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G7 tax deal is ‘starting point’ on road to global reform

G7 tax deal is ‘starting point’ on road to global reform

The tax deal agreed by the world’s leading advanced nations this weekend is the first substantive proof of revived international…
Corporate change in Japan will need more than pregnant pandas

Corporate change in Japan will need more than pregnant pandas

At one point last Friday, shares in the operator of Totenko, a famous restaurant in Tokyo’s Ueno district, were trading…
Johnson and Biden thrown together by geopolitical necessity

Johnson and Biden thrown together by geopolitical necessity

Joe Biden’s first overseas trip as US president this week will include a meeting with Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle…
Travel news: four ways to rediscover your mojo

Travel news: four ways to rediscover your mojo

For 25 years in Florence, the late Princess Giorgiana Corsini masterminded the annual artisan exhibition known as Artigianato e Palazzo –…
G7/corporate tax: a hard but fragile bargain

G7/corporate tax: a hard but fragile bargain

Unprecedented. Seismic. World-changing. The finance chiefs of G7 countries reached for superlatives as they hailed Saturday’s corporate tax deal. After…
Will hot US inflation data unsettle markets?

Will hot US inflation data unsettle markets?

Will hot US inflation data unsettle markets? US government bonds rallied on Friday following a weaker-than-expected reading on American job…
Biodiversity/holidays: valuing nature means pricing it too

Biodiversity/holidays: valuing nature means pricing it too

Lockdowns have highlighted our need for green spaces. Yet for all nature’s richness, its worth is rarely calculated in monetary…
Thailand to launch mass coronavirus vaccination drive as cases surge

Thailand to launch mass coronavirus vaccination drive as cases surge

Thailand will launch its Covid-19 immunisation programme on Monday, focused mostly on the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab produced at Siam Bioscience, a…
A new capital in the Egyptian desert: Sisi’s military model for the economy

A new capital in the Egyptian desert: Sisi’s military model for the economy

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has never been one to shy away from making bold promises while vowing to revive…
UK retailers urge ministers to extend credit insurance scheme

UK retailers urge ministers to extend credit insurance scheme

Retailers are lobbying the British government to extend the scheme that guarantees trade credit insurance amid fears that many could…
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