Zimbabwe wants to issue a sovereign bond to raise $3.5 billion it has agreed to pay as compensation to white farmers, but the economic and political conditions aren't conducive to such an issuance.
President Buhari's Post COVID-19 economic recovery plan is neither novel nor ground-breaking.
Argentina's new President Alberto Fernández has no easy option to address yet another crisis.
We could welcome the news that prices have been rising much more slowly since the coronavirus pandemic – or we could get nervous.
It's time for the Bank of Canada to do more to help provincial governments deal with the financial fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Fed cut interest rates by half a percentage point in hopes of calming investors. A finance professor explains why it seems to have failed.
In his State of the Union address, Trump said workers are experiencing a boom in wages. The numbers say different.
The prices households pay for drinking water and wastewater services have been rising faster than the rate of inflation.
A study has suggested that the universe is curved like a sphere rather than flat, which may unleash a major crisis in cosmology.
Argentina has voted for change. Alberto Fernández, a 60-year-old lawyer, defeated President Mauricio Macri with a campaign emphasizing economic recovery, social inclusion and national unity.
Border closure is an implicit admission of the ineptitude and incompetence of Nigeria’s customs and immigration officers
To understand an economic reality where growth is increasingly more qualitative than quantitative and where environmental constraints need a careful understanding, economics needs a major overhaul.
It's time to break the deadlock with a referendum on no-deal Brexit or Theresa May's withdrawal agreement.
As Zimbabwe's financial situation worsens, the government pins its hopes on borrowing more money.
Disney says the Marvel movie just beat 'Avatar' as the top-grossing movie of all time. Inflation tells a different story, as an economist explains.
It's why Marvel's effort to break the worldwide box office record is doomed, as an economist explains.
President Trump has discussed firing Fed Chair Jerome Powell over the central bank's interest rate policies. Research shows this kind of political meddling is usually bad for the economy.
Most South Africans think prices are rising much faster than is actually the case. This makes the central bank's job of managing inflation expectations much harder.
The Fed is in a tricky position as it signals it may soon cut interest rates to boost the economy, which also risks spurring runaway inflation and even an economic downturn.
Growing fears of a US conflict with Iran show why the kind of unilateral sanctions the Trump administration imposed last year don't work.