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    1. October 29, 2014

      Governments sign deal against tax evasion

      Fifty-one countries have pledged to pass on financial data after signing an agreement in Berlin to crack down on tax...

    2. October 28, 2014

      Singapore to examine swaps trading change

      Singapore is considering whether to require market participants to trade on regulated electronic trading platforms, marking...

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    1. The World

      October 24, 2014

      Attacks expose Canada's surveillance problem

      The shooting spree inside Canada’s parliament building on Wednesday poses an important political test of the Edward Snowden...

    2. October 13, 2014

      Australian PM Tony Abbott to ‘shirtfront’ Putin at G20 over MH17

      Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott has vowed to “shirtfront” Vladimir Putin over the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines...

    3. October 9, 2014

      Cash-strapped countries eye trillions held offshore

      When governments around the world embarked on a drive to plug tax loopholes in 2012, the urgency of the move was underpinned...

    4. October 9, 2014

      Economic growth is uneven around the world

      Six years after the global economic meltdown of 2008-09, the world is suffering a lasting hangover. Economic growth has...

    5. October 8, 2014

      Investors warn on crisis plan for derivatives

      Institutional investors and pension funds have warned they may resist a plan by the world’s biggest banks to rewrite their...

    6. Brussels Blog

      October 7, 2014

      Moscovici vs Dombrovskis: who's really in charge?

      Latvia's Valdis Dombrovskis was heckled by some MEPs at his hearing on Monday. After six hours of testimony over the last...

    7. October 5, 2014

      Policy makers to focus on global outlook

      Washington DC is likely to become even more swamped with policy makers this week as the G20 and the International Monetary...

    8. October 5, 2014

      Industry evolves as G20 regulations take effect

      It is not often industries experience a complete restructure, but that is exactly what is happening now in foreign exchange....

    9. September 29, 2014

      Osborne plans crackdown on tech groups with new anti-avoidance rules

      Technology companies “that go to extraordinary lengths” to cut their tax bills will be hit with new anti-avoidance rules, as...

    10. September 22, 2014

      Commodities prices sink to five-year low

      Commodity prices have dropped to their lowest level since the global financial crisis, hit by a strengthening US dollar,...

    11. September 21, 2014

      US urges EU to do more to stimulate its economy

      The US and Canada have urged the EU to resolve its internal political differences and do more to stimulate its economy, amid...

    12. September 20, 2014

      G20 nations back Putin to attend November summit

      CAIRNS, Australia – Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey said on Saturday the G20 expects Russian President Vladimir Putin to...

    13. September 19, 2014

      Regulators move to tackle derivatives data-sharing impasse

      Global regulators want to overcome a data-sharing impasse that threatens to undermine post-crisis market reform with a...

    14. September 17, 2014

      A first blow against corporate tax avoidance

      Governments across the developed world have long been concerned by the need to crack down on corporate tax avoidance. As...

    15. September 17, 2014

      Australia and Singapore sign derivatives data pact

      Australia and Singapore have agreed to allow their regulators mutual access to trading data stored in electronic warehouses...

    16. September 17, 2014

      G20 split over assessment of financial rules

      Australia is facing resistance within the G20 ahead of talks this week as it backs a call by businesses for a reassessment...

    17. September 16, 2014

      G20 governments agree to crackdown on tax avoidance

      Governments have thrown their weight behind sweeping rules to crack down on corporate tax avoidance, including steps to...

    18. September 16, 2014

      British Virgin Islands suffers amid push against money laundering

      The British Virgin Islands has long attracted Chinese companies looking to incorporate offshore but the Caribbean haven is...

    19. September 9, 2014

      World’s leading economies warned over ‘global jobs crisis’

      The world’s largest economies are still failing to create enough jobs and too many of those that are being produced are too...

    20. August 21, 2014

      Put out fewer flags for US’s world bank regulator role

      There is bald eagle rather than an elephant in the room during rows over US banking regulation. Americans typically believe...

    21. FT Alphaville

      August 21, 2014

      Video and review: "The System Worked", by Dan Drezner

      While reading Dan Drezner’s The System Worked, I kept thinking of the well-publicised conversation between Barack Obama and...

    22. August 17, 2014

      ‘The System Worked: How the World Stopped Another Great Depression’, by Daniel W Drezner

      I don’t agree with Dan Drezner. How could I? The thesis espoused in his latest book is that, all things considered, global...

    23. August 11, 2014

      Growth slows in emerging economies

      Emerging market countries known for their young populations and rapid economic expansion are showing signs of slower growth,...

    24. August 3, 2014

      France urges G20 to put issue of US bank fines on agenda

      France has gathered support to challenge US regulators imposing heavy penalties on foreign banks at a G20 meeting of world...

    25. beyondbrics

      July 23, 2014

      Opinion: domesticating Russia

      Of course, it all goes back to Peter the Great at the turn of the eighteenth century. On the one hand, the Russian Tsar...

    26. The A-List

      July 23, 2014

      Containing Russia requires economic and political measures that impose real costs

      Since early March , there has been a debate in Europe as to what Russia’s actions in Ukraine represent. Does its forceful...

    27. July 20, 2014

      Carney leads push to break ‘too big to fail’ impasse

      Officials led by Mark Carney, the Bank of England governor, are attempting to bridge sharp differences among leading G20...

    28. July 20, 2014

      Regulators split on too-big-to-fail banks

      Heads of the Group of 20 leading economies would love to be able to hang up a “mission accomplished” banner in Brisbane in...

    29. July 20, 2014

      South Africa warns of cracks in landmark Bali trade agreement

      South Africa has warned the concerns of developing countries are being sidelined under a global trade deal due for...

    30. July 19, 2014

      Australia threatens Russian president Vladimir Putin with G20 summit ban

      Australia has threatened to try and block Russian president Vladimir Putin from attending a G20 summit in November if Moscow...

    31. July 18, 2014

      G20 urged to implement Bali trade deal

      Jamie Smyth in Sydney Global business has urged the world’s leading economies to rapidly implement a deal struck by trade...

    32. July 17, 2014

      Adapt trade policy to reflect globalisation, economic bodies warn

      Countries need to do more to adapt trade policies to reflect the 21st century realities of globalisation and international...

    33. July 15, 2014

      Regulators push for widening of forex fix time

      Global regulators have proposed to centralise foreign exchange trading at a crucial daily fix on a global platform in a move...

    34. July 7, 2014

      French fury and dollar dominance

      Ever since Valéry Giscard d’Estaing coined the term “exorbitant privilege” in the 1960s, French politicians have grumbled...

    35. July 4, 2014

      ‘Indonesia Etc’, by Elizabeth Pisani

      Indonesia Etc: Exploring the Improbable Nation, by Elizabeth Pisani, Granta, RRP£18.99/ WW Norton RRP$26.95, 416 pages If...

    36. June 29, 2014

      Australia risks isolation among G20 by scrapping carbon tax

      Tony Abbott has had little to celebrate since becoming Australia’s prime minister because of his plummeting approval ratings...

    37. June 29, 2014

      G20 blueprint for infrastructure funding

      The G20 has identified increasing investment in infrastructure as one of its priorities. But how to attract private capital...

    38. June 26, 2014

      World Bank: Emerging nations have borne brunt of protectionism

      Manufacturers from emerging economies have borne the brunt of protectionist measures introduced since the 2008 global...

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