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Seeds of next global financial crisis being sown, top officials warn
Seeds of next global financial crisis being sown, top officials warn
Rising US interest rates, tanking emerging market currencies and a bitter US-China trade spat could push the world towards its next financial...
IMF chief defends rate hikes after Trump slams 'crazy' Fed
IMF chief defends rate hikes after Trump slams 'crazy' Fed
IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday defended central bank rate hikes in a veiled rebuke to Donald Trump after the US president blamed "crazy"...
IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.7% for 2018, 2019 as risks rise
IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.7% for 2018, 2019 as risks rise
An upswing in economic risks due to rising trade tensions and debt levels has prompted the International Monetary Fund to cut its forecast for...
Spain court confirms 4.5-year jail term for ex-IMF chief
Spain court confirms 4.5-year jail term for ex-IMF chief
Spain's Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato's jail sentence of four years and six months for misusing funds, which...
Key things to watch in Argentina after IMF boosts loan
Key things to watch in Argentina after IMF boosts loan
Through-the-roof inflation, rising unemployment, recession and social upheaval have marked the economic crisis in Argentina, which on Wednesday...
Lourenço’s first year: Angola’s transitional politics
Lourenço’s first year: Angola’s transitional politics
João Lourenço’s first year in office has been marked by notable reforms and the consolidation of power. If ordinary Angolans are to benefit...
What 10 years post-2008 tell us
What 10 years post-2008 tell us
In the decade since the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the start of the global financial crisis, the world economy has registered stronger growth...
How much is China’s $60-billion really worth?
How much is China’s $60-billion really worth?
Forty-eight African heads of state gathered in Beijing on September 3 and 4 for the seventh Forum for China-Africa Co-operation (Focac), a...
Bitter pills: Erdogan's possible remedies for Turkey crisis
Bitter pills: Erdogan's possible remedies for Turkey crisis
The crash in the Turkish lira sparked by US sanctions has left President Recep Tayyip Erdogan facing the biggest economic challenge of his...
Ghana backpedalling out of banking crisis
Ghana backpedalling out of banking crisis
Ghana is backpedalling out of a banking crisis as the government takes on debt to save a troubled sector and vows to punish the executives...
Central Africa can benefit from BRICS partnership
Central Africa can benefit from BRICS partnership
This year’s BRICS summit has a uniquely African flavour, with representatives of the African Union (AU), African Development Bank, New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) and the continent’s regional economic communities (RECs) all in attendance. Commitments to establish a...

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