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Erdogan's 'gift from God'

Erdogan’s ‘gift from God’

After Turkey’s purge, stability is relative ...
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Britain’s timetable for regaining control

Britain’s timetable for regaining control

UK can leave EU quicker than many think ...
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For a post-Brexit lesson, look what happened after the Greek referendum

For a post-Brexit lesson, look what happened after the Greek referendum

Divorce? Much more probable is a flexible ‘halfway-house’ relationship between the U.K. and EU ...
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The future: neither paradise nor perdition

The future: neither paradise nor perdition

There were many projections before the UK referendum on the possible economic ...
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Cameron quits, Britain and Europe face convulsion

Cameron quits, Britain and Europe face convulsion

Britain and the rest of Europe face political, economic and constitutional convulsion ...
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Opening up Brazil’s fiscal space

Opening up Brazil’s fiscal space

New policies needed to tackle worst recession since 1980s ...
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Four big issues affecting world recovery

Four big issues affecting world recovery

US monetary normalisation will be gradual and patient ...
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Sensitive decisions on succession 

Sensitive decisions on succession 

Lessons from central bank-government squabbling ...
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China accelerates SDR bond platform

China accelerates SDR bond platform

Foreign borrowing in IMF composite unit could start this summer ...
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Unwelcome side-effects of quantitative easing

Unwelcome side-effects of quantitative easing

The European Central Bank’s quantitative easing, first announced in January last year, ...
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Side Effects of Quantitative Easing

Side Effects of Quantitative Easing

In the beginning of the month, the ECB has increased the volume ...
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Sailing into uncharted waters

Sailing into uncharted waters

Opportunities and costs of negative interest rates ...
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