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IMF"s Lagarde warns against trade, currency wars, urges fix to global rules

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday warned countries against engaging in both trade and currency wars, saying these would hurt global growth and imperil "innocent bystanders." David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 11th, 2018

IMF Warns U.S. Trade War With China Threatens Global Growth

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said what almost every economist already knows. At the Group of 20 meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 9th, 2019

Currencies: If the Fed fails, ‘trade wars could become currency wars,’ strategist warns

A dovishly inter.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 5th, 2019

WTO urges politicians to "show restraint" on trade

The World Trade Organization has issued a warning to global leaders: Trade wars will inflict major damage on the economy......»»

Category: topSource: moneyApr 12th, 2018

IMF chief Lagarde warns trade system is at risk of being ‘torn apart’

Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, has waded into the simmering trade spat between the U.S. and China to say governments should stay clear of protectionism or put the global economy at risk......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 11th, 2018

IMF Chief Cautions World Economy May Face Major Challenges

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde's recent forecast was particularly dim. She pointed out the sharp threat to global economic growth posed by trade wars......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 12th, 2018

Oversold Gold Market Creating An Asymmetric Opportunity With This Strategy?

Over the last couple of weeks – I’ve written about the transition from global trade wars into currency wars. So far this year, we’ve seen the Argentina Peso and Turkish Lira get desecrated. But it’s not just Emerging Markets with ‘soft.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 9th, 2018

World Markets Roiled As Turkey Currency Crisis Goes Global

For once it's not about trade wars... but the alternative is hardly better. European stocks tumbled most in a month, following Asian shares lower following contagion fears that Turkey’s economic problems will spill .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 10th, 2018

BMW warns on profit, blames price and trade wars

German carmaker BMW warned its pretax profit would fall this year, against earlier expectations for a flat outcome, and cut its profit margin guidance for cars, blaming intense price competition following new emissions rules. Sonia Legg reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 25th, 2018

IMF’s Lagarde warns of slowing growth, potential ‘shock’ from trade dispute

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde warns in a speech that the IMF sees growth plateauing in some places and updated forecasts next week will reflect a “less bright” outlook. Trade wars are just part of the problem. .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 2nd, 2018

Lagarde warns G20 leaders that trade tensions threaten global economy

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde called on G20 leaders to urgently de-escalate trade tensions and reverse tariff hikes, warning that they risked slowing global growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 1st, 2018

"We Will Fight Until The End": Beijing Warns Washington Will Lose "Protracted" Trade War

Just as Global Times editor Hu Xijin warned last week, China's state media has ended a period of reticence and relaunched its campaign of aggressive editorials attacking Washington - the latest sign that a deal likely wo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 17th, 2019

WTO Warns Global Trade May Plunge 17% In Full Trade War

In the event of a full-blown trade war, global trade would collapse by 17%, a move that would rival the Dot Com bust, warned the World Trade Organization (WTO). Keith Rockwel.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 13th, 2019

China"s Hu Warns Beijing Is Preparing For Ties With Washington To Further Unravel

Hu Xijin, the Global Times editor whose twitter feed has been described as a weapon used by Beijing to hammer American markets, tweeted yet another warning on Wednesday that the US-China trade war won't be ending any time.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 12th, 2019

In One Chart: Stock-market and bond investors disagree about trade wars — why both may be wrong

When it comes to the U.S.-China trade fight, bond traders are too pessimistic, stock traders are too optimistic, and currency traders are too complacent, say analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2019

In One Chart: Why optimistic stock-market investors and pessimistic bond traders are both wrong about trade wars

When it comes to the U.S.-China trade fight, bond traders are too pessimistic, stock traders are too optimistic, and currency traders are too complacent, say analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2019

In One Chart: Why the stock market and bond traders are both wrong about trade wars

When it comes to the U.S.-China trade fight, bond traders are too pessimistic, stock traders are too optimistic, and currency traders are too complacent, say analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2019

In One Chart: Why stock-market investors and bond traders are both wrong about trade wars

When it comes to the U.S.-China trade fight, bond traders are too pessimistic, stock traders are too optimistic, and currency traders are too complacent, say analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2019

The G20 is targeting tech titans" tax havens

The world's 20 biggest economies are pushing ahead on common rules to close offshore tax loopholes for the likes of Facebook and Google. If successful, it would be a rare consensus in the backdrop of multiple trade wars......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 8th, 2019

BOJ"s Kuroda warns of uncertainties on global recovery prospects

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Saturday maintained his view the global economy will recover in the latter half of this year, but warned that uncertainties remain as fallout from the Sino-U.S. trade war deepens......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 8th, 2019

US-China Trade War Could Cost Global GDP $455 Billion

IMF chief Christine Lagarde has a message to G-20 finance ministers and central bankers ahead of this weekend's meeting in Japan: embrace trade, innovation and openness......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 5th, 2019