COVID-19

The impact of coronavirus is being felt across the global economy

Feb 12, 2020
The coronavirus outbreak's impact has already shown up in various parts of the economy.
Commuters in a Hong Kong subway station wear face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus ahead of the Chinese New Year on Jan. 23.
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What are negative interest rates?

Aug 22, 2019
While the U.S. waits on word of rate cuts, the global economy is seeing negative interest rates.
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Trade showdown

IMF's acting director on U.S. and China: "It takes two to tango"

Aug 5, 2019
"Both sides should sit down and talk more," says David Lipton of the International Monetary Fund.
Then-IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton in 2018.
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Global slowdown could hold back U.S. economy

Jul 29, 2019
In setting U.S. monetary policy, the Fed is eyeing the global impact of trade wars and other economic troubles.
A man looks at a screen showing global stock market information on the street in Tokyo on in 2015.
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The IMF cuts global growth outlook to 3.3 percent

A conversation with the IMF's chief economist about the lowest global growth rate since the financial crisis.
IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath speaks during a press conference in Washington, DC on April 9, 2019.
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Brexit

What Brexit means for business

Mar 28, 2019
A market owner, cheesemonger and bookseller discuss living with uncertainty.
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Brexit

Brexit: What do you want to know?

Mar 12, 2019
Kai Ryssdal and the team are headed for the U.K. as the country navigates its exit from the European Union.
An anti-Brexit demonstrator waves a Union flag alongside a European Union flag outside the Houses of Parliament in London on March 28, 2018.
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OECD: Global economy is slowing

Mar 6, 2019
The OECD predicts lower growth than last year, from China to North America.
The OECD predicts lower growth than last year, from China to North America.
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IMF's Christine Lagarde: a firefighter and an architect

Feb 21, 2019
The International Monetary Fund managing director on her dual role, the rise of inequality, the repercussions of the global trade war and women in finance.
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, during the IMF and the World Bank Group 2018 spring meetings in Washington, D.C., in 2018.
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Corner Office

Goodyear CEO on the automotive industry and trade

Jan 23, 2019
How economic and political situations are impacting the international tire and auto market
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