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Euro near dollar parity: Causes, impact and what's next

The euro has hovered around a parity on the dollar, as inflation is rampant and concerns about economic recession in the euro zone are growing. The official currency u

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The rising importance of China's economy cannot be ignored

Recently a global investigation conducted by CGTN and multiple think tanks has shown that over 78 percent of global interviewees are convinced that the Chinese economy

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China's H1 growth shows resilience as recovery accelerates in June, say economists

China's economy in the first half of 2022 has shown resilience in the face of elevated pressures led by weakening global growth and ongoing pandemic, while recovery gat

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The U.S. cannot take exception to the non-proliferation regime

The Chinese Foreign Ministry participated in the Tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) on August 29 whi

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Understanding recent U.S. Inflation

When considering what caused the sharp increase in the U.S. inflation rate from late 2020 to today, my initial instinct was to focus on aggressive monetary policy, foll

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Strings attached in foreign aid programs

Government-led foreign aid is rarely charity. It usually comes with strings attached despite earnest claims to the contrary.Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong has v

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Powell speech may excite bond investors with stocks outlook worsening

The U.S. Federal Reserve's (Fed) determination to fight inflation, even if it may send the economy into recession, was reiterated by Fed Chair Jerome Powell's speech at