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Coronavirus augurs the inevitable collapse of a global economy in ‘overshoot’

Friday, 27 March 2020

Ugo Bardi is a member of the Club of Rome and he teaches chemistry at the University of Florence, in Italy. He is the author of the book “Before Collapse” (Springer 2019).

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Coronavirus: Germany preparing $160 bln supplementary budget

Saturday, 21 March 2020

German finance minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday that the government was readying a ......

What history teaches us about the coronavirus pandemic

Monday, 16 March 2020

Dr Stephen Davies is Head of Education and the Institute of Economic Affairs in London, and Senior Fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research. He taught for thirty years in the Department of History and Economic History at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is the author of "Empiricism and History," and "The Wealth Explosion: The Nature and Origins of Modernity," among other works. He lives in Manchester and is a keen follower of Manchester City.

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Morocco to create $1 bln fund to counter coronavirus spread

Sunday, 15 March 2020

Morocco announced the creation of a 10 billion dirham ($1 billion) fund to upgrade health ......

Lebanese crisis plan will meet IMF recommendations: Finance minister

Friday, 13 March 2020

Lebanon’s plan to tackle a financial and economic crisis will meet IMF recommendations and ......

EU pledges $28 bln fund to tackle economic crisis due to coronavirus

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

The European Commission will set up an EU fund with a firepower of $28 billion ($25 billion euros) ......

US Federal Reserve ‘pathetic, slow moving,’ should lower rate: Trump

Tuesday, 10 March 2020

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the Federal Reserve “pathetic, slow moving” ......

Tunisia cuts 2020 growth forecast, seeks new IMF loan deal

Sunday, 08 March 2020

Tunisia will seek a new loan deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), its prime minister ......

Lebanon hopes debt talks could be wrapped up within 9 months: Official

Sunday, 08 March 2020

Negotiations to restructure Lebanon’s foreign currency debt should not last more than nine ......

Lebanon set for debt default as government decides not to pay

Saturday, 07 March 2020

Lebanon decided on Saturday not to pay foreign currency debt, official sources said, setting the ......

Dealers can’t exceed official exchange rate over 30 pct: Lebanon central bank

Friday, 06 March 2020

The Lebanese central bank told foreign exchange dealers on Friday they should not buy foreign ......

Lebanon’s PM Diab says decision on Eurobonds on Friday or Saturday: Report

Monday, 02 March 2020

A final decision on Lebanon’s Eurobonds will be taken on Friday or Saturday, Prime Minister ......

World economy conference with Pope Francis postponed due to coronavirus

Sunday, 01 March 2020

A conference on the world economy due to take place in Italy later this month with Pope Francis ......

Turkish lira weakens after Turkish troops killed in Syria

Friday, 28 February 2020

Turkey’s lira weakened 0.2 percent against the dollar on Friday after an air strike by Syrian ......

Hezbollah opposes IMF management of Lebanon’s crisis: Report

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Lebanon’s Hezbollah group is against allowing the IMF to manage the country’s financial ......

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