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    1. February 7, 2016

      Ban high-denomination notes to cut crime, says ex-bank chief

      The €500 note, $100 bill and £50 note are rarely found in the average consumer’s wallet in today’s world of easy...

    2. Gavyn Davies

      February 7, 2016

      Global growth now fraying at the edges

      The weakness in global risk assets that started in May 2015 raises a major question for macro-economists. Is market...

    Special Reports

    1. G20: Turkey & the World

      The leaders of the world’s biggest economies gather at the G20 summit in Turkey this w...
    2. Exchanges, Trading & Clearing

      A series of market shocks have demonstrated the complex relationship between humans an...
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    1. February 4, 2016

      Lagarde urges overhaul of crisis response

      The global economy’s system for coping with financial shocks needs to be overhauled to prepare for looming crises in...

    2. January 28, 2016

      Successive restructurings allowed Moody’s to cut tax rate

      Moody’s, the rating agency, cut its tax rate by 9 percentage points over eight years, according to documents seen by...

    3. January 25, 2016

      Deutsche Bank S Korea employee jailed for role in market plunge

      A Seoul court has fined Deutsche Bank’s South Korean operation $1.3m and sentenced an employee to five years in prison,...

    4. Brussels Blog

      January 20, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Davos and refugees

      The Wednesday edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up here. At...

    5. January 19, 2016

      China adds G20-sized economy every year

      China’s economy grew 6.9 per cent last year, according to official figures released on Tuesday, the slowest pace since...

    6. January 18, 2016

      China’s economic turmoil sends ripples of anxiety across G20

      When China presented the programme for its G20 presidency to top officials from the world’s leading economies last...

    7. December 30, 2015

      Forecasting the world in 2016

      A New Year beckons and the Financial Times once more indulges in the ritual of forecasting the 12 months ahead. Our...

    8. beyondbrics

      December 22, 2015

      Mexico and the UK: sharing the best they have to offer

      As 2015 draws to a close, Mexico and the UK can look back on 12 months of enriching exchanges as part of their Dual...

    9. December 20, 2015

      Jack Lew hails end to US foot-dragging on IMF reforms

      It was when Vladimir Putin chided Washington for failing to ratify reforms to the International Monetary Fund that US...

    10. December 20, 2015

      Derivatives regulation spat nears Transatlantic detente

      A transatlantic dispute that has left a glaring gap in global financial regulation is on course to be resolved in 2016...

    11. December 7, 2015

      Cut fossil-fuel subsidies to benefit both rich and poor

      Globally, government support for fossil-fuel subsidies will amount to almost $650bn this year. The cost of these...

    12. beyondbrics

      November 18, 2015

      Russia re-engages

      Moscow seems intent on re-engaging with the international community after being relegated to the sidelines following...

    13. November 17, 2015

      China to build two nuclear plants in Argentina in $15bn deal

      China will finance and build two nuclear power plants in Argentina in a deal worth up to $15bn, underlining Beijing’s...

    14. The World

      November 17, 2015

      Paris attacks: the aftermath - day 4 as it happened

      This Live Blog session closed at 18:01 on 17 Nov 2015. This live blog is now closed but for the latest coverage see:...

    15. November 16, 2015

      David Cameron announces £2bn extra military spending to fight Isis

      David Cameron announced on Monday night £2bn of extra military spending aimed at tackling Isis, with investment in...

    16. November 16, 2015

      Putin transformed from outcast to problem solver at G20

      Vladimir Putin left last year’s G20 meeting in Brisbane early in a huff, tired of being chided by world leaders over...

    17. The World

      November 16, 2015

      Paris attacks – the aftermath - day 3 as it happened

      This Live Blog session closed at 20:36 on 16 Nov 2015. This live blog is now closed but for the latest coverage see:...

    18. November 16, 2015

      India slows progress on ambitious climate change accord

      India has blocked G20 efforts to pave the way for an ambitious climate change accord in a sign of deep divisions just...

    19. November 16, 2015

      Cameron urges Putin to focus on fighting Isis

      David Cameron has urged Vladimir Putin to stop bombing “moderate” opposition forces in Syria and to focus on defeating...

    20. November 15, 2015

      Turkey’s foreign policy of ‘precious loneliness’

      As this year’s president of the G20, Turkey might expect to be basking in global admiration — and not so long ago that...

    21. November 15, 2015

      Turkey’s attitudes on women and work shift slowly

      “A historic event” was the wording chosen by Turkey’s prime minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, as last month he launched the...

    22. November 15, 2015

      Jangled G20 nerves point to worries about global growth

      Since the summer, world economic leaders have expressed confidence that the global economy remains on track for...

    23. November 15, 2015

      Summit likely to highlight G20’s inner political tensions

      The first G20 summit was held in Washington DC in 2008 in the immediate aftermath of the Lehman Brothers collapse....

    24. November 15, 2015

      Barack Obama leads G20 vow to step up fight against Isis

      World leaders on Sunday vowed to step up the fight against Isis, amid calls for the west to rethink its relationship...

    25. The Exchange

      November 13, 2015

      Action on fossil fuel subsidies must be accelerated

      When the leaders of the world’s biggest economies gather this weekend at the G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey, they must...

    26. November 12, 2015

      Friend or foe: Syria summit faces tough choices

      The foreign ministers meeting in Vienna this weekend to discuss Syria will wrestle with one of the most divisive...

    27. November 12, 2015

      America’s bold voice cannot be the only one

      Faced with a historic crisis seven years ago, the G20 acted to avert a global depression and rebuild the global economy...

    28. November 11, 2015

      Chinese banks need €355bn under global ‘too big to fail’ rules

      China’s biggest banks face a daunting task in meeting global standards designed to prevent taxpayer bailouts of...

    29. November 9, 2015

      Global banks must raise €1.1tn in special debt by 2022

      The biggest international banks must raise as much as €1.1tn by 2022 in special debt designed to prevent taxpayer...

    30. November 8, 2015

      Bonus reforms to come under glare of Financial Stability Board

      Post crisis bonus reforms will face tough scrutiny from global policymakers next year to determine whether they have...

    31. November 5, 2015

      Pacific trade zone nations make currency vow

      The US, Japan and 10 other countries joining a new Pacific Rim trade zone have pledged not to engage in currency wars...

    32. October 30, 2015

      US banks face $120bn shortfall under Federal Reserve plan

      Six of the biggest US banks would have to make up a $120bn shortfall in their long-term debt to boost the financial...

    33. October 22, 2015

      Treasury defends tax on ‘diverted profits’

      The Treasury has brushed off criticism from US multinationals of its new tax on “diverted profits” as it steps up its...

    34. October 8, 2015

      Tax overhaul for multinationals will create winners and losers

      It was billed as the biggest change to global taxation in a lifetime. When G20 governments agreed to overhaul the tax...

    35. October 5, 2015

      What hope from Lima for emerging markets?

      Should investors be hoping for support from global policymakers who are meeting in Peru later this week in their guises...

    36. October 5, 2015

      Plans unveiled to crack down on corporate tax avoidance

      Sweeping plans for a global crackdown on corporate tax avoidance were unveiled on Monday, after more than 60...

    37. October 5, 2015

      Call to reform ‘outdated’ global corporate tax regime

      World leaders must step up their efforts to fix the “outdated system of taxing global profits”, according to a panel of...

    38. October 5, 2015

      Big insurers face tough new safety rules

      Regulators seeking to prevent a repeat of the failure of AIG in 2008 are planning to hit nine of the world’s biggest...

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