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8 Jan 2016 (TheAge) - World Bank sees global growth sputtering along amid China slump

(8 January 2016, The Age, BusinessDay, p23, Andrew Mayeda)

‘The global economy will sputter along this year as China’s slowdown prolongs a commodity slump and contractions endure in Brazil and Russia, the World Bank said. 64 more words

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World Bank Cuts Global Growth Forecasts

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The global economy will sputter along this year as China’s slowdown prolongs a commodity slump and contractions endure in Brazil and Russia, the World Bank said. 240 more words

Forecasts

World Bank lowers 2016 global economic growth forecast

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The World Bank slashed its growth forecast for the global economy in 2016 on Wednesday (Jan 6), citing “disappointing” growth in major emerging-market economies like China and Brazil. 452 more words

Slowdown In Chinese Manufacturing Deepens Fears For Economy

By Katie Allen

A further slowdown in China’s vast manufacturing sector has intensified worries about the year ahead for the world’s second largest economy.

The latest in a string of downbeat reports from showed that activity at China’s factor ies cooled in December for the fifth month running, as overseas demand for Chinese goods continued to fall. 606 more words

Emerging Markets

Mark Mobius: A Look Ahead At Emerging Markets In 2016

By Mark Mobius, Templeton Emerging Markets Group

In many respects, 2015 was a challenging year for investors in emerging markets. However, we consider many of the factors driving recent volatility to be temporary, and we are optimistic for the longer term due to several factors. 864 more words

Emerging Markets