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Japan has no plan to discuss foreign exchange in U.S. trade talks

Business Oct 14, 2018

Japan has no plan to discuss foreign exchange in U.S. trade talks

The minister in charge of trade talks with the United States said Sunday that Japan has no intention of discussing measures to prevent competitive currency devaluations. "There were no talks on foreign exchange in the joint statement and during the Japan-U.S. summit (in September)," Japan's ...

Where now for Venezuela, as it wrestles with 1,000,000% inflation?

Business Jul 27, 2018

Where now for Venezuela, as it wrestles with 1,000,000% inflation?

Whether Venezuela's projected 1 million percent inflation sparks a social revolution or forces the government to open up the economy, one thing is sure: It will heap more misery on a suffering population. This week, the International Monetary Fund made the stunning projection, adjusting its ...

France and Germany close to an agreement on eurozone reform

Business Jun 17, 2018

France and Germany close to an agreement on eurozone reform

Paris and Berlin are very close to an agreement on eurozone reform after months of divisions, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has said. "An agreement is close at hand," Le Maire said on Twitter late Saturday after final negotiations on the subject with this ...