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“Europe doesn’t have an energy policy. It has a climate policy,” said Markus Beyrer, head of BusinessEurope.

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Mediobanca, Italy’s second biggest bank, said its “index of solvency risk” for Italy was already flashing warning signs as the ...

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Fresh data from Japan's finance ministry showed that large banks, insurers, and pension funds sold a net $8.7bn in foreign ...

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The blast of money is expected to reignite the yen “carry trade” and flood global markets with up to $2 ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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The closely-watched ISM index of US factories tumbled through the “boom-bust line” of 50 to 49, far below expectations. It ...

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Standard & Poor’s warned that the global cycle for capital investment has already rolled over, with early signs pointing to ...

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We are no longer facing imminent economic catastrophe, and the emergency measures put in place during the crisis are now ...

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The two watchdogs launched broadsides against central bank largess last week. The BIS -- the forum of central banks -- ...

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

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

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