Australia's central bank kept its cash rate steady at a record low of 2.0 percent, a widely expected decision as assesses the impact of past easings.» Read More
It's time for US companies to step up and provide affordable technology to developing nations, says Flavio Mansi.
Russia will slowly recover, the IMF believes, but Moscow's "slow progress" in implementing structural reforms is weighing on the economic outlook.
China's stock market is down 15 percent in July, but that doesn't mean it's the start of a broader Chinese economic collapse.
The downturn in China's manufacturing sector intensified in July, with the Caixin China PMI surprising with a drop to a two-year low.
Venezuela's civil strife appeared to deepen over the weekend, with at least one man killed and 60 others arrested during riots, local media reported.
The U.S. and 11 Pacific nations failed to reach a trade agreement, with talks on the largest regional trade agreement ever ending in deadlock.
Euro zone annual inflation held steady at 0.2 percent in July, far below the European Central Bank's target.
A U.K. withdrawal from the EU could trigger a second independence referendum in Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland, told CNBC.
Japan's inflation target remains out of reach, with June core CPI for June barely budging and as households unexpectedly snapped their wallets shut.
After the deal with Europe, Greece has one way to move forward, and it must move quickly says this BCG consultant in Athens.
The Earth will be quite a bit more crowded in 2050—with nearly 2.5 billion more people than now.
Companies wanting to do business in Cuba should heed this warning from a former federal prosecutor and SEC attorney.
The IMF board has been told that Greece is not allowed to get a third IMF bailout, The Financial Times Reports.
Central banks in the Western world have set the scene for an "even bigger version" of the 2007-2008 global financial crisis, Societe Generale's bearish strategist Albert Edwards has claimed.
What's the harm in waiting six months to raise rates? asks "Fast Money" trader Brian Kelly.
"If I look at the global economy as it stands at the moment...we have a situation where growth is a little bit tepid," Lagarde said.
Consumers in Southeast Asia remain the most upbeat globally, but external and domestic fears may be dampening their optimism, according to Nielsen.
The Iran nuclear deal could help stabilize oil prices and even give them a boost, says Nasdaq's Tamar Essner. But here's what has to happen first.
The recent gyrations in China's stock market will have limited direct impact on global investors.
China's market crash is just one of the bricks in an ever-growing wall of worry for US stocks. It may be time to hedge your bets, says Ron Insana.