Tag: global economic outlook

Why this economist believes it’s not all gloom and doom for the global economic outlook

It’s not all doom and gloom for economic prospects during COVID-19, this is according to UBS Global Wealth Management Chief Economist, Paul Donovan who notes that 85 per cent of salaries in Europe and the U.S have remained unchanged in the last quarter which leaves room for optimism in buying power. He joins CNBC Africa for more.

Global leaders issue G20 call to action to co-ordinate world response to COVID-19

A group of 165 past and present global leaders have come together to demand the creation of a G20 executive task force and an immediate global pledging conference to approve and co-ordinate a multi-billion dollar fund to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

IMF Chief Economist on Africa’s economic outlook

CNBC Africa is joined by the International Monetary Fund Chief Economist, Gita Gopinath on her global economic outlook and the trends that she sees weaving into Sub- Saharan African markets.