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    1. May 5, 2016

      ‘Tuna bond’ controversy deepens

      Less than one month after Mozambique appeared to have resolved its $700m “tuna bond” scandal, international investors...

    2. beyondbrics

      May 4, 2016

      Algeria seeks a route out of its budget woes

      By Edward Robinson, Culmer Raphael Algeria is in a tight spot. Last year, a $5bn trade surplus turned into a $14bn...

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    1. FT Alphaville

      May 3, 2016

      Financial backer of wannabe terminal disrupter says terminals will be disrupted

      Morgan Stanley is a backer of the bank-led chat project, Symphony, crafted to woo trader talk back to a channel the...

    2. Fast FT

      May 3, 2016

      Turkish inflation falls to May 2013 low; lira laps it up

      Good news for Turkey’s central bank. Turkish consumer prices rose by 6.57 per cent in the year to April, down from the...

    3. May 3, 2016

      IMF cuts Africa growth forecast to 3% in 2016

      Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa will slow to 3 per cent in 2016 as much of the continent reels from low commodity...

    4. Nick Butler

      May 2, 2016

      Saudi Arabia — the dangers of a fanciful vision

      Saudi Arabia is in a mess. That conclusion seems to be common ground — the view of serious outside analysts and of the...

    5. May 1, 2016

      Hidden loans leave once-promising Mozambique with heavy costs

      Until recently, Mozambique appeared to be riding a natural gas-fuelled wave, with predictions of vast riches filling...

    6. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      DBRS confirms Portugal investment grade

      Canada’s DBRS has upheld Portugal’s only investment-grade credit rating in a decision that ensures the country will...

    7. April 29, 2016

      Sri Lanka secures $1.5bn IMF loan to avert crisis

      The International Monetary Fund has agreed with Sri Lanka on a $1.5bn bailout loan to avert a balance of payments...

    8. April 28, 2016

      Economists for Brexit challenge consensus

      The consensus among economists that Britain’s departure from the EU would damage its economy was broken on Thursday...

    9. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      Greek creditors promise to talk about debt relief (soon)

      It’s nearly the summer, which must mean it’s time to worry about Greece again. Fears over the country’s future in the...

    10. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      ICBC bad loans rise; interest income drops

      The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the world’s biggest commercial bank by market capitalisation, saw...

    11. FT Data

      April 28, 2016

      France's economic woes in charts

      As the world faces a slowdown in economic growth, we look at what is happening in France and it’s not looking good....

    12. April 28, 2016

      IMF plans mission to Tajikistan as bailout talks advance

      The International Monetary Fund will send a mission to Tajikistan in the next few weeks, in a sign that talks over a...

    13. April 28, 2016

      Millennials would bear the cost of Brexit

      The referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU sets the past against the future. If the nation wakes up on June 24 to...

    14. April 27, 2016

      IMF says Brazil resilience bodes well for recovery post-crises

      Brazil’s “amazing” resilience in attracting foreign direct investment despite a crushing political and economic crisis...

    15. April 27, 2016

      Venezuela civil servants put on two-day week to cut power usage

      Venezuela’s 2.8m civil servants will start their weekends on Tuesday evenings after Nicolás Maduro, the country’s...

    16. April 27, 2016

      The growing effects of China’s failure to reform

      The surge in trading on China’s commodity exchanges is the latest example of speculative frenzy in an economy awash...

    17. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Latin American economy may contract for 2nd year

      Latin America and the Caribbean are on course for a 0.5 per cent economic contraction this year, making it the first...

    18. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Ukraine cuts energy subsidies in bid to please IMF

      Ukraine moved to further eliminate unsustainable energy subsidies by unifying household and commercial natural gas...

    19. April 27, 2016

      OECD issues damning report on effect of Brexit

      George Osborne, UK chancellor, received another significant economic endorsement for his campaign to remain in the EU...

    20. Brussels Blog

      April 27, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Eurogroup grope

      Welcome to Wednesday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign...

    21. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      OECD backs 'Remain'; highlights Brexit dangers

      George Osborne received another significant economic endorsement for his campaign to remain in the EU on Wednesday when...

    22. FT Alphaville

      April 27, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - The “areas hardest hit by trade shocks were much more likely to move to the far right or the...

    23. April 26, 2016

      IMF warns Chinese response to debt needs to be more comprehensive

      China’s leaders need to look beyond the current solutions being floated to tackle the country’s mounting corporate debt...

    24. April 25, 2016

      IMF cuts Gulf states’ GDP growth forecast to 1.8%

      Economic growth in Gulf states is forecast to slow to 1.8 per cent this year as the oil-dependent region cuts spending...

    25. April 22, 2016

      Eurozone edges closer to deal over Greece

      After months of wrangling, Eurozone finance ministers have claimed a breakthrough in negotiating the next stage of...

    26. FT Alphaville

      April 22, 2016

      Financial plumbing and the choice of balance sheet(s)

      This guest post from Manmohan Singh warns that while QE created excess reserves, removing those reserves from the...

    27. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      Greek bonds bounce on review 'breakthrough'

      Greek government bonds have bounced today after officials claimed a breakthrough in fraught discussions with Athens...

    28. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      Eurogroup claims breakthrough on Greek review

      Euro area finance ministers will seek to conclude a review into Greece’s bailout programme next week, as officials...

    29. April 21, 2016

      Ecuador president promises ‘millionaire tax’ to fund quake recovery

      Rafael Correa, president of Ecuador, has promised new measures to raise the billions of dollars needed to rebuild a...

    30. FT Alphaville

      April 20, 2016

      On HM Treasury's Brexit analysis...

      A guest post by Peter Doyle, economist and former IMF staffer _______ I very much hope—and expect—that Brexit will be...

    31. April 20, 2016

      The Brexiteers at the gates of the Lycée school

      It was the last place I’d expected to find a Brexiteer. I was at a gathering for parents from the Lycée Français...

    32. April 19, 2016

      Mission creep at the World Bank must stop

      Another emerging market commodity exporter deep in fiscal trouble; another chance for the World Bank to try to prove...

    33. beyondbrics

      April 19, 2016

      Taxing to develop: why ‘third-best’ can be the best

      If death and taxes are life’s only certainties, why do governments in developing countries struggle to collect enough...

    34. Fast FT

      April 19, 2016

      China, India, Russia call for more reforms at IMF

      The foreign ministers of China, Russia and India have issued a joint communiqué calling for further reforms at the...

    35. April 19, 2016

      Negative rates put pressure on central banks to take risks

      Investors ranging from small German savers to global life insurers have long complained about central banks’ use of...

    36. April 18, 2016

      IMF halts Mozambique aid after finding undisclosed debts of $1bn

      Mozambique faces a deepening crisis after the International Monetary Fund suspended funding to the southern African...

    37. April 18, 2016

      Businesses dogged by referendum uncertainty

      The rival campaigns may disagree about how disruptive a vote to leave the EU would be for British business. But there...

    38. April 17, 2016

      Indonesia: Toiling over transition

      Swinging a machete, Achmad Pailkol hacks a path through his three-hectare plantation in Indonesia’s Maluku province....

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