frese pose before the annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf

    Posted: 3/20/2012 5:07:48 AM EST
    Olaf Koch (L), chief executive of Germany's biggest retailer Metro AG, and Chief Finance Officer Mark Frese pose before the annual balance news conference in Duesseldorf March 20, 2012. Germany's Metro AG, the world's fourth-largest retailer, forecast flat profit this year due to a stuttering global economy and costs from expanding its cash-and-carry and consumer electricals stores businesses. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS)