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China’s Exports Drop for a Seventh Month on Tepid Global Demand

China’s exports fell for a seventh month, leaving policy makers reliant on domestic growth engines to hit their economic expansion goals.<p>Key …

The biggest threats facing the global economy in eight charts

The IMF has released its latest outlook for the global economy. Here are eight charts that show the challenges the world faces in the coming years.<p>UK crowned the fastest growing G7 economy... for now<p>The global recovery remains subdued. For the UK, the good news is that in the short term, the impact …

China September data seen tipping mild pickup in economy | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - A flurry of data from China in coming weeks is expected to point to modest improvement in the economy in the third quarter as a government infrastructure spree and a housing boom boosts demand from steel and glass to furniture and appliances.<p>China's national flag is seen in …

IMF crowns UK world's fastest growing major economy, but hard Brexit fears push pound to 31-year low

• <b>FTSE 100 smashes 7,100; touches 17-month high</b>• <b><br>Pound plunges to fresh 31-year low on Brexit worries</b>• <b><br>UK construction industry shrugs off post-Brexit vote slump ​</b>• <b><br>IMF rows back on Brexit warnings as UK poised to become fastest growing G7 economy ​</b>• <b><br>The pound hits a 31-year low - but how low can it go?</b> …

Venezuela provides a glimpse into the horrors of inflation gone wild: A dozen eggs cost $150 USD as hyper inflation wrecks economy.

The award for worst performing economy in 2016 would likely go to Venezuela. What could possibly go wrong when the government tries to control …

Bank of England to hold fire after August's Brexit bazooka | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England holds a monetary policy meeting on Thursday as more hard economic numbers trickle in following June’s Brexit shock, while U.S. data and a speech by policymaker Lael Brainard will give Fed-watchers food for thought.<p>City workers walk past the Bank of England in …

Barack Obama is a parasite - he is also a spider and an extinct lizard

Barack Obama has officially been declared a parasite according to the Journal of Parasitology.<p>The august journal has announced the discovery of the Baracktrema obamai - a parasite which infects black marsh and southeast box turtles in Malaysia.<p>According to the Los Angeles Times, the parasite was …

Paper proposes establishment of European defence headquarters, a common surveillance system and sharing logistics<p>France and Germany are preparing joint proposals for a “more active and more useful” European defence policy, the French defence ministry said on Friday.<p>The document, by French defence …

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