Markets falter as Brexit approaches endgame - IMF cuts global growth forecast amid trade disputes - Cuba to allow some state stores to sell in dollars
In her inaugural speech in Washington, IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva pushed for a coordinated effort to fight the sluggish global economy, calling Germany to do its part and start spending more.
The recent trade agreement between China and the US isn't much more than a declaration of intent. Yet it's no surprise that Trump is touting its success, since he's swimming in problems at home, says DW's Frank Sieren.
With uncertainty on the horizon, the IMF has downgraded its outlook for the world's economic output. It warned that US tariffs on European cars, a no-deal Brexit or a trade war with China could tank the global economy.
Scholz rebuffed an International Monetary Fund complaint that Germany was not doing enough to stimulate the world economy. The center-left politician is an advocate of his predecessor's "black zero" policy.
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