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By in Economy on January 4, 2017
ECONOMY • Outlook
Coronavirus live updates: HSBC, Standard Chartered shares fall as lenders cancel dividend payments
April 1, 2020
HSBC shares fell 9.5% in Hong Kong and Standard Chartered was down 7.18% as of 9:36 a.m. HK/SIN.
Coronavirus shock is pushing global growth toward zero, S&P says
March 31, 2020
The firm expects a rebound to 4.9% growth in 2021.
South Africa looks to structural reforms as it loses its last investment-grade credit rating
March 31, 2020
South Africa has lost its last remaining major investment-grade sovereign credit rating, as existing economic weakness is compounded by the potential impact of the global coronavirus pandemic.
Economic Perspectives
The macroeconomic policy response to the COVID-19 crisis
March 31, 2020
From the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) to "coronabonds", the EU seems to be struggling to find an appropriate mechanism to tackle the economic crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic. What is really the best option? And how do we ensure that, once the pandemic is over, we return to sustainable debt levels and competitive economies? This week, Giuseppe Porcaro is joined by Lucrezia Reichlin, professor of Economics at the London Business School, Grégory Claeys and Guntram Wolff to discuss the macroeconomic policy response to the COVID-19 crisis.
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
Maintaining Banking System Safety amid the COVID-19 Crisis
March 31, 2020
This blog is part of a special series on the response to the coronavirus. By Tobias Adrian and Aditya Narain عربي, 中文, Español, Français, 日本語, Português, Русский Today we face economic upheaval potentially more severe than we witnessed during the global financial crisis. The [...]
World Economic Outlook Report