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May 16, 2018 - 7:02:02 AM

Gold price crashes through $1,300

Gold on Tuesday suffered its worst trading day in 17 months after a recovery in the value of the US dollar and seven-year highs for yields on the country's government bonds.

May 16, 2018 - 7:00:53 AM

IMF's Lagarde Warns Rising Protectionism May Slow Global Growth

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned that a surge in trade protectionism could sap the momentum of the global economic upswing.

May 15, 2018 - 8:38:17 AM

Argentina seeks IMF financial aid 'to avoid crisis'

Argentina is to start talks about a financing deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday amid reports it is seeking $30bn.

May 15, 2018 - 7:50:00 AM

Goldman: Something strange is happening with the US economy that could cause interest rates to jump

The U.S. budget deficit is growing at a time when the unemployment rate is falling, something that hasn't happened in peacetime since World War II.

May 15, 2018 - 7:48:20 AM

Egypt’s officials proud of the country’s sole gold-exporting mine

The Managing Director of Sukari Gold Mining Company, Youssef el-Raghy, told Egypt Today that the first large-scale modern gold mine in Egypt has produced 106.7 tonnes of the yellow metal since it started operations in 2010.

May 15, 2018 - 7:25:12 AM

China’s petro-yuan ‘thundering into action’ as Iran ditches US dollar in oil trade

Washington’s renewed sanctions on Tehran supports China’s newly established oil futures, analysts say.

May 15, 2018 - 7:22:15 AM

Who’s Most Afraid of a Latin American Debt Crisis

It’s not just countries that are at risk of contagion.

May 15, 2018 - 7:13:57 AM

Breaking down America’s worst long-term challenges

Today, the national debt stands at more than $21 trillion.

May 15, 2018 - 7:11:45 AM

Why negative interest rates are inevitable

The big six central banks now own 40% of global GDP, which is more than double the 17% they held before the financial crisis.

May 15, 2018 - 7:10:18 AM

Gasoline prices could see summer spike, with prices at 4-year highs and record demand

Gasoline prices are expected to reach $3 as a national average for unleaded gasoline this summer, a four year high.

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