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Phillip Inman

Phillip Inman

    Stock markets plunge as investors fear global economic slowdown
    Stock markets plunge as investors fear global economic slowdown
    Global shares tumbled again on Wednesday as fears of an economic slowdown escalated and the oil price hit lows unseen since 2003.
    Few agree on success of Greece's 'cut the debt' tour
    Few agree on success of Greece's 'cut the debt' tour
    Greece's newly installed left-wing government is heading for a showdown with German leaders over plans to cut the debt repayments due from Athens...
    Concessions to India finally clinch global trade deal
    Concessions to India finally clinch global trade deal
    The first global trade deal since the creation of the World Trade Organisation nearly two decades ago has been condemned by anti-poverty groups as...
    EU frets over jobless youths
    EU frets over jobless youths
    Spain's youth unemployment rate increased to 57.4%, only marginally below Greece's August high of 58%, which remains the highest rate of...
    China signs its own debt warrant
    China signs its own debt warrant
    China’s local authorities and state enterprises will come under scrutiny in the next few months after the Beijing government said that it...
    Debt ratio prompts EU analysts to rethink ranking
    Debt ratio prompts EU analysts to rethink ranking
    Ireland, Greece and Portugal are labouring under debt-to-income ratios of more than 300%, figures that expose the indebtedness of eurozone...
    Paul Krugman goes against the grain
    Paul Krugman goes against the grain
    Paul Krugman has just passed one million followers on Twitter. Not bad for an academic economist; albeit one with a Nobel prize under his arm, a...
    France's hopes die in car crash
    France's hopes die in car crash
    France appears to be heading for a triple-dip recession amid concerns that a political deadlock in Italy could drag the eurozone back into crisis....
    Italy shatters eurozone's uneasy peace
    Italy shatters eurozone's uneasy peace
    Three years of German-led austerity and budget cuts aimed at saving the euro and retooling the European economy was this week facing one of its...
    China's roaring trade is hard to beat
    China's roaring trade is hard to beat
    China has become the world's biggest trading nation in goods, ending the post-war dominance of the United States, according to official...
    Bank of Japan plans open-ended stimulus
    Bank of Japan plans open-ended stimulus
    Aimed at ending two "lost" decades of economic stagnation. The Bank of Japan has bowed to pressure from the new government with a plan...
    UK's new central bank boss has clout
    UK's new central bank boss has clout
    Mark Carney, the current governor of the Bank of Canada, is largely unknown outside of the cloistered circles of central bankers and financial...