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Devex, Sep 22 2017:

BERLIN — Under 12 years of Angela Merkel's chancellorship, Germany has emerged as a leader in global development. In 2016, it became the second-highest donor country — overtaking the United...

Financial Times, Sep 21 2017:

The UK government has told the financial services industry that Britain will seek to develop a distinct regulatory framework from the EU after Brexit in an effort to secure a long term competitive...

Wall Street Journal, Sep 20 2017:

WASHINGTON—The Federal Reserve indicated Wednesday it remained on track to raise short-term rates later this year and said it would begin shrinking its portfolio of bonds next month, starting to...

Devex, Sep 20 2017:

LONDON — Yesterday afternoon, a high-profile roundtable featuring several leaders from the worlds of politics and development gathered at the U.N. General Assembly in New York to talk about “...

Financial Times, Sep 19 2017:

The EU wants to give its main markets regulator tougher powers to police hedge funds and asset managers to stop them gaming the bloc’s rules after Brexit.

Brussels is concerned that some UK...

Devex, Sep 18 2017:

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump's twin appearances in New York this week — chairing a session on U.N. reform Monday and addressing the General Assembly Tuesday, plus whatever comments he might...

Reuters, Sep 15 2017:

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine risks reversing progress made under a $17.5 billion aid-for-reforms programme from the International Monetary Fund, IMF first deputy managing director David Lipton was...

The Hill, Sep 14 2017:

President Trump’s apparent willingness to scrap the debt ceiling has sparked debate among Republicans, with some suggesting the system could be changed to make fiscal reforms more likely.

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Wall Street Journal, Sep 13 2017:

Governments around the world have continued to cut their tax rates on company profits, lowering them further below that of the U.S. as the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development...

Financial Times, Sep 12 2017:

Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president, was not a happy man when he arrived in Strasbourg in early July to speak at the European Parliament.

Financial Times, Sep 11 2017:

The renminbi suffered its worst day in three months after China’s central bank scrapped two rules intended to bolster the currency in a sign that official nervousness about currency depreciation...

Wall Street Journal, Sep 8 2017:

Hurricane Harvey will distort measures of the U.S. economy in the weeks and months ahead, making it more difficult for economists and policy makers to gauge its trajectory at a sensitive time for...

Wall Street Journal, Sep 7 2017:

FRANKFURT—The European Central Bank has begun to consider how quickly it will reduce its purchases of government bonds in 2018, and the pace of tapering will depend in part on the euro’s strength...

Wall Street Journal, Sep 6 2017:

The world’s major nations are reporting stronger economic growth. Yet what was once thought to be growth’s constant companion is puzzlingly missing: Inflation.

The U.S. economy grew at an...

New York Times, Sep 4 2017:

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is examining the labeling of large non-bank financial institutions as “too big to fail,” with a closely anticipated Treasury Department report on the...

Wall Street Journal, Sep 1 2017:

The second round of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement begins here Friday under a dark cloud after both the U.S. and Mexico raised the stakes dramatically in recent days...

Reuters, Aug 31 2017:

DUBAI, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Qatar’s government has acted effectively in protecting the economy against sanctions imposed by other Arab countries, an International Monetary Fund official said on...

Devex, Aug 30 2017:

SAN FRANCISCO — Last week, the International Labor Organization announced the Global Commission on the Future of Work, a high-level international body chaired by the president of Mauritius and the...

Wall Street Journal, Aug 29 2017:

CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico— Emma Palacios started working in factories in this city on the Texas border in 1994, the year the North American Free Trade Agreement came into effect. Ever since, she says...

New York Times, Aug 27 2017:

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — In the decade since the financial crisis, economic policy makers, professors and protesters have gathered here every August to argue about the best ways to return...