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  • OBAMA SAYS NUMBER OF TPP PROVISIONS ADDRESS PREVIOUS CRITICISMS OF NAFTA.

  • LONDON, July 22- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. July 22 Britain will get a fair deal from the EU that neither punishes nor rewards it for leaving, European Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva tells Reuters in an...

  • LONDON, July 22- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. July 22 Britain will get a fair deal from the EU that neither punishes nor rewards it for leaving, European Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva tells Reuters in an...

  • LONDON, July 22- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. July 22 Britain will get a fair deal from the EU that neither punishes nor rewards it for leaving, European Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva tells Reuters in an...

  • LONDON, July 22- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. July 22 Britain will get a fair deal from the EU that neither punishes nor rewards it for leaving, European Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva tells Reuters in an...

  • SHANGHAI, July 22- The yuan firmed for a fourth straight day on Friday, posting its biggest weekly gain since April as China's state-run banks were suspected of supporting the currency before Group of 20 finance officials meet this weekend in Chengdu. China typically holds the yuan steady before and during major diplomatic events. In September, a G20 summit of...

  • BEIJING, July 22- China's World Trade Organization accession deal must be fully applied, the head of the trade governing body said on Friday, after the European Commission said it would adopt a new method to assess whether China's exports are priced unfairly low. The European Union has been debating whether to grant China "market economy status" from December,...

  • July 22- Lloyd's of London insurer Beazley Plc said it is working to get European insurance licences for its Irish reinsurance business to allow it to continue to operate throughout the European Union even if Lloyd's loses access to the bloc. Insurers are making contingency plans after Britain's vote last month to leave the EU left them facing the risk that...

  • LONDON, July 22- Heathrow Airport said the vote to leave the European Union made it more important than ever that Britain's leading airport should be allowed to expand to boost trade links with countries around the world. Britain has spent years pondering whether to expand Heathrow or its rival Gatwick to provide additional capacity in the south east and a...

  • LONDON, July 22- Heathrow Airport said the vote to leave the European Union made it more important than ever that Britain's leading airport should be allowed to expand to boost trade links with countries around the world. Britain has spent years pondering whether to expand Heathrow or its rival Gatwick to provide additional capacity in the south east and a...

  • BEIJING, July 22- The world must step up international macroeconomic policy coordination, China's Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday after meeting the heads of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and other senior global economic officials. He made the remarks at a joint briefing with the officials, which also included the heads of the World Trade...

  • BEIJING, July 22- Pressure for China to cut overcapacity comes from within the country, not outside, Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday. China's premier made these comments after meeting the heads of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other senior global economic officials. Li said at a news briefing following the meeting that China's steel...

  • BEIJING, July 22- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Friday Brexit meant the global growth forecast was revised down and that uncertainty from Britain's decision to leave the European Union should be removed as soon as possible.

  • BEIJING, July 22- The world must step up international macroeconomic policy coordination, China's Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday after meeting the heads of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and other senior global economic officials.

  • FRIDAY, JULY 22 BEIJING- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will hold a roundtable with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo, International Labor Organization Director-General Guy Ryde, Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

  • FRIDAY, JULY 22 BEIJING- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will hold a roundtable with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo, International Labor Organization Director-General Guy Ryde, Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

  • FRIDAY, JULY 22 BEIJING- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will hold a roundtable with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo, International Labor Organization Director-General Guy Ryde, Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Thursday that G20 finance officials do not need to take the same type of massive coordinated fiscal stimulus efforts used to combat recession in 2008-2009, despite an expected global economic growth slowdown sparked by Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Lew, speaking to reporters before flying to Chengdu, China...

  • *Fund to meet over 3rd Ghana review late August. ACCRA, July 21- Ghana's parliament has taken a step towards passing a law on central bank reform that could breach a key tenet of its $918 million aid deal with the International Monetary Fund, parliamentary and finance sources told Reuters. Until 2014, Ghana had one of Africa's fastest-growing economies based on...

  • FRANKFURT, July 21- The European Central Bank kept interest rates unchanged on Thursday but left the door open to more policy stimulus, highlighting "great" uncertainty and abundant risks to the economic outlook. Signalling a readiness to act, ECB President Mario Draghi argued that Britain's decision to leave the European Union and weak emerging market growth...