Global markets, policymakers and risk managers are watching the budget skirmish between Italy’s government and the European Commission closely. The episode highlights a growing tendency among governments in both advanced and emerging economies to question economic policy orthodoxy.
October 26, 2018
The trade confrontation between the United States and China is heating up.
April 08, 2018
Next month, when finance ministers and central bank governors from more than 180 countries gather in Washington for the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, they will confront a global economic order under increasing strain.
September 21, 2017
Ten years ago this month, the French bank BNP Paribas decided to limit investors’ access to the money they had deposited in three funds. It was the first loud signal of the financial stress that would, a year later, send the global economy into a tailspin.
August 17, 2017