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Chinese Threat

China poses the biggest threat to the global economy as its debts soar, according to a leading economist.

Ken Rogoff, the former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, said the country could suffer a calamitous slowdown – dragging the rest of the world down with it. 116 more words

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The oil production cut

OPEC members have agreed to cut production, the quantum of which would be decided in November. At the same time though, Saudi Arabia has… 49 more words

World Economy

28 Sept 2016 (AFR) - IMF warns of contagion risk of China's debt load

(28 September 2016, AFR, p1, by Angus Grigg)

‘China must allow its economy to slow otherwise a “disorderly deleveraging” could trigger contagion in emerging markets and dent asset prices in advanced economies, according to a new report by the International Monetary Fund. 51 more words

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Maintaining the "Pax Italica"

Italy is Europe’s fourth-biggest economy and one the weakest. Since the so called “miracolo economico” during the 1950s and 1960s, Italy’s economy seems to struggle maintaining its growth characterized by occasional slumps and unambitious increases. 1,531 more words

World Economy

Biggest Ever Bail-In to Occur in Germany's Deutsche Bank!

Deutsche bank cannot be bailed out since it is “too big to bail.”

Prepare for the BAIL IN.

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Global debt climbs towards fresh high as companies and countries keep on borrowing – Japan Herald… 64 more words

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TD says global growth will be lowest since financial crisis this year at 2.7 per cent

The global economy this year will grow at the slowest pace since the financial crisis, with a number of “event risks” overhanging global markets and threatening volatility, says Toronto-Dominion Bank. 251 more words

Trading Desk

Five things you should know before you start your work day on Sept. 22

Good morning. The OECD cut its growth estimate for Canada’s economy. Alternative lenders doubled their share of the residential mortgage market in the past decade. And Mylan, the company which raised the price of EpiPens used for allergic reactions, is criticized at a U.S. 898 more words

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