Global economy

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Central banks ‘risk tipping UK and other developed countries into recession’
Stance on inflation poses threat to ‘soft landing’ forecast for global economy, says OECD

Larry Elliott Economics editor

29, Nov, 2023 @10:08 AM

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UK’s Global Investment Summit is very nice – but the £29.5bn figure is pure hype | Nils Pratley
Rishi Sunak’s foreign investment claims include pledges and spending that would have happened anyway

Nils Pratley

27, Nov, 2023 @6:45 PM

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Sunak woos business elite with royal welcome – but they seek certainty
Bosses have doubts despite glitzy summit seeking investment from US, Saudi Arabia and others

Jasper Jolly

27, Nov, 2023 @6:42 PM

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UK economy is addicted to immigration but there are long-term treatments | Larry Elliott
Immigration fuels growth and much-needed workers but there are ways to wean UK plc off its dependency

Larry Elliott

26, Nov, 2023 @12:58 PM

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EU agrees to ban exports of waste plastic to poor countries
Rules, still subject to formal approval, stop exports to non-OECD countries and limit them elsewhere

Ajit Niranjan

17, Nov, 2023 @12:30 PM

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Rich countries hit $100bn climate finance goal two years late, data shows
Annual funding promise made in 2009 to help poor countries deal with climate crisis had original 2020 target

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

16, Nov, 2023 @6:59 PM

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More public investment, not less, could lift advanced economies | Larry Elliott
Western nations are caught in a low-growth trap, with tricky political choices to make – but there is a way out

Larry Elliott

12, Nov, 2023 @10:55 AM

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Why Germany’s economic miracle is facing a new reality
In 1923, the country was rocked with hyperinflation, now the retreat from globalisation is exposing the fragility of its industrial model

Larry Elliott Economics editor

10, Nov, 2023 @5:53 PM

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Brexit has hit UK’s economic openness, says Bank of England governor
Andrew Bailey says free trade demands greater international cooperation on financial rule-making

Phillip Inman

08, Nov, 2023 @12:55 PM

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Middle East war could spark global recession, say Wall Street experts
Fear adds to Russia-Ukraine conflict risk and increases ‘probability of European and of US recession’

Simon Goodley

05, Nov, 2023 @1:31 PM

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Maersk to cut 10,000 jobs as shipping demand drops
Danish company has axed 6,500 of those roles already, with global economic slowdown taking toll

Kalyeena Makortoff

03, Nov, 2023 @10:02 AM

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Russia has tightened capital controls to help prop up rouble, report says
Western companies that sell their Russian assets restricted from taking proceeds in dollars and euros

Julia Kollewe

31, Oct, 2023 @11:41 AM

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