[PARIS] Measures to curtail the coronavirus outbreak caused a 3.4 per cent drop in gross domestic product (GDP) for the Group of 20 (G-20) major economies in the first three months of 2020, the...

THE global economy will continue to be on a tightrope until a vaccine for the Covid-19 virus becomes widely available, based on the findings of a report by the Organization for Economic...

[PARIS] The global economy will suffer the biggest peace-time downturn in a century before it emerges next year from a coronavirus-inflicted recession, the OECD said on Wednesday.

[WASHINGTON] An international group of labor unions said Monday it has filed a complaint against McDonald's for "systemic sexual harassment" at the fast food chain's restaurants around the world...

A DECADE of easy money sloshing around the economy may come to haunt policymakers as legions of firms hooked on cheap credit have no buffers to make it through the coronavirus crisis without...

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THE novel coronavirus outbreak is plunging the world economy into its worst downturn since the global financial crisis, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) warned on...

[PARIS] The coronavirus outbreak is plunging the world economy into its worst downturn since the global financial crisis, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development warned on Monday...

[PARIS] US political clouds coupled with wider climate and digital transformations point to a tricky 2020 for the world economy, although experts say a lurch back to crisis is improbable.

[PARIS] France rejects a US idea for companies to opt out of a proposed international tax reform, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday, urging Washington to negotiate in good faith.

THE Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) trimmed on Thursday its 2020 global economic growth forecast and said it did not see a strong rebound in 2021 owing to...