Japan’s trade deficit has hit an all-time high as imports were swollen by higher energy prices and a weak yen.
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When the Money Runs Out, By Stephen D King. Yale, £20. The Growth Map, By Jim O'Neill. Portfolio Penguin, £10.99
Tuesday 04 June 2013
We call it globalisation and it is one of the two great economic stories of our time: that shift of economic power from the old developed world to the new emerging one. The other story is the nasty economic cycle we have just experienced. The two stories are linked because the failures of Western economic management that exacerbated the last recession have sped up the power shift.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Andrew Main Wilson is to be the new chief executive of AMBA, it has been announced on the first day of the Association's conference in Poland.
Friday 10 May 2013
The trade deficit narrowed slightly in March, adding to hopes that the economy could be beginning to strengthen.
Sunday 05 May 2013
The target of Niall Ferguson's attack has also been traduced by economic convervatives
Thursday 18 April 2013
Japan's trade deficit hit a record high in the last financial year, the Ministry of Finance said.
Friday 12 April 2013
The international authority on postgraduate business education, the Association of MBAs (AMBA), has reported a 17 per cent growth in membership numbers.
Sunday 24 March 2013
Friday 08 March 2013
US Outlook It's depressing to see trouble return to the mineral-rich African state of Guinea.
Tuesday 19 February 2013
Many Indians feel that Britain's outrages during the colonial era have never been fully admitted, never mind taken responsibility for
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Margins at the UK's second-largest oil refinery shot up towards the end of last year, according to its owner Essar Energy. Essar's Stanlow plant in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, saw gross refining margin increase to $5.59 a barrel in its third quarter. It was only $2.45 a barrel a year ago.
From horse to lasagne: Findus, supply chains, and why buying local is the answer in an ideal world only
Monday 11 February 2013
Labyrinthine supply chains exist for a reason - to fill a demand for cheap meat
Thursday 07 February 2013
Thomas Cook showed tentative signs of recovery today after several months in the doldrums.
Wednesday 06 February 2013
GlaxoSmithKline could sell Lucozade and Ribena after Britain’s biggest pharmaceuticals firm today set out plans for a “strategic review” of the drinks brands.
Friday 01 February 2013
The economy had experienced a heart attack, Business Secretary Vince Cable told an audience at an event on Wednesday organised by the think tank Politeia. Recuperation is slow, uncertain and takes a very long time, so you should not expect at this relatively early stage that we would be sprinting down the track like Jessica Ennis.
Monday 21 January 2013
"We heard this posh voice come over the radio and knew it was Big H"
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27