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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Wednesday 28 October 2009
The Lloyd's of London insurance market sounded a note of caution yesterday over the recent strength in stocks and other riskier assets, saying that, while the rally had resulted in higher investment returns, "the scope for further such gains is increasingly limited".
Wednesday 08 July 2009
Good news for Gordon Brown. The IMF says that the recession will be over this year and the UK will return to growth in 2010. Not much growth - just 0.2 per cent. But still, and the politics of this are fascinating.
Thursday 11 June 2009
The world's economic storm has hit and it has shown us that while sub- Saharan Africa's nascent globalisation has brought huge benefits, these benefits are fragile and global integration can all too easily take back what it gives. Indeed, critics of globalisation might argue that it's no longer the case that Africa is doing well because of globalisation: Africa, they might claim, is surviving despite globalisation.
Tuesday 12 May 2009
Wednesday 01 April 2009
As well as anti-globalisation protests, climate change campaigners are also out in force today. Our correspondent Jerome Taylor is with them
Friday 23 January 2009
Tuesday 11 November 2008
The satellite company Inmarsat has bucked the economic disintegration in the global markets to post an almost 60 per cent rise in profits in the three months to the end of September.
Tuesday 07 October 2008
Gordon Brown today reaffirmed his determination to "take whatever action is necessary" to maintain the stability of the financial system in the face of the latest market turmoil.
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Wednesday 05 October 2005
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