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  • France, Italy not in same boat by EU budget rules: Eurogroup head

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - France and Italy will get different treatment under European Union budget rules, because the situation of their public finances is different, the chairman of euro zone finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, said on Friday. Under...
  • Scottish independence would delay UK return to triple-A status: Fitch

    LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom would need longer to recover the triple-A debt rating it lost last year if Scotland votes for independence in September, ratings agency Fitch said on Thursday. Fitch said London's promise to honor all existing United...
  • Rich nations' debt has stabilized, public investment needed: IMF

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Public debt in the world's richest nations has stabilized after being nearly halved since the global financial crisis, but remains at historic highs as pressure mounts on governments to spend more in the coming years, the IMF said...
  • Costa Rica's next president wants narrower currency band

    SAN JOSE (Reuters) - Costa Rica's president-elect wants to see the national currency trade in a narrower band to avoid volatility that has sent it on a roller coaster ride over the last few months, the center-left former diplomat said. Costa Rica's...
  • Independent Scotland would face immediate $38.52 billion debt: report

    (Reuters) - An independent Scotland would face an immediate debt repayment of 23 billion pounds ($38.52 billion) to the UK Treasury, British media reported, citing a leading economics research body's estimate. According to newspapers including The...
  • Are Things Here As Bad As In Scranton?

    Of the nation's 100 largest urban areas, Greater Hartford was 98th in its economic progress from 2010 to 2013, as calculated by the Brookings Institution. Only Scranton, Pa., in last place, and Little Rock, Ark., were worse. Fairfield County also is...
  • South Korea 2013 fiscal deficit 1.5 percent of GDP vs. 1.3 percent in 2012

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Tuesday that it ran a bigger fiscal deficit in 2013 than in the previous year on an extra budget passed last year that resulted in more debt being issued. The Ministry of Strategy and Finance said in a statement...
  • Investment inflows, spending spur Sub-Saharan GDP growth rise

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Growing investment in Africa's natural resources and rising household spending will accelerate economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa to 5.2 percent in 2014 from 4.7 percent last year, the World Bank said on Monday. New oil and gas...
  • Nigeria surpasses South Africa as continent's biggest economy

    Nigeria surpasses South Africa as continent's biggest economy
    ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria has overtaken South Africa as Africa's largest economy after a rebasing calculation almost doubled its gross domestic product to more than $500 billion, data from the statistics office showed on Sunday. GDP for 2013 in Africa'...
  • No reason to again give France more time to cut deficit: Rehn

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - There is no reason to further extend a European Union deadline for France to cut its budget deficit, the EU's top economic official said on Saturday, adding policy-makers should have learnt the lessons of the debt crisis and stuck...
  • Russia's 2014 GDP growth may be significantly below 1 percent: economy minister

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's economy could grow significantly below 1 percent in gross domestic product terms (GDP) this year if current trends continue, Deputy Economy Minister Andrei Klepach said on Thursday. "Our economy is not in crisis, but there...