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  1. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Europe’s rapidly unravelling economic reform agenda

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:26am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... France’s outspoken former economy minister, triggered the resignation of the country’s Socialist government, led by centrist premier Manuel Valls. Francois Hollande, France’s deeply unpopular ... gross domestic product data that showed France’s economy, which accounts for more than a fifth of euro-zone output, registered no growth in the second quarter, with business investment even ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    At stall speed, world's major economies languish in a cycle of relapse

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:22pm by Stephen Roach

    ... economy. In the US, Japan and Europe, GDP growth faltered again in the first half of this year. These setbacks are hardly a coincidence. Persistent sluggish growth has left major economies ... Europe's fragile economy has similarly failed to recover strongly enough to ward off periodic growth setbacks. Collectively, the annual growth rate in the major developed economies averaged ...

  3. Business - Economy - MACROSCOPE

    Uncertainties cloud outlook for UK economy and pound

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:12am by DAVID BROWN

    ... David Brown Britain could become an economic backwater with a doomed currency if Scotland wins independence and the country leaves the EU Uncertainties cloud outlook for UK economy and pound Financial markets have a deep aversion to uncertainty. In the coming months, the British economy and the pound will be sucked into a vortex of the unknown. It is not just a possible shock ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Europe's jittery markets find their feet while the economy stumbles along

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 10:03pm by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... Europe's jittery markets find their feet while the real economy stumbles along As 2013 draws to a close, it appears that the worst of the crisis in Europe's ailing single currency area has ... of a tale of two halves. The second half, and the one which is far more troubling, is the state of Europe's economy. While there has been a dramatic improvement in investor sentiment towards ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Reforms will boost Mexico's rise to a modern economy

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 12:15pm by ALICIA BUENROSTRO MASSIEU

    ... Alicia Buenrostro Massieu Alicia Buenrostro Massieu says Mexico's ongoing transformation from an agrarian economy to one that's open and modern can only speed up with the current ... economy to a modern one, looking increasingly attractive for investors. In his first 20 months, President Enrique Peña Nieto has embarked on a visionary and ambitious reform agenda to raise ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Six years on, we still haven't learned the real lessons from Lehman collapse

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:01pm by Andrew Sheng

    ... collapse On Monday, it will be six years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers. With the US economy still operating below par and Europe struggling to stay above water, the question is whether ... after six years of painful stagnation, Europe is still debating the need for more austerity. The only way that Greece and other crisis economies can get out of recession is to revive growth. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Ukraine crisis a reminder to West that biggest threat is from Russia, not China

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 12:04pm by G. BIN ZHAO

    ... recently wrote that the US and Europe had been evasive on the Russian aggression in Ukraine. Although Nato recently held a summit to address the emergency, support for Ukraine was far too little ... If the situation worsens, Nato boots on the ground could lead to an expansion of the war, which Nato fears most. Europe and the US are content to see Ukraine seek refuge in the EU, as this will further ...

  8. Business - Economy - MARKETS

    EU easing under ‘Draghinomics’ a pipedream

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 11:25am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... economy. In July 2012, when financial markets feared that Europe's single-currency area might break apart, Draghi promised to do "whatever it takes to preserve the euro", which ... No. For starters, there are increasing doubts about whether "Abenomics" is even working in Japan, particularly after the sharp contraction of the economy in the second quarter ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China sees in Europe a political and cultural partner

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:57pm by LANXIN XIANG

    ... Lanxin Xiang Lanxin Xiang says with Sino-US relations at a crossroads, and American world influence on the wane, China increasingly sees Europe as a political and cultural ally New ... relations are at a crossroads. China's economy is now the world's second largest and is projected to surpass the US to become number one in either 2018, 2025 or 2030, depending on who you ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Distant central bankers drive home prices up in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... economy is determined by interest rates in the United States, thanks to our peg to the US dollar. Unfortunately, monetary policy in both the US and in Europe in recent years has been put ... billion into the flagging euro-zone economy. South China Morning Post, September 5 It's a long way away. Why should we really care if Europeans think debasing the euro is a prescription ...




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