usInvestors face a quandary. Cash offers a return of virtually zero in many developed countries; government-bond yields may have risen in recent weeks but they are still unattractive. Equities have suffered two big bear markets since 2000 and are wobbling again. It is hardly surprising that pension funds, insurers and endowments are searching for new sources of returnMany say that government and corporate bonds are a good investment to balance against a portfolio consisting primarily of stocksThe prisoner was brought before the tribunal in iron bonds
usIt is a reply that shows no evidence of any engagement. Siinä ei haluttu sitoutua mihinkään. You cannot boycott and engage at the same time. Ei ole mahdollista boikotoida ja sitoutua samanaikaisesti. The general thrust of the report strengthens the Council in its engagement with the United Nations. Mietinnön keskeisellä sanomalla vahvistetaan neuvoston halua sitoutua YK:n toimintaan.
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usI think we should pledge to support them on this path. Mielestäni meidän pitäisi sitoutua tukemaan heitä tällä tiellä. Council has often pledged its commitment to the reforms of the Lisbon Treaty. Neuvosto on usein luvannut sitoutua Lissabonin sopimuksen uudistuksiin. Moreover, the Council has pledged its 100% commitment to concluding the previously mentioned global agreement on the dismantling of ships. Lisäksi neuvosto on luvannut sitoutua ehdottomasti aiemmin mainitun laivojen purkamista koskevan maailmanlaajuisen sopimuksen tekemiseen.