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Double take: UK is among the fastest growing countries in the G7. Best of very weak bunch

Using Q2 GDP as the basis, then Britain is just behind the US and Italy in GDP growth figures. But if you used the first half figures, Britain would be the third weakest. It’s a measure of just how weak … Continue reading

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Countdown on the Eurozone Crisis: the crucial next 5 weeks

Oct 3 Eurogroup in Luxembourg Oct 4 Ecofin Oct 13-16 G20 Finance Ministers in Paris Oct 14 Slovakia govt to vote on EFSF at the latest Oct 14 Date on which Greece says it will run out of cash without … Continue reading

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Why the markets – like teenagers – need a hero

Few of us who covered the financial crisis in the Autumn of 2008 will ever forget it. Banks were collapsing, trillions were lost and the deepest ever recession was initiated. It looks like we’re back there once again. A lot … Continue reading

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Clegg: “incredibly worried about Eurozone crisis”

Nick Clegg has said he’s ‘incredibly worried’ about this developing crisis in the Eurozone. Speaking on the BBC the Deputy prime minister said that the situation could have a direct impact on millions of UK jobs. His words come after … Continue reading

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Greek Bailout #2 set to be as large as Bailout #1

It’s now increasingly clear that the much spoken about second Greek Bailout which will be discussed today and tomorrow by finance ministers in Luxembourg will be as large if not larger than last years €110bn emergency loans. Assuming it’s that … Continue reading

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