ATHENS, Dec 3 Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and French President Francois Hollande agreed that a deal on Greece's bailout review must be reached by Monday, when euro zone finance ministers are meeting in Brussels, Tsipras' office said on Saturday.
ABIDJAN, Dec 2 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday resumed payments to Guinea-Bissau which were suspended in June over the government's loan bailouts for two private banks.
WASHINGTON, Dec 2 The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a nine-year low of 4.6 percent in November, as employers added another 178,000 jobs, making it almost certain that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this month.
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ATHENS, Dec 2 Greece expects to reach an initial agreement with its official creditors at a meeting of euro zone finance ministers on Monday on the fiscal targets and reforms it needs to adopt to conclude its latest bailout review, a government official said on Friday.
OTTAWA, Dec 2 The Canadian economy added 10,700 jobs in November and the jobless rate fell to 6.8 percent, a performance analysts said was strong enough to ensure the Bank of Canada would keep interest rates unchanged next week.
OTTAWA, Dec 2 The labor productivity of Canadian businesses in the third quarter of 2016 jumped by 1.2 percent as the economy bounced back after the damage caused by a major wildfire in Alberta in May, Statistics Canada said on Friday.
OTTAWA, Dec 2 The Canadian economy added 10,700 jobs in November, and the jobless rate fell to a five-month low of 6.8 percent, with part-time work accounting for the gains for the second month in a row, Statistics Canada said on Friday.
ABUJA, Dec 2 Nigeria is planning a budget of more than 7 trillion naira ($22.2 billion) next year, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said, to boost spending and help pull the economy out of its worst crisis in more than two decades.
BEIJING/WASHINGTON China lodged a diplomatic protest on Saturday after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, but blamed the self-ruled island Beijing claims as its own for the "petty" move. | Video