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    1. March 3, 2015

      Obama seeks reboot of China cyber laws

      US President Barack Obama has lashed out at new Chinese cyber security regulations, elevating the increasingly contentious...

    2. March 2, 2015

      Oil jitters on Canada’s campaign trail

      Susan Jaksich has a sharp sense of the economic jitters that will frame Canada’s general election this year as the real...

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    1. March 1, 2015

      Maersk warns of slowdown in global trade

      The chief executive of the world's largest container-shipping group has warned that global trade growth could slow this year...

    2. February 26, 2015

      Ukraine’s sick economy presents stern test

      A year ago, Artem, a 19-year-old student, joined the mass protests in Kiev that toppled Viktor Yanukovich, Ukraine’s...

    3. beyondbrics

      February 25, 2015

      Guest post: the need for a business friendly India budget

      By Sanjeev Prasad, Kotak Institutional Equities The Indian government’s annual budget – to be announced on Saturday – will...

    4. February 24, 2015

      Natural gas rallies on supply threat concern

      The price of natural gas in Europe rallied on Tuesday on fears a fresh dispute between Ukraine and Russia could threaten...

    5. February 23, 2015

      Commodities explained: China’s new normal

      As the Chinese return from their New Year celebrations, commodities traders and industry executives will be wondering what...

    6. February 19, 2015

      US farmers forecast to plant less

      US farmers will plant less land with major crops this year as grain and oilseed prices grind lower, the US government said....

    7. February 19, 2015

      Concerns persist over Asean economic bloc

      When Google recently tried to move some engineers urgently from Malaysia to Thailand, the search engine titan hit a...

    8. February 18, 2015

      Peugeot finds road to recovery in Europe

      From his spartan Paris office, Carlos Tavares surveys a world he says is in “chaos”, as political tensions with Russia...

    9. February 18, 2015

      Severstal: rub the right way

      Heard about the new Russian diet? The west eats your lunch every day. That joke probably gets few laughs in Moscow. Some...

    10. February 17, 2015

      Unbalanced hopes for the world economy

      why is the dollar so strong? It has soared 25 per cent on a real trade-weighted basis in the past four years, evoking...

    11. February 16, 2015

      Obama attacks Europe over technology protectionism

      European officials have hit back at Barack Obama for suggesting that efforts to restrain Silicon Valley companies on the...

    12. February 12, 2015

      Bunge says China lenders distorting soyabean trade

      The emergence of “financial players” from China has distorted the soyabean trade in the world’s biggest importer of the...

    13. February 12, 2015

      Q&A: US challenges China export subsidies

      The latest trade spat between the US and China is over what Washington says are illegal Chinese export subsidies for...

    14. February 11, 2015

      US challenges ‘illegal’ Chinese export subsidies

      The US has launched a new challenge to what it says are illegal Chinese export subsidies for sectors ranging from...

    15. FT Alphaville

      February 10, 2015

      What's driving the Canadian peso?

      Canada is a large, diversified economy in which commodity extraction plays a (relatively) small role. Yet historically its...

    16. February 10, 2015

      US Congress threatens trade deals with currency debate

      We have seen this film before. The US Congress is threatening a trade war to punish “currency manipulators”, those it deems...

    17. February 10, 2015

      US bill would tax ‘currency manipulators’

      Foreign products from places such as China and Japan will be subject to punitive US import taxes if their governments are...

    18. beyondbrics

      February 10, 2015

      Guest post: Africa's role in addressing China's dominance of rare earths

      By Ian Coles of Mayer Brown Mining professionals are gathered in Cape Town this week for Indaba, one of the largest mining...

    19. February 10, 2015

      US urges eurozone and Athens to strike a deal on bailout

      The US has urged Athens and its eurozone creditors to strike a deal over Greece’s financial future, underlining...

    20. February 9, 2015

      US coal: at the top, looking down

      Being ranked first is a glorious feeling. Falling to second, as the US coal industry is discovering, is altogether more...

    21. February 9, 2015

      Obama to raise trade talk concerns with Merkel

      US President Barack Obama is expected to raise concerns about the pace of trans-Atlantic trade talks with Angela Merkel when...

    22. February 8, 2015

      City fears loss of access and influence in event of Brexit

      London is a gateway to Europe, home to 250 foreign banks employing 160,000 people. According to the latest official figures,...

    23. February 6, 2015

      Tata Steel hit by cheap exports from China

      Tata Steel, India’s largest private sector steelmaker by sales, posted a weak set of figures in the third quarter, as a...

    24. February 6, 2015

      Lagarde tells G20 to boost growth and pace of reforms

      The world’s leading economies must do more to boost growth and to step up the pace of structural reform and investment, the...

    25. FT Alphaville

      February 6, 2015

      China depreciation risk: You do the math

      With an unspoken currency war supposedly upon us and a cry for China to join in — according to BofAML the market is pricing...

    26. February 5, 2015

      China timber demand stokes Southeast Asia tensions

      Soaring demand from China’s new wealthy is fuelling the illicit trade in rare southeast Asian luxury wood, stoking political...

    27. beyondbrics

      February 5, 2015

      Reasons not to panic about EMs and trade

      One persistent disappointment among emerging markets over the past few years has been the performance of exports,...

    28. February 4, 2015

      China supply could limit aluminium gains

      The aluminium market faces the prospect of a growing surge of supply from China this year that could disrupt expectations of...

    29. February 4, 2015

      Strong dollar revives old currency angst

      When Jack Lew, the US Treasury secretary, sits down on Thursday to brief the august members of the Senate finance committee...

    30. February 4, 2015

      Toyota heads for record profit on cost-cutting and yen weakness

      Toyota has raised its target for full-year earnings after surging demand in the US eclipsed flagging sales in three of its...

    31. beyondbrics

      February 4, 2015

      Russian, Chinese influences add to Ukrainian steel's conflict woes

      Fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Kiev’s military units in south-eastern Ukraine has inflicted a painful blow...

    32. February 3, 2015

      Petitioners’ fears over EU-US trade deal well-grounded

      More than 1m people in Europe have signed petitions against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. In Britain,...

    33. beyondbrics

      February 2, 2015

      Turkey's falling exports expose the dark side of ECB QE

      Turkey’s exports are down – not exactly the most welcome piece of news as the country casts around for a new economic model...

    34. February 2, 2015

      US trade chief Mike Froman sees prize within reach

      If all goes to plan in the coming months, Mike Froman, US trade representative, is set to land arguably the biggest prize in...

    35. February 2, 2015

      Weaker trade is EM’s demon in disguise

      A China slowdown, the threat of higher US interest rates, rising leverage and the end of the commodities supercycle: there...

    36. beyondbrics

      January 29, 2015

      Currency manipulation: not that one again

      It’s been a few years since the guns of the international currency wars fell silent, or at least until the main combatants...

    37. January 28, 2015

      Oil slips as US inventories increase

      Oil prices fell after US commercial crude oil inventories increased by 8.9m barrels from the previous week to 406.7m barrels...

    38. January 28, 2015

      German fear of tribunals threatens EU-US trade deal

      The red-brick neo-Gothic villas on Hamburg’s waterfront are a vivid reminder of the prosperity that maritime trade has...

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