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      Mexico has already drafted UK trade pact

      Mexico already has the draft of a trade agreement with the UK, which it drew up as part of a trio of measures designed...

    2. June 23, 2016

      Fernández optimistic about role as Venezuela’s emissary for peace

      The former Dominican Republic president trying to ease tensions in crisis-hit Venezuela describes the proposed...

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    1. June 22, 2016

      US risks future of low growth, says IMF

      The US faces economic “headwinds” and “pernicious” trends including a shrinking middle class that could slow growth in...

    2. Fast FT

      June 22, 2016

      Fed can live with above target inflation - IMF

      The US Federal Reserve should tolerate an overshoot of its 2 per cent inflation target in order to ward off the threat...

    3. June 22, 2016

      Two nations but only one trusts business and its allies

      Nestling amid the opinion polls before Thursday’s EU referendum in the UK was a set of results that should worry...

    4. FT Alphaville

      June 22, 2016

      Iceland responds to Arturo Porzecanski

      This guest post is by Gudmundur Arnason, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs of Iceland, in...

    5. FT Alphaville

      June 21, 2016

      Abenomics as epic fantasy

      Once upon a time (well, 2012) in a realm of falling or flat prices and stalling economic growth, one man had the...

    6. Fast FT

      June 20, 2016

      Rajan hits out at critics: 'you can't have it both ways'

      India’s outgoing central bank chief has hit back at critics who have accused him of overly hawkish monetary policy,...

    7. June 20, 2016

      IMF urges Japan to ‘reload’ Abenomics

      Japan must redouble economic stimulus or admit that it will take years to reach inflation of 2 per cent, the...

    8. Fast FT

      June 20, 2016

      IMF: 'Abenomics needs reloading'

      Japan requires an overhaul of its economic strategy three years into its ambitious “Abenomics” programme, the...

    9. June 18, 2016

      India central bank chief Raghuram Rajan to stand down

      India’s highly-respected central bank governor, Raghuram Rajan, has announced he will step down when his current terms...

    10. June 18, 2016

      IMF says Brexit will permanently lower UK incomes

      A decision by Britain to leave the EU would result in a “negative and substantial” hit to the economy, “permanently...

    11. June 17, 2016

      Sterling takes a bumpy round trip over the week

      Five days of heightened volatility ended with sterling in the same territory as it began the week, underlining the...

    12. Fast FT

      June 17, 2016

      Lagarde questions IMF Greek debt participation

      Christine Lagarde has thrown fresh doubt on the International Monetary Fund’s financial participation in Greece’s €86bn...

    13. Brussels Blog

      June 17, 2016

      The Greek Bailout Odd Couple

      “Which debt relief agreement are you talking about?” If anyone had any doubts that Christine Lagarde, the managing...

    14. Fast FT

      June 17, 2016

      IMF's Lagarde: EU project faces 'serious challenges'

      Christine Lagarde has called for EU policymakers to embark on greater financial risk-sharing and a simplification of...

    15. June 16, 2016

      IMF warns of political risk to eurozone recovery

      The International Monetary Fund has warned that a marked rise in political risks threatens to derail the eurozone’s...

    16. June 16, 2016

      IMF gives Nigeria devaluation a cautious welcome

      Nigeria’s decision to bow to international pressure and allow its currency to float more freely is getting a cautious...

    17. Fast FT

      June 16, 2016

      IMF's Lagarde: Germany needs structural reforms

      How’s that for a taste of your own medicine. Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund,...

    18. FT Alphaville

      June 16, 2016

      Rajan, the Fed and the rules of the monetary game

      Raghuram Rajan, the luddite at the RBI (for now at least) has been banging on a particular drum for a while. He told...

    19. June 15, 2016

      Argentina calls an end to its ‘statistical emergency’

      Argentina’s revamped statistics agency has released its first inflation figures since President Mauricio Macri declared...

    20. Fast FT

      June 15, 2016

      Argentina inflation rises 4% in May from April

      Argentina’s revamped INDEC statistics agency said that prices rose by 4.2 per cent in May from the month prior as it...

    21. June 15, 2016

      Blue-chips threaten Leave camp with legal action over logos

      The chiefs of some of Britain’s biggest employers have threatened legal action against the official EU Leave campaign,...

    22. June 15, 2016

      Greek central bank warns on growth-harming taxes

      Greece’s central bank has warned that new taxes introduced by the leftwing Syriza government in return for more bailout...

    23. June 15, 2016

      Middle England drives Brexit revolution

      Ann Potts has insurrection on her mind. With her elegant twin-set, pearl necklace and the clipped tones that betray a...

    24. June 14, 2016

      IMF warns on China's ‘high and rising’ debt risk

      The International Monetary Fund has issued its sternest warning to date on the risk from China’s rising debt burden,...

    25. FT Alphaville

      June 14, 2016

      What if Greece got massive debt relief but no one admitted it? (Part 2.5)

      The replacement of market funding with increasingly concessional loans from the “official sector” may have reduced the...

    26. June 14, 2016

      The Sun leads British media for Brexit

      With just over a week until Britain goes to the polls, a large share of the media is convinced the country should leave...

    27. June 14, 2016

      David Cameron need not panic about Brexit, yet

      Don’t panic, Mr Cameron! Don’t panic! The polls might be looking bad for the Remain campaign, but it should not be...

    28. Fast FT

      June 14, 2016

      China corporate debt could cause 'serious problems' - IMF

      China’s must tackle its soaring levels of corporate debt to avoid hitting “serious problems down the road”, the...

    29. June 13, 2016

      Greece central bank chief calls for bailout overhaul

      Greece’s central bank governor has urged the country’s creditors to rework a core element of Athens’ new bailout,...

    30. June 13, 2016

      China spent $470bn to maintain confidence in renminbi

      China’s central bank has burnt through nearly half a trillion dollars in foreign reserves to support its currency since...

    31. Fast FT

      June 13, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: China front and centre

      Before markets focus their attention on the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting this week, China will be in the...

    32. June 12, 2016

      If Brexit wins out, let Britain go in peace

      In conversations with senior European officials I keep hearing one revealing argument: if Britain votes to leave the EU...

    33. June 12, 2016

      IMF sounds warning on China’s corporate debt

      China’s corporate debt risks sparking a bigger crisis if the authorities fail to tackle it, the International Monetary...

    34. Fast FT

      June 10, 2016

      Greece set for €7.5bn bailout cash before Brexit vote

      Greece has been given the first of a number of green lights for its latest disbursement of rescue cash, ensuring the...

    35. FT Alphaville

      June 10, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - Dinner (or what apparently passes for dinner) at Peter Thiel’s house, and realising “the actions...

    36. FT Alphaville

      June 9, 2016

      What if Greece got massive debt relief but no one admitted it? (Part 2)

      We’ve raised the possibility Greece’s sovereign debt burden is far lower than the headline figures — and the potential...

    37. FT Data

      June 9, 2016

      Datawatch: Venezuela's inflation

      Venezuela is on the brink of collapse and even a humanitarian crisis. The IMF expects consumer price rises to near 500...

    38. June 8, 2016

      Credit Suisse and VTB probed over tuna bond

      UK and Swiss authorities have launched early-stage inquiries into alleged irregularities around sovereign loans to...

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