Trump claims the media is trying to 'crash the US economy'

2019-08-16 11:39

First it was the Federal Reserve. Now it’s the press. Trump wants someone to blame for recession concerns.

Recession fears just hit an 8-year high for the biggest investors on Wall Street

2019-08-13 20:45

The outlook for large fund managers mirrors that of Bank of America's economics team, which recently forecasted a 1-in-3 chance of recession.

A global recession could arrive by early 2020 if the US-China trade war continues, says Morgan Stanley

2019-08-05 19:17

China recently allowed its currency to hit an 11-year-low, signaling renewed resilience in the trade conflict.

Dow shines, but doomsayers warn of dire times ahead

2019-06-27 10:23

With the Dow hitting a record growth period in June, doomsayers are predicting that the US will fall into a recession within the next two years, taking global markets with it. But are they right?

SA's shrinking economy credit negative for govt, banks- Moody's

2019-06-10 10:30

Last week Stats SA announced the economy shrank by 3.2% in the first three months of the year, the biggest drop a decade.

Scary move points to recession

2019-04-11 09:03

All signs point to an imminent recession. While it is unlikely to reach the levels we saw during the 2008 financial crisis, the average investor will still be hard hit.

A widely-watched survey of economists has set its date for the next US recession

2019-02-25 16:22

Around 10% of economists see a recession hitting this year, 42% see a recession in 2020, and 25% expect it to happen in 2021, the survey said.

Europe's mightiest river is drying up, most likely causing a recession in Germany. Yes, really.

2019-01-23 08:35

The Rhine is crucial for German industry because it provides an avenue for the distribution of raw materials to German manufacturers.

'Bad and unexpected': Germany probably just went into a recession

2019-01-10 09:13

The data on Germany's economy is so bad, some economists think it might be wrong.


The world's biggest shipping company just put up a red flag that the trade war is crushing the global economy

2019-08-15 14:38

'So far, US importers have shifted imports away from China to other countries such as Vietnam, Korea, Thailand, India and Mexico,' Maersk said.

Recession warnings pile up for the battered global economy

2019-08-14 16:31

Another day, another round of bad news highlighting the risk that the global economy is headed for a serious downturn.

The UK economy unexpectedly shrunk for the first time in 7 years — and the pound is getting clobbered

2019-08-11 12:10

GDP fell by 0.2% between April and June, the worst performance for seven years.

The UK might already be in a recession — before even leaving the EU

2019-07-23 11:06

In the event of a "no-deal" Brexit, growth could drop to zero, according to the National Institute for Economic and Social Research.

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.

High risk of SA economy hitting recession in 2019, says Moody's

2019-06-06 12:40

The odds that the South African economy could experience a technical recession in 2019 are high, according to ratings agency Moody's.

Recession and downgrade? Economists spell out risks that come with load shedding

2019-03-25 06:30

Economists say the risks to the South African economy are so grim that the country is flirting with a fresh technical recession.

It's official: Italy's economy has slipped into recession

2019-01-31 14:21

Italy's output contracted 0.2% in the fourth quarter, on the heels of a 0.1% drop in the previous quarter, statistics agency Istat said on Thursday.

Most US CFOs expect a recession in that country by the end of 2020 – or sooner

2018-12-13 15:59

Some 82% of chief financial officers in the US say they see a recession beginning by the end of 2020, while nearly half see it even earlier, by the end of 2019.

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