The Chancellor's Autumn Statement should have good news on the deficit and employment – even if the national debt remains disturbingly high
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Wednesday 11 September 2013
Business Secretary will also signal his fears over the risk of a fresh housing bubble as property prices rise 'out of control'
Saturday 15 June 2013
This year’s meeting of the Group of Eight – or the G8 – begins in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, on Monday. The summit draws the world’s most powerful leaders – as well as protests and disruption.
Saturday 11 May 2013
The Chancellor also pledged UK action on tax evasion and avoidance
Saturday 16 February 2013
Tension builds over Japan's efforts to drive down yen, but ministers resist crackdown
Friday 15 February 2013
Global finance ministers braced for more skirmishes today in a week of simmering tension over “currency wars” as the G20 gathered in Moscow.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
The G7 nations’ finance chiefs and central bankers today pledged not to trigger a damaging currency war with deliberate actions to drive exchange rates down.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
Economic View: How well we in Britain do will largely be determined by what happens to the rest of the world
Monday 12 November 2012
A coalition of bosses from Britain's biggest companies, including Sainsbury's, Marks & Spencer and Lloyds Banking Group, have called on industry to better engage their workers.
Sunday 15 January 2012
Sunday 18 December 2011
Wednesday 14 December 2011
Outlook If you read Confidence Men by Ron Suskind you may experience a surge of patriotic pride. The book is an insider's account of Wall Street's collapse and of how an inexperienced President gets gamed by the system. Old-time political players act to dilute Obama's impact and to stymie his reforms.
Saturday 03 September 2011
That's one of the toughest jobs going – is he a wizened veteran?
Not exactly, Mr Azumi is just 49, which makes him a babe-in-arms by Japanese political standards. He's never held a financial or economic brief before, or even pronounced publicly on such matters.
Saturday 06 August 2011
Financial officials from the Group of Seven industrialised nations will discuss how to coordinate action between their countries' central banks, a source said today.
Wednesday 06 April 2011
The service sector booked its fastest pace of growth in more than a year last month, although the uncertain outlook for the economy was underlined by a separate report today suggesting the jobs market is stalling.
Saturday 19 March 2011
The decision by G7 finance ministers to make a rare co-ordinated intervention in the foreign exchange markets paid off yesterday, as the value of crisis-hit Japan's currency fell and tensions on stock exchanges around the world eased.
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Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
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