ONE of the consequences of the coronavirus crisis has been that a number of previously unthinkable political and economic outcomes have rocked the globe. Even a few weeks ago, few would have...

MARK Twain supposedly said: "History doesn't repeat but rather it rhymes."

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE coronavirus pandemic is set to rob the global economy of more than US$5 trillion of growth over the next two years, greater than the annual output of Japan. That is the warning from Wall...

THE minefield of the world economic and financial system is in a far worse state than we have admitted. As well as dealing with present upsets, we must start thinking about the "post-crisis".

ALTHOUGH a rapid V-shaped recovery is our central forecast, there is a risk of a "double-dip" recession if Covid-19 lingers.

[WASHINGTON] The coronavirus pandemic has driven the global economy into a downturn that will require massive funding to help developing nations, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said on Friday.

PERSPECTIVE

THE emergence of Covid-19, a new coronavirus, is a tragic public-health emergency. The disease, one hopes, will be brought under control quickly, but the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is...

[WASHINGTON] It is too early to tell the economic toll from the virus outbreak in China, but the hit to global growth should be "mild," International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva said...

[DAVOS, Switzerland] More than half of chief executives in an annual survey by PwC expect a slowdown in global economic growth this year, in marked contrast to the confidence that has lifted stock...

[WASHINGTON] The sun has come out for the global economy, as trade tensions appear to be receding.