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  1. April 16, 2014

    Africans face $2bn yearly ‘remittance supertax’, says report

    Africa pays a “remittance supertax” of nearly $2bn a year due to the higher-than-average cost of sending money to the...

  2. April 13, 2014

    Domestic agendas undermine global economic policy debate

    The 2014 spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank at the weekend may go down as the Jekyll-and-Hyde...

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  1. April 11, 2014

    G20 gives US ultimatum over IMF reform

    The G20 has given an ultimatum to the US to pass reforms to the International Monetary Fund or risk being left out of new...

  2. April 10, 2014

    G20 ready to leave US behind over stalled IMF reforms

    Leading economies are considering ways of bypassing the US and progressing with reforms to the International Monetary Fund...

  3. April 8, 2014

    US warns China after renminbi depreciation

    The US has warned Beijing not to go back to manipulating its currency, following a sharp depreciation of the renminbi since...

  4. April 6, 2014

    Global economic recovery ‘hinges on reforms’

    The recovery in the world’s leading economies is strengthening but concerted action by governments is needed to rebuild lost...

  5. April 2, 2014

    Stock markets hit post-crisis highs as IMF warns on growth

    Investors pushed global stock markets to post-crisis highs on Wednesday even as the IMF warned that the world faces “years...

  6. March 24, 2014

    Russia braced for $70bn in outflows

    The Russian government is braced for the country’s capital outflows to soar to $70bn in the first three months of the year...

  7. March 17, 2014

    America’s cavalier stance on the IMF

    When people fret that the US is becoming a reluctant superpower, they do not normally think of the International Monetary...

  8. March 16, 2014

    Crimea vote adds twist to US spat on IMF

    The Crimean referendum will increase the urgency for the US Congress to approve America’s aid package for Ukraine, which is...

  9. The A-List

    March 11, 2014

    The toothpaste tube test: squeezing more growth

    Last week was a good one for global economic rebalancing, or so it seems at first sight. Encouraging data from several...

  10. The World

    March 2, 2014

    Ukraine and the US-German spat

    As the Americans and Europeans struggle to craft a common response to the escalating crisis over Ukraine, it is vital that...

  11. February 27, 2014

    Regulators should say who calls the shots

    When Jack Lew, US Treasury secretary, participated in last week’s Group of 20 meetings, he issued a familiar plea: there...

  12. February 24, 2014

    Euro bulls should proceed with caution

    A Moody’s upgrade for Spain, scrunching eurozone peripheral spreads, easing Ukraine tensions and Monday’s stronger than...

  13. FT Alphaville

    February 24, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Buffett derivatives, feel the (credit) quality: Dan wonders if Berkshire’s own credit...

  14. FT Alphaville

    February 24, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asian markets started the week on the back foot, with investors concerned that Chinese banks have curtailed lending...

  15. Gavyn Davies

    February 23, 2014

    Global GDP growth after the G20 summit

    The G20 Summit in Sydney ended on Sunday with a call to boost global growth by 0.5 per cent per annum from 2014-18, thus...

  16. February 23, 2014

    EU warns west must be ready to rescue Ukraine

    Western leaders were scrambling to put together a rescue deal for Ukraine on Sunday, as the European Union’s top economic...

  17. February 23, 2014

    G20 aims to add $2tn to global economy

    The world’s biggest economies have agreed to target reforms aimed at adding more than $2tn to the global economy over five...

  18. February 23, 2014

    EU ready to offer financial aid to Ukraine

    Olli Rehn, Europe’s top economic officer, said the EU is prepared to offer a financial aid package worth billions of euros...

  19. FT Alphaville

    February 21, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE David has a look at China, where copper is still yet to emerge from the shadows. Joseph...

  20. February 21, 2014

    OECD urges reforms to avoid era of sluggish growth

    The world risks slipping into an era of slower growth and high unemployment unless governments push ahead with sweeping...

  21. February 20, 2014

    Brazil pledges $18.5bn cuts in effort to woo investors

    Brazil has promised to cut $18.5bn in public spending, as a former star of emerging markets struggles to win back investors’...

  22. February 20, 2014

    Yellen should look beyond the US

    When the top economic officials from the world’s 20 leading nations gather in Sydney this weekend, they will be spared the...

  23. February 20, 2014

    Osborne tells emerging nations to fix their own faults

    Emerging market countries should not blame western monetary policy for their problems but focus instead on fixing their...

  24. February 20, 2014

    Australia urges G20 to boost infrastructure investment

    Australia is pressing its G20 partners to agree a plan to unlock up to $57tn in infrastructure investment by 2030 and set...

  25. February 19, 2014

    IMF says reforms could add $2.25tn to global economy by 2018

    Aggressive reforms could add $2.25tn to the size of the global economy by 2018, the International Monetary Fund has said in...

  26. February 18, 2014

    Asset purchases to drive fractious group’s debate

    Australia has the difficult task of holding together an increasingly fractious G20 as its presidency starts in earnest this...

  27. February 18, 2014

    Australian treasurer warns world must be weaned off QE ‘morphine’

    Australia’s finance chief has hit out at the US, Europe and emerging market economies, calling for the latter to wean...

  28. February 17, 2014

    Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp wins A$880m Australia tax battle

    Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has been paid A$882m by Australia’s tax authorities following its victory in a legal battle over...

  29. February 14, 2014

    Forex trading benchmarks come under FSB scrutiny

    A powerful international regulatory body is reviewing benchmarks used in foreign exchange trading, in the latest fallout...

  30. February 13, 2014

    Global tax standard attracts 42 countries

    The Cayman Islands, Luxembourg and Jersey are among 42 countries that have agreed to pioneer a tax transparency regime in...

  31. February 12, 2014

    Regulators reach deal on over-the-counter derivatives rules

    US and European regulators have reached an agreement over the policing of the $700tn over-the-counter derivatives market –...

  32. February 12, 2014

    Yellen, tapering and a moribund G20

    So there you have it. The US Federal Reserve sets monetary policy to fit conditions in the US economy. If decisions taken by...

  33. February 6, 2014

    Indonesia calls for greater clarity from Fed on tapering

    Indonesia’s finance minister has joined India’s central bank governor in warning that the US Federal Reserve risks...

  34. January 29, 2014

    Comment: risks remain in G20 clearing plan

    The G20’s proposal in 2009 to mandate use of clearing as one element of the measures to rein in over-the-counter (OTC)...

  35. January 29, 2014

    Ringfencing will make it harder to wind up failing banks

    The world has come along way since the G20 summit of September 2009, when political leaders sealed an unprecedented...

  36. January 27, 2014

    US infrastructure bill targets companies’ overseas cash

    A bipartisan plan to use companies flush with overseas cash to help rebuild roads and bridges in the US is gaining new...

  37. January 26, 2014

    India’s battle against inflation

    Six months after his appointment as governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan has already left his mark. The...

  38. January 23, 2014

    Australian PM Tony Abbott seeks to refocus G20

    The Group of 20 must stop being merely a “talkfest”, the Australian prime minister said on Thursday at Davos, committing his...

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