Finance

Finance - Financial Crisis

Yields on 10-year Portuguese bonds jumped more than 100 basis points to 7.85pc in a day of turmoil, kicked off by a government request to delay the next review of the country’s EU-IMF Troika bail-out until August.

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Finance - Budget

In a little noticed announcement last week, the Environment Agency granted three permits for the building of a new nuclear ...

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Finance - Economics

That means that Britain’s extraordinary baby boom – births are at their highest level since 1972 – will end up ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

When the banking crisis erupted, it was fashionable to dismiss as alarmist suggestions that Britain and other advanced economies at ...

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Finance - Economics

For Londoners, the idea that Britain is gripped by the worst economic downturn in more than a century seems like ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

The region’s core inflation rate – which strips out food and energy – fell to 1pc in March. This is ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

Premier Antonis Samaras held a special meeting with the foreign minister Dimitris Avramopoulos and other key officials this morning to ...

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Finance - Comment

Inflation rose by 2.7pc in May, we learnt last Tuesday, up from 2.4pc the month before. Then there were the ...

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Finance - Comment

Yet this hair-raising technology is about to tear apart existing structures in a way that would undoubtedly have shocked even ...

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Finance - Economics

President Barack Obama has signalled over recent days that he wants a shift towards a hard money stance at the ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

“Banks are under severe distress,” said International Monetary Fund in its annual health check on the country. Non-performing loans of ...

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Finance - China business

The State Council told the country’s audit office to suspend work on other projects and launch an immediate inquiry to ...

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Finance - Economics

In a rare breach of central bank etiquette, a paper by the Richmond Fed said the ECB is hamstrung by ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

The starting salaries were just €13,000 (£11,100) a year yet, to the astonishment of the curators, 18,524 people applied. The ...

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Finance - Comment

Tragically, as yet more data reveal, the decision to massively increase the number of school-leavers going to university, wrongly assuming ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

Senior advisers to Chancellor Angela Merkel are pushing for better-off households to pay towards the cost of any future bail-outs ...

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Finance - Economics

Growth jumped to a 3.5pc rate in the first quarter, vindicating the government’s efforts to break Japan’s deflation psychology and ...

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Finance - Comment

Families and companies have only just started down the long road towards fiscal responsibility, with the belt-tightening likely to continue ...

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Finance - China business

A front-page editorial on Friday in China Securities Journal - an arm of the regulatory authorities - warned that capital ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

Demos are not what they used to be. Perhaps I shouldn’t speak too soon, but so far the anti-G8 “Carnival ...

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