• Wall Street opens lower as yields, global growth concerns weigh

    7 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday, pressured by rising yields and after the International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts, squarely blaming the Sino-U.S. trade war.
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  • IMF cuts world growth forecast on tariff wars, emerging market strains

    7 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The International Monetary Fund has cut its global economic growth forecasts for 2018 and 2019, saying that the U.S-China trade war was taking a toll and emerging markets were struggling with tighter liquidity and capital outflows. David Pollard reports.
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  • U.S. Banks Are Not Reducing Risk Exposures Despite Global Challenges

    7 monthes ago - By Forbes

    Despite political and economic challenges around the world, U.S. banks are not significantly reducing their credit and market risk exposures, and in some cases are increasing their exposures.
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  • Market Seems to be Under Pressure From Rising Yields, Lowered Economic Growth Forecasts

    7 monthes ago - By Forbes

    This morning, as the U.S. Treasury market reopens, investors once again are appearing fearful about rising rates. Pressure also seems to be coming from downwardly revised IMF economic growth forecasts.
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  • IMF upgrades outlook on Russia as economy recovers

    7 monthes ago - By RT

    The Russian economy will grow faster than previously expected as the macroeconomic outlook improves, the International Monetary Fund forecasts.
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  • 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Here is what you need to know.
    The IMF downgrades its outlook for the global economy. The International Monetary Fund says the global economy will grow at a 3.7% pace this year and next, down 0.2 points from what it predicted in July. It sees the US economy growing at a 2.9% clip in 2018 but slowing to a 2.5% rate next year in part because of the impact from President Donald Trump's tax cuts.
    Asian shares hit 17-month lows. MSCI's Asia-Pacific index excluding Japan hit its lowest level since May of last year, Reuters says.
    The 10-year yield hits a 7-year high. The benchmark yield touched...
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  • World stocks slide after IMF trims economic outlook

    7 monthes ago - By Chron

    SINGAPORE - Global stock markets fell Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund lowered its outlook for the world economy, citing the impact of rising interest rates and trade tensions.
    KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX lost 0.5 percent to 11,891 while the CAC 40 in France shed 0.3 percent 5283. Britain's FTSE 100 dropped 0.4 percent to 7,201. Wall Street was set for a drop. Dow futures lost 0.5 percent and the S&P 500 futures were down 0.6 percent.
    ASIA'S DAY: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 1.3 percent to 23,469.39. Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 0.1 percent to 26,172.91. The Shanghai...
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  • The IMF Says U.S. Tariffs and Emerging Market Instability Are Hurting the Global Economy

    7 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The International Monetary Fund says protectionism and instability are hurting economic growth.
    The Fund's latest World Economic Outlook report presented a revised forecast predicting the global economy would expand by 3.7% this year and next, down from an April estimate of 3.9%. U.S. tariffs and other countries' retaliation against them were at the center of the IMF's revised estimates. Trade has been hit especially hard, with the latest forecast predicting that growth will fall a full point from last year to 4.2%.
    Falling currency values in emerging markets are also affecting overall...
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