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France's 35-hour working week under threat

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France's new economy minister, former investment banker Emmanuel Macron, has taken a shot at the country's short working week, suggesting regulation should be eased and firms given the freedom to up staff hours.

UK economy to grow at fastest rate since 2007

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Britain's economy will grow at its fastest rate since 2007 this year, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said, but called on policymakers to ensure the performance is not a "flash in the pan".

The key for global markets: UBS CIO

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Geopolitics in the Middle East and Eastern Europe has dominated financial headlines. But investors should focus more on the U.S. recovery and the Federal Reserve 's response as market drivers.

Citi's chief economist defends 'Helicopter Ben'

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Quantitative easing (QE) programs by central banks under the right conditions will always have a positive outcome for household demand, according to Willem Buiter, chief economist at Citi, who predicts that Japan and the euro zone will soon launch "massive" stimulus packages.

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Hard Hat In Office Tray

France's 35-hour working week under threat

France's new economy minister, former investment banker Emmanuel Macron, has taken a shot at the country's short working week, suggesting regulation should be eased and firms given the freedom to up staff hours.

Flag Of The United Kingdom - Union Jack

UK economy to grow at fastest rate since 2007

Britain's economy will grow at its fastest rate since 2007 this year, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said, but called on policymakers to ensure the performance is not a "flash in the pan".

Ben Bernanke @ the Ford School

Citi's chief economist defends 'Helicopter Ben'

Quantitative easing (QE) programs by central banks under the right conditions will always have a positive outcome for household demand, according to Willem Buiter, chief economist at Citi, who predicts that Japan and the euro zone will soon launch "massive" stimulus packages.

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