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Going downhill: UK economy to be left with nasty pandemic scars

Going downhill: UK economy to be left with nasty pandemic scars

Rather than worry about the alarming deficit figures that came out, we should pay more heed to the verdict on the longer-term effects of the virus.

  • by Russell Lynch

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'The winter will be grim': US bracing for more economic pain

'The winter will be grim': US bracing for more economic pain

A flurry of data suggested that the spread of the virus is intensifying the threats to an economy still struggling to recover from the deep recession that struck earlier this year.

  • by Martin Crutsinger and Paul Wiseman
Nine ways 2020 was pretty awesome
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Nine ways 2020 was pretty awesome

The year of the coronavirus was awful in many ways, but we should cherish what made it awesome.

  • by Jessica Irvine
The world's most famous shopping streets are preparing for the worst

The world's most famous shopping streets are preparing for the worst

World-famous shopping districts are preparing - and bracing - for a holiday season unlike any they've ever seen.

  • by Kim Bhasin, Angelina Rascouet, Jinshan Hong and Lisa Du
China expecting economy to return to 'proper' range in 2021

China expecting economy to return to 'proper' range in 2021

China's economy is the only major one tipped to expand this year and Premier Li Keqiang is bullish on what the next 12 months holds.

The sick global economy needs more than a vaccine

The sick global economy needs more than a vaccine

Scientists can do wonders but they alone cannot repair broken economies.

  • by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
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It's been a fabulous pandemic for the super-rich, but will it make our economy less equal?

It's been a fabulous pandemic for the super-rich, but will it make our economy less equal?

The wealth of the super-rich is booming despite the recession. That begs an important question: will the pandemic leave us a more unequal society?

  • by Matt Wade
Did Trumponomics actually beat Obamanomics?

Did Trumponomics actually beat Obamanomics?

The US economy was sailing along nicely before the pandemic hit. Who should get the credit for that remains a question.

  • by Ramesh Ponnuru and Karl W. Smith
Get out of the way: Why CEOs are uniting against Trump's election fight

Get out of the way: Why CEOs are uniting against Trump's election fight

CEOs dislike few things as much as openly wading into politics but even some of President Donald Trump's most prominent Wall Street supporters are saying it was time for the president to accept the outcome of the election.

  • by Joe Nocera
E-Commerce boom lifts DHL freight flights from Melbourne to NZ

E-Commerce boom lifts DHL freight flights from Melbourne to NZ

Logistics giant DHL Express has introduced its first direct air freight service from Melbourne to Auckland to cater for a COVID-propelled export boom.

  • by Darren Gray
Cormann as OECD head would give Australia a louder international voice

Cormann as OECD head would give Australia a louder international voice

If Australia's former finance minister, Mathias Cormann, is to have any chance of becoming the next head of the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, he is going to need some friends in very high places.

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