Editorials Apr 11, 2019

'A delicate moment' for the global economy

The biggest cloud hanging over the international economy is the prospect of a trade war between the United States and China, and a concomitant erosion of the commitment to free and open trade.

2019: Reasons to be bullish or bearish

Commentary / Japan Dec 27, 2018

2019: Reasons to be bullish or bearish

by Heizo Takenaka

It was in September 2008 that the collapse of Lehman Brothers triggered an economic shock leading to a global recession. Since then, most countries have gradually recovered, and in recent years what came to be called a Great Moderation permeated the world's economies. That market ...