We talk to Dr. Thomas Straubhaar, director and spokesman for the board of the Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI).
Voting is underway in Colombia in elections pitting a conservative front-runner against a leftist former guerilla. Depending on the outcome, either the country's fragile peace process or its economy could be at risk.
The US Federal Reserve has raised its key lending rate by another quarter-point — the second time in 2018, and aimed at staying ahead of growing inflation amid strong growth and robust employment.
The country's central bank has increased its key lending rate for the third time in less than two months to shore up the Turkish lira amid spiraling inflation, and to assert its independence from political pressure.
The International Monetary Fund criticized Trump's tariffs plans and warned of their negative impact. The IMF also said by 2020 US economic growth will dip to lower levels than the White House predicts.
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