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Would 'Frexit' mean economic disaster?

Two of France's presidential election candidates want the country to abandon the euro currency. But some economists say 'Frexit' could lead to …

Economics

Hasta la Vista, Baby! What Happens if California Leaves the Union?

Among "Calexit"'s many outcomes, the prices of fruits and vegetables would rise, and we would have to say goodbye to Mickey . . . sort of.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By now, we’re all familiar with "Brexit" and the impact it had on the U.K. economy, …

Economics

'Europe is the powder keg - the Balkans are the fuse'

The prospect of EU membership has driven democratic progress in the Western Balkans for years. Without it, the consequences for Europe could be …

Europe

Modern Diplomacy - Modern Diplomacy

Demonetization to have positive impact on economy: Report by Assocham and EY

The government's demonetization move has led to widespread adoption of online payment and is expected to have a positive long term impact on the …

Economics

Investors Consider: Would France Trigger a CDS Payout if it Pulled Out of the Euro Zone?

As the French election heats up, investors, lawyers, and analysts are contemplating a once-obscure hypothetical question: would insurance against a default on the country’s sovereign bonds pay out if it leaves the euro currency bloc? Marine Le Pen, leader of the far right National Front, has been …

European Union

대륙의 명령 “둘째 아이를 낳아도~”

노동가능인구(16~59세) 감소와 고령화는 전 세계가 직면한 문제 중 하나이다. ‘한 자녀 정책’을 고수해온 중국은 그 속도가 훨씬 빠르다. 중국 노동사회보장부에 따르면 중국의 노동가능인구는 2011년 9억2500만명으로 정점을 찍었다. 2012년부터 감소하기 …

China Reserves Falling Below $3 Trillion Won't Threaten Rating: S&P

China’s foreign-exchange reserves falling below $3 trillion doesn’t threaten its sovereign credit rating as the economy still has a healthy buffer, …

The US dollar is becoming a problem

The US dollar has been getting stronger, but at what point is it just too much for the market to bear?<p>In short, there's no simple answer.<p>The dollar on a global trade-weighted basis has strengthened by about 20-25% over the course of the last year. In the weeks following Trump's presidential …

'소비대국' 중국... 연간소비 1조 위안 넘는 省만 14곳

소비대국 중국[자료=제일재경일보]<p>아주경제 배인선 기자 =중국에서 지난해 연간 소비액이 1조 위안(약 166억원)이 넘는 성(省)급 지역만 14개에 달했다. 연간 소비액이 33조 위안(약 5500조원)이 넘는 중국이 '세계의 공장'에서 '세계의 소비대국'으로 빠르게 …

World Order 2.0 | Council on Foreign Relations

by Richard N. Haass via Foreign Affairs February 15, 2017

For the first time in a long time, every EU economy is growing at the same time

The European Union is facing its biggest crisis since… well, since its last big crisis. The perpetually problematic union is threatening to come undone, with Britain in the process of quitting the bloc and numerous populist movements elsewhere also threatening to sever ties.<p>But economically …

Economy

Zimbabwe’s new “bond notes” are falling fast

HOW much is an American dollar worth? The glib answer is exactly one buck. But that is far from the case if the dollar in question is one of …

Die Hard

Demonetisation: Will India's rupee ban decide a crucial election?

<b>As the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh holds a seven-phased election to choose a new government, the BBC's Geeta Pandey travels through the politically key state to see if the recent currency ban is an issue with the voters.</b><p>In November last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stunned the …

China Faces the Impossible Trinity

For much of the past decade, Chinese policy makers sold the idea that it alone circumvented the impossible trinity, an idea proposed long ago by Robert Mundell and Marcus Fleming. To revisit the argument, the economists argued that out of the three options of free capital flow, a fixed exchange …

Interest Rates

Are We Prepared For the Next Financial Crisis?

Comes now Timothy Geithner, treasury secretary from 2009 to 2013, to tell you that much of what you “know” about Dodd-Frank — Congress’s response to …

[단독] 월마트의 폭탄 편지 "한국 해운과 거래 안한다" | | 뉴스 | 한경닷컴

"한진 물류대란 초래한 한국 정부에 실망"<p>세계 최대 소매업체인 미국 월마트가 ‘한진해운 물류대란 사태’를 계기로 한국 해운선사와 다시는 거래하지 않겠다는 방침을 정한 것으로 전해졌다.<p>13일 해운업계에 따르면 월마트 측은 지난해 말 법정관리에 들어간 한진해운 미주영업팀에 이메일을 보내 “그동안 거래에 감사한다. 그러나 앞으로 한국 해운선사와는 거래하지 않을 계획”이라고 밝혔다. 월마트는 “한국 해운사와 거래하지 않기로 한 것은 한진해운 탓이 아니라 한국 정부를 믿을 수 없기 때문”이라고 덧붙였다.<p>恨(한)진해운 안되려면…해운 해법 …

Opinion: We can still stop the Balkanization of the EU

Nationalistic intrigues, economic meltdown, divisions: Are we talking about Yugoslavia in the early 1990s? No. This is the European Union, 25 years …

Europe

These Countries Could Be Trump’s Next Trade War Targets

India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam have largely escaped U.S. President Donald Trump’s glare on trade, but he may yet come looking. The U.S. runs …

A Quarter of the World’s GDP Is Undergoing Big Experiments

Radical. That’s probably the single adjective that best covers the disparate economic policies being pursued in Asia’s three largest economies. In …

Understanding demonetisation: Why there’s a war on cash (and you are in the middle of it)

We can’t understand demonetisation and its aftermath if we don’t locate it within the global offensive against cash.<p><i>This is the first part of a</i> …

The Observer view on the worldwide threat to liberal democracy | Observer editorial

Trump’s victory and the risk of far-right governments in the Netherlands and France make Angela Merkel a pivotal figure for the survival of democratic values<p>Democracy is “hard work” and must not be taken for granted, said Barack Obama during his farewell visit to Europe last week. How right he is. …

American jobs are going to robots, not China.

The vast majority of lost US jobs – 88 percent – were taken by robots and other homegrown factors that reduce factories' need for human labor, …

[차이나리포트] 전 세계 M&A 3분의 1 장악 먹성 좋은 중국기업들

글로벌 M&A 포식자 중국기업 4인방[그래픽=임이슬 기자]<p>아주경제 배인선 기자 =중국기업들이 글로벌 인수합병(M&A) 시장의 ‘큰손’으로 떠올랐다. 글로벌 컨설팅사 프라이스워터하우스쿠퍼스(PwC)에 따르면 올 1~3분기 중국기업의 해외 M&A는 671건으로 지난 해 …

Aussie Surge May Signal Good Times for the Global Economy

To gauge whether the global economy is finally picking up, take a look at the performance of the Australian dollar since the end of June.<p>Driven by …

How to Brexit: An Introduction

<i>This is an extract taken from How to: Brexit, which is available as an ebook from Pan McMillan, £1,99.</i><p>The story of Brexit does not begin with a …

Najib asks West to stop 'lecturing' as Malaysia embraces China

BEIJING (Reuters) - Malaysian premier Najib Razak said that former colonial powers should not lecture nations they once exploited on their internal affairs, a Chinese newspaper reported on Wednesday, in a veiled attack on the West as he looks to strengthen ties with China.<p>Malaysia's Prime Minister …

China