[WASHINGTON] Growth of the world economy is expected to slow as the US-China trade conflict takes its toll and undermines confidence, the World Bank said Tuesday in its semi-annual forecast.

[TOKYO] Several Bank of Japan policymakers warned the global economic outlook was worsening and recent oil price falls could further delay achievement of their 2 per cent inflation target, a summary...

[LONDON] In the race to outpace developed economies, emerging countries such as China, India, and Brazil suffered a setback this year and will outgrow them later than previously expected, the Centre...

IT'S going to get worse before it gets better. Nomura economists believe that 2019 will be a year of two halves for Asia, the first half gloomy and the second half a recovery...

INCREASED political threats - not just limited to a potential full-blown trade war, but also including developments in Europe and the US - are changing the way central banks and sovereign wealth...

[BENGALURU] The outlook for global growth in 2019 has dimmed for the first time, according to Reuters polls of economists who said the US-China trade war and tightening financial conditions would...

[NUSA DUA, Indonesia] Indonesian President Joko Widodo urged global central bankers and finance ministers on Friday to remain committed to cooperation and to "nudge their leaders in the right...

[WASHINGTON] The International Monetary Fund said the world economy is plateauing as the lender cut its growth forecast for the first time in more than two years, blaming escalating trade tensions...

RISING oil prices are prompting forecasts of a return to US$100 a barrel for the first time since 2014, creating both winners and losers in the world economy. Exporters of the fuel would enjoy bumper...

OVER the last decade, the world's major economies floated themselves out of recession on oceans of easy money and low, or even negative, interest rates. ...