Global recession not yet on the cards - economist

2019-06-13 21:22

The risk of a recession will only escalate if tariff threats that the US has used in its engagements with countries like China and Mexico escalate, says an economist.

China urges US to fix 'wrong practices' to resume trade talks

2019-05-23 13:47

China blamed Washington for wrecking trade talks and insisted the US must alter its 'wrong practices' before negotiations can resume, leaving the next move to President Donald Trump as financial markets slump amid prospects for a prolonged dispute.

Xi hails important progress, says trade talks to resume in US

2019-02-15 15:22

President Xi Jinping says US-China trade talks would continue next week in Washington, as the two sides race to reach a deal that would avert a tariff increase on Chinese goods.

Davos in 2019: Millennials take charge of this year's forum

2019-01-21 21:47

The Swiss ski resort of Davos is about to become a refuge for politicians and executives seeking respite from a 2019 that’s mere weeks old and already proving turbulent.

WATCH: Trump says 'big progress' on deal as China factory activity shrinks

2019-01-01 12:21

China's factory activity contracted for the first time in over two years in December, highlighting the challenges facing Beijing as it seeks to end a bruising trade war with Washington.

May to tell G-20 her Brexit deal is good for the world economy

2018-11-30 09:58

UK Prime Minister Theresa May headed to the Group of 20 summit in Argentina with a message for world leaders: Her Brexit deal is good for the global economy.

Goldman says 'fear' is back as gold gains on recession angst

2018-10-30 08:52

The Goldman Sachs Group says gold is benefitting as stocks slide and investors fret more about the possibility that the US economy may tumble back into recession.

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.


EU draws red line for Trump on cars, calling quotas a no-go

2019-05-27 18:37

The European Union vowed to reject any US push to curb imports of EU cars and auto parts, highlighting the risk of greater transatlantic trade tensions.

Middle class struggles are now threatening the global economy

2019-04-13 15:00

Even in the world's richest countries, the middle class life is "increasingly only a dream for many", says the OECD

WATCH: What is the World Economic Forum?

2019-01-22 16:40

With political, business and cultural leaders heading to Davos in Switzerland this week, we take a look at the World Economic Forum.

World Bank cuts global growth outlook as trade expansion falters

2019-01-09 07:31

The World Bank cut its forecast for the global economy as slowing growth in trade and investment and rising interest rates sapped momentum, especially in emerging markets.

WATCH: Oil prices trumble

2018-12-19 07:44

Oil prices fell 4% on Tuesday after reports of swelling inventories and forecasts of record US and Russian output combined with a sharp sell-off in stock markets.

The populist threat to growth

2018-11-21 15:15

Populism is having an impact on global economies and markets, with implications that must be ?understood by investors.

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.

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