The International Monetary Fund backed the majority of the Swedish central bank in its stance of keeping interest rates unchanged to protect financial stability amid growing criticism over a failure to keep up inflation.
U.S. corporations that gave stock options to executives claimed tax deductions in 2008 that were $52 billion higher than the costs they reported to shareholders, a U.S. senator said.
Abengoa SA, a Spanish solar-power plant developer, dropped the most in almost two years after the government capped tax deductions on financial costs.
In the balancing act between tax rates and deductions, Congress is about to determine which industry carries more weight: steel or aluminum.
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