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Economy

​World’s Central Banks ‘are gambling immense amounts of money’
The banking system is completely dysfunctional, and it is going to lose legitimacy as we are nowhere near the solution of the too-big-to-fail problem, Robert Pringle, chairman and founder of the Central Banking Journal, told RT.

17.04.2014 11:50

Pre-payment for gas to Ukraine if current bills not met - Putin
Gazprom will switch to a pre-payment system in one month if Ukraine doesn’t start paying for natural gas imports from Russia, President Vladimir Putin has warned during Thursday's 12th annual question and answer session.

17.04.2014 07:37

Nearly one million people relying on food handouts in UK
One of Britain’s largest food charities says that more than 900,000 people visited its food banks last year. The Wednesday report comes as 600 religious leaders urge the government to take action against the country's growing hunger problem.

16.04.2014 17:18

Benefit sanctions, greater poverty forcing more people in UK to use food banks
​The users of food banks in the UK are people are being forced to do so as a result of benefit sanctions and delays, family breakdown or debt, and for many it’s the absolute last resort, Alison Inglis-Jones, from the Trussell Trust, told RT.

16.04.2014 13:24

​Unequal development: What’s the social cost of the BRICS’ economic growth?
After the frantic GDP growth of the past decade in the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries, experts are trying to assess how far the benefits of this growth have trickled down to their citizens.

16.04.2014 12:10

Crimea economy to grow 7% per year in next 3 years
The economy of Crimea could expand by 6-7 percent annually through 2017, says Russia’s business advocate Boris Titov. Most of the growth is expected to come from tourism, agriculture and manufacturing.

16.04.2014 07:04

​Cuba’s economic reforms: Socialism with neoliberal characteristics?
Havana has prioritized foreign investment and private enterprise, slashed state-sector jobs, while seeking closer cooperation with the European Union. Will Cuba’s latest market-based reforms undermine the social gains of the 1959 Revolution?

16.04.2014 10:06

Ukraine backlash could result in 0% Russia GDP growth
Escalating violence in Eastern Ukraine could be a blow to Russia’s economy, with 0 percent growth a possibility according to the Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov.

16.04.2014 08:12

​Bond bubble bursts anew
Celebrations over Greece returning to bond markets mask a whole new problem: Athens hasn’t returned to economic health. Rather, it’s the bond market which has gone quite mad.

16.04.2014 06:58

'Russia should take a closer look at China's Union Pay'
By 2018 China will be Russian energy’s biggest customer, along with huge trade volume between the two states. So it makes sense for Russia to take advantage of the China’s Union Pay system, Chinese expert, Andrew Leung, told RT.

15.04.2014 11:54

Asia invests in infrastructure projects despite economic hurdles
While old Europe is sliding into a Cold War redux of self-destructive anti-Russian and pro-US attitudes, Asia is moving fast to consolidate and improve its business.

15.04.2014 11:59

'Time for a new recession'
​The economic cycle is approaching its average upswing, but worryingly many Westerners have yet to encounter the green shoots of recovery.

14.04.2014 11:17

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