While progress continues to be made in upgrading China's economic statistics, weaknesses remain in key areas
Tunisia may have won an IMF loan earlier this year, but this comes with conditions that may prove too onerous
After a period of calm, disputes on whether Greece will default again and how to sort out the problem of eurozone banks deepen the fault lines
Pakistan recently obtained yet another loan from the IMF. Will it fulfil hopes that this time it will make progress on reforms?
Brazil’s development bank BNDES plans to cut credit exposure in a move that its president compares to “tapering” by the US Federal Reserve
Australia plans to revamp ‘confusing’ G20 in the wake of a major reorganization of the World Bank and anger over delayed IMF reform
A survey of investors in emerging markets shows that risk sentiment deteriorated sharply and the bias is strongly bearish
Debt levels are still too high and some are rising again. Equities and bonds sell at dangerously high prices. The conditions required for another crisis are with us.
Andrew Smithers, Economist
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