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Inflation has been increasingly becoming a top global concern over the past two years. Image: Ipsos

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Due to this foreign debt default, Russia will have to pay a higher cost of borrowing to attract new investors and to keep those it already has. Image: Korobcorp/Shutterstock
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US business activity stalls, German GDP expected to shrink, and other economics news to read this week

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September 29, 2023

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