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    1. April 11, 2014

      Jim Flaherty, former Canadian finance minister, 1949-2014

      Jim Flaherty, the former Canadian finance minister who guided the country through the global financial crisis with a...

    2. March 19, 2014

      Canada’s new finance minister is former investment banker

      A former Merrill Lynch investment banker replaced Canada’s finance minister in a hasty, closed-door ceremony in Ottawa on...

    1. January 13, 2014

      Canada Senate scandal threatens Harper’s re-election prospects

      When he said recently he would welcome a weaker Canadian dollar to help the country’s exports, Jim Flaherty, Canada’s...

    2. September 11, 2013

      General Motors share sales cut US and Canada’s stakes

      General Motors, the US’s biggest carmaker by sales, has taken two critical steps towards shedding its “government motors”...

    3. FT Alphaville

      July 3, 2013

      Canadian politicos, TBTF banks and Carney's success

      This guest post is by Howard Green, anchor of the flagship interview program at Canada’s Business News Network and the...

    4. May 9, 2013

      Austerity should not be abandoned, says Canada’s finance minister

      Canada’s finance minister has weighed into the intensifying debate over austerity, warning that global policy makers must...

    5. June 18, 2012

      Europe’s leaders urged to resolve crisis

      Europe’s leaders came under severe pressure from the rest of the world at the start of the Group of 20 summit to act...

    6. June 17, 2012

      Policy ‘paralysis’ hits global recovery

      The global recovery has stalled again as confidence in policy makers’ ability to provide conditions for growth has slipped...

    7. June 5, 2012

      G7 holds emergency eurozone talks

      Finance ministers and central bank governors from the Group of Seven leading industrial nations held a conference call on...

    8. April 20, 2012

      IMF secures $430bn to boost firepower

      The International Monetary Fund has won at least $430bn of extra cash to tackle any future crisis in Europe despite...

    9. November 27, 2011

      Canada takes tougher line on bank deals

      Canada plans to tighten supervision of foreign acquisitions by banks and insurance companies as a result of heightened risks...

    10. November 6, 2011

      G20 seeks more talks on eurozone crisis

      The Group of 20 is seeking to meet again, possibly before Christmas, with the aim of resurrecting a deal to provide an...

    11. Money Supply

      November 1, 2011

      Canada sticks with inflation targeting – for now

      The Bank of Canada is one central bank that has flirted with the idea of dropping its inflation target. Perhaps even as soon...

    12. October 25, 2011

      Canada backs away from 2015 budget target

      Canada’s Conservative government has backed away from its pledge to balance the federal budget by early 2015 as prospects...

    13. August 31, 2011

      Canada’s economy hit by global turmoil

      Canada’s economy shrank in the second quarter for the first time since the 2008-09 recession owing to a sharp deterioration...

    14. FT Alphaville

      August 15, 2011

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Clive Crook: Fed must fix on a fresh target A prevailing...

    15. June 16, 2011

      Beware sticky summer: no time for the beach

      Are we heading for a sticky summer? That is a question investors would do well to ask. After all, earlier this year, it was...

    16. June 16, 2011

      Canada seeks US tax law exemption

      Canada will push to be exempted from a US tax law that will force global financial institutions to report US clients to the...

    17. FT Alphaville

      May 31, 2011

      Canada 'open' to selling Fiat stake

      Canada is open to selling its 1.7% stake in Chrysler directly to Italy’s Fiat, but will wait to see what price the US...

    18. May 2, 2011

      Resource industry angry at tax increases

      High commodity prices are triggering a fresh wave of resource nationalism around the world as governments impose higher...

    19. March 22, 2011

      Opposition to budget threatens Canada government

      Canada’s minority Conservative government is likely to fall within the next few days, setting the stage for a spring...

    20. January 17, 2011

      Canada tightens mortgage rules

      Canada imposed new curbs on mortgage lending on Monday amid concern about spiralling consumer debt fuelled by high property...

    21. October 22, 2010

      US pushes plan on exchange rates

      Ministers from the world’s leading economies were locked in debate on Saturday over an American proposal aimed at defusing...

    22. June 25, 2010

      Economy: Canada rises above the crisis

      The host of the G8 and G20 summits may be forgiven a smidgen of self-righteousness during the leaders’ forthcoming meetings...

    23. June 25, 2010

      Bank levy: An idea that was hot, but now is not

      There was a moment in the spring when the idea of a uniform global levy on banks was fashionable.The US launched a Financial...

    24. June 25, 2010

      Canada seizes the opportunity to promote itself

      The run-up to the G8 and G20 summits has provided a rare moment of satisfaction for Canada on the world stage.Constantly...

    25. June 7, 2010

      Osborne in push for cuts consensus

      Over a beer in the South Korean port city of Busan on Friday night, George Osborne discussed with his Canadian counterpart...

    26. June 6, 2010

      Osborne seeks consensus over cuts

      Over a beer in the South Korean port city of Busan on Friday, George Osborne discussed with his Canadian counterpart his...

    27. June 4, 2010

      G20 to delay tough bank regulations

      Group of 20 finance ministers are set to delay the implementation of tougher regulations for the world’s banks as splits...

    28. June 4, 2010

      The G20 weighs up fiscal consolidation

      Chris Giles (Money Supply): Here in Busan, South Korea, a port city which seems to double as the Blackpool of Korea, it is...

    29. Money Supply

      June 3, 2010

      The G20 and growth

      Here in Busan, South Korea, a port city which seems to double as the Blackpool of Korea, it is already clear that finance...

    30. April 24, 2010

      Leading nations agree to disagree on bank tax

      The world's leading economies yesterday agreed to disagree for the moment on contentious plans to tax banks to fund future...

    31. April 24, 2010

      Nations struggle to find consensus on bank taxes

      There was little sign ahead of this weekend's meetings of the International Monetary Fund of consensus in a dispute between...

    32. April 24, 2010

      Leading nations struggle to build consensus on bank tax plans

      The world's leading economies yesterday agreed to disagree for the moment on contentious plans to tax banks to fund future...

    33. Money Supply

      April 24, 2010

      Leading by example on bank levies, and other G20 stories.

      A communique that more or less acknowledged disagreement over the great bank taxes debate and a Canadian finance minister,...

    34. April 23, 2010

      Nations disagree over IMF bank taxes

      The world’s leading economies on Friday agreed to disagree for the moment on contentious plans to tax banks to fund future...

    35. April 22, 2010

      Plan fails to change views

      The International Monetary Fund's bank tax proposal may have illuminated the debate but did not immediately change anyone's...

    36. April 22, 2010

      Plan fails to win hearts and minds

      The International Monetary Fund's bank tax proposal may have illuminated the reform debate but it did not immediately change...

    37. April 22, 2010

      IMF bank tax proposal fails to convince

      The International Monetary Fund’s bank tax proposal may have illuminated the reform debate but it did not immediately change...

    38. April 21, 2010

      IMF bank plan fails to change views

      The International Monetary Fund’s bank tax proposal might have illuminated the debate but did not immediately change...

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