Powerful Economist front cover depicts Ukraine violence
06 March 2022 | 6:18 am
We look at some evocative front pages from British weekly The Economist and French daily Libération. But first, French President Emmanuel Macron announces his re-election bid in next month's presidential election in France. His announcement is not a surprise, but is overshadowed by continued bloodshed in Ukraine.
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U.S. economist Richard Thaler, known for his work in behavioural economics, takes home the Nobel Economic Prize.
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John Ryding, chief economist and founding partner at RDQ Economics, discusses the reasons why Brexit needs to be delayed.
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Michael Gapen, chief U.S. economist at Barclays, examines the U.S. May jobs report.
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One of China's biggest state-run infrastructure companies has decided to exclude UBS from a bond deal. A senior economist at the Swiss bank sparked a furor in China after he used the phrase "Chinese pig."
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Sudan transition: Economist Abdalla Hamdok sworn in as Sudan's new prime minister
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Helen Qiao, a chief greater China economist at Bank of America, discusses China’s economy, PBOC stimulus, and the boosting of imports of U.S. consumer goods. Marc Chandler, a global forex managing partner at Bannockburn, joins the conversation on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."
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Macron suggests to the 'The Economist' that NATO is dead
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