World economy

IMF keeps global growth forecasts; China, eurozone revised higher

IMF keeps global growth forecasts; China, eurozone revised higher

In its updated World Economic Outlook, the IMF said global gross domestic product would be 3.5 percent in 2017 and 3.6 percent in 2018.

Jul 24, 2017, 11:09 AM IST

WEF 2017: World economy improving, but be wary of 'black swans'

As the annual talkfest of the rich and powerful from across the world reached its last day here, top economic leaders felt the global economy is improving though mostly on internal factors even as they warned of new 'black swan' events post elections in various countries.

Jan 20, 2017, 18:19 PM IST
China's contribution to world economy to be 30% in next 5 years

China's contribution to world economy to be 30% in next 5 years

The transition of China's economy would become an important driver of global economic growth, the Global Times quoted Chi Fulin, director of the China Institute for Reform and Development, as saying.

Oct 30, 2016, 13:44 PM IST
Disasters cost world economy $71 billion in first half of 2016: Swiss Re

Disasters cost world economy $71 billion in first half of 2016: Swiss Re

From earthquakes in Japan to wildfires in Canada, disasters cost the world economy $71 billion (62 billion euros) in the first half of the year, reinsurer Swiss Re said on Thursday.

Aug 18, 2016, 19:12 PM IST

Global Economy Weekahead: Global monetary taps still open wide, Fed minutes in focus

The glue binding a still-aggressive global monetary policy response to a struggling world economy and almost daily record highs for world stock markets along with record low bond yields is set to remain intact in the coming week. 

Aug 12, 2016, 20:05 PM IST
India seen to grow faster than emerging market peers

India seen to grow faster than emerging market peers

With RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan announcing his plans to return to academia and the referendum in Britain voting to leave the EU, the world, it seems, has become more uncertain and risk-prone.

Jun 28, 2016, 10:34 AM IST