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Europe to call on G20 finance chiefs for urgent action on growth

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BRUSSELS European finance ministers will call on the Group of 20 biggest world economies at the end of February to boost global economic growth at a time when a slowdown in China is sending shivers through financial markets.

Turkey's Erdogan threatened to flood Europe with migrants - Greek website

BRUSSELS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan threatened in November to flood Europe with migrants if European Union leaders did not offer him a better deal to help manage the Middle East refugee crisis, a Greek news website said on Monday.

World, 08 Feb 2016

ECB's Coeure sees G20 coordination emerging market currencies

PARIS Weakness in emerging market economies risks triggering further depreciation of their currencies and will be addressed in a coordinated manner, ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure said on Monday.

Business, 08 Feb 2016

Turkey's Erdogan threatened to flood Europe with migrants - Greek website

BRUSSELS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan threatened in November to flood Europe with migrants if European Union leaders did not offer him a better deal to help manage the Middle East refugee crisis, a Greek news website said on Monday.

World, 08 Feb 2016

Analysis - G20 plays by the book as unnerved markets crave succour

LONDON For all the hopes of healing world markets, it's hard to see how a 'jarring January' suddenly becomes 'feel-good February'.

Business, 03 Feb 2016

EU clamps down on corporate multi-billion tax avoidance

BRUSSELS The European Commission weighed into the row about multinational corporations avoiding tax on Thursday, proposing to clamp down on companies shifting their profits to low-tax countries.

Business, 28 Jan 2016

WEF creates task force with Carney, Rajan to study global financial system

LONDON The World Economic Forum (WEF) has created a new task force with Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and his counterpart at the Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan, to study how rapid changes in technology affect financial stability and growth.

Business, 26 Jan 2016

EU mulls changes to national corporate tax laws to tackle abuses

BRUSSELS The European Commission will propose next week that EU countries' corporate tax legislation be amended to tackle multinationals' tax avoidance schemes, EU officials said on Thursday.

Business, 21 Jan 2016

Davos leaders look beyond 2016's early market mayhem

DAVOS, Switzerland Blood-letting in global markets is dominating corridor talk as business leaders and policymakers meet in Davos, although so far the view is that it doesn't signal a financial crisis.

Business, 20 Jan 2016

Analysis - Market tailspin hastens the economic shock it fears

LONDON One of the biggest worries about this month's sudden seizure in world markets is how puzzled investors have been left by it, and how many are just wishing it away as a temporary blip.

Business, 20 Jan 2016

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Global GDP comparison

A graphical look at the world's top economies by size and per-capita production.  Interactive