Tag: Economic Growth/Recession
11 months ago
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Europe Returns to Timid Growth, but Bigger Headwinds Loom

Lower energy bills helped drive expansion in activity, but Europe faces litany of challenges

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11 months ago
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How U.S. Drug Companies Could Tip Europe Into Recession

Swings in Ireland’s pharmaceutical industry, often rooted in tax moves by U.S.-based firms, have outsize impact on Eu...

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12 months ago
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Germany Is Dragging Down Europe’s Economy

New problems undermine the country’s old playbook as manufacturing powerhouse

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12 months ago
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Central-Bank Action Finally Cooling Global Economy, Data Indicate

Surveys of purchasing managers point to sharper-than-expected slowdowns in the eurozone, Japan and Australia

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about 1 year ago
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Inflation Drags Eurozone Economy Into Recession

Contraction in Germany, sharp fall in factory output in Ireland more than offset growth in other economies at start o...

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about 1 year ago
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Germany Enters Recession in Blow to Europe’s Economy

Second straight quarter of contraction in eurozone’s largest economy might prompt greater caution by central bankers

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about 1 year ago
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Europe’s Economy Cools Down as Interest-Rate Rises Bite

Tighter monetary policies are slowing price rises, but inflation remains stubbornly high where demand is stronger

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about 1 year ago
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Europe’s Economy Grows Despite Banking Stress

Surveys of purchasing managers point to continued rebound despite signs that banks are feeling strains

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about 1 year ago
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Chinese Economy Defies Naysayers

China’s first-quarter growth shows it is far from a spent economic force

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over 1 year ago
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U.K. Economy Swings Back to Growth, Boosted by Premier League’s Return

Falling energy prices will give a longer boost to growth, but strikes are a drag

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over 1 year ago
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Europe Data Points to Contraction but Economy Set to Avoid Worst-Case Scenario

Signs of resilience suggest the region’s downturn could be milder than feared just a few months ago, business surveys...

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over 1 year ago
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Beijing’s Pivot to Growth Comes Very Late

China’s leaders are finally sending stronger signals on reigniting growth, but some damage already done may be irrepa...

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over 1 year ago
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High Oil Prices Lift Saudi Arabia, Bolster Prince’s Economic Plans

A bonanza of extra revenue shows how high oil prices are benefiting the Persian Gulf’s resource-rich economies.

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over 1 year ago
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Australia’s Economic Growth Moderates Even as Consumers Keep Spending

Australia’s economy grew by less than expected in the third quarter, even as consumer spending continued to rise desp...

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over 1 year ago
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Global Economy Slows, but Seems Set to Avoid Recession

The global economy is slowing as a turbulent 2022 draws to a close, but economists don’t expect it to slide into rece...

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over 1 year ago
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U.K. Unveils Tax Increases and Spending Cuts to Shore Up Finances

Treasury chief Jeremy Hunt laid out his spending plans for Britain amid high inflation, rising interest rates

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over 1 year ago
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U.K. Economy Shrank in Third Quarter, Sliding Toward Recession

High energy costs, rising interest rates and a labor shortage weighed on British output in the three months through S...

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over 1 year ago
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German Economy Shows Surprise Strength Ahead of Expected Recession

Europe’s largest economy grew modestly in the three months through September, helped by robust consumption.

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over 1 year ago
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U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak Calms Markets—for Now

The prime minister has managed to help calm markets by convincing investors that he won’t jeopardize financial stabil...

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over 1 year ago
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Europe’s Economy Contracts as Tough Winter Looms

Business activity in Europe fell for a fourth straight month in October, according to new surveys, as the continent e...

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over 1 year ago
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WTO Sees Sharp Slowdown in Global Trade, Pointing to Possible Recession, Lower Inflation

World trade in goods is set to slow more sharply than previously expected next year, possibly easing inflationary pre...

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over 1 year ago
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U.N. Calls On Fed, Other Central Banks to Halt Interest-Rate Increases

The Fed’s rate increases so far this year would reduce poor countries’ economic output by $360 billion over three yea...

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almost 2 years ago
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Russia’s Economic War Hits Europe’s Factories

Factory production in Europe is faltering as the economic war between Russia and the West begins to chip away at the ...

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over 2 years ago
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For Europe, Russia Sanctions Will Sting

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatens to set back Europe’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, as sanction...

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over 2 years ago
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U.K. Policy Makers Face Challenges of Economic Slowdown as Inflation Rises

The British economy contracted in the final month of 2021, but the impact of Omicron infections on the economy was sm...

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over 2 years ago
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Europe’s Economy Falls Behind U.S., China, as Supply Chains and Omicron Bite

High energy prices, supply-chain bottlenecks and new social restrictions weighed on consumer spending and the region’...

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over 2 years ago
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Omicron Slows Europe’s Economy but Supply-Chain Strains Ease

Rising infection rates driven by the faster-spreading Omicron variant of Covid-19 led to economic slowdowns in Europe...

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over 2 years ago
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Why China’s Central Bankers Are Still Worried

China’s economy grew 4% from a year earlier in the fourth quarter—faster than expected. But December data should give...

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over 2 years ago
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Full Recovery in Global Labor Market Could Take Years

The U.S. labor market is nearing, or may already be, at full employment, but a United Nations agency said that is far...

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over 2 years ago
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German Slowdown Sends Global Warning Signs on Supply Chains, China

Germany’s economy hit the brakes at the end of last year as the export powerhouse was slammed by global supply-chain ...

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over 2 years ago
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Booming U.S. Economy Ripples World-Wide, Straining Supply Chains and Driving Up Prices

The force of the American expansion is inducing overseas companies to invest in the U.S., betting that the growth is ...

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over 2 years ago
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Covid-19 Surge Slows European Recovery, but Supply Problems Ease

The rapid spread of Omicron has weakened Europe’s economic recovery, but there are signs that the supply blockages th...

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over 2 years ago
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The Economic Rebound from Covid-19 Was Easy. Now Comes the Hard Part.

As supply-chain disruptions worsen and inflation surges, executives and policy makers must navigate a delicate transi...

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over 2 years ago
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China’s Magical Disappearing, Reappearing Property Tax

A property tax is a good idea, but with the economy already on the brink of a steep slowdown, there is a risk of poli...

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over 2 years ago
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China’s Economy Rests on Three Shaky Legs

The country’s economy slowed sharply last quarter, but there is little sign so far of a major shift to support growth...

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over 2 years ago
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Delta Variant Set to Slow but Not Derail Global Economic Recovery

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development cut its growth forecast for this year but raised its projec...

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almost 3 years ago
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ECB Eases Stimulus Program Amid Robust Growth

The European Central Bank said it would slightly scale back its bond-buying program, despite a resurgence in Covid-19...

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almost 3 years ago
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China’s July Jitters Become a Summer Slump

The first read on August data suggests China’s economy slowed further, particularly in services but also in the previ...

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almost 3 years ago
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U.S. Set to Push Global Economy Over the Recovery Line

Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal estimate that figures to be released this week will show U.S. GDP rose...

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