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White House says economy 'incredibly strong' after stock-market dive

White House says economy 'incredibly strong' after stock-market dive

But higher USA interest rates have also helped send emerging market currencies into a tailspin, as countries that borrowed heavily in dollars race to pay back debt. "The markets are fraught with peril", warned Stephen Innes, head of trading at OANDA, adding there was a "horrible intersection of risk aversion" from the US-China trade conflict and rising US interest rates. Consulte Mais Informação

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International Monetary Fund chief, Pakistan FM meet as Islamabad seeks financial assistance for bailout

International Monetary Fund chief, Pakistan FM meet as Islamabad seeks financial assistance for bailout

In the report , the International Monetary Fund said economic growth appears to have peaked in some major economies while the gap between advanced countries and emerging markets was widening. Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday said that a bailout deal with Pakistan would require "absolute transparency" of its debts, many of which come from China's landmark Belt and Road Initiative. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump calls stock market sell-off 'a correction'

A stock market correction is defined as a decline of at least 10 percent from the high point of the past 52 weeks, suggesting that major USA indices have further to fall. Currency investors took shelter in the safe-haven yen, resulting in steep losses for Japanese exporters, with electronics giant Sony down almost five percent as blue-chip firms flashed red across the trading board. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump says Federal Reserve ‘has gone crazy’ after big stock drop

Wall Street extended its losses Wednesday afternoon as markets continued to skid, with the Nasdaq leading the losses. They include the USA trade war with China and the potential impact on global growth while rising bond yields have diverted attention from equities - stocks - which have been offering the most attractive returns for years because central bank stimulus had flooded markets with cheap money. Consulte Mais Informação

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International Monetary Fund upgrades outlook on Russian Federation as economy recovers

International Monetary Fund upgrades outlook on Russian Federation as economy recovers

The US-based organisation says that a "no-deal" departure from the European Union could lead to fragmentation in European money markets, meaning that finance cannot flow around the system so efficiently. Almas Hyder said that government, Ministry of Finance and State Bank needed to ascertain the factors weakening the value of rupee and check the possibilities of undue speculations and panic buying. Consulte Mais Informação

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The Dow tumbles more than 800 points

AMD ( NASDAQ:AMD ) suffered an especially brutal day today with a drop of over 8 percent. Higher rates can slow economic growth, erode corporate profits and make investors less willing to pay high prices for stocks. The yield was just 2.82 percent in last August. Sears has closed hundreds of stores and sold several famous brands or put them on the block as it sees more customers abandon its stores. Consulte Mais Informação

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Brent crude drops below $83 on expectations Iran will maintain some exports

Brent crude drops below $83 on expectations Iran will maintain some exports

India, however, wants to keep importing oil from Iran , because Tehran offers discounts and incentives for them at a time when the Indian government is struggling with higher oil prices and a weakening local currency. That is the longest streak of weekly cuts since October previous year. "Any country that makes such claims. just wants to display its support for the U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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China's Central Bank to cut reserve requirement ratio

China's Central Bank to cut reserve requirement ratio

The PBOC will continuously implement a prudent and neutral monetary policy, refrain from using a deluge of stimulus and focus on targeted adjustment to maintain sound and sufficient liquidity, facilitate rational growth in monetary credit and social financing and create a proper monetary and financial environment for the country to pursue high-quality economic development and advance the supply-side structural reform, it said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Americans win Nobel Economics Prize for work on climate change and technology

Americans win Nobel Economics Prize for work on climate change and technology

The two "have designed methods for addressing some of our time's most basic and pressing questions about how we create long-term sustained and sustainable economic growth", the academy said on Monday. Nordhaus has argued that climate change should be considered a "global public good", like public health and worldwide trade, and regulated accordingly, but not through a command-and-control approach. Consulte Mais Informação

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October 2018 - Last orders as Tokyo's Tsukiji market relocates - News - SHOWCASE

October 2018 - Last orders as Tokyo's Tsukiji market relocates - News - SHOWCASE

The new Toyosu market will open on Thursday following a two-year delay after soil contamination raised safety concerns and additional work was undertaken to deal with polluted groundwater. "We are sad to lose the Tsukiji brand", vegetable wholesaler Tsukasa Kujirai told AFP. The 39-year-old said his store has kept buying fish from the same wholesaler for 48 years since its opening, and he "will keep going to Toyosu (to buy fish from the same wholesaler)". Consulte Mais Informação

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IMF projects India’s growth at 7.3% in 2018, 7.4% in 2019

IMF projects India’s growth at 7.3% in 2018, 7.4% in 2019

The IMF-World Bank meeting is an annual summit to discuss global financial and economic issues, including global economic outlook, poverty eradication, and aid effectiveness. "Owing to these changes, our Global growth projections for both this year and next are downgraded to 3.7 per cent, 0.2 percentage point below our last assessments and the same rate achieved in 2017", the report said. Consulte Mais Informação

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