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New York

Jobs data gives confusing picture of US economy

A mixed picture of the state of the US economy has emerged at the start of February, as job creation tapered off more than expected even as the unemployment rate dipped below the five per cent mark for the first time since 2008.
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Foreign Exchange
Chinese Yuan

China’s ‘one-off’ devaluation is quickly followed by another

A day after China announced a "one-off depreciation" of the yuan's value against the dollar, the People's Bank of China stunned the world’s financial markets on Wednesday by devaluing their currency for a second consecutive day.
UK ATM

Chancellor offers a fairer deal for savers and little impact on sterling markets, say analysts

Analysts from foreign exchange and currency providers and pension and asset management specialists saw encouraging signs in George Osborne’s Autumn Statement, but remained cautious about the recovery.
Vladimir Putin

A rough ride for the rouble, but Putin remains in the driving seat

Russia’s Central Bank remained mute on Tuesday over whether it had stepped in to prop up the rouble after a tumultuous 48 hours for the currency.
Economic Background
New York

Jobs data gives confusing picture of US economy

A mixed picture of the state of the US economy has emerged at the start of February, as job creation tapered off more than expected even as the unemployment rate dipped below the five per cent mark for the first time since 2008.
UK inflation

UK inflation to hit target ‘within three years’

Falling oil prices mean that inflation in the UK is likely to remain below one per cent throughout 2016, Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent has said.
EU Flags

Business leaders cautiously optimistic over draft EU deal

Business leaders in the UK have given a guarded welcome to the draft deal for proposed reforms to the UK's membership of the European Union, which Prime Minister David Cameron has claimed would make Britain "better off, more secure and more prosperous".
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Tax
Multinational corporations

Multinationals' tax affairs facing OECD scrutiny

The OECD has succeeded in getting more than 30 nations to sign up to a transparency agreement to share information over the tax affairs of multinational corporations.
Canada US border

Relocating Canadian employees to the US: Three major tax considerations

Employees relocating from Canada to the US may face a number of complex tax-related issues. Matt C Altro, president and CEO of Canadian firm MCA Cross Border Advisors, shares his advice for companies and their relocatees on planning for, and coping with, these challenges.
Tax

How to ensure compliance with tax authorities: Top tips for mobility managers

For global organisations international assignments are a vital component of their talent management strategies, enabling them to deploy the most highly skilled individuals in the locations where they are most required.
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Financial
Shell petrol station

Shell promises 'rejuvenation' as profits tumble

Much as expected, Shell has reported an 87 per cent collapse in profits to $1.9 billion for 2015 and has undertaken to dispose of a further $10 billion of assets this year.
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