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    1. The A-List

      November 14, 2014

      G20 summit: Leaders must urge Juncker to steer Europe back on the road to recovery

      On the eve of this year’s Group of 20 summit, Europe is once again at the forefront of risks to the global economy....

    2. Gavyn Davies

      October 26, 2014

      Is economic growth permanently lower?

      In the years after the Great Recession of 2008-09, forecasts for global economic growth have persistently proven too high....

    Special Reports

    1. G8 Summit 2013

      Old alliance gives west a chance for final stand...
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    1. FT Data

      October 8, 2014

      Datawatch: A new G7

      by Gavin Jackson and Keith Fray On Tuesday the International Monetary Fund released its latest World Economic Outlook. A...

    2. September 16, 2014

      Bank of England signals dim view of household debt

      The Bank of England has signalled that it is minded to take a dim view of household borrowing in future, blaming the...

    3. FT Alphaville

      September 10, 2014

      FX vol is back, say relieved FX analysts

      FX vol is edging back and we have the notes to prove it. The question is whether they are reflecting an overreaction to a...

    4. September 7, 2014

      Emerging economies outpace G7 on tackling climate change

      China, India and other big emerging economies have outpaced the Group of Seven of rich nations for the first time on a...

    5. Brussels Blog

      September 3, 2014

      Leaked Russia sanctions paper: the excerpts

      Russia's Vladimir Putin, right, talks to EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton last month in Minsk As we reported in...

    6. July 25, 2014

      UK economy returns to pre-crisis level

      Britain’s economy is finally larger than it was before the financial crisis six years ago after output grew 0.8 per cent in...

    7. FT Data

      July 25, 2014

      Bells muffled for the end of the depression

      The UK economy has finally recovered. Today’s estimate by the Office for National Statistics of gross domestic product for...

    8. 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...

    9. July 22, 2014

      Countries can thrive without creating tech billionaires

      F or a country poised to grow faster than the rest of the Group of Seven industrialised nations, Britain retains a curious...

    10. beyondbrics

      July 10, 2014

      Opinion: a summit of Brics without straw

      If you’re an emerging market and there’s a geoeconomic grouping you’re looking for, you’ve got a few to choose from. In Asia...

    11. June 30, 2014

      Balls says Labour’s priority is investment rather than tax cuts

      Tax incentives for long-term investors would be the priority for an incoming Labour government rather than cuts in...

    12. June 29, 2014

      Labour to pledge corporate tax rise

      Labour will confirm on Monday that it will raise corporation tax if elected next year and is considering a tax break to...

    13. June 29, 2014

      German finance minister Schäuble pledges to keep UK in Europe

      A British exit from the EU is “unimaginable”, according to Germany’s powerful finance minister, and Berlin will do...

    14. June 29, 2014

      Transcript: FT interview with Wolfgang Schäuble

      This is a transcript of an interview with Wolfgang Schäuble, Germany’s finance minister, by Stefan Wagstyl, the FT’s chief...

    15. June 13, 2014

      US claims Russia supplied tanks to Ukraine separatists

      The US claimed on Friday that Russia had supplied tanks and other heavy weapons to separatists in eastern Ukraine and warned...

    16. June 6, 2014

      Western focus turns to homegrown jihadis as terror threat grows

      Western intelligence agencies have handed Turkish authorities the names of nearly 5,000 people they fear are attempting to...

    17. June 6, 2014

      Putin and Poroshenko meet at D-Day ceremonies

      D-Day 70th anniversary Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko, the newly elected president of Ukraine, met for the first time...

    18. June 5, 2014

      Juncker refuses to ‘give in’ to Cameron

      A defiant Jean-Claude Juncker has warned Britain that he will not bow to David Cameron’s objections or yield to press...

    19. June 5, 2014

      Western leaders warn Russia of fresh sanctions line on Ukraine

      Barack Obama, the US president, said he and fellow leaders of the world’s seven industrial powers were prepared to impose...

    20. June 5, 2014

      Russian public opinion turns sharply against US and Europe

      Russians have turned more hostile towards the west than at any time since the breakdown of the Soviet Union, the country’s...

    21. beyondbrics

      June 5, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * G7 warns Kremlin over Ukraine | Industrial nations meeting without Russia for first time in 17 years set no...

    22. The A-List

      June 5, 2014

      Nato must reassure its members in the east

      Earlier this week, Barack Obama travelled to Poland to reassure Nato, and particularly the newer members of the...

    23. FT Alphaville

      June 5, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Camp Alphaville reminder courtesy of Paul Murphy: “Think of a festival, but for finance rather than music. Oh, and without...

    24. June 4, 2014

      G7 leaders gather for dinner with Russia left out

      The leaders of the world’s seven industrial powers met in Brussels last night in a highly-symbolic gathering that formally...

    25. June 4, 2014

      G7 warns Kremlin over Ukraine

      Leaders of the Group of Seven industrial powers expressed growing concern over rising violence in south-eastern Ukraine and...

    26. beyondbrics

      June 4, 2014

      Guest post: the G7 must act on transparency and corruption

      By Mo Ibrahim of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation As G7 leaders meet in Brussels, it’s worth reflecting for a moment on the changes...

    27. June 4, 2014

      G7 to urge Russia to quicken troop withdrawal from Ukraine border

      The leaders of the group of seven industrialised powers will on Wednesday night call on Russia to accelerate its withdrawal...

    28. FT Photo Diary

      June 4, 2014

      G7 protesters in Brussels

      EPA/Stephanie Lecocq Members of non-governmental organisation Oxfam play music and wear G7 leaders’ masks during a protest...

    29. FT Alphaville

      May 30, 2014

      Ah, I see we are firmly in the "what if QE fails" stage of the debate...

      … and back on the “buy foreign bonds” option. Never mind the former might never happen, let alone happen when the ECB meets...

    30. May 27, 2014

      OECD warns on global trade slowdown

      Exports from both advanced and leading emerging economies slowed sharply in the first three months of this year, according...

    31. May 21, 2014

      Study lifts UK up G7 productivity ratings

      The UK productivity rate is better than that of all other members of the Group of Seven leading economies apart from the US,...

    32. FT Alphaville

      May 9, 2014

      B b b b b b b boom! (UK edition)

      Welcome to boom time in the UK. There, we said it. Or rather we’ve spotted that the optimistic Jonathan Stubbs at Citi has...

    33. Nick Butler

      April 20, 2014

      How secure is Mr Putin?

      One of the greatest mistakes in the analysis of what is happening in Ukraine is the view of Russia as a one man...

    34. beyondbrics

      April 9, 2014

      Jim O'Neill: shifting trade, a threat to global institutions

      Jim O’Neill believes, not for the first time, that economists and policy makers have got it wrong. They underestimate how...

    35. April 8, 2014

      IMF gives Osborne a growth boost

      George Osborne was given a significant boost on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund retreated from its criticism...

    36. Money Supply

      March 31, 2014

      What is full employment?

      George Osborne has today made a pledge to restore Britain to “full employment”. It is not at all surprising that the...

    37. March 31, 2014

      George Osborne shifts Tory focus to ‘full employment’ in UK

      George Osborne has targeted “full employment” as the goal of a future Conservative government, as he attempts to redirect...

    38. March 24, 2014

      When a haven harbours unseen risk

      If you had asked board directors at the beginning of last week which of two situations – the stand-off between Russia and...

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