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2 Dec
Turkey's Finance Minister, Lutfi Elvan, has resigned amid another plunge in the value of the country's currency, the lira. He is being replaced by his deputy, Nureddin Nebati, who supports President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's controversial economic policies. The lira has lost almost half of its value this year as Erdogan has pushed for low interest rates, despite rising inflation. Also today, we look at how some French parents are choosing to rent toys for their children, instead of buying new ones.
29 Sep 2020
The German finance minister has kicked off days of debate over the 2021 budget, arguing for more debt to support the economy during the coronavirus pandemic. "It's a really, really" large sum, admitted Scholz.
25 Sep 2020
To avoid thwarting the economic recovery, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz is, again, set to turn a blind eye to the government's strict rules on public debt. The plan has been denounced as a pre-election spending spree.
28 Aug 2020
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13 Jun 2020
Gbajabiamila, Finance Minister meets over Nigeria's borrowing plans
20 Mar 2020
Ghana’s Finance Minister recently updated the country's parliament on the fiscal implications of the coronavirus pandemic. Yofi Grant, CEO of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre joins CNBC Africa to discuss some key takeaways from the engagement.
16 Nov 2019
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz says clubs that exclude women should lose their charitable status. Hundreds of sports, music and education groups still have single-sex memberships.
28 Oct 2019
Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau discusses the federal election results and what a Liberal minority government could do to reach out to Canada's western provinces.
14 Sep 2019
Germany's finance minister said failure to secure a "convincing solution" may risk government stability. Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the private sector to take up the "Herculean task" to combat climate change.
9 Sep 2019
Despite concerns on the state of Nigeria’s debt, the country’s Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed, has said that Nigeria has a revenue problem and not a debt problem. Egie Akpata, Director of Union Capital Markets joins CNBC Africa for more.
24 Aug 2019
Jubilation as Zainab Ahmed returns as Finance Minister
23 Aug 2019
Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed, speaks as she assumes duty

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