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France is 'sick', says new economy minister Paris (AFP) - Crisis-hit France is "sick", the country's new economy minister said on Wednesday, urging immediate reforms to tackle sky-high unemployment and an economy that has failed to grow in six months.
Yahoo! News | Sep 17, 2014 10:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Price of top-grade Kenya tea up at latest auction NAIROBI (Reuters) - The maximum price of Kenya's top-grade tea rose to $3.82 per kg at auction on Tuesday from $3.51 last week, Africa Tea Brokers said. Best Broken Pekoe Ones (BP1s) fetched $2.21-3.82 per kg, compared with $2.20-3.51 last week, ATB
Yahoo! News | Sep 17, 2014 07:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Xi sees factory China and back office India as global engine By Rupam Jain Nair AHMEDABAD India (Reuters) - A combination the "world's factory" and the "world's back office" will drive global economic growth, Chinese President Xi Jinping said ahead of a rare visit to India on Wednesday
Yahoo! News | Sep 17, 2014 07:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Analysis - Market calm over Scottish vote at odds with disaster warnings By Mike Dolan LONDON (Reuters) - The big question about investor anxiety over Scotland's independence referendum is not whether it's warranted, but why it took so long to materialise and why it's still so marginal. Even now, with opinion po
Yahoo! News | Sep 17, 2014 05:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ignored and fed up, UK regions call for Scottish-style devolution By Paul Sandle and Sarah Young CAERNARFON/YORK (Reuters) - Scotland's chance to vote for independence has lit hopes in other regions of Britain that a reworking of political ties might boost their chances of self-rule too. London-based parliamentaria
Yahoo! News | Sep 17, 2014 05:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Tunisia must show 'audacity' in reforms: World Bank Tunis (AFP) - Bureaucracy, a lack of competition and a banking system in ruins have ossified the Tunisian economic model, the World Bank said Wednesday, calling for sweeping reforms.
Yahoo! News | Sep 17, 2014 05:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Markets cheer $81 bln China stimulus report A reported $81 billion injection into China's major banks is the first of a series of expected stimulus measures by Beijing to boost the world's second largest economy, analysts said on Wednesday.
Yahoo! News | Sep 17, 2014 03:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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EU jobs summit postponed indefinitely, diplomats say Brussels (AFP) - A special EU summit called by the French and Italian leaders in Italy next month to boost jobs and jumpstart the bloc's sluggish economy has been postponed indefinitely, diplomats said on Wednesday.
Yahoo! News | Sep 17, 2014 12:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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S&P downgrades Venezuela over default risk Caracas (AFP) - Ratings agency Standard & Poor's lowered Venezuela's credit rating Tuesday one notch to CCC+, saying "continued economic deterioration" put it at risk of a debt default in the next two years.
Yahoo! News | Sep 17, 2014 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Survey finds skepticism about trade's benefits WASHINGTON (AP) Americans, Japanese and many Europeans aren't sold on the benefits of trade. They doubt that global economic ties create jobs or raise wages, an international survey conducted by the Pew Research Center shows.
Yahoo! News | Sep 16, 2014 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend