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# Global Economy

This year
Latest World Bank report offers dim outlook for global economy in 2023
The bank’s latest Global Economic Prospects report, which it issued today, marks an upgrade from its previous forecast in January.
Analysis: Housing in Ireland won’t look any better before the next general election
Economist Victor Duggan looks at the continued decline of housing supply in this country – he doesn’t hold out hope of it improving any time soon.
Opinion: Are all economists just focused on growth? No - meet the women making a difference
Dr Emma Howard says that the stereotype of economists being male and solely focused on economic growth is not a reflection of reality.
Last year
Ireland 'engaging' with EU on proposal to ban Russian ships from docking at European ports
Russian trade is facing severe disruption as a consequence of sanctions announced this week.
All time
Opinion: How you see the Irish economy depends on if you're a glass half-full or half-empty kind of person
In many ways, the Irish economy looks to be in ‘Goldilocks’ territory: not too cold, but still not too hot, writes Victor Duggan.
FactCheck: Is Ireland actually the world's "most globalised" country?
FactCheck looks into a claim that has been doing the rounds online in recent days.
Obama raises concerns about global growth in the wake of Brexit vote
At a time when global growth rates are already weak, “this doesn’t help”, the US president says.
Explainer: Oil prices have dipped below $50 a barrel. But Ireland could be a winner...
Here’s why falling oil prices matter.
IMF cuts 2014 global growth forecast
Russia was likely to see its economy brought to the brink of recession but the IMF has now slashed the country’s growth forecast.
IMF predicts slower economic growth for world
Europe’s financial crisis and a potential budget crisis in the United States could slow world growth even further, according to the International Monetary Fund’s latest forecast.
14th EU-China Summit to focus on 'strengthening cooperation'
Eurozone debt, carbon charges and EU’s embargo on Iranian oil are all expected to be discussed during the summit.
OECD sees signs of economic turnaround
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development says a turnaround in the world’s major developed economies is being led by the US and Japan.
Column: Cardinal Rules - on protecting yourself from financial catastrophe
This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland discusses real money, imaginary money and potential money – with the aid of a chicken, a puppy and a goat.
China predicts grim outlook for global economy during trade talks
China has insisted that “imbalanced growth” is better than balanced recession – confirming it plans to focus on bolstering its own economy before addressing trade strains with other countries.
Gallery: The 10 most influential people in finance...
…according to the US wealth management magazine Worth, including the German Chancellor and new ECB chief.
Shares continue rally after US records 2.5 per cent GDP growth
The US economy grew at an annual rate of 2.5 per cent in the third quarter of 2011 – averting the risk of a second recession.
China slams US currency bill as threat to trade
Beijing has descried a US currency bill as a threat to a shaky global economic recovery -and warned that trade ties will be “severely damaged” if it becomes law.
IMF warns about funding capacity for future bailouts
The fund is calling for major international cooperation in tackling the debt crisis and averting another global recession.
China now world's second-largest economy
Japan beaten into third place. How long can US remain on top?