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Could Trump take the US back to the Great Depression?

Donald Trump has been quite vocal about trade with China. What effect would his leadership have on US-China relations should he make the White House?

World Finance spoke with Bill Perry, a US-China trade litigation expert, on why trade policy is so important in this US election in particular. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

The US-China trade war explained

Relations between China and the US have been steadying over the decades, but different ideologies on trade and commerce are still an obstacle

World Finance spoke with Bill Perry, a US-China trade litigation expert, on the latest sticking points between the two countries. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

Amid democratic reform, Myanmar is rolling out its third attempt at a stock exchange. Japanese backing and economic developments make this effort a promising prospect

Myanmar makes its third attempt at a successful stock exchange

Amid democratic reform, Myanmar is rolling out its third attempt at a stock exchange. Japanese backing and economic developments make this effort a promising prospect

Just up from the banks of the Yangon River, in the heart of Myanmar’s central business district, is the newly opened Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX). The exchange is housed in the former head office of Myawaddy Bank, a neoclassical relic of British rule tha...

Could Trump take the US back to the Great Depression?

Donald Trump has been quite vocal about trade with China. What effect would his leadership have on US-China relations should he make the White House?

The US-China trade war explained

Relations between China and the US have been steadying over the decades, but different ideologies on trade and commerce are still an obstacle

Blackberry is alive, but where does it go from here?

Blackberry – once the must have device in business, but now its almost become a dinosaur in the modern-touch screen landscape. How did this happen?

Could Trump take the US back to the Great Depression?

Donald Trump has been quite vocal about trade with China. What effect would his leadership have on US-China relations should he make the White House?

The US-China trade war explained

Relations between China and the US have been steadying over the decades, but different ideologies on trade and commerce are still an obstacle

Does China deserve WTO market economy status?

China is revving up its bid for WTO market economy status despite international criticism that the country has backed away from difficult economic reforms

Davos: same old, same old?

January marked the annual meeting of the world’s most powerful business elite in Davos for the World Economic Forum. We look at what changes will be made

Will reforms get the EU back on form?

Since the financial crisis of 2008, the finance industry has undergone stringent reform and regulation. Has it worked?

Recovery and growth are all about productivity

Europe and the United States since the global financial crisis: How do they stand regarding the remaining gaps in employment and income?

How can emerging economies recover from the Dutch disease?

Low commodity prices are having quite the impact – Christine Lagarde even said that countries dependent on such Nigeria for example must now adapt to a “different phase” in the global economy

Emerging economies hold markets back in 2016

As if 2016 didn’t look gloomy enough for global markets, the World Bank has downgraded the year’s forecast for economic growth – thanks to widespread, ongoing slowdown across the world’s major emerging markets

Investors must approach Iran with caution, post sanctions

The Iranian Parliament has now approved the nuclear deal bill, and the US has given the go-ahead for conditional sanctions waivers