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The world economy: An open and shut case

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The consensus in favour of open economies is cracking, says John O’Sullivan. 134 more words

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Russian Apathy 2

Russians living abroad may soon be required to report to the government on their financial activities in other countries.

The Moscow Times reports:

Under current laws, citizens stop being “currency residents” after living abroad for one year or more but the new law will apply to all citizens, regardless of how long they have lived outside of Russia and on what grounds.

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The fall in interest rates: Low pressure

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Interest rates are persistently low. 148 more words

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The global economy: The low-rate world

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Central banks have been doing their best to pep up demand. 136 more words

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A fiscal capacity for the euro area? Options for reforms to counter asymmetric shocks

Written by Alessandro D’Alfonso and Andrej Stuchlik,

Beginning in 2010, the sovereign debt crisis exposed weaknesses in the economic and monetary union (EMU), the integration process that brought about the creation of the euro. 452 more words

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The Witch Hunt Goes On in Brazil

Brazil’s political system is once again in the spotlight for negative reasons. On September 14, Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva, president of Brazil from 2003 to 2011, was accused of corruption by federal prosecutors. 746 more words

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Venezuela On The Brink: Economic and Humanitarian Crisis

Venezuela is in the grip of an unprecedented humanitarian and economic crisis. Much of the population lives in poverty, masses are making do without even food and the most basic of supplies and the economy is in utter ruin. 664 more words