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    1. July 24, 2015

      Emerging markets poised to raise interest rates

      Analysts are calling a turn in the emerging market monetary policy cycle, with more central banks likely to raise...

    2. July 23, 2015

      Indonesia boosts taxes on imported goods

      Indonesia has boosted import duties on a range of consumer goods, in an effort to support local industry as economic...

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    1. July 23, 2015

      UK retail sales suffer unexpected fall in June

      UK retail sales unexpectedly fell in June but the outlook for overall economic growth remains robust. Official figures...

    2. FT Alphaville

      July 15, 2015

      Of brokerage booms, hidden debt and Chinese GDP data

      We’ll get to the hidden debt stuff below. But, first, an update on the health of the Chinese economy from your friends...

    3. FT Alphaville

      July 13, 2015

      A compromise

      From the FT’s live story: Eurozone leaders have reached a compromise deal over a Greek rescue plan after an agreement...

    4. July 8, 2015

      China’s equity rout sparks metal meltdown

      The $3tn rout of Chinese equities has spilled over into commodities, pushing nickel, zinc and iron ore into bear market...

    5. June 23, 2015

      Europe stocks and peripheral bonds rise

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. Hopes that Greece could be nearing a deal with its creditors to secure much-needed funding...

    6. June 11, 2015

      Emerging markets display US rate resilience

      The recent rise in US bond yields has not delivered the same degree of fretting in emerging market assets that a...

    7. June 8, 2015

      China growth data ‘overstated’ due to data error

      China’s economic growth is being overstated by 1 to 2 percentage points due to a glitch in the way it is calculated,...

    8. June 3, 2015

      Footsie waits for a forex boost

      Stock markets have been paying a lot of attention to forex of late. There is a perception that the inverse correlation...

    9. May 26, 2015

      Cheap oil fails to spark consumer spending boom

      Call it the mystery of the missing oil money. When the price of Brent crude more than halved in the second half of last...

    10. May 20, 2015

      MPC minutes show unanimous vote to keep interest rates on hold

      Policy makers voted unanimously to keep UK interest rates on hold in May, with the minutes of the monthly meeting...

    11. May 20, 2015

      Japan GDP data suggests struggle for momentum

      Japan’s economy grew at an annualised pace of 2.4 per cent in the first quarter but mainly due to a huge build-up in...

    12. May 19, 2015

      China effect weighs on emerging market exports

      The impact of China’s slowing economy is depressing export earnings across the developing world, not only from...

    13. May 14, 2015

      Italy bonds may be attractive amid sell-off

      Bond markets are throwing up a fundamental trading question on which fortunes and reputations can be made or lost. Is...

    14. FT Alphaville

      May 6, 2015

      An RRR in China explainer

      Take your clicks elsewhere if you know everything about China’s reserve requirement ratio already. For those who don’t...

    15. April 30, 2015

      Japan maintains pace of monetary stimulus

      The Bank of Japan has finally admitted defeat and changed its timetable for reaching 2 per cent inflation as sluggish...

    16. April 27, 2015

      UK manufacturing recovery has slowed, CBI says

      The speed of the British manufacturing recovery has slowed and companies are more gloomy about their competitiveness in...

    17. April 24, 2015

      Rallies point to commodities turnround

      Sharp rallies in the price of two key commodities have raised hopes that the sector — the worst performing major asset...

    18. April 9, 2015

      Emerging markets grow at slowest pace since 2009 slump

      Emerging market economic growth has slipped to its slowest pace since the 2009 slump, new figures suggest, as...

    19. March 20, 2015

      UK deficit falls in boost to Tories

      The UK’s public finances improved further in February, making it increasingly likely that George Osborne will meet his...

    20. March 19, 2015

      Stronger dollar sees US trade deficit widen

      A stronger dollar saw the US current account deficit widen in the final three months of last year due to falling...

    21. March 18, 2015

      Swissie and Kiwi among the FX vulnerable

      If the US dollar is to continue its longer-term rally, which currencies will suffer most in comparison? Candidates will...

    22. March 13, 2015

      Gold slides to 10th day of losses

      Gold surrendered its gains and was heading for a 10th consecutive day of losses as the US dollar resumed its relentless...

    23. March 13, 2015

      A place in the sun and a tax-free pension

      What’s the “defining challenge of our time?” My guess is that not many FT readers are going to answer that question...

    24. February 26, 2015

      Reduced angst puts focus on valuations

      So, the Greek crisis is on the backburner. The European Central Bank’s quantitative easing splurge is on its way....

    25. February 25, 2015

      Rise in US oil stocks drives spread wider

      The difference between US and global oil prices rose to the highest level in almost a year following data that showed a...

    26. February 18, 2015

      Why the UK’s low inflation is not universally welcomed

      With the publication of figures showing prices in January were just 0.3 per cent higher than a year ago, UK inflation...

    27. February 17, 2015

      Don’t expect big rise in JGB yields

      The Bank of Japan will deliver its latest monetary strategy decision on Wednesday. Consensus is for no shift in policy....

    28. beyondbrics

      February 11, 2015

      Original sin stalks vulnerable EMs as US dollar surges

      Fears over “original sin” are once again stalking emerging markets (EM). As the US dollar surges against most EM...

    29. beyondbrics

      February 3, 2015

      Bric countries, except India, sap EM dynamism

      The Bric countries – minus India – embellished their growing reputation as laggards in the emerging market (EM)...

    30. January 30, 2015

      Mortgage approvals in the UK rise after six-month lull

      Mortgage approvals in the UK have risen for the first time in six months but remain low by historic standards. Large...

    31. January 30, 2015

      UK retail spending rises as ‘feel-better factor’ returns

      UK consumers are increasing their spending in the shops as they become more confident about personal finances,...

    32. FT Alphaville

      January 29, 2015

      Band on the run

      The Danish central bank cut rates on January 19. Also on January 22. And again, today, January 29. Here’s a quick...

    33. January 23, 2015

      Unexpected rise in UK retail sales

      More shoppers hit the UK’s high streets in December than economists had predicted, but internet sales saw their biggest...

    34. beyondbrics

      January 22, 2015

      It's big bazooka day - but is the ECB shooting EM blanks?

      After building expectations for so long, it will come as a disappointment today if the Eureopean Central Bank does not...

    35. January 21, 2015

      UK wages grow at fastest rate in 2 years

      The recovery in Britain’s jobs market is at last starting to filter through to workers’ pay packets with wages growing...

    36. beyondbrics

      January 16, 2015

      India, Peru and Egypt show acceleration in EM's easing cycle

      Unexpectedly early interest rate cuts in India, Peru and Egypt on Thursday indicate that falling oil prices and...

    37. beyondbrics

      January 15, 2015

      Oil price slump cleaves divisions between EM winners and losers

      The skidding prices of oil and other commodities are starting to cleave sharp divisions between those emerging market...

    38. January 9, 2015

      Europe: Deflation decoded

      The spectre of deflation descended over the global economy this week as the eurozone recorded falling prices for the...

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