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WATCH: Will the UK leave the EU on October 31 with Boris Johnson at the helm?

Jul 23 2019 13:31

The UK had been due to leave the European Union on March 29. But when MPs rejected outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May's withdrawal deal EU leaders agreed to a six-month extension to the exit process until October 31.


Fewer tourists are going to Thailand because of its expensive currency

Jul 22 2019 21:09

Thailand’s tourism minister has blamed a surge in the baht for sapping tourist arrivals into Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy, highlighting rising concern over the currency’s gains.


WATCH: UK hit with recession warning as Brexit battle builds in parliament

Jul 19 2019 20:53

Britain might be entering a full-blown recession that a no-deal exit from the European Union would compound, blowing a £30bn hole in the public finances, a budget watchdog said on Thursday.


WATCH: As Lagarde quits, race to lead IMF starts

Jul 18 2019 11:58

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation from the global crisis lender. As she heads for the ECB, the race to succeed her at the IMF has already begun.


Trump says he could impose more China tariffs if he wants

Jul 17 2019 10:29

President Donald Trump reiterated that he could impose additional tariffs on Chinese imports if he wants, after promising to hold off on more duties in a trade-war truce he reached with China’s Xi Jinping last month.


WATCH: Can Greece become EU's 'most business-friendly' country?

Jul 16 2019 16:31

In an exclusive interview with Euronews, Greece's new Minister for Growth and Investments, Adonis, Georgiadis, detailed some of the measures the government will take to turn the country into "the most business-friendly country of the European Union"


WATCH: China's growth slows to near three decade low

Jul 18 2019 20:50

China's economic growth has slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter, its weakest pace in at least 27 years, as demand at home and abroad faltered in the face of mounting US trade pressure.


Nervous Hong Kong millionaires are moving their cash to Singapore

Jul 17 2019 08:14

Private bankers are being flooded with inquiries from investors in Hong Kong who are worried about the long-term effects of the political crisis in the Chinese city.


Trump has a favourite currency, and it’s not Bitcoin

Jul 13 2019 07:00

When Donald Trump’s former adviser, Steve Bannon, praised Bitcoin last year as “disruptive populism” and revealed he was working on his own cryptocurrency, it was evidence of something many people had long suspected.



WATCH: Turning plastic into usable fuel

Jul 12 2019 08:35

Renewlogy, a private waste management company, has found a way to turn plastic into fuel.The company is able to process around 10 tons of plastic waste on a daily basis to convert into fuel, according to Renewlogy's website.


Lagarde set for October confirmation as next ECB president

Jul 09 2019 21:55

Christine Lagarde is set to be confirmed in October as the next president of the European Central Bank, after the region’s finance ministers formally signed off on the agreement reached by governments last week.

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