French minister warns of "toxic" Nigel Farage poll win, urges speedy Brexit

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.

Japan Finmin Aso: Sino-U.S. trade war won't trigger economic crisis

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.