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Global economic outlook turns sour as trade war drags on

A group of several hundred economists and financial market professionals regularly polled by Reuters over the past few years has consistently and almost unanimously warned that trade conflict is the number one global economic risk.

The bond market is giving ominous warnings about the global economy

The S&P 500 was down 0.7% Wednesday, tumbling for a second consecutive session, but overall is down only about 5.5% from its early May high. The unemployment rate is at a five-decade low. With major companies nearly done releasing their first-quarter results, 76% had results above expectations.

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China’s economy, by the numbers, is worse than it looks

Official numbers released Monday show an economy that is posting new, but manageable, lows. For the last three months of 2018, growth came in at 6.4 per cent compared with a year earlier.

Saudis selling US investments would destabilise global markets: White House

Earnest said this when asked about the reported Saudi threat that the kingdom would sell its stakes in the US if the controversial Congressional legislation is passed.

Fed and the unknowns

The best it can do for its new normal is to preserve the old abnormal: keep rates low

Out of My Mind: Puff the magic dragon

From now on China will be like any other economy.

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Inside, outside

The external environment has had both a positive and negative effect on India’s economy.

Why Opec deserves a holiday card from India

In fact, as the year winds down, much of the rest of the world owes the cartel some gratitude as well

Positive for Indian exports, R faces risks

However, the growth figures would induce the US Federal Reserve to hike rates earlier than expected.

India likely to improve economic growth to 6.3% in 2016: UN report

UN report says India is likely to make progress in implementing economic policy reforms and help provide support to business confidence.

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China seems to be moving towards market linked pricing of the Yuan: Shaktikanta Das

New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on Thursday said the new normal in global economy is uncertainty. He said that China seems to be moving towards market linked pricing of the Yuan. He also stated that YMF has accepted Yuan as a reserved currency. China devalued the Yuan in a move that rippled through global markets. As policy makers stepped up efforts to support exporters and boost the role of market pricing in Asia’s largest economy.

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