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Greece exits final bailout successfully: ESM

Greece exits final bailout successfully: ESM

Published 20/08/2018

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece has successfully exited its final, three-year bailout program, agreed in August 2015 to help it cope with the continued fallout from [more…]

Turkish lira crisis poses additional risk to German economy:…

Turkish lira crisis poses additional risk to German economy:…

Published 19/08/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Turkey’s currency crisis poses an additional risk to Germany’s economy on top of trade frictions with the United States and the possibility [more…]

U.S. bond market takes looming Treasuries deluge in stride

U.S. bond market takes looming Treasuries deluge in stride

Published 06/08/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. government debt supply will likely continue to boom, but bond market investors seem to be taking it in stride. The [more…]

Capital gains tax cut idea puts pressure on Trump administration

Capital gains tax cut idea puts pressure on Trump administration

Published 02/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration came under pressure on Tuesday from both critics and allies over whether it should proceed with another tax cut [more…]

U.S. Treasury proposes rules on repatriating overseas corporate income

U.S. Treasury proposes rules on repatriating overseas corporate income

Published 02/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. companies got more clarity on Wednesday on bringing more than $2.6 trillion in profits held abroad into the United States, as [more…]

Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

Published 30/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would allow the federal government to shut down if Democrats do not fund his [more…]

Markets jitter as founder of Italian ruling party urges euro…

Markets jitter as founder of Italian ruling party urges euro…

Published 27/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - Italy should have a “plan B” to quit the euro zone with a referendum if economic conditions dictate, the founder of the [more…]

China eyes more vigorous fiscal policy short of strong stimulus

China eyes more vigorous fiscal policy short of strong stimulus

Published 23/07/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will adopt a more vigorous fiscal policy to help tackle external uncertainties without resorting to strong policy stimulus, state radio said [more…]

Russia says dollar-denominated Eurobond more likely in 2018: RIA

Russia says dollar-denominated Eurobond more likely in 2018: RIA

Published 23/07/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is still interested in issuing a Eurobond denominated in euros, but a dollar-denominated Eurobond is more likely to be issued this [more…]