Euro area systemic stress has remained low over the past six months, according to the latest Financial Stability Review of the European Central Bank (ECB). This also reflects ECB action that calmed fears of a too prolonged period of low inflation threatening to harm both price and financial stability. Despite a generally positive financial market sentiment,

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EU legislators successfully concluded negotiations on the Regulation for a European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the core of the Investment Plan for Europe. This means that the Fund will become operational and start financing projects at the end of the summer. The European Commission, represented by Vice-Presidents Georgieva

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The European Commission has requested Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, France, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Malta, Poland, Romania and Sweden to fully implement the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD). This Directive (2014/59/EU) is a centrepiece of the EU's Banking Union that was put in place to create a

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Government officials, international experts and development practitioners agreed that energy efficiency and renewable energy investments have the potential to build resilient economies of the GCC. The Forum, hosted by Oman and organized by the World Bank and the first of its kind in the Gulf Countries, examined the role of

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VISA, McDonalds, Coca-Cola, Hyundai, Budweiser and Adidas are among the major companies that have set out to build their brands through association with international football, the World Cup and the now embattled organisation that oversees it, FIFA. For a fee now in the region of $24-$44 million a year, the sponsors have guaranteed

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After a significant decrease in 2009 following the financial crisis, the value of European Union (EU) imports of goods from Japan recovered until 2011 and then fell continuously to stand in 2014 at €54.6 bn, the lowest level recorded over the last ten years. Exports, which declined only slightly in 2009, then recovered more strongly to reach a peak of

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The 2015 Budget is part of the Commonwealth Government’s plan to build a strong, safe and prosperous future for all Australians. The Government is committed to ensuring that Australian businesses fully capitalise on the opportunities created by the trifecta of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) withChina,Japan andKorea.

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The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, announced the coming into force of the foreign investment promotion and protection agreement (FIPA) between Canada and Serbia. FIPAs help ensure fair treatment for investors and create a more predictable and transparent business environment through reciprocal, legally binding provisions.

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Gli Studi di Settore nel 2013 sono stati applicati a circa 3,6 milioni di soggetti (di cui il 65% persone fisiche), con una lieve diminuzione (-0,8%) rispetto all’anno precedente. Il reddito totale dichiarato, pari a 98 miliardi di euro, mostra una variazione negativa (-1,8% rispetto al 2012) che riflette principalmente gli andamenti ciclici registrati nel 2013,

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