What's weighing the world economy down? China’s exports and imports decline
Chinese exports and imports picked up steam last year, fresh figures from the customs administration have shown. Shipments to the US rose considerably, increasing Beijing's controversial trade surplus.
The global lender has surprised analysts by predicting better-than-expected global growth. But the bank also warned of fading potential mainly in advanced economies due to aging populations.
Regulators from around the world have reached a compromise on new banking measures, ending a battle that began at the height of the financial crisis and was fiercely contested by banks on both sides of the Atlantic.
Economist Steve Keen specializes in researching how private and public debt mountains arise and generate financial crises. In an interview with DW, he explains how the ECB could solve the problem — but probably won't.
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