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Falling oil prices have forced Nigeria to make cuts to its budget and lower its economic projections for 2015

Nigeria to slash 2015 budget as oil prices slump

Falling oil prices have forced Nigeria to make cuts to its budget and lower its economic projections for 2015

Slumping oil prices have left Nigeria’s finance minister Ngozi Ikonjo-Iweala with no option but to slash the country’s 2015 budget by $3bn, while also forcing the government to reset its expectations of what the economy will achieve in the coming yea...

The EU’s second largest economy has been ‘sick’ for some time now, as it finds itself in an unemployment chokehold that doesn’t show any signs of release

Unemployment special: can France escape a vicious circle?

The EU’s second largest economy has been ‘sick’ for some time now, as it finds itself in an unemployment chokehold that doesn’t show any signs of release

When President Francois Hollande came to power in May 2012, the unemployment rate in France was 9.8 percent. It’s now at 10.5 percent despite various efforts from his government to remedy the situation, and political tension as a result of this is rife....

Indonesia’s rupiah has dropped to its lowest level since the financial crisis devastated the Asian economy in 1998

Rupiah falls to lowest level in 16 years

Indonesia’s rupiah has dropped to its lowest level since the financial crisis devastated the Asian economy in 1998

The rupiah dropped 1.9 percent against the dollar in Jakarta to 12,698, according to Bloomberg, indicating a 16-year low and marking the biggest fall since the start of August. It’s down 10 percent from its rate against the dollar in July. The Indone...

The House of Representatives has approved a $1.1trn budget that appears to have a distinctly Republican edge to it

US agrees on $1.1trn budget, avoiding a shutdown

The House of Representatives has approved a $1.1trn budget that appears to have a distinctly Republican edge to it

‘There is a much stronger culture of philanthropy in the US’ than the UK

World Finance speaks to Rupert Scofield, President and CEO of FINCA, to find out why he thinks the US is more philanthropic that the UK

How will Colombia move forward economically? | Felaban 2014 | Video

From the conference floor of Felaban 2014 in Medellin, Colombia, World Finance speaks to the country’s Finance Minister, Mauricio Cardenas, to ask what’s next for its economy

Indonesia’s rupiah has dropped to its lowest level since the financial crisis devastated the Asian economy in 1998

Rupiah falls to lowest level in 16 years

Indonesia’s rupiah has dropped to its lowest level since the financial crisis devastated the Asian economy in 1998

Abe scores two thirds majority win in Japanese elections

Abe has secured the support he so desperately needs to carry out his sweeping economic reform programme in the years ahead

Unemployment special: Australia’s future looks bleak as mining boom ends

The eventual end of a long, fruitful mining boom has left a gaping hole in Australia’s economy and slashed its employment figures

The EU’s second largest economy has been ‘sick’ for some time now, as it finds itself in an unemployment chokehold that doesn’t show any signs of release

Unemployment special: can France escape a vicious circle?

The EU’s second largest economy has been ‘sick’ for some time now, as it finds itself in an unemployment chokehold that doesn’t show any signs of release

Eurobank goes from strength to strength as Greece fights back

World Finance speaks to Eurobank to find out how it has succeeded in spite of Greece’s tough economic times

‘Investors are seeing the efforts that Greece is undertaking’, says Attica

World Finance speaks to Attica Wealth Management about Greece’s return to prominence

Falling oil prices have forced Nigeria to make cuts to its budget and lower its economic projections for 2015

Nigeria to slash 2015 budget as oil prices slump

Falling oil prices have forced Nigeria to make cuts to its budget and lower its economic projections for 2015

Unemployment special: statistics to get worse for South Africa in 2015

South Africa’s exceptionally high unemployment figures have been a ticking time bomb for years now. There’s a good chance 2015 could be the year it all goes up in flames

Africa after Ebola: what healthcare and economic infrastructure upgrades are needed?

World Finance speaks to Rupert Scofield, President and CEO of FINCA, about Africa’s economic future after Ebola