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Dollar Drops Amid Trump’s Inauguration

On 20 January 2017, the US dollar (against the Chinese Yen) peaked at approximately 115.40; on 23 Ja

Trump Says NAFTA Renegotiations Will Begin Soon

President Donald Trump said on Sunday, at a swearing-in ceremony for his White House advisers, that

Trump Pulls US Out of Trans-Pacific Partnership

President Donald Trump began his first full working week in office by fulfilling a key campaign pled

BT Customers Hit by Price Hikes

Telecommunications giant BT has announced price hikes for its broadband and landline services, and w

UK Agrees £100 Million Defence Deal With Turkey

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a defence agreement after talks with Turkish Prime Minister

Rolls-Royce to Pay £671 Million in Bribery Settlement

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has recently found Rolls-Royce liable for conspiracy to corrupt and failure to prevent bribery in seven countries.

OPEC Production Cut: So Far, So Good

All 24 of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed in Vienna, on 10 Decem

UK Inflation Rate Rises in December

Up from 1.4 per cent in November, the annual rate of Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rose to 1.

May Reveals Plans to Leave Single Market

Theresa May has revealed that the UK will leave the European single market and opt for a so-called ‘

2016 Briefing Papers: Syria

Muntaha Nabi describes what has been happening in Syria this year and why.