Tag: global economy

COVID-19: Investing for Roubini’s Greater Depression

“The lessons learned from the GFC encouraged policymakers worldwide to work furiously to get economies back into shape through a series of fierce and co-ordinated policy responses to the impacts of Covid-19. In turn, this has encouraged a consensus view amongst economists that the recovery from the crisis will be V-shaped,” writes Cannon Asset Managers CE Adrian Saville.

Scientists believe this 50 days on, 30 days off lockdown strategy will help fight COVID-19

Fifty days of strict lockdowns followed by 30 days where measures are eased could be an effective strategy for reducing Covid-19 deaths while ensuring some level of economic protection, scientists claim.

Moody’s places Angola’s B3 ratings on review for downgrade

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has today placed Angola Government's B3 long-term issuer ratings and senior unsecured rating and its (P)B3 senior unsecured MTN rating under review for downgrade. The short-term issuer rating is affirmed at Not Prime (NP).

World Economic Forum: “Global economy growth below potential” –Standard Chartered CEO Bill Winters

The CEO of Standard Chartered, Bill Winters, says the global economy is growing below potential but adds that global growth and trade should pick up this year. Winters made this statement in a chat with CNBC on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

World Economic Forum: Global resource consumption passes 100bn tonnes/YR – Circularity Gap Report

The global economy is consuming 100 billion tonnes of materials a year for the first time ever but re-use of resources has gone into reverse. That’s according to the 2020 Circularity Gap Report launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos by Circle Economy. Marc De Wit, Director of Strategic Alliances at Circle Economy joins CNBC Africa to unpack the report.

Credo Wealth: What the Brexit deal means for SA investors

Deon Gouws, Chief Investment Officer, Credo Wealth joins CNBC Africa to discuss the Brexit deal and how it will affect the global economy.

The importance of Africa’s involvement in world trade highlighted after G7 Summit in France

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame joined leaders of the G7 countries over the weekend for the G7 Summit in France where among other things they discussed the global economy and world security. In a discussion on the importance of the summit to Africa, Analyst, Fernando Morales de la Cruz joins CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera for more.

Expert reveals why global growth will likely slow in 2019

The Chief Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered, Steve Brice says global growth will be slower this year compared to 2018 with slight changes in where the growth will be coming from. He discussed the outlook for the global economy with CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi.
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