Janet Yellen

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Yellen seeks to tamp down concern over US government spending under Biden
Treasury secretary backs tax rises on rich to pay for big plans while Republicans push back against expansive infrastructure aims

Guardian staff and agencies

02, May, 2021 @4:07 PM

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Leading finance firms sign up to Mark Carney forum on low-carbon investment
Barclays, HSBC and Axa among 160 firms in global alliance to hasten transition to net zero economies

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

21, Apr, 2021 @4:01 AM

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The race to the bottom on cutting company tax rates has failed | Greg Jericho
After decades of falling company tax rates, the push in the US and UK is going the other way

Greg Jericho

17, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Biden’s corporate tax plan is simple, yet revolutionary. Will the UK sign up? | Arun Advani and Lucie Gadenne
Crises often force radical economic change – and a global minimum tax rate would help fund the world’s Covid recovery, say economics professors Arun Advani and Lucie Gadenne

Arun Advani and Lucie Gadenne

15, Apr, 2021 @11:28 AM

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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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Janet Yellen calls for global minimum corporate tax rate
US treasury secretary’s comments come as Republicans and some Democrats push back on Joe Biden’s $2.3tn infrastructure bill

Dominic Rushe in New York

05, Apr, 2021 @6:01 PM

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G7 moves closer to offering Covid financial support for developing nations
Leading industrial nations support a possible $500bn rise in IMF currency reserves to help poorer states cope with Covid crisis

Larry Elliott Economics editor

19, Mar, 2021 @5:07 PM

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Janet Yellen warns of 'tough months ahead' for Covid-hit US economy
Treasury secretary urges Congress to ‘act forcefully’ on relief and says she plans talks with regulators about GameStop affair

Joanna Walters in New York

04, Feb, 2021 @1:47 PM

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Janet Yellen confirmed as first female treasury secretary
US Senate approves former Federal Reserve chair, who must try to revive economy decimated by coronavirus

Dominic Rushe in New York

25, Jan, 2021 @11:25 PM

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Biden cabinet picks: confirmation hearings begin one day before inauguration
Janet Yellen for treasury secretary and Antony Blinken for state secretary as Trump’s second impeachment looms

Daniel Strauss in Washington

19, Jan, 2021 @7:08 PM

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Goldman Sachs profits surge; EU car sales in record fall – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as European car sales slump 23.7% last year

Graeme Wearden

19, Jan, 2021 @4:57 PM

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Janet Yellen says Biden must 'act big' with coronavirus relief package
The treasury secretary nominee says that despite debt implications, benefits of big spending outweigh the risks

Dominic Rushe and agencies

19, Jan, 2021 @4:22 PM

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