Trade wars could slow global growth to weakest pace since financial crisis, IMF warns

2019-10-16 11:03

Trade tensions could push the world economy to grow at its slowest pace since the financial crisis a decade ago, the IMF warned Tuesday.

Why the world's wealthiest families are stockpiling cash

2019-09-27 20:47

Rick Stone, a former partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, sees treacherous times ahead for family offices trying to deploy cash.

The US yield curve is inverted. Here's what that means, and what the implications are for the American economy.

2019-09-03 20:13

Here's everything you need to know about yield curve inversions, including why Wall Street cares, how they happen, and what comes after for America.

Here's why Morgan Stanley thinks the world's biggest economies may be powerless to stop the next recession

2019-08-28 12:17

Weakening economic data from Germany and China has stoked concerns of an impending economic slowdown worldwide.

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.


Is the world economy sliding into first recession since 2009?

2019-10-15 06:00

The global economy is wobbling and whether it topples over is the big question in financial markets, executive suites and the corridors of power.

The ever-escalating trade war with China has brought the US to the brink of recession, a top economist warns

2019-09-04 09:24

Trade tensions over the last week show "25% is not a ceiling on tariffs" and makes business outlooks less certain, wrote Seth Carpenter of UBS.

Why the inverted US yield curve need not mean a recession is on its way

2019-08-31 18:45

This month the US yield curve, specifically the difference between the ten- and two-year US Treasury bond yields, turned negative.

Trump is convinced there is a conspiracy to distort economic data and exaggerate the prospect of a recession

2019-08-22 08:10

President Trump has boasted about the strength of the economy, but privately vented against forces he believes are plotting against him.

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.

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