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Euro Recovery Continues, Posts New Six Week High; Other Currencies Mixed

Growing confidence that Le Pen will not be the next president of France following the televised debate for which two polls showed Macron doing best has lifted the euro and reduced the French interest rate...

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Whither Indian politics?

Elections for five state assemblies have just been concluded. In UP and Uttarakhand, BJP got a clear majority. In Punjab, victory went to the Congress. Two other states did not give a clear cut mandate....

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US Jobs Data: Deja Vu All Over Again?

A week ago, after nine Fed officials had spoken, the market widely expected Yellen and Fischer to confirm that the table was set for a rate hike later this month. They did, and the dollar...

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The Resilience of Globalization and the US Dollar

The conventional narrative is that in the aftermath of the Great Financial Crisis, the economic and political elites in Europe and America are in dispute. They simply not delivered the goods, namely a rising living...

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Greece and the Return of the Repressed

Freud warned that unresolved psychological conflicts might be repressed but they keep returning. So too with Greece’s debt problems. A new crisis is at hand. Investor nervousness is evident in the surge in the two-year...

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New Development Bank: A challenge or complement to financial system

Challenging the World Bank and the IMF as a response to their failed reforms or complementing the existing market players with efficiency and not a competition, the New Development Bank focuses beyond those things and...

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Was demonetization successful?

On November 8, 2016 it was announced by the PM that currency notes of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 denomination having a total value of over Rs 15 lakh crores will cease to be legal...

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Singer, Prebisch, Lewis etc

After World War II, there was a surge of decolonization, beginning with India’s independence in 1947; Britain and France found someone to hand over power in colony after colony and left in a hurry. Some...

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Dollar, Equities and Yields Fall

In thin holiday markets, a correction to the trends seen in Q4 has materialized. The US dollar is heavy. Japanese and European equities are lower. Bonds are firmer. Some reports try to link the moves...

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Germany plans creation of ‘center of defense’ against fake news

Germany’s government plans to create a center to fight “disinformation” online ahead of next year’s elections, a media report has said. The move comes amid reports that fake news influenced the US election. In light...

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Outshining a former colonial master: India’s economy to surpass Britain’s

India will soon overtake Britain to become world’s fifth largest economy, a “Forbes” magazine report has said. Economist Rajiv Biswas talks to DW about the impending milestone and the overall state of India’s economy. DW:...

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Where Do US Companies Hire Abroad?

The US economy created roughly nine million net new jobs since the start of 2009.  Through organic growth and acquisition, majority-owned affiliates of US multinational companies have also expanded their employment outside the US. It is...