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Actually Mr Cameron, we Norwegians are happy, rich and free outside the EU

Actually Mr Cameron, we Norwegians are happy, rich and free outside the EU
Outside the EU, Norway has the freedom to decide what course we follow, at home and abroad. We are free to use fiscal and monetary policy to create employment and secure the welfare of our people, even in times of economic hardship. In addition, as an …
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These are the most prosperous countries in the world – where does the UK stand?
Britain's been named the 15th most prosperous country in the world, according to London-based think tank The Legatum Institute's 2015 Prosperity Index . The institute said that the UK achieved the “biggest turnaround in any major developed economy” and …
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What might Britain leaving the EU look like? No-one really knows
There are thirty-two separate reports in this review, covering more than twenty policy areas as diverse as energy, information rights, employment policy, and police and judicial cooperation. In all of these there is at least some integration between …
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Letters: David Cameron has made Norway a red herring in EU negotiations
Norway, as a market with a population of only five million, does not have the bargaining power that the United Kingdom has with a population of 64 million – a market no one can afford to ignore. The EU needs to trade with us just as much as we need to …
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News roundup – Tuesday, 3 November, until 3 PM
BRDO PRI KRANJU – The linear model of economy can no longer ensure sustainable development and long-term prosperity, while the transition to a circular economy requires a proper support environment and a broad social consensus, an international …
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One map that shows the best – and worst – countries to live in if you're young
The team then used 59 indicators to rank the countries, based on their surveys on optimism among the youth, but also on harder data measuring health, educational opportunities, and access to employment, for instance. They focused on people younger than …
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Diverging Monetary Policy Expectations
The October employment report expects to be the best in three months, with job growth picking up to 180k from 142k in September. The three-month average is 167k. The internals may be as important as the headline. These include the possibility … Three …
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Searching for the Oil Fund's soul
Norway's Oil Fund ranks as the largest sovereign wealth fund in the world, with shares in more than 9,000 companies worldwide and a sizeable portfolio of high-end real estate in cities like London, Paris and New York. Third-quarter results showed an …
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Low oil prices threaten savings, economies of Middle East countries — IMF
A handful of oil-rich countries in the Middle East could wipe out the savings of their deep-pocketed sovereign wealth funds — nationally managed pools of money — if oil prices remain low in the medium term, the International Monetary Fund said in an …
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Clinton & Sanders: Why the big deal about Denmark?
Accordingto Sanders: "We should look to countries like Denmark, like Sweden and Norway and learn from what they have accomplished for their working people." Yet, as Clinton said: "We are not Denmark … I love Denmark. We are the United States of …
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Bank of Japan, China and New Zealand in focus for trading today
In recent weeks, Norway and Sweden have made dovish moves while New Zealand and Canada have paused rate cutting trends. A move to increase stimulus could drive down JPY and boost the Nikkei (particularly … In addition to more earnings reports, Canada …
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