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Uncertainty, Complex Forces Weigh On Global Growth

  • Global growth moderate and uneven, forecast at 3.1 percent this year, 3.6 percent in 2016
  • Disparate fortunes between the advanced and emerging market and developing economies…
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IMF chief: Global economy likely to be weaker this year

WASHINGTON – The head of the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday that global growth will likely be weaker this year as the world economy confronts a host of problems, including a refugee crisis in Europe, an economic slowdown in China and a pending rise in U.S. 215 more words


19 Sept 2015 (AFR) - The Fed goes global - Worries of the world weigh on the Fed

(19 September 2015, AFR, p18, Jonathan Shapiro)

‘Global conditions used to be number four on the Fed’s list of concerns, behind domestic inflation, growth and financial conditions. 109 more words

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11 Sept 2015 (AFR) - Faltering growth sparks global recession fear

(11 September 2015, AFR, p22, by Karen Maley)

‘Citigroup has issued a grim warning about the health of the global economy, with its chief economist Willem Buiter estimating there is a 55 per cent chance of a global recession in the next two years, which will force central banks in the United States, Japan and Europe to beef up their monetary stimulus.’ 15 more words

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4 Sept 2015 (AFR) - China volatility imperils global growth - Low interest rates, labour reform key to minimising China-driven risk

(4 September 2015, AFR, p29, by John Kehoe )

‘The International Monetary Fund has warned policymakers that a slowdown in global economic activity and rising volatility in emerging markets, particularly… 75 more words

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2 Sept 2015 (AFR) - Sharemarket: Morgan Stanley slashes 12-month ASX target

(2 September 2015, AFR, p29, by Vanessa Desloires )

‘A pullback in earnings expectations and a struggling Australian economy have led Morgan Stanley to slash its target for the ASX over the next 12 months to just 5150. 59 more words

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31 Aug 2015 (AFR) - On second thought, China slowdown will hit global-growth outlook

(31 August 2015, AFR, p9, by Andrew Mayeda)

‘China’s deepening struggles are starting to make a bigger dent in the global economic outlook. Moody’s Investors Service on Friday cut its 2016 growth forecast in Group of 20 economies to 2.8 per cent, down 0.3 per centage point from the company’s call less than two weeks ago. 57 more words

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