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Economy

China posts first full-year pickup since 2010 on global tailwind

Jan 18 2018 11:05

China’s economy has sealed its first full-year acceleration since 2010, underpinning global growth and giving authorities more room to purge excessive borrowing.

World

Russia said to discuss opening fiscal taps

Jan 16 2018 18:28

Russia’s government is discussing a proposal to turn on the fiscal taps in the biggest domestic spending spree since President Vladimir Putin last ran for re-election in 2012.

World

Bitcoin fever hits US real estate market

Jan 15 2018 19:35

Bitcoin fever has hit the US real estate market, especially that of Florida, offering foreign investors a way to dodge currency controls at home and US economic sanctions.

World

White House doesn't see need for faster Fed hikes

Jan 08 2018 05:00

The Federal Reserve won’t need to pick up the pace of its planned interest-rate increases in response to the recently-passed tax overhaul package, says a chief economist.

World

China's foreign reserves extend gains amid capital curbs

Jan 07 2018 17:57

China’s foreign-exchange reserves posted an 11th straight monthly increase, capping a year of recovery amid tighter capital controls, a stronger yuan and resilient economic growth.

World

English vicar slaps £100 fine on brides running late

Jan 05 2018 20:15

Fed up with repeated delays to wedding services because of brides arriving late, an English vicar is imposing £100 fines for a delay of more than 10 minutes, a report says.

World

Gadfly: Malone vs Murdoch - who's right about the future of media?

Jan 11 2018 06:00

When Rupert Murdoch agreed last month to sell most of 21st Century Fox to Walt Disney for $52bn, it didn't go unnoticed, writes Bloomberg Gadfly's Tara Lachapelle. If Murdoch wants out, then what does that say about the industry?

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World

Tax on disposable coffee cups gains steam

Jan 07 2018 11:03

British lawmakers have called on the government to impose a charge on disposable coffee cups and set a target to recycle all of them by 2023 - or ban them altogether.

World

Snow `bomb cyclone' leaves energy, retail exposed

Jan 05 2018 17:21

In the US, the worst winter storm yet this season is battering the Northeast, threatening to send electricity prices and natural gas demand even higher, boosting energy stocks.

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