Ian Goldin, professor of Globalisation and Development at the University of Oxford and ex-vice president of the World Bank, has been predicting a widespread pandemic for several years.
The U.S. has "reneged on its role as leader of the free world" under President Donald Trump and failed in its response to the coronavirus crisis, according to former Secretary of State John Kerry.
A global health expert and physician told CNBC that easing lockdowns without taking certain action would risk a second surge in coronavirus infections.
The International Energy Agency said Wednesday it expects the coronavirus crisis to erase almost a decade of oil demand growth in 2020.
Major international creditors will relieve the world's poorest countries of debt payments this year to help them deal with the coronavirus pandemic, France announced on Tuesday.
America's shale patch was seen to be vulnerable when oil prices went into a free fall amid the Russia-Saudi Arabia price war, but the latest OPEC+ deal will save jobs in the U.S. oil industry, said Kirill Dmitriev of RDIF.
Energy ministers from the world's largest industrialized nations did not discuss specific production numbers at their extraordinary meeting, meaning the 10 million barrels per day production cut proposed by OPEC and its allies remains uncertain.
The historic deal was agreed on by all OPEC and non-OPEC producers participating in the conference, with the exception of Mexico.
These are the three things to focus on from OPEC and the G-20 meetings over the next 48 hours to discuss global energy markets.
G-20 energy ministers will convene for their own extraordinary meeting on Friday, one day after OPEC+ producers sit down for talks.
Three steps can be taken by policymakers to ensure the world is better prepared for the next global health crisis, a health expert told CNBC Monday.
Mark Malloch-Brown, senior advisor at Eurasia Group, discusses the global response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Oil prices rallied Thursday on the possibility of a deal to cut production, but Victor Shum of IHS Markit said there's "little chance" that any OPEC+ deal could save the market.
The oil market is facing a "double crisis" with a collapse in the OPEC+ alliance affecting supply and the slowdown in the world economy crushing demand, oil guru Dan Yergin said this week.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports that the G-20 Nations will pledge $5 trillion to spur economic growth throughout the world.
Former Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan compares the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic to that seen during the 2008 financial crisis.
Beat Wittmann, chairman and partner at Porta Advisors, says rate cuts alone will not fix the "big problem" threatening the economy.
Gabriella Ramos, OECD chief of staff and Sherpa to the G-20, discusses the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
U.S. officials will have a better idea of how the coronavirus outbreak will impact the economy in "three or four weeks," U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday.
Bruno Le Maire, France's finance minister, said the drop off in tourist numbers is an "important impact" on the country's economy.