Global tax deal nears first step as G-7 seeks common ground

Subscribe to the New Economy Daily newsletter, follow us @economy and subscribe to our Podcast. A global deal that could reshape the tax landscape for the biggest corporations is approaching a crucial first step as the Group of Seven nations focus on a deal that could feature both a minimum …

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Fed mortgage purchases set fire to boiling US real estate market

Homes are selling at a rapid rate across much of the United States due to a market imbalance, many say the Fed has stepped up. Source: DreamPictures / Photodisc via Getty Images Aaron Layman has never seen a more competitive housing market. Layman, a real estate broker and housing analyst …

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Prepare for a Disorderly Transition to a Low Carbon Era, Companies and Investors Say | Greenhouse gas emissions

Big companies and investors in the world’s largest economies should prepare for a turbulent transition to a low-carbon future, as none of the G20 countries are on track to achieve their climate ambitions, according to a new report. There is “no longer a realistic chance” for an orderly transition for …

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Biden and Putin to meet on June 16 amid disagreements

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in Geneva on June 16, the White House and the Kremlin announced on Tuesday amid heated disputes over election interference, cyber attacks, human rights. man and Ukraine. The two countries lowered expectations for breakthroughs at the …

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Egyptian FATF approves 13 new free zone projects worth $ 167 million in January-April 2021

The Egyptian General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (FATF) approved 13 new free zone projects with a capital of 167 million dollars between January and April 2021, according to the CEO of the authority, Mohamed Abdel Wahab. The data came as Abdel Wahab was meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa …

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Trudeau hails Canada’s improved vaccination rate as questions swirl over shipping of Moderna doses

Prime Minister congratulates Canadians for rolling up their sleeves as our immunization rates skyrocket, but it remains to be seen if Moderna will meet its delivery target because this drug maker is seeking approval for its injection for children. During the regular COVID-19 briefing, Justin Trudeau praised the push by …

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The Quest to Rescue the Dude Ranch, One City Slicker at a time

Cinco, my gray and white speckled quarter horse, lets out a loud neigh as he trots faster and faster through the mugwort-strewn landscape. It’s all reminiscent of a John Ford movie set: the herd of buffalo roaming lazily in the distance, the stealthy coyote that flexes between patches of yellow-tinted …

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Name That Tune: The ‘Unsustainable’ Grocery Delivery Wars

The opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of FreightWaves or its affiliates. The promise of home delivery in just 15 minutes is the latest attempt to win the “grocery war,” according to a recent industry press. There is the occasional …

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Nigeria: how not to reform Nigeria’s free zones

The ongoing controversy in Nigeria’s special economic zones is a dice[1]traction caused by the failure of those in power to put the national interest above the selfish agendas of the few. Read all the news and after the inter[1]actions with local and international stakeholders, it is clear that the ministerial …

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Ghana sells sustainable bonds, the first social debt for education in Africa

Ghana plans to raise up to $ 1 billion through the sale of sustainable bonds, including Africa’s first social debt to fund a flagship policy to expand access to education. The proceeds from the sale would help refinance domestic debt used for social and environmental projects, including loans taken to …

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