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10 things we learned this week

10 things we learned this week

China's tidal trade, Google's EU objection, Indonesia bans beer

 

Also in the news:

Howard Davies: What we can all learn from Taylor Swift

Howard Davies: What we can all learn from Taylor Swift

21 April 2015

MT Diary: The country singer was unfortunate enough to miss my visit to her Education Center in Nashville.

 
 
China's trade surplus falls 95%

China's trade surplus falls 95%

13 April 2015

Fears of a 'hard landing' increase as exports plummet, but the reason may be found in the moon.

 
 
Can Miliband convince voters they can trust him on the economy?

Can Miliband convince voters they can trust him on the economy?

13 April 2015

The Labour leader wants to mend public concerns about his party's economic record.

 
 
Living standards have risen since the financial crash - in the north

Living standards have risen since the financial crash - in the north

09 April 2015

The south was hit by the downturn, but the north-south divide is still very real.

 
 
The real value of Greece's debt repayment

The real value of Greece's debt repayment

09 April 2015

Greece repays €448m of debt to the IMF. Only €299,552m or so to go, then.

 
 
Ditching non-doms may lose the UK money - but it's the right thing to do

Ditching non-doms may lose the UK money - but it's the right thing to do

08 April 2015

Ed Miliband is really getting into this whole 'man of the people' thing.

 
 
Politicians can't agree if an EU vote would be good for business

Politicians can't agree if an EU vote would be good for business

07 April 2015

The Tories want a referendum in 2017 but their opponents warn it could lead to catastrophe.

 
 
Renters are 'giving up' on ever owning a home

Renters are 'giving up' on ever owning a home

07 April 2015

Less than half of 20-45 year-old tenants are saving to buy a property.

 
 
It's productivity, stupid

It's productivity, stupid

02 April 2015

Without a plan to boost productivity, whoever leads our country after the election will be doomed to fail.

 
 
10 things we learned this week

10 things we learned this week

02 April 2015

Volatile chemistry at Ineos, China's crackdown hits Scotland, Venezuela's risky rep.

 
 
Zero-hours workers get behind Labour

Zero-hours workers get behind Labour

02 April 2015

From one stunt to another, the election campaign is getting increasingly divisive.

 
 
Howard Davies: Thankfully my heroes don't have feet of clay

Howard Davies: Thankfully my heroes don't have feet of clay

02 April 2015

MT Diary: Last month Davies was lucky enough to meet Colin Bell and Paul Volcker, two of his biggest idols.

 
 

The MT interview: Gareth Penny

The boss of the world's dominant diamond business

Gareth Penny, De Beers Group CEO, predicts a sparkling return to form

 
 

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