Sluggish growth and rising debts - Italy is the new Sick Man of Europe. But unlike tiny Greece, Italy has the third largest economy in the eurozone and is considered too big to fail.
High levels of corporate, government and household debt are undermining China’s financial stability, the IMF said in a report. It urged Beijing to halt credit-fueled growth and bulk up on banks' capital reserves.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned about Zimbabwe's "very difficult" economic situation, saying it's threatened by high government spending, an untenable foreign exchange regime and inadequate reforms.
The financial world has heralded the Senate tax cut vote. But as the Trump administration embarks on the biggest tax reform in the US in 30 years, some accuse it of ignoring systemic economic risk.
Germany has a booming economy but most Germans are not particularly wealthy. Hans-Böckler-Stiftung says that the danger of poverty in Germany is comparatively high and measures should be taken to avoid a crisis.
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