Tremors rattling world economy: The key highlights from IMF talks

2018-10-15 13:47

Woken one night by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake at the IMF annual meetings in Bali, global finance chiefs have spent the week assessing the tremors now rippling through the world economy.

Turkey calls for global resistance to US economic attacks

2018-09-08 13:37

Turkey’s finance chief says the imposition of sanctions by the US is politically motivated, and called on other nations to form a united front against such actions.

US wage gains pick up to 2.9% while payrolls rise 201 000

2018-09-07 15:20

American wages unexpectedly climbed in August by the most since the recession ended in 2009 and hiring rose by more than forecast.

US, Mexico may reach Nafta deal as soon as Monday

2018-08-27 06:45

The US and Mexico are close to resolving bilateral differences on Nafta and may wrap up as soon as Monday, clearing the way for Canada to possibly return to talks to update the three-nation trade pact.

Kganyago: We will all be losers in trade wars

2018-07-19 19:01

Small open economies like South Africa are likely to suffer from global trade wars, Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has said.

EU said to see trade apocalypse nearing as it seeks WTO revamp

2018-06-25 06:02

The global trade war is about to get worse, according to an internal memo circulated among European Union governments.

OPEC on tightrope as output target talks prompt clash

2018-06-22 16:36

OPEC energy ministers scrambled to hammer out a compromise on oil output policy Friday as they debated a Saudi proposal to ramp up production.

Next move is Trump's after China hits back in trade-war opener

2018-06-16 19:09

China’s in-kind response to US President Donald Trump’s announcement of tariffs on $50bn of imports from the nation left the global economy on the verge of a trade war.

Fed raises rates; officials boost outlook to four hikes in 2018

2018-06-13 22:26

Federal Reserve officials raised interest rates for the second time this year and upgraded their forecast to four total increases in 2018.

Lagarde sees darker clouds over world economy after G7 summit

2018-06-11 22:22

The IMF chief says risks to the global economy are rising as major industrial nations sharpen threats of a trade war.


China is said to cancel trade talks as new US tariffs loom

2018-09-22 09:31

China has called off planned trade talks with the US and is unlikely to sit down with Washington until after the mid-term elections, according to people familiar with the situation.

What happened this week in the world economy and what it means

2018-09-07 21:59

Investors are fast losing faith in emerging markets, adding to pressures on policy makers whose fights with inflation and currency routs are getting more serious.

China's Xi looks to Africa to counter criticism of aid efforts

2018-09-02 12:35

President Xi Jinping is expected to use a gathering of dozens of African leaders in Beijing to push back against criticism that China’s vast development initiatives risked saddling emerging economies with debt.

China meets Trump’s tariff hardball with pledge to endure

2018-08-06 13:26

After a weekend of claims by US President Donald Trump that he has the upper hand with China, Beijing responded through state media by saying the nation is ready to endure the economic fallout.

WATCH: Ethical investment - an oxymoron?

2018-07-13 16:34

How should investment managers handle clients demanding sustainable investments, but ones that still give returns?

Saudi women driving could add $90bn to economy by 2030

2018-06-24 11:56

Allowing Saudi women to drive could help the kingdom reap as much income as selling shares in Saudi Aramco.

Merkel hits back as Trump doubles down on German crime figures

2018-06-19 19:29

The German Chancellor responded to Trump’s repeat assertions that crime has risen in Germany as a result of her liberal stance on migration, citing 'encouraging' statistics that show the opposite to be true.

Twitter to predict what you want to see, when it happens

2018-06-14 06:30

Twitter is set to start predicting relevant topics and sending breaking-news notifications to users based on their interests.

Trump: Trudeau's criticism will cost Canada 'a lot of money'

2018-06-13 06:15

US President Donald Trump says that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau 'learned' from the mistake of criticising him and that it's going to cost Canada 'a lot of money'.

Trump turns tables on G7 allies with free trade `proclamation'

2018-06-09 18:12

US President Donald Trump has proposed the complete elimination of all barriers to international trade at the G7 summit in Canada.

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