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8 Jan
The World Bank has downgraded its previous prediction for global growth in 2021 to 4 percent. The organisation warned of a subdued recovery that could lag even further if countries do not stem the rise in coronavirus infections and effectively deploy vaccines. The European Union is also starting to look ahead to how to spend its recovery fund – with the largest recipient, Italy, on the brink of political crisis.
28 Dec 2020
China’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has cleared its path to become the world’s largest economy before the end of the decade, according to a new report by a UK think tank.
21 Jun 2020
The global economy is facing its worst peacetime crisis in almost 100 years, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. In its latest forecast, the OECD warns the effects of the slump will be "dire and long-lasting" after a 6 percent plunge in global growth this year.
8 May 2020
More than $8 trillion has been pumped into the global economy during the coronavirus crisis, as governments and central banks do their best to limit the long-term damage.
17 Apr 2020
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4 Apr 2020
The spread of the new coronavirus and COVID-19 has had a profound effect on the global economy in a staggeringly short space of time. The longer-term impact depends on how quickly the virus can be tackled.
15 Mar 2020
The COVID-19 shock to the global economy is forcing the European Central Bank to open its monetary spigots further. But unlike in previous crises, the ECB is short of ammunition as it faces a looming recession.
18 Aug 2018
hristian Schulz, economics team director at Citigroup, examines how trade disputes are impacting the global economy and markets.
7 Apr 2018
Bob Miller, lead portfolio manager for BlackRock's Total Return Fund, Anupam Damani, manager of TIAA-Cref Emerging Markets Debt Fund, and George Rusnak, co-head of global fixed-income strategy for the Wells Fargo Investment Institute, join Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro. They discuss the recent trends in global economic growth.
25 Mar 2018
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari discusses the Fed's interest rate path, the U.S. labor market, and the impact of tariffs on the global economy.

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