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The world economy: Who’s afraid of cheap oil?

UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Who’s afraid of cheap oil? Fly Title:  The world economy Rubric:  Low energy prices ought to be a shot in the arm for the economy. Think again Main image:  20160123_LDD001_0.jpg ALONG with bank runs … Continue reading

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World economy: Abandon ship?

THE latest non-farm payrolls – 295,000 jobs were added in February, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.5% – will reassure investors about the health of the US economy, while simultaneously provoking concerns about the likely date of the first … Continue reading

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The world in numbers: Industries: Metals and Mining

UK Only Article:  standard article Fly Title:  The world in numbers: Industries Main image:  20151101_nic008.png Despite China’s slowdown, it is still the chief mover of commodities markets. It consumes half of all copper and aluminium, major components of the EIU … Continue reading

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The global economy: Welcome to the post-BRIC world

DECLARING an end to the BRIC era might seem the height of foolishness. Last year Brazil, China, India, and Russia accounted for a quarter of global output, a figure that is forecast to rise to about one-third by the end … Continue reading

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