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Canada's household debt levels higher than any other country, report says
Household debt levels in Canada are higher than in any other country, according to a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). In a preliminary version of the report, set to be released fully next month, the OECD found ...
OECD Warns on Rising Debt Risk as Canadians Most in the RedBloomberg
Canadians to increase holiday spending despite OECD debt warningsDigital Journal
Canadians Are More In Debt Than Anyone Else In The WorldMTL Blog (blog)
Huffington Post Canada -Toronto Star
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How to have a debt-free holiday season
If you want to avoid going into debt, don't wait until November or December to find the cash for gifts. Instead, make saving for the holidays something you do year-round. If you know you'll spend around $1,000, saving $80 a month means you won't have ...

UPDATE 1-South Africa's weak growth, rising debt could trigger deeper downgrades - cenbank
He cited the dismal October budget, where Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said the budget deficit estimate had widened to 4.3 percent of gross domestic product from 3.1 percent and that gross debt would reach 60 percent of GDP in 2021, as major ratings ...
South Africa's weak growth, rising debt could trigger deeper downgrades - cenbankKitco News
South Africa holds rates, but big test ahead for rand on debt ratingsFinancial Times
SA's $8bn problem if local debt is

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Poll: Economists Unanimous That Debt Would Balloon Under GOP ...
A poll found that 38 economists agree the GOP tax plan will not pay for itself through growth. In fact, they're doubtful that growth will happen anyway.
America's national debt will never, ever go downThe Week Magazine
House tax plan would boost economic output but increase debtAxios
Tax Reform | IGM ForumIGM Forum

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Wall Street Journal

Tax Bill's Fine Print: Making It Tougher for Cities, States to Refinance Debt
Wall Street Journal
The reason: The Republican tax plan in congress would eliminate a tax exemption on some types of bonds issued by state and local governments to refinance their old debt. β€œIt just made all the sense in the world to do it,” Mr. Matson said. The GOP ...

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GRAPHIC-China's debt pile growing fast despite years of efforts to contain it
Nov 24 (Reuters) - For years China's top officials have touted their ambitious policy priority to wean the world's second-largest economy off high levels of debt, but there is not much to show for it. On the contrary, a Reuters analysis shows the debt ...

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New dynamic score shows the Senate tax bill raises debt by more than advertised
The problem, according to a pair of new analyses by the Penn-Wharton Budget Project, is that the Senate Republicans' tax bill would increase federal debt by more than advertised, and increased debt accumulation would counteract much β€” or potentially ...
Letter: Don't let tax plan add to national debtEvansville Courier & Press
37 of 38 economists said the GOP tax plans would grow the debt. The 38th misread the question.Washington Post

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Altice's Debt Diet Needs to be Stricter - Bloomberg Gadfly
Selling just the lowest-hanging fruit looks over confident.
S&P cuts outlook on Altice debtFinancial Times

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UPDATE 1-Debt-ridden Altice looks to sell Dominican Republic network -FT
Business Insider
PARIS, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Telecoms and cable group Altice , whose shares have been hit by concerns over its roughly 50 billion euros ($59.1 billion) debt burden, is looking to sell its telecoms network in the Dominican Republic, the Financial Times ...
Altice could flog Dominican Republic business to address debt

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IMF credit to Chad delayed over Glencore oil debt
LONDON/N'DJAMENA, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Chad's stalled talks with Glencore on restructuring more than $1 billion in debt due to the trading firm has delayed the release of IMF funds for the struggling central African country until at least early next year ...

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