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Still scope for US interest rate cut, says IMF’s chief economist

There is still room for the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) chief economist suggested ahead of the...

China rolls out the red carpet for other countries as it...

Jim Watson | AFP | Getty ImagesChina is "rolling out the red carpet for the rest of the world" by lowering tariffs with other...

Facebook’s cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of...

Facebook's new digital currency has the potential of becoming a worldwide currency, Tally CEO Jason Brown said Tuesday. "It literally threatens the governments that...

Cyberattacks in the Middle East are on the rise. Here’s who...

Cyberattacks in the Middle East are on the rise, according to a new report.The Middle East region, and especially the United Arab Emirates, saw...

These Asian economies may be most badly hit by slowing global...

With tensions between the U.S. and China threatening to slow down global trading volume even further, export-reliant economies such as Japan, South Korea and...

China’s job market faces new pressure as trade war with US...

Christian Kober | Getty Images There are signs that ongoing trade tensions are putting some pressure on China's job market - despite Beijing's efforts...

Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order...

Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines announced Monday that climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much shipping companies...

African swine fever could drive up inflation in emerging markets as...

African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the...

Germany should heed the call of its deeply worried business community

Germany accounts for nearly 30% of a monetary union consisting of 19 European economies. That's how dangerous it is to see the world's fourth-largest...

Why rare minerals like neodymium have become China’s wild card in...

One country dominates the market for rare earth minerals. That one country also happens to the prime target in President Trump's trade war. China...