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Your Cheat Sheet for How Election Jitters Will Affect France

And so to France.<p>As a wave of populism makes political risk the biggest concern for analysts in 2017, the French election represents one of the next …

Report cites growing corruption, sees link with rising populism

BERLIN (Reuters) - Growing levels of perceived corruption and social inequality provided fertile ground for the rise of populist politicians in 2016, global watchdog Transparency International said on Wednesday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Somalian shillings and U.S. dollars are held at an open forex bureau in …

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Moody's says unclear if UK will achieve desired Brexit deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Credit ratings agency Moody’s said it was unclear if Prime Minister Theresa May would be able to achieve the broad-ranging trade deal with the European Union that she outlined earlier on Tuesday as part of her plans to leave the bloc.<p>“It remains to be seen how far-reaching and …