Global economy

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Covid’s still a big issue for China – and that’s trouble for global economy
The economic outlook for China is not good however its leaders respond to anti-lockdown protests

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

28, Nov, 2022 @4:49 PM

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Conflict of interest: have low cash rates created the ‘everything bubble’?
In new book The Price of Time, economist Edward Chancellor explores the role central banks have played in the snowballing challenges of the past quarter century

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

26, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Rich nations have promised to pay for the climate crisis – but will they? | Gordon Brown
For too long pledges have gone unmet, so at Cop28 new solutions need to be explored, says Gordon Brown, WHO ambassador for global health financing

Gordon Brown

26, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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UN agrees global tax rules resolution giving developing nations greater say
UN gains mandate for talks next year that could bring reforms to existing tax policy and new convention

Anna Isaac

23, Nov, 2022 @6:13 PM

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UK to be second weakest performer of world’s big economies next year – OECD
Most countries’ forecasts cut as Ukraine war prompts ‘largest energy crisis since the 1970s’

Larry Elliott Economics editor

22, Nov, 2022 @10:08 AM

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G20’s dysfunctional family show little sign of working together in a crisis
Communique unlikely to stretch beyond usual platitudes despite the need for a global plan for recovery

Patrick Wintour in Bali

15, Nov, 2022 @12:57 PM

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TechScape: Inside the $8bn FTX crypto scandal – and its real-world impact
Sam Bankman-Fried was what everyone wanted a crypto billionaire to be – until things began to go very, very wrong

Alex Hern

15, Nov, 2022 @11:55 AM

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Global corporations ‘cheating public out of billions in tax’, say campaigners
Tax Justice Network says countries lose $89bn a year by allowing anonymity over use of tax havens

Larry Elliott Economics editor

15, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Climate-focused reform of World Bank could be done in a year, says Al Gore
Former US vice-president says bank should refocus its spending and end its role in ‘fossil fuel colonialism’

Fiona Harvey and Patrick Greenfield in Sharm el-Sheikh

14, Nov, 2022 @6:15 PM

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Herman Daly obituary
Pioneering ecological economist who foresaw the catastrophic effects of unlimited economic growth

Peter Victor

11, Nov, 2022 @6:20 PM

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Cryptocurrency exchange FTX files for bankruptcy protection in US
Founder Sam Bankman-Fried resigns as CEO and tells of shock ‘to see things unravel the way they did’

Dan Milmo and Alex Hern

11, Nov, 2022 @5:00 PM

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UK sanctions now cover £18bn of Russian-owned assets
Government says measures brought in since invasion of Ukraine are ‘crippling war machine’

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

10, Nov, 2022 @1:17 PM

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