Apr 20, 2015 at 08:30 | Source: CNBC
Russia's economy, which grew by just 0.6 percent in 2014, is expected to enter a deep recession this year under the weight of lower oil prices and sanctions, which have compounded the country's underlying structural weaknesses and undermined business and consumer confidence.
Apr 18, 2015 at 12:37 | Source: CNBC
The IMF estimated on Tuesday that Greece's economy would grow by 2.5 percent this year and 3.7 percent in 2016 forecasts that bemused some analysts aware of the country's hefty debt burden and deadlocked talk with international creditors.
Mar 17, 2015 at 16:12 | Source: Reuters
Lagarde said advanced economies could help reduce the risk of market volatility by communicating policy intentions clearly. But she added that emerging markets that had tackled economic vulnerabilities had fared better when shockwaves hit in 2013.
Mar 08, 2015 at 09:52 | Source: Reuters
Chinese regulators are turning to Japan for lessons on economic history, determined to keep the worlds second biggest economy from taking the same path of recession and deflation that has blighted its neighbour for the past 20 years.
Feb 24, 2015 at 10:33 | Source: PTI
The world's biggest miner has been hard hit by falling prices for its two main commodities, iron ore and oil, with a 23 percent reduction in capital and exploration expenditure helping offset some of the damage.
Feb 14, 2015 at 16:11 | Source: CNBC
Russia's economy has been hit hard by the severe decline in global oil prices and sanctions imposed on the country for its part in the Ukraine conflict. This, in turn, has caused the currency to weaken 90 percent against the dollar over the last 12 months, further pushing up the rate of inflation which stands around 11.4 percent.
Feb 02, 2015 at 07:39 | Source: CNBC
If Rip Van Winkle were to wake up today and see where oil is and where bond yields are...he would be very tempted to say that we must be in a recession, said Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist at Convergex
Jan 25, 2015 at 16:27 | Source: PTI
The global economy is facing multiple challenges, including crisis in the euro zone and slowing Chinese economy even as the US is seeing signs of stronger recovery
Jan 24, 2015 at 13:21 | Source: CNBC
Forces including a strengthening United States economy will push the euro to parity with the dollar by the end of next year as euro zone countries look to break through a period of sluggish growth, an economist said on Friday.
Jan 17, 2015 at 09:16 | Source: Reuters
Wall Street stocks rebounded on Friday on signs the US economy was on track for solid growth with consumer sentiment hitting an 11-year high, while the euro slid further against the dollar a day after Switzerland ditched its currency cap.