protectionism

China, India and Australia should all consider tightening monetary policy, says the IMF. Emerging economies show healthy signs, as US legislators fight to keep the house market moving, against falling prices, credit warnings and reduced mortgage applications Read more

Protectionism and carbon emissions: both objectionable internationally, but irresistable nationally. And more fears of a Chinese bubble as relaxed lending standards cause a loan spree  Read more

The G20 has broken its no-protectionism pledge once every three days, as the US-China trade dispute intensifies. France overhauls its economic indicators, sovereign wealth funds increase globally and hedge funds head to the Middle East Read more

Well-being should be reflected in economic data, a commision will report today. This as the OECD sees positive signs in the world economy but retail data – and an escalating trade war – suggest otherwise Read more

Protectionism a likely US-China theme at the G20; domestic vs. imported inflation; the drop in US consumer debt explained; and continuing falls predicted for UK housing Read more