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Finance - Financial Crisis

The country's Cour des Comptes said the budget is likely to breach EU targets by a wide margin yet again this year, perhaps reaching 4.1pc of GDP, risking a fresh showdown with Europe a time when French support for the EU Project is already in freefall.

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Finance - Financial Crisis

Yields on 10-year German Bunds fell to an all-time low of 1.16pc, signalling the risk of a deflationary crisis and ...

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Finance - China business

New loans jumped by $400bn, mostly in the less regulated pockets of the banking system. Trust loans have surged by ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

Since this is the central thrust of EMU crisis strategy – and the only way offered for Club Med states ...

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Finance - Economics

Even by the standards of a politician who is used to confronting adversity, last week was unusually grim for George ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

The Switzerland-based watchdog said unprecedented imbalances have built up in the global system and these are failing to self-correct because ...

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Finance - China business

The EU’s trade police in Brussels secured support from all 27 commissioners for action last week, and last-ditch efforts to ...

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Finance - Budget

The Conservatives, on top of that, are trailing in the opinion polls, with the Chancellor himself now a “net vote ...

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Finance - Economics

For all the focus on this week’s somewhat underwhelming and unsatisfactory spending review, a potentially far more significant economic event ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

The agency said the housing slump is deepening across large swathes of the eurozone. French declines are “gaining momentum”, with ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

Three cabinet members have launched a joint push for a drastic policy change, warning that cuts have become self-defeating and ...

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Finance - Comment

Refusing to listen to critics is not a course of action I would usually recommend to George Osborne, the Chancellor, ...

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Finance - China business

China's Caixin Magazine reports that there is a growing "sense of crisis" not felt since the depths of the global ...

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Finance - Economics

“There is the risk that the transition to higher rates occurs in an abrupt and disruptive fashion. In such a ...

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Finance - Comment

Prince Charles' birth in 1948 coincided with the start of a 25-year period of strong economic recovery, while Prince William's ...

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Finance - Economics

The central bank raised interest rates a half point to 8pc, bucking the worldwide trend towards looser money. The surprise ...

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Finance - Economics

One of the defining characteristics of an asset bubble is that most professional money men know one when they see ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

While the US jobless rate will continue falling to 6.7pc by the end of 2014 as recovery takes hold, the ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

In a speech this week, Britain’s top civil servant said that such were the challenges facing the UK economy, they ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

“Nothing as devastating as this has ever been seen in my country before,” said Prof Yanis Varoufakis from Athens University. ...

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