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Abe warns G7 leaders on risk of Lehman-scale crisis

May 26 2016 11:29

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has alerted G7 leaders to the risk of the world economy falling into a Lehman-like shock if policy measures aren’t taken.


Greek debt relief is coming, IMF rips Eurozone proposal

May 24 2016 11:43

Five years after handing Greece the biggest sovereign-debt write-off in history, European policy makers have come to the point of having a discussion on debt relief.


German business sentiment ignores Brexit fears

May 25 2016 12:08

German business sentiment has improved to the strongest level in five months in May, a sign that growth momentum in the economy remains strong.


Brexit may spark yearlong recession, cost jobs

May 23 2016 12:00

The UK government has issued its starkest warning yet about the dangers of a vote to leave the European Union, sparking a decline in the pound.


Record $330bn invested in renewable energy

May 17 2016 19:43

A record $330bn has been invested in renewable energy after the crash of oil and gas prices, delegates to the African Utility Week have heard.


Rwanda opens first methane electricity plant

May 17 2016 14:15

Rwanda has formally opened a unique methane power plant, which it is hoped will one day provide 60% of the country's electricity.


Algeria signs oil, gas deal to boost sales

May 17 2016 11:31

Algeria will supply oil and other energy products to Jordan for the first time under a memorandum of understanding signed this week, as it seeks to diversify sales.


Eurozone growth revised down slightly

May 13 2016 11:40

The eurozone economy has grown slightly less than initially estimated in the first quarter, though momentum was still the fastest in a year.


German economy grows at fastest in two years

May 13 2016 08:59

Germany’s economy has grown at its fastest pace in two years as spending domestically helped offset weakness in global trade.


Oil market recovery will continue - Opec

May 10 2016 19:15

Opec president Mohammed bin Saleh al-Sada says the current oil market recovery would continue into the second quarter of the year as global demand increases.

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Brazil impeachment drive resumes bumpy course

May 10 2016 10:15

The drive to oust President Dilma Rousseff is back on track after the head of the lower house reserved a decision that threatened to throw the impeachment process into chaos.


Reshuffle shows Saudi determination to change

May 08 2016 17:07

With a major government reshuffle, Saudi Arabia has shown a determination to move the kingdom's economy away from oil, experts say.

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