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    1. August 24, 2016

      Biggest US pension fund calls for G20 action on climate change

      The US’s largest public pension fund has joined more than 120 investors, with over $11tn in combined assets, to urge...

    2. beyondbrics

      August 17, 2016

      China poised to lead on green finance at G-20 meeting

      By Kevin P. Gallagher, Boston University The Western-backed Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) are talking a lot...

    3. August 16, 2016

      Theresa May confirms visit to China to steady relations

      Theresa May has confirmed that she will travel to China next month to steady relations with Beijing and to press for...

    4. August 14, 2016

      Renewables jump 70 per cent in shift away from fossil fuels

      The share of electricity that the world’s 20 major economies are generating from the sun and the wind has jumped by...

    5. FT Alphaville

      August 12, 2016

      The non-conspiracy reason the G20 meeting affected the dollar

      An odd theory has been making its way around for months, and we’ve been surprised by how many people believe it. The...

    6. FT Data

      August 2, 2016

      Datawatch: How other countries would vote in the US presidential election

      Russia is the only country of the G20 major economies where people would rather Donald Trump was the next President of...

    7. Brussels Blog

      July 28, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: He's Back

      The scourge of the City of London, the Frenchman who sought to regulate the British financial services industry piece...

    8. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      Markets steady ahead of big week for central banks

      Global stocks are holding eight month highs after Wall Street struck another record, but trading is cautious ahead of a...

    9. July 24, 2016

      Italian finance minister rejects need for banks bail-in

      Pier Carlo Padoan, the Italian finance minister, has denied that Italy’s banks are suffering from systemic problems and...

    10. July 23, 2016

      Impact of Brexit dominates G20 meeting in Chengdu

      The global fallout from last month’s Brexit vote dominated the first day of a two-day meeting of G20 finance ministers...

    11. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      Draghi: Turkey will have no immediate impact

      The dramatic events in Turkey over the last week are unlikely to have a “significant” impact on the economic recovery...

    12. July 17, 2016

      Leaders must make the case for globalisation

      An ugly EU referendum campaign has led to an even uglier aftermath. Historians will see the largest popular revolt...

    13. Fast FT

      July 14, 2016

      Schäuble and Lew seek 'amicable outcome' with UK

      Wolfgang Schäuble, the German finance minister, and Jack Lew, the US treasury Secretary, sent conciliatory messages to...

    14. Nick Butler

      July 11, 2016

      Are we approaching peak energy demand ?

      The changes taking place in the world energy market are not just a matter of oversupply or the unwillingness of Saudi...

    15. FT Alphaville

      July 8, 2016

      Barroso, now offering lessons from nobody

      This crisis originated in North America. Many of our financial sector were contaminated by… how can I put it…...

    16. June 30, 2016

      Singapore and Hong Kong sign up to corporate tax avoidance rules

      Another 36 jurisdictions have signed up to new rules on corporate tax avoidance as a global crackdown on aggressive tax...

    17. June 23, 2016

      Protectionism may bark but it still has no bite

      Despite many warnings of an imminent attack ever since the global financial crisis, the dog of traditional trade...

    18. June 21, 2016

      WTO warns on rise of protectionist measures by G20 economies

      The surge in antitrade rhetoric around the world is being accompanied by a rise in the introduction of protectionist...

    19. June 13, 2016

      One in three FTSE 100 companies worries about tax

      Tax, terrorism, regulation and Brexit are the four biggest worries for FTSE 100 companies, according to analysis of...

    20. June 1, 2016

      Brussels under pressure to soften bank rules

      Since the financial crisis, policymakers have striven to devise rules that contain the impact of future banking...

    21. beyondbrics

      May 26, 2016

      Brazil bets on international cooperation to fight tax evasion

      Gabriel Zucman, author of The Hidden Wealth of Nations, estimates that 8 per cent of global wealth, or $7.6tn, is...

    22. May 26, 2016

      China warns G7 not to ‘escalate tensions’ in Asia

      China’s foreign minister fired a pre-emptive shot at G7 leaders gathering in Japan on Thursday, warning them not to...

    23. May 15, 2016

      Week Ahead Political Diary: G7 leaders gather in Japan

      Currencies, fiscal policy and tax havens are likely to top the agenda when finance ministers and central bank governors...

    24. beyondbrics

      May 10, 2016

      Brazil is crying out for an IMF bailout

      Brazil’s economy and politics have long been playing with fire. Now the rest of the world risks getting burnt by...

    25. FT Alphaville

      April 28, 2016

      Are we over depending on capital gains?

      David Levy’s April forecast, by way of Jerome Levy Forecasting Center, presents three notable viewpoints worth sharing...

    26. Gavyn Davies

      April 24, 2016

      Is there a new Plaza Accord?

      Foreign exchange traders are buzzing with talk of a new “Plaza Accord”, following the marked change in the behaviour of...

    27. April 18, 2016

      Commodity currencies slide after failed Doha summit

      Pressure on currency reserves is one of the fallouts that strategists expect to materialise from the failed Doha summit...

    28. April 17, 2016

      Defending German model threatens European stability

      It seems irrational for a German finance minister to question the independence of the European Central Bank and to...

    29. April 16, 2016

      Japan warned not to devalue the yen

      Japanese officials were met by firm warnings not to devalue the yen as they took their quest to talk down the currency...

    30. April 15, 2016

      G20 top nations warn against reliance on low interest rates

      The world’s top financial leaders have warned that low interest rates alone were not the solution to returning the...

    31. April 15, 2016

      G20 threatens tax havens over standards

      The world’s leading finance ministers have warned tax havens that if they fail to co-operate with new transparency...

    32. FT Alphaville

      April 13, 2016

      Central bank tightening risk, charted

      From BofAML’s FX strategist Athanasios Vamvakidis, do click to enlarge: It shows — based on the metrics listed in the...

    33. April 12, 2016

      Brussels plans to force multinationals to open up on profits

      The EU has set out proposals to force multinationals to be more open about the profits they make in different...

    34. FT Alphaville

      April 12, 2016

      Did the G20 agree a currency accord and does it matter?

      The first question is whether there was a lovely new, but secret, currency accord agreed at the G20 in Shanghai in...

    35. April 11, 2016

      China eyes revamp of sovereign bonds

      China is considering an overhaul of sovereign debt issuance as the world’s third-largest bond market seeks closer...

    36. April 7, 2016

      How to pick the perfect global event — and shoes

      Some people say I can be relied upon to turn up to the opening of an envelope. This is not entirely true — it depends...

    37. Fast FT

      April 5, 2016

      Panama must be pressured into financial transparency reforms - OECD

      Panama must be put under extra pressure by the G20 group of nations, banks, investors and trading partners to transform...

    38. April 5, 2016

      Christine Lagarde urges economic reforms to avoid lacklustre growth

      Christine Lagarde has called on policymakers to pass a range of economic reforms to avoid the trap of years of...

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