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By in Economy on January 4, 2017
ECONOMY • Outlook
As silver trades near seven-year highs, here's why investors continue to pile in
August 14, 2020
In recent weeks, the silver price has rallied to hit its highest level since 2013. Here, CNBC looks at why investors have been flocking to the precious metal and what's driving its drastic moves.
Hong Kong cuts GDP forecast for 2020 after economy contracts 9% on-year in the second quarter
August 14, 2020
Hong Kong reported its fourth consecutive quarter of year-over-year economic contraction, official statistics showed Friday.
China's purchases are 'lacking' but the U.S. is still 'happy' with trade deal, ex-White House negotiator says
August 14, 2020
The U.S.-China trade deal is just not about purchases but structural changes too, said Clete Willems, a former deputy director of the National Economic Council.
Economic Perspectives
REOPENING EUROPE – Reopening Common Good?
August 12, 2020
What should be the ground rules to support more sustainable business in a post-pandemic world?
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
Top 10 Blogs on COVID-19
August 13, 2020
By IMFBlog The pandemic has altered people’s lives in both enormous and small ways. Our editors have picked the top recent blogs that dig into the details of what COVID-19 means for people: the impact on women and the young, what it means for the food supply, and how it can increase already growing inequality, [...]
World Economic Outlook Report