Latest in Tag: economic Highlight

Latest in Tag: economic


IMF calls on US Fed to ‘hold off’ on rate hike

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) believes the US central bank has room to postpone raising interest rates this month amid a “pretty bumpy” global economic situation, including fears of a slowdown in China. Speaking to reporters in Washington on Thursday, IMF spokesman William Murray said the global lender saw “flexibility” on the part of the …

Deutsche Welle

Business lobbying against German minimum wage revealed

Lobbyists from the farming and newspaper sectors worked hard to win exceptions to Germany’s minimum wage, it has been revealed. But the employers’ representatives don’t think it did them much good. Germany is seven months into its new minimum wage, but not everyone is happy. The government has now admitted that lobbyists from a number …

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Europeans head to Latin America to escape economic crisis at home

As many well-educated people can't find jobs in crisis-stricken Europe, they turn south. More migrants are moving from Europe to Latin America and the Caribbean than the other way round. Jane Chambers reports from Chile. Originally hailing from Seville in southern Spain, Magdalena Martín Sevilla decided to make Chile her new home after she couldn't find any work for months….

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Year End 2014: The economic rollercoaster

The past year witnessed political instabilities that reflected significantly on the Egyptian economy. Although 2014 had a rough kick start economically, some analysts have dubbed the year the best since the 25 January Revolution. With a newly elected president, who made many promises during his election campaign, many financial and legislative decisions were taken to …

Daily News Egypt