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Greek debt relief a possibility once bailout reforms in place-Eurogroup head
Reuters
WASHINGTON, April 17 (Reuters) - Euro zone lenders could deliver on their 2012 promise to help ease Greece's debt burden only once Athens implements reforms agreed under its international bailout,...
 
Strong dollar buffets GE amid restructure
FT
Industrial rump business shows healthy growth despite currency and oil effects
 
Eurozone inflation could be around the corner
Mehreen Khan / Telegraph
Consumer prices stay in negative territory at -0.1pc in March, but monthly price pick up shows hope of recovery
 
Obama Affirms Support for Trade Deals
WSJ
President Obama vowed to negotiate trade agreements that are good for U.S. businesses and workers while acknowledging many Democratic lawmakers and labor unions would oppose his trade agenda "just on principle."
Related: Can Trade Agreements Stop Currency Manipulation?
Kemal Derviş / Project Syndicate
It is impossible to deny that trade and exchange rates are closely linked. But trade negotiations are not the right forum for discussing the causes and consequences of current-account imbalances and reaching agreements on coordination; that is what the IMF and the G-20 are for.
 
China Readies $46 Billion for Pakistan Trade Route
WSJ China Real Time Report
Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to unveil a $46 billion infrastructure spending plan in Pakistan that is a centerpiece of Beijing's ambitions to open new trade and transport routes across Asia and challenge the U.S. as the dominant regional power.
 
Russian economy shrinks 2-4%
FT
Poor figures come a day after president's televised reassurances
 
India's Central Bank Chief Okay With Fed Move Toward Higher Rates
Michael S. Derby / WSJ Economics
WASHINGTON--India's central bank chief Raghuram Rajan signaled Thursday he's at peace with Federal Reserve rate increases when they arrive, despite past misgivings.
 
George Osborne basks in IMF glory as Britain achieves jobs miracle
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard / Telegraph
Chancellor hails the economy as a 'job-creating machine' but warns Scotland will take the largest hit from falling oil prices
 
Divergences: Interest Rates, Nominal, Real, Short, and Long
Menzie Chinn / Econbrowser
I've been wrapping up some long term projects (not planned as long term - they just took longer than expected) on interest rate parity and term spreads, and that spurred me to look at current patterns in interest rates. Some quick observations: interest rates remain higher in emerging markets than ...
 
Oil Prices Fall on Supplies
WSJ
Crude oil prices were lower in Europe, amid some skepticism that production will shift to a lower gear and reduce the global oil glut.
 
Ukraine plays hardball on debt restructuring
FT
Country said to be prepared to let state-owned lender Ukreximbank default
 
U.S., Japan Push Trade Pact to Counter China
WSJ
Momentum behind the Pacific trade pact gives new energy to a bid to counter China's influence in Asia.
 
HSBC speeds up exit from emerging markets
FT
'World's local bank' has new plan to become simper and smaller
 
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Obama Affirms Support for Trade Deals
WSJ
HSBC speeds up exit from emerging markets
FT
U.S., Japan Push Trade Pact to Counter China
WSJ
Russian economy shrinks 2-4%
FT
George Osborne basks in IMF glory as Britain achieves jobs miracle
Telegraph
Strong dollar buffets GE amid restructure
FT
Greek debt relief a possibility once bailout reforms in place-Eurogroup head
Reuters
India's Central Bank Chief Okay With Fed Move Toward Higher Rates
WSJ Economics
Oil Prices Fall on Supplies
WSJ
Can Trade Agreements Stop Currency Manipulation?
Project Syndicate
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