Global economy faces a huge threat of ‘The Great Depression’, like 1920-30 decades; warns IMF

Global economy faces a huge threat of ‘The Great Depression’, like 1920-30 decades; warns IMF

Washington: International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned that if corrective measures are not taken regarding the increasing disparity between the rich and poor, there is a looming threat of ‘The Great Depression revisiting the global economy, like the decades of 1920 and 1930. The chief of the IMF warned that credit policies of the countries can […]

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The decline in the Indian economy worrisome, warns IMF

The decline in the Indian economy worrisome, warns IMF

New Delhi/Washington: Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Geetha Gopinath, met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and held talks. A few days ago, Geetha Gopinath had expressed concerns over the slowdown in the Indian economy. Citing regulatory uncertainty as one of the significant reasons in the slowdown of the Indian economy, Geetha Gopinath […]

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The discontent in the Arab world on the rise because of the increasing unemployment and declining growth rate

The discontent in the Arab world on the rise because of the increasing unemployment and declining growth rate

Washington: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that the social tensions in the Arabic world are becoming intensifying, in view of the increasing unemployment and the consistently declining growth rates and the discontent is rising in these countries. This warning by the IMF becomes significant against the background of the agitations going on in […]

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More than half the banks in the world will not survive the recession, warns global Consulting firm McKenzie

More than half the banks in the world will not survive the recession, warns global Consulting firm McKenzie

New York: The global consulting firm McKenzie issued a warning that nearly 60% of the banks in the world have failed to get returns on their investments, and these banks will not be able to take the hit of the recession. Against the background of the indications of recession received from around the world, this […]

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Europe at the brink of a new economic crisis, claim economists and analysts

Europe at the brink of a new economic crisis, claim economists and analysts

Brussels/Berlin: Both Germany and the United Kingdom, known to be the mainstays of the European economy are reeling under the shadows of recession. The German economy has fallen by 0.1% in the third quarter of 2019 and has recorded a decrease in demand for industrial production in the last two months. The investments in the […]

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Percentage of USD in the global economy declining

Percentage of USD in the global economy declining

Washington: At a time, when economies like Russia and China are trying to challenge the economic domination of the United States, it has been exposed that USD, the leading reserve currency of the world, is losing its percentage share. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced the information regarding the investments in the reserve currencies […]

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IMF must die, says chief of Russia’s Sberbank

IMF must die, says chief of Russia’s Sberbank

Moscow: “I don’t have much to say about higher audit institutions, but as for international organisations like the IMF, they must die,” said Herman Gref, chief of the Russian Sberbank demanding the IMF be abolished. Last year, some European countries had hinted at initiating efforts to find an alternative to the IMF. Against this backdrop, […]

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NYSE owner ICE launches Bitcoin Futures contract

NYSE owner ICE launches Bitcoin Futures contract

New York: The US company, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) that owns the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), which is the largest stock exchange in the world, has launched Bitcoin Futures trading in the cryptocurrency. The first trade on Future’s Exchange started on Sunday at 8.00 pm, US time and the company informed that the first transaction […]

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Debt burden on the US crosses $400 trillion, claims report by a private financial institution

Debt burden on the US crosses $400 trillion, claims report by a private financial institution

Washington: A private financial institution issued a sensational warning that the total debt burden in the US economy is 20 times the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the United States and the number has reached nearly $400 trillion. A few months ago, the US treasury department had released information that the national borrowing is to […]

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