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By in Economy on January 4, 2017
ECONOMY • Outlook
Moody's offers bleak outlook for government debt amid political instability
November 11, 2019
Ratings agency Moody's has issued a negative outlook for sovereign creditworthiness in 2020, citing a "disruptive and unpredictable" political environment.
'The international system is somewhat dangerous and chaotic,' Condoleezza Rice warns
November 11, 2019
Condoleezza Rice, the former United States Secretary of State, said the 'global order' was in a "somewhat dangerous and chaotic" state.
UK economy avoids recession with third-quarter growth rebound
November 11, 2019
The previous quarter from April to June had shown a 0.2% contraction in U.K. economic activity.
Economic Perspectives
Scholz’s improved plan to complete the banking union
November 8, 2019
The head of German Finance has written in the Financial Times defending the need to deepen the banking union, now London is about to leave
Economic Climate
ifo Institute: Economic Experts Fear Tariff War Will Shrink World Trade
May 10, 2019
International economic experts fear that the tariff war between the US, China, and Europe will lead to a decline in world trade. This is the result of the World Economic Survey conducted by the ifo Institute among 1,130 economists worldwide. When asked to name the most significant consequence of the higher tariffs, the predominant answer was “less trade.”
Economic Outlook
Chart of the WeekEurope’s Wage-Price Puzzle
November 11, 2019
By Richard Varghese Does higher wage growth fuel inflation? In Europe, that has historically been the case. But the link between wage growth and inflation has weakened in recent years amid low inflation expectations, robust corporate profitability, and strong competitive pressures. The price of labor—namely wages—is rising at a robust pace, especially in the European [...]
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