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IMF warning on UK housing bubble risk; Mind the generation gap; Oh, not another networking event!

1 IMF warning on UK housing bubble risk (BBC) he International Monetary Fund has warned the government that accelerating house prices and low productivity pose the greatest threat to the UK’s economic recovery. It said rising property values could leave … Continue reading

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IMF for sub-zero interest rates in Europe; Facebook snaps up WhatsApp; Record profit for Ferrari

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IMF for sub-zero interest rates in Europe; Facebook snaps up WhatsApp for $19bn; Record profit for Ferrari

1 IMF for sub-zero interest rates in Europe (Larry Elliott in The Guardian) The International Monetary Fund has urged the European Central Bank to consider cutting interest rates to below zero as it warned that deflation in the eurozone was … Continue reading

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IMF chief warns of eurozone deflation; Japan trade deficit at record $112bn; Tesla foresees fast growth in China

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IMF warns of deflation risk; Shopping by smartphone up 18% in UK; US passes $1.1trn spending bill; The entitlement generation

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IMF to raise global forecast; Apple 2013 app sales top $10bn; US trade deficit at 4-year low; ‘Sharing economy won’t solve jobs crisis’; Fewer monsignors in a simpler church

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Don’t repeat credit bubble with loose credit standards, says IMF; No more protection for India’s criminal MPs; ‘Africa is not rising’; Facebook in housing business

1 Don’t repeat credit bubble with loose credit standards, says IMF (Phillip Inman in The Guardian) The International Monetary Fund has warned governments to resist the temptation to relax credit standards to boost growth as it highlighted the UK’s lack … Continue reading

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