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Moody’s reviews Saudi Arabia, cuts Bahrain to junk

Moody’s has cut its outlook for the debt ratings of Saudi Arabia and three other Gulf states while lowering Bahrain’s rating to junk.

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China tries to reassure on economy, cuts growth target

China’s leadership tried to quell anxiety about its slowing economy following financial turmoil and rising labor unrest as it cut its growth target.

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VIDEO: Interest rates ‘might go down’

Interest rates will likely fall further in Britain and remain at near record low levels until 2021, a former Monetary Policy Committee member says.

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China PM predicts ‘battle’ for growth

China’s National People’s Congress sets the country’s growth target for 2016 in a range of 6.5%-7%, signalling that the economy will slow further.

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Oil prompts Moody’s downgrade reviews for Russia

Moody’s placed Russia and Saudi Arabia on review for ratings downgrades, citing their exposure to the oil and gas industry.

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Blanchflower: Rates will go down not up

A former Monetary Policy Committee member says he expects interest rates to fall further in Britain and to remain at near record low levels until 2021.

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US Olympic panel creates disease advisory group

The infectious disease advisory group will help Team USA in the mitigation, assessment and management of illnesses.

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Trade secrets: What the Geneva Motor Show is really like

What it’s really like at Geneva’s motor show

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Spanish election at impasse as Socialists falter

Socialists failed on Friday to win the confidence of parliament to become prime minister, opening a new round of talks.

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Plosser: Big rate catch-up may be needed

Former Philadelphia Fed president Charles Plosser says a March rate hike “would be a close call” if he were voting.