Tag Archives: Economic history

15Jan/16

Wall Street tumbles to lowest level since August

U.S. stocks close sharply lower as crude oil prices drop below 30 dollars (USD) a barrel and China fears deepen.

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03Jan/16

A review of how African economies performed in the second half of 2015

African growth was at its weakest in six years and analysts warned that things could get worse if the global economy continues to struggle. The IMF reported that the continent was likely to grow 3.75 percent this year and 4.25 percent next, a big drop from the years before and after the 2008/2009 financial crisis. China’s investment slowdown, and low commodity prices affected support to growth.

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01Jul/15

UK stock markets calm despite Greek default

UK traders consider the consequences of a possible ‘Grexit’ on the European markets.

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