Policy Makers Headlines

  • Britain set to take further budgetary control of Northern Ireland

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain must take steps towards setting a budget for Northern Ireland while it explores whether agreement can be reached to restore the province's power-sharing government, the British minister for the region said on Tuesday.

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  • Japan's Abe sets sights on more foreign workers, higher sales tax

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday ordered his top advisory panel to consider ways to increase foreign workers to deal with the country's chronic labour shortages.

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  • BoE's Carney says Bitcoin has "pretty much failed" as currency

    LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin has failed as a currency measured by standard benchmarks, and is neither a store of value nor a useful way to buy things, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Monday.

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  • BoE's Carney says Bitcoin has 'pretty much failed' as currency

    LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin has failed as a currency measured by standard benchmarks, and is neither a store of value nor a useful way to buy things, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Monday.

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  • Merkel proposes ally for crucial party job

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel put forward close ally Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on Monday to take over as secretary general of her Christian Democrats (CDU), heeding calls from within the party to inject new blood and groom a successor.

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  • Merkel proposes ally for crucial party job

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel put forward close ally Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on Monday to take over as secretary general of her Christian Democrats (CDU), heeding calls from within the party to inject new blood and groom a successor.

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