Global Economy

Are you feeling clueless? Has the seven-year bull run in equities left you feeling nervy in the face of a potential rate hike in the U.S. and weakening growth in China? You are not alone. The results of a client survey released by the Swiss bank Credit Suisse on Thursday highlighted that global investors were …

Equity markets in China outperformed the region on Monday, following a report by the China Securities Journal that quoted a senior central banker saying that the country’s stock market correction is “almost over.”

The freshly inked Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) – the biggest trade pact in two decades encompassing 40 percent of the world economy – may be hailed as transformational, but it will take many years before the economic benefits are actually felt, say analysts. After five years of talks, a dozen countries across the Pacific Basin – …

A deal on the controversial free-trade pact has been reached. Michelle Caruso-Cabrera explains what the deal might mean for the U.S. economy.

The war in Syria played out on the world stage with President Obama and Russia’s President Putin sharing their divergent views on how to resolve the conflict.

The health of the global economy is issue number one at an annual gathering of thought leaders and decision makers called The Nantucket Project.

CEOs from some of America’s biggest companies discuss thorny issues with the president of China.

Mary Thompson tells us the details of the Pope’s speech in our nation’s capital.

At a time when fears are high about market liquidity comes a significant shift in the primary players in the corporate bond market. Households, hedge funds and nonprofit groups, a bunch historically considered to be long-term holders of fixed-income instruments, ditched corporate debt in the second quarter, selling $122 billion after reducing their holdings by …

Eunice Yoon tells us the thorny issues that the world’s two biggest economies will discuss when they meet this week.

Hadley Gamble tells us what Europe’s migrant crisis may mean for that region’s fragile economies.

As if the falling ruble, crippling sanctions and plunging oil prices weren’t a bad enough combination for Russian President Vladimir Putin, now his most important ally, China, is facing serious economic problems of its own. Putin is in China this week for a World War II commemoration ceremony and for talks with his counterpart, Xi …

If you export to China, the latest headlines are not good news. After a decade of rapid growth, China’s appetite for goods and raw materials from the rest of the world appears to be slowing. And that’s left companies and countries that sell to China wondering just how badly their orders may shrink. On Tuesday, …

After a few sessions of relative stability, risk aversion returned in a big way to China’s stocks Tuesday with the Shanghai and the Shenzhen Composite both down 6 percent by the end of the session.

China devalues its currency sending shockwaves throughout the global financial system.