growth

IMF cuts global growth forecast

Weak emerging markets are leading a slowdown in the global economy, though the fund sees some signs of progress and optimism.
July 09, 2013

Lawlessness the root of all China's problems

The absence of an independent judiciary is the reason why China’s financial markets remain underdeveloped, according to an adviser to the country's central bank.
September 17, 2012

Wen Jiabao defends China's 2008 stimulus

The government's resolute decision helped China to avoid a major setback, the country's premier told delegates at the World Economic Forum.
September 11, 2012

Rock bottom: Are we there yet?

We asked readers last week to share their outlook for second-half growth in Asia, which prompted some cheering signs of optimism despite the gloom.
July 09, 2012