New Zealand house prices soar despite Covid recession, worsening affordability crisis

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Property market posted an 11% rise in median values, masking rising homelessness and a widening social divide, critics say New Zealand house prices have defied the Covid-19 recession and Läs mer…

Economists call for extension of UK's furlough scheme to save businesses

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; With scheme due to end on Saturday, Rishi Sunak is under pressure to extend protection measures Economists have urged the chancellor to extend the furlough scheme and ramp up Läs mer…

US blocking selection of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to be next head of WTO

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The US is blocking the appointment of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the next head of the World Trade Organisation despite the former Nigerian finance minister winning the overwhelming backing of Läs mer…

CBI chief fires parting shot over slow pace of Brexit negotiations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The head of the UK’s leading employers’ organisation has stepped up pressure on the government to conclude trade talks with the EU so that the country can move on Läs mer…

US and European markets dip as Covid containment efforts founder

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Stock markets in the US and Europe fell sharply oas investors focused on signs that rich countries’ efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic were foundering. In Europe the Stoxx Läs mer…

Deal on cross-border tax needed to save economies ravaged by Covid-19, says OECD

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; OECD Fears that poorest countries will be worst hit if a trade war erupts due to talks failing The head of the OECD, Angel Gurria, says failure to reach Läs mer…