Global economy

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Turkey’s economic turmoil drives Bitcoin frenzy
Investors turn to cryptocurrency after Erdoğan’s sacking of central bank governor caused further fall in lira

Bethan McKernan in Istanbul

13, Apr, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Sunak urged to back Biden corporate tax plan ‘worth £13.5bn a year’
Campaigners say US global blueprint would help raise billions from multinationals and tech giants

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

09, Apr, 2021 @3:44 PM

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How would a global minimum tax work and why is it needed?
The Biden administration wants to end profit-shifting to tax havens by big tech firms and other multinationals

Richard Partington

09, Apr, 2021 @11:28 AM

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Aid agencies can be harmful, says Somaliland tycoon
Ismail Ahmed, a refugee turned multimillionaire, says his country has had to battle ‘negative PR’

Sarah Johnson

09, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Banks should invest in nature to fight climate crisis, says Prince William
Duke tells IMF and World Bank event that investment in reforestation and cleaner oceans must be stepped up

Larry Elliott Economics editor

08, Apr, 2021 @6:21 PM

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Biden proposes global reforms to end ‘profit shifting’ to tax havens
‘Seismic’ plan to get big tech and multinationals to pay their fair share could be in place by mid-2021

Richard Partington

08, Apr, 2021 @6:10 PM

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The Guardian view on taxing the tech giants: time to pay up | Editorial
Editorial: New American proposals offer the prospect of a global deal against corporate tax avoidance. Britain has a vital role to play in making it work

Editorial

08, Apr, 2021 @5:45 PM

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Sharp pick-up in UK construction amid rapid economic recovery
Surge in housebuilding joined by strong growth in infrastructure and commercial projects

Larry Elliott

08, Apr, 2021 @2:14 PM

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The Covid crisis is doing what the 2008 crash didn’t: ending the old economic orthodoxies | Larry Elliott
After Joe Biden’s stimulus, the era of small states, low taxes and balanced budgets suddenly looks to be over, says Guardian economics editor Larry Elliott

Larry Elliott

08, Apr, 2021 @10:48 AM

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G20 takes step towards global minimum corporate tax rate
Meetings of finance ministers follow change in US stance, with consensus growing on tackling tax avoidance

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

07, Apr, 2021 @2:33 PM

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IMF calls for wealth tax to help cover cost of Covid pandemic
Fiscal monitor says rich should pay more tax on temporary basis to help support poor and vulnerable

Larry Elliott Economics editor

07, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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UK’s top firms close at post-pandemic high after IMF report
Investor optimism rises after global body upgrades growth forecasts

Larry Elliott

06, Apr, 2021 @5:58 PM

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