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Citing U.S. Election, OECD Ups Global Growth Forecasts

Business leaders have further cause for optimism this morning after the OECD became the first international economic policy agency to upgrade global growth forecasts in the wake of Donald Trump's victory.

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A Win for CEOs as Judge Blocks Obama Overtime Rule

American business groups have welcomed a Federal judge in Texas' decision to block a landmark rule on overtime pay set by the Obama administration, claiming it will save businesses more than an estimated $1 billion in costs.

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Executive’s Formal Arrest an Ominous Sign for Gambling Companies Operating in China

China has formally arrested three Australian nationals employed by gambling group Crown Resorts in what has emerged as an important test case for other multinational companies either eyeing Chinese customers or operating casinos in the country's giant gambling hub of Macau.

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Just a Fad? Figures Show Gig Economy May Have Peaked

We've all heard about the immense changes to American workplace habits heralded by the dawn of the so-called gig economy. But while online platforms such as Airbnb and Uber offer more flexibility to workers and employers, a recent uptick in economic growth is increasing the availability and attraction of more traditional jobs.

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CEOs Have Mixed Feelings as Trump Reveals his Policy Priorities

Any suggestion that Donald Trump would be willing to consider a retooled free-trade deal with Asian nations has been shot down, as the president-elect shows he has little intention of moderating the protectionist rhetoric he aired on the campaign trail.

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CEO War of Words Over Middle East Airlines Heats Up

The head of one of Europe's biggest airline companies has defended the business practices of rivals in the Middle East, while criticizing U.S. colleagues hopeful that a Trump administration will clip their wings.

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