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Bank of England sets out tough regime for failed banks

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LONDON - Top managers of a failed bank would be replaced immediately and creditors told within two days the losses they will bear, the Bank of England said on Thursday in its blueprint for avoiding taxpayer bailouts in future financial crises.

UPDATE 1-Bank of England sets out tough regime for failed banks

* New regime would have avoided taxpayer bailout of RBS (Adds detail, comment)

23 Oct 2014

Australia central bank deputy gov warns of risks in low-rate world

SYDNEY, Oct 21 - Very low global interest rates are likely to persist for some time yet and investors, in their chase for yield, need to be wary of the risks in pushing asset prices too far ahead of economic fundamentals, a top Australian central banker said on Tuesday.

21 Oct 2014

Reform-minded outsider Widodo takes over as Indonesia's president

JAKARTA - Indonesia's Joko Widodo took over as president of the world's third-largest democracy on Monday with supporters' hopes high, but pressing economic problems and sceptical rivals set to test the former furniture salesman. | Video

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Reform-minded outsider Widodo takes over as Indonesia's president

JAKARTA - Indonesia's Joko Widodo will on Monday take over as president of the world's third-largest democracy with supporters' hopes high but pressing economic problems and skeptical rivals set to test the former furniture businessman.

World, Indonesia 19 Oct 2014

Getting used to the 'new mediocre'

LONDON - Evaporating inflation and slowing growth have put financial markets into such a spin that they could inflict further damage on the world economy.

19 Oct 2014

Fed lists problems with banks' stress test submissions

WASHINGTON - Banks' reliance on poor risk models is among the problems the Federal Reserve found in its health check of the largest U.S. financial institutions, as the Fed explained for the first time on Friday what it thinks of this year's industry submissions.

17 Oct 2014

Fed lists problems with banks' stress test submissions

WASHINGTON, Oct 17 - Banks' reliance on poor risk models is among the problems the Federal Reserve found in its health check of the largest U.S. financial institutions, as the Fed explained for the first time on Friday what it thinks of this year's industry submissions.

G20 host Australia stumbling block to global climate change action

SYDNEY - Business and political leaders around the world, most notably in the powerhouses of the United States and China, are pressing for action to avert the potentially huge financial repercussions of climate change.

17 Oct 2014

REUTERS SUMMIT-G20 host Australia stumbling block to global climate change action

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Energy, Tony Abbott 17 Oct 2014

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Global GDP comparison

A graphical look at the world's top economies by size and per-capita production.  Interactive