In its second term, will India’s ruling coalition be bolder about reform? A new finance minister may augur a new approach
Papua New Guinea chooses James Marape as new prime minister A former finance minister takes the reins after weeks of upheaval in the South Pacific nation.
Too late to tweak Brexit backstop: Irish finance minister It is too late to tweak the Irish “backstop” mechanism in Britain’s EU withdrawal agreement, a senior Irish minister said on Wednesday after several candidates to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May said the deal must be reopened.
French minister warns of “toxic” Nigel Farage poll win, urges speedy Brexit Victory for veteran British anti-EU campaigner Nigel Farage in this week’s European Parliament election will create a big headache for the European Union and the UK should exit the bloc as soon as possible, France’s finance minister said on Tuesday.
Swiss voters approve tax and pension overhaul: TV Swiss voters easily approved on Sunday a shake-up of the country’s corporate tax system, heading off what its finance minister had called an existential threat to Switzerland’s role as a business hub, projections for Swiss broadcaster SRF showed.
Japan Finmin Aso: Sino-U.S. trade war won’t trigger economic crisis Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday the Sino-U.S. trade war would not immediately trigger an economic shock on the scale of the “Lehman shock”, though the friction between the world’s two largest economies is unlikely to be resolved easily.
UK parliament very likely to consider new Brexit referendum: Hammond The idea of a second Brexit referendum is very likely to be put before Britain’s parliament again although the government remains opposed to any new plebiscite, the British finance minister said on Friday.
Japan Finance Minister Aso says hopes U.S., China will resolve trade row Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday expressed hope that Washington and Beijing will resolve their trade dispute in a constructive manner through dialogue.
Ghosn getting French consular protection: finance minister Ousted Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, who was re-arrested in Japan on Thursday, is getting French consular protection, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire told BFM TV.