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.
Monday 24 April 2006
Wednesday 09 November 2005
Monday 07 November 2005
Friday 28 October 2005
Friday 21 October 2005
Wednesday 05 October 2005
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
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- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more