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Finance - Currency

South Africa’s rand punched through the psychological barrier of 10 to the dollar as investors flee countries with big current account deficits, deemed most at risk. The country’s central bank said it would take action to stem the fall in the rand if moves became “abrupt and disorderly”.

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Finance - China business

The agency said the scale of credit was so extreme that the country would find it very hard to grow ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

“Greece must stop lobbying for a second restructuring of its debt. We have to stick to what has been agreed. ...

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Finance - Economics

"The macroeconomic environment continues to deteriorate," said the Fund in its annual `Article IV' health check on the eurozone.

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Finance - Mark Carney

Since the financial crisis began, there has really only been one thing standing between Britain and the sort of economic ...

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Finance - China business

The official news agency Xinhua reported that the Family Planning Commission is studying proposals to lift the ban on a ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

The ratings agency said the shock decision has exposed the “institutional limits” faced by Portugal’s leaders as they try to ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

“Italy is dying from fiscal consolidation. Growth policies cannot wait any longer,” he told Italy’s parliament. He said the country ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

The IMF said Germany’s vast trade surplus must be slashed in half to rectify the eurozone’s North-South imbalances, and warned ...

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Finance - Economics

True, given our dilapidated infrastructure and health service, a visitor from Mars might be forgiven for thinking that public expenditure ...

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Finance - Comment

He could have been referring to British economic history, and to the increasingly depressing similarities between Chancellor George Osborne's failure ...

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Finance - Economics

Like other parties of its kind, it is patriotic and anti-immigration, but unlike them it doesn’t indulge in endless banker-bashing, ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

“The house is on fire. France is destroying 8,000 jobs a day,” said Pierre Gattaz, the new leader of business ...

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Finance - China business

“It is too late to avoid a hard-landing,” said Patrick Chovanec from Silvercrest Asset Management and a former professor at ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

Mr Napolitano said the hardships faced by the people have become excruciating, and demanded a spate of measures to boost ...

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Finance - Comment

But summer is my excuse, and the time to muse on a matter of no immediate relevance but great long-term ...

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Finance - Comment

One could slash private debt by 100pc of GDP, boost growth, stabilize prices, and dethrone bankers all at the same ...

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Finance - Comment

After a week in which Starbucks, Google and Amazon have faced their day in the public stocks on the issue ...

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Finance - Currency

Of all the challenges facing Mark Carney when he swaps the keys of 234 Wellington Street, Ottawa, for the “Old ...

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