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Economy

​Greece won’t cooperate with ‘troika,’ rejects aid extension
The new left-wing Greek government has said that it will not cooperate with the ‘troika’ of international lenders, and does not plan to seek an extension for its aid package which is set to expire at the end of February.

30.01.2015 19:37

Record deflation in eurozone
Consumer prices in the eurozone fell by 0.6 percent in January due to lower energy prices and global uncertainty. It’s the biggest fall since the currency zone was established.

30.01.2015 14:24

​#MarchForHouses: Thousands to descend on London mayor’s office, demand decent housing
Thousands of demonstrators will to take to the streets of London on Saturday afternoon to demand Mayor Boris Johnson deliver solutions to the capital’s deepening housing crisis.

30.01.2015 12:17

China outstrips US foreign investment in 2014
More foreign direct investment flowed into China than the US in 2014, bumping the US off the top spot for investment in the world, a position it has held since 2003.

30.01.2015 13:08

​Britons earning less than in 2001, young take biggest hit – study
British people are earning less in real terms than they were in 2001, according to new analysis from the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS), with young Brits bearing the brunt of the fall in wages.

30.01.2015 11:35

'Ukraine is pretext for US lobby to go on with sanctions against Russia'
Anti-Russian sanctions are imposed as a hard neo-conservative lobby in America puts pressure on some European countries to go along with these sanctions, and to persuade other countries to do the same, journalist Neil Clark, told RT.

30.01.2015 10:43

‘Pigs might fly; Greece will pay its debt to EU’
Greece will inevitably get a debt haircut as it’s not able to cope with the €240 billion bailout loan given by the EU, said Hugh Bronson from the Alternative for Germany party. No national structure is able to cope with that amount of debt, he added.

30.01.2015 10:13

​Russia increases gold purchases by 123%
The Central Bank of Russia bought a record amount of gold in the first 11 months of 2014 spending an estimated $6.1 billion. Increasing gold reserves attempts to reduce dependence on the dollar amid geopolitical tension, Mark O’Byrne of GoldCore, told RT.

30.01.2015 08:08

Russia might bailout Greece – finance minister
Greece hasn’t outright asked Russia for a loan, but Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Moscow wouldn't rule it out. His statement comes days after Greece openly opposed further economic sanctions against Russia.

30.01.2015 07:35

For Syriza, the only way is Essex! British university a hotbed of Greek radicalism
World statesmen have been educated in Britain’s finest institutions – Oxford, Cambridge and the University of London. Now the University of Essex may be the intellectual cradle of Europe’s politicos – Greek anti-austerity ones, at least.

29.01.2015 16:51

Russia's anti-crisis plans: Where the billions will go
As Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a one-year anti-crisis plan worth at least $35 billion, RT takes a look at the main steps Moscow will take to stabilize the slowing economy.

29.01.2015 08:36

EU to Greece: ‘No question of cancelling debt’
The EU is not going to write off the external debt of Greece, as the country should abide by the previous commitments to its international lenders, said the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker.

29.01.2015 13:33