Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 06:17
Barriers to imports in major economies are starting to recede after a rash of protectionism during the global financial crisis, World Bank figures showed on Thursday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 18:34
The contraction in the world`s largest economy was the steepest since the 2009 first quarter.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 16:33
Statistics South Africa reported the economy contracted by 0.6 percent, a stunning reversal for Africa`s most advanced economy amid a rapid boom elsewhere in the continent.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 23:23
The International Monetary Fund said today that Russia is already in recession and slashed its growth forecast for 2014 citing the effect of the Ukraine crisis on investment.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 18:39
The economist said in the World Economic Forum blog that China grew at a rate of over 10 percent for 30 years but its growth rate has now slowed to around 7 percent, and it may fall further.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 18:46
The US is prepared to bring back jobs lost to recession and overseas competition in recent decades and the Congress should help achieve this goal, President Barack Obama said on Saturday.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 08:44
The winter crisis of the 1940s England holds strong parallels today, in its bitterness, scale and by way of that one economist who had shown the way.
Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 19:54
The country of Spain, which is currently going through a financial crisis, has handed out 3.4 billion dollars in the annual and world’s richest Christmas lottery.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 23:41
Pope Francis expressed support for Italians protesting over high unemployment, recession and austerity but urged them to reject the "temptation of violence".
Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 09:22
The coalition government, which enjoys a narrow majority in the 300-seat chamber, scraped through with 153 deputies backing the 2014 budget in a late evening vote yesterday.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 22:03
One of the three Americans who won this year`s Nobel prize for economics said bloated public deficits on both sides of the Atlantic meant that recession remained a real risk for 2014.
Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 15:24
Standard & Poor`s ratings agency upgraded its outlook for Spanish debt on Friday, highlighting the prospect of an export-led recovery after a two-year recession.
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