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How to beat the economic low growth trap and Iran's data directive

Business Line explores the OECD's warning that the global economy is in a 'low growth trap' and Tehran wants foreign social media to move its citizens' data onto servers inside Iran.

Business Line explores the OECD's warning that the global economy is in a 'low growth trap' and Tehran wants foreign social media to move its citizens' data onto servers inside Iran.

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G7 says 'global growth is our urgent priority'

After a two-day summit in central Japan, the Group of Seven industrial powers pledged on Friday to seek strong global growth.

After a two-day summit in central Japan, the Group of Seven industrial powers pledged on Friday to seek strong global growth.

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G7 leaders express concern for emerging economies

Euronews correspondent James Franey reports from Ise-Shima, where Group of Seven (G7) leaders have voiced concern about emerging economies at the summit in…

Euronews correspondent James Franey reports from Ise-Shima, where Group of Seven (G7) leaders have voiced concern about emerging economies at the summit in…

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G7 leaders visit Japanese holy shrine ahead of summit

Economics, refugees and security top G7 agenda Japan’s primary concern – Chinese assertiveness Hiroshima visit next on Obama itinerary World leaders have been welcomed by Japanese Prime Minister

Economics, refugees and security top G7 agenda Japan’s primary concern – Chinese assertiveness Hiroshima visit next on Obama itinerary World leaders have been welcomed by Japanese Prime Minister

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World Bank, IMF say growth lower and warn of new Greek crash

The World Bank and IMF, at their Spring meeting are urging Greece’s creditors to rethink their policies after studies concluded austerity was

The World Bank and IMF, at their Spring meeting are urging Greece’s creditors to rethink their policies after studies concluded austerity was

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What is the 4th Industrial Revolution?

Biotech, artificial intelligence and 3D printing are among the things that the people at the the World Economic Forum in Davos think will change our future

Biotech, artificial intelligence and 3D printing are among the things that the people at the the World Economic Forum in Davos think will change our future

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Davos World Economic Forum opens with DiCaprio

This year’s World Economic Forum has opened in the Swiss ski resort of Davos in a climate of uncertainty as stock markets around the world experience

This year’s World Economic Forum has opened in the Swiss ski resort of Davos in a climate of uncertainty as stock markets around the world experience

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After a volatile 2015, a look forward to 2016

On the season finale of Business Middle East we summarise a volatile year and discuss the 2016 forecast for global and MENA markets with Nour Eldeen

On the season finale of Business Middle East we summarise a volatile year and discuss the 2016 forecast for global and MENA markets with Nour Eldeen

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OECD returns to revisionism with growth downgrade

The Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has issued another gloomy outlook for the global economy, its second in a row

The Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has issued another gloomy outlook for the global economy, its second in a row

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Pulling the strings: central banks' impact on global markets

The Federal Reserve, Bank of of England and the People’s Bank of China. three central banks play a hugely influential role in the performances of the

The Federal Reserve, Bank of of England and the People’s Bank of China. three central banks play a hugely influential role in the performances of the

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OECD says world economy set to grow less than estimated

The outlook for the world economy is less bright than it was a few months ago, according to the OECD. The Paris-based Organisation for Economic

The outlook for the world economy is less bright than it was a few months ago, according to the OECD. The Paris-based Organisation for Economic

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Stocks end the week relatively stable after roller-coaster ride

It’s been a truly roller-coaster week on the world’s stock markets. The panic selling that took hold in China and elsewhere earlier in the week

It’s been a truly roller-coaster week on the world’s stock markets. The panic selling that took hold in China and elsewhere earlier in the week

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BP profits hit by low oil prices and high compensation

British oil and gas giant BP’s second-quarter profits slumped by almost two thirds due to a combination of lower crude prices and ongoing charges

British oil and gas giant BP’s second-quarter profits slumped by almost two thirds due to a combination of lower crude prices and ongoing charges

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IMF cuts global growth forecast

Caught in a financial crisis, how big will the waves from the Greek drama and a possible exit from the euro be when they crash on the shore of the

Caught in a financial crisis, how big will the waves from the Greek drama and a possible exit from the euro be when they crash on the shore of the

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ILO warns job insecurity growing globally

Precarious work and temporary contracts are increasingly becoming commonplace around the world, according to a new report. The International Labour

Precarious work and temporary contracts are increasingly becoming commonplace around the world, according to a new report. The International Labour

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Singapore world's most expensive city

Singapore has retained its position as the most expensive city in the world to live, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit that compares 133

Singapore has retained its position as the most expensive city in the world to live, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit that compares 133

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Central Bank Interventions: A step back or forward?

The new season of Business Middle East looks at the world’s most important economic events as they affect the Middle East, with central banks in focus

The new season of Business Middle East looks at the world’s most important economic events as they affect the Middle East, with central banks in focus

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Davos ponders Russia's reversal of fortunes and wider sanctions effects

Falling oil prices and sanctions are pressuring Russia's economy. The International Monetary Fund says this is an opportunity for the country to enact reforms.

Falling oil prices and sanctions are pressuring Russia's economy. The International Monetary Fund says this is an opportunity for the country to enact reforms.

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Global gloom forecast as IMF revises down world growth

Not surprisingly the International Monetary Fund has cut its global growth forecast for the next two years. In October the IMF projected world

Not surprisingly the International Monetary Fund has cut its global growth forecast for the next two years. In October the IMF projected world

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Oil prices fall again on the back of IMF pessimism

Brent oil fell to under $50 a barrel after the international Monetary Fund cut its forecast for global economic growth. The IMF appraisal indicates

Brent oil fell to under $50 a barrel after the international Monetary Fund cut its forecast for global economic growth. The IMF appraisal indicates

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China economy posts slowest growth in 24 years

Growth in China has slowed to its lowest rate in more than 20 years and its economy is expected to lose more momentum in 2015. Growth of 7.4 percent

Growth in China has slowed to its lowest rate in more than 20 years and its economy is expected to lose more momentum in 2015. Growth of 7.4 percent