ILO sees end to falling global unemployment rate
GENEVA (Reuters) – The global unemployment rate has stabilized after declining for nine years since the crisis, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Monday, and it could edge up next year as the world economy slows. The rate stood unchanged at 5.4% in 2019, or 188 million people, and is expected to remain there […]
S&P joins Fitch in affirming U.S. amid virus outbreak, says debt, deficit to worsen
(Reuters) – Global credit rating agency S&P Global Ratings on Thursday affirmed the United States’ sovereign credit ratings at ‘AA+/A-1+’ with a stable rating outlook, amid the coronavirus outbreak, joining Fitch Ratings, which affirmed the world’s largest economy last week. The U.S. government’s debt and fiscal deficits are likely to worsen this year after the […]
Trade deal signed! UK agrees ANOTHER major agreement – are you watching, Brussels?
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Trade Secretary Liz Truss hailed the UK’s agreement with Ivory Coast, saying it would “provide continuity for business and opportunities for the future”. Her praise for the pact came as negotiations with […]