The International Monetary Fund appointed Harvard University’s Gita Gopinath as its new chief economist. Ms. Gopinath, one of the leading scholars in exchange rates, sovereign debt and capital flows, be
Eurozone manufacturers grew less upbeat about their prospects in September, as French businesses saw a slowdown in new orders and pared back production expectations. Consumer confidence also weakened,
UNITED NATIONS—President Trump criticized international organizations and alliances as unaccountable and defended his administration’s hard-line trade policies, urging fellow world leaders on Tuesday chart
The French government plans to cut taxes by 24.8 billion euros ($29.2 billion) next year in an effort to boost the economy and create more jobs. Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin presented on Monday the
This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Good morning. Today we look at a buoyant U.S. economy, a sluggish European economy, the U.K.'s to
The number of people living in extreme poverty is becoming concentrated in some of the most unstable and populous parts of Africa, raising the risk of political violence and devastating disease outbreaks.
VIENNA (Reuters) - French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday the government will keep its pledge to hold the budget deficit under 3 percent of gross domestic product next year. "We will our
PARIS (Reuters) - France's 2017 public sector deficit and national debt have been revised up mainly to take into account debt from the SNCF public railway, the INSEE official statistics agency said. As