As we come to the end of a decade that witnessed unprecedented monetary policy expansion, an eye on the trends observed and those rapidly in play, helps examine critical
Japanese stock prices declined and Chinese markets were little-changed Wednesday while trading in most other Asian economies was closed for Christmas Day.
World equity benchmarks hit their lowest levels in a month on Wednesday as signs of a slowdown in US economic growth and weak earnings in Europe fanned fears
LONDON: World stocks fell to a two-week low and risk assets withered on Wednesday after US lawmakers called for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, raising the prospects
BERLIN: A slump in exports sent Germany’s economy into reverse in the second quarter, data showed, as its manufacturers bore the brunt of a global slowdown amplified by tariff conflicts and uncertainty over Brexit. Gross domestic product (GDP) fell 0.1% quarter-on-quarter, in line with a Reuters poll of analysts,
Stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic saw hefty losses on Wednesday, gripped by fears for the global economy only a day after enthusiasm over possible detente in an ongoing US-China trade war had given them a dizzying lift. A German GDP contraction in the second quarter, weak Chinese industrial
Britain’s inflation rate unexpectedly overshot the Bank of England’s 2 per cent target, raising the cost of living even before sterling’s slide has had much chance to feed into consumer prices. Annual consumer price inflation rose to a three-month high of 2.1 per cent in July from 2.0 per cent in June, the Office
President Donald Trump’s planned meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit, June 28-29, has created optimism that a deal to restore normal commercial relations may be possible. However, without extensive changes in Chinese policy and law — and tough enforcement provisions — any deal will prove
Opec’s Secretary General said on Wednesday a trade deal between the United States and China would boost the global economy and would help lift a “dark cloud” over the oil market.