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Vatican attempts to rekindle faltering Venezuela talks

Talks between the Venezuelan government and a coalition of opposition parties have reached a stalemate which facilitators from the Vatican are hoping to break.

Talks between the Venezuelan government and a coalition of opposition parties have reached a stalemate which facilitators from the Vatican are hoping to break.

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Eurozone inflation continues to rise

The eurozone has added another 0.1% of inflation to its year-on-year figures for the third month in a row.

The eurozone has added another 0.1% of inflation to its year-on-year figures for the third month in a row.

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Challenge and hope: analysing Egypt's loan from the IMF

Egypt is to get an International Monetary Fund bailout loan, but can it bring down public debt, control inflation and protect the country's poor?

Egypt is to get an International Monetary Fund bailout loan, but can it bring down public debt, control inflation and protect the country's poor?

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Trump victory overshadows Japan's growth

Japan's economic growth was stronger than expected in Q3 but the election of Donald Trump is casting uncertainty over its export prospects.

Japan's economic growth was stronger than expected in Q3 but the election of Donald Trump is casting uncertainty over its export prospects.

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Federal Reserve keeps borrowing costs unchanged

As expected, the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates unchanged and reinforced expectations for higher borrowing costs in December.

As expected, the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates unchanged and reinforced expectations for higher borrowing costs in December.

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Rising US inflation makes December interest rate hike more likely

US consumer prices rose in September - up 1.5 percent year-on-year - keeping the Federal Reserve on track to raise the cost of borrowing in December.

US consumer prices rose in September - up 1.5 percent year-on-year - keeping the Federal Reserve on track to raise the cost of borrowing in December.

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Inflation means inflation with post-Brexit price rises

Inflation in Britain jumped in September, and it was mostly more expensive clothes and costlier fuel which pushed it up, rather than the weaker pound.

Inflation in Britain jumped in September, and it was mostly more expensive clothes and costlier fuel which pushed it up, rather than the weaker pound.

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Eurozone inflation rises in September

Eurozone inflation got a caffeine and nicotine fuelled boost in September as people paid more in restaurants and cafes. Cigarette prices also rose.

Eurozone inflation got a caffeine and nicotine fuelled boost in September as people paid more in restaurants and cafes. Cigarette prices also rose.

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Euro 2016 kicks up UK inflation to 0.5% in June

Inflation in Britain was boosted in June by more expensive airfares as football fans flew to France for the Euro 2016 championships.

Inflation in Britain was boosted in June by more expensive airfares as football fans flew to France for the Euro 2016 championships.

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Japan consumer prices fall again in April

Japanese consumer prices fell for the second month running in April dealing a further blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's anti-deflation efforts.

Japanese consumer prices fell for the second month running in April dealing a further blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's anti-deflation efforts.

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UK April inflation slips

Inflation in British slipped in April for the first time since September last year. Consumer prices rose 0.3 percent from April 2015 as the cost of airfares and clothes fell.

Inflation in British slipped in April for the first time since September last year. Consumer prices rose 0.3 percent from April 2015 as the cost of airfares and clothes fell.

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Euro zone business records a bounce

A new survey indicates Euro zone business growth edged up last month from February’s 13-month low as demand weakened, particularly for services

A new survey indicates Euro zone business growth edged up last month from February’s 13-month low as demand weakened, particularly for services

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Eurozone inflation remains negative in March

Eurozone inflation stayed in negative territory but core figures, which strip out volatile food and energy prices, gained traction.

Eurozone inflation stayed in negative territory but core figures, which strip out volatile food and energy prices, gained traction.

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S&P downgrades eurozone economic growth and inflation forecasts

Rating agency Standard & Poor's has cut its forecasts for eurozone economic growth and inflation because of a recent "nosedive" in financial conditions.

Rating agency Standard & Poor's has cut its forecasts for eurozone economic growth and inflation because of a recent "nosedive" in financial conditions.

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ECB government bond purchase warning

Analysts say the European Central Bank could end up owning as much as a quarter of all eurozone government bonds which risks distorting the market.

Analysts say the European Central Bank could end up owning as much as a quarter of all eurozone government bonds which risks distorting the market.

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Kazakhstan diversifies economy to survive oil and gas slump

Kazakhstan’s economy depends on oil and gas and the slump in the industry has put its economic resilience to the test. Its currency has devalued and

Kazakhstan’s economy depends on oil and gas and the slump in the industry has put its economic resilience to the test. Its currency has devalued and