Economist Carmen Reihart believes the Hong Kong protests could cause a significant global economic slowdown in the long run.
Signs of easing tensions in the China-US trade war bring cheer to investors.
Having seen a decline in trade against the backdrop of the US-China trade war, Europe's biggest economy will enter what it technically defines as a recession should GDP shrink further.
All three major US indexes close down about 3% as the US Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years, triggering recession fears.
The US investment bank no longer expects a trade deal before the 2020 presidential election, as threatened new tariffs take effect.
Donald Trump gets the headlines, but he’s not the only one worried that the dollar’s remarkable ascent is causing economic harm.
The government's official forecaster last month warned that Britain would slide into a year-long recession should it leave the EU without a deal.
The Office for Budget Responsibility says the UK economy appears to have flat-lined or possibly contracted in the second quarter.
Resolution calculates that the past five recessions cost an average of one million jobs in the UK.
Grim export numbers add to the Singapore economy’s warning signs, says Maybank research.
As investors buy high-yielding emerging-market assets in general, the Turkish lira will also probably enjoy such general sentiment.
It's the third such boat carrying Venezuelan migrants to capsize in the last month, with a total of 80 people now missing.
Geoffrey Williams says it's all part of a cycle, while Yeah Kim Leng speaks of a silver lining in trade diversion.
Factory activity contracts in most Asian countries as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn.
The recession presents a hurdle for Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the lead up to the country's upcoming elections.
The overall result means Germany barely avoids a recession in the fourth quarter after the economy shrank in the previous three months.
Venezuela is wracked by recession and hyperinflation despite the fact that Beijing has expended vast amounts of credit to Caracas for oil shipments and infrastructure deals.
The probability of two consecutive quarters of negative growth has increased to 30%, the highest since the end of 2016, the survey of 10 economists found.
Japan has felt the indirect impact of the US-China trade war because it makes equipment and supplies used by Chinese manufacturers of semiconductors, mobile phones and other products.
Economic growth sank to 1.5% in 2018 from 2.2% in the previous two years.
Sabah MCA Wanita chief Dr Pamela Yong says the ringgit has weakened and the price of oil, on which Budget 2019 revenue significantly rested, has plummeted.
The IMF predicts that Argentina's economy will shrink by 2.6% this year and another 1.6% in 2019.
Announced by companies during the most recent earnings season, these price hikes have typically ranged from 2% to 10%.
Investors now overreact to even modest changes late in cycles after not foreseeing the financial crisis.
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