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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...
Safer, smaller, salty nuke reactors on the cards
Safer, smaller, salty nuke reactors on the cards
A new breed of nuclear reactor designed by engineers from the millennial generation has gained the support of billionaires and the United Nations...
IMF cuts growth forecasts as global economic expansion slows
IMF cuts growth forecasts as global economic expansion slows
Badly handled budget cuts in the United States and a slowdown in activity in big developing countries mean the global economy will expand more...
Companies cautious about risks
Companies cautious about risks
The slowdown in the global economy and the effect of cheaply manufactured goods on the local manufacturing sector are expected to continue to...
Highway to the danger zone: The economic week ahead
Highway to the danger zone: The economic week ahead
In 2008 the world narrowly avoided a second Great Depression, largely through the herculean efforts of governments and central banks to restore...
Tough times ahead for economy
Tough times ahead for economy
Bleak forecasts for the global economy were echoed by similar warnings of tougher conditions from local economists this week.
A cloud of uncertainty
A cloud of uncertainty
The explosions at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan have made the economic impact of last week's natural disaster far more difficult to...
Zoellick: World moving towards new monetary system
Zoellick: World moving towards new monetary system
The global economy is moving towards a new monetary system with gold emerging as a preferred alternative to existing assets, World Bank president...
Refreshingly optimistic
Refreshingly optimistic
After all the doom and gloom predictions that we have become used to about the end of the world as we know it, W-shaped recoveries and the risk of...
ECB chief: Financial system must change
ECB chief: Financial system must change
European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet said on Friday that the financial markets are experiencing an "ongoing correction" and declined...
2025: What to expect
2025: What to expect
No more them and us, with a farewell to American supremacy -- China to be biggest beneficiary of change, with wealth moving from West to East and...

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