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Simon Jack
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Simon Jack 6h
Replying to @ToryContrarian
Which bit is fake. That is what the IMF said - I reported it.
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Simon Jack Jan 21
IMF more. No deal brexit could reduce uk GDP between 5-8% over long term.
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Simon Jack Jan 21
IMF chief economist. No deal brexit is a major risk to our forecast - which assumes a smooth transition. Imperative that UK and EU find solution to prevent negative economic effects of no deal.
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Simon Jack Jan 21
IMF chief economist. Chinese downturn could be sharper than expected which could lead to sell offs in financial markets. Rising worldwide risks but no imminent recession.
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Simon Jack Jan 21
Big media scrum for head of IMF.
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Simon Jack Jan 21
IMF MD - World needs to reduce debt in case of future downturn - but do in growth friendly way that is inclusive. We need better opportunities for women and young people. International solidarity essential.
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Simon Jack Jan 21
IMF head compared world economy to cross country skiing - getting more laborious, more obstacles, fewer people skiing in the tracks but says global recession not imminent.
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Simon Jack Jan 21
A few days in the Swiss alps has never seemed less appealing. Slew of world leaders shun Davos to concentrate on more pressing issues at home.
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Simon Jack Jan 17
Replying to @zerohedge
A sign of getting old? I know a lot of people over a certain age take this route. Value of gold has always baffled me. In an apocalypse you can’t eat it and if you take physical delivery can’t protect it any more than you can land - on which you can grow food.
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Simon Jack Jan 17
Replying to @rockongina
Thanks Gina. I really appreciate that.
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Simon Jack Jan 17
Will we ever see the like of Hinkley Point again? Why the government is cooling on new nuclear - blog
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Simon Jack Jan 16
Governor of BofE highlighting UK's vulnerability to the withdrawal of "the kindness of strangers" - namely, the UK spending more than it's earning in the world, difference made up at moment by big foreign buying of UK assets (mainly commercial property).
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Lionel Barber Jan 14
Letter of the day for all Brexit junkies
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Simon Jack Jan 12
Replying to @SamCoatesTimes
Will be listening. I feel like Pooh and piglet having followed the Woozle round the thicket so many times I can’t tell which footprints are the woozle’s.
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Simon Jack Jan 11
Replying to @sarahjaneuk
Thank you.
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Simon Jack Jan 10
Thank you. Appreciated.
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Sameer Hashmi Jan 9
Management, marketing and administrative roles are expected to be hardest hit, but some production staff may also be affected. ⁦An exclusive report by ⁦
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Simon Jack Jan 8
Agree on - was not far off but I don't know him as well as you.
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Simon Jack Jan 8
The mayor of Ostend has told the BBC the Belgian port will not be ready for a new ferry line in time for Brexit. Another great line in The Seaborne freight saga from Story here
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Simon Jack Jan 8
Replying to @adamfleming
trapped in the backstop...
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