Wall Street Week – Full Show (02/21/20)

Feb.21 — One of the most iconic brands in financial television returns for today’s issues and today’s world. This week, host David Westin is joined by: Seema Hingorani, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Gillian Tett, Financial Times Editorial Board Chair, Mohamed El-Erian, Allianz Chief Economic Adviser, Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group Founder & President and Kim Lew, … Read more Wall Street Week – Full Show (02/21/20)

Government Leadership in Europe Urgently Needed: El-Erian

Feb.21 — Mohamed El-Erian, Allianz Chief Economic Adviser and Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, warns against the consensus view that the global economy will see a quick recovery from the effects of coronavirus. He also sees greatest risk in Europe, above Asia and the U.S. He speaks with David Westin on “Bloomberg Wall Street Week.”

IMF’s message to Argentina’s bondholders: Prepare for a haircut

Argentina is struggling to solve its economic crisis. The IMF has warned Argentina’s government that its debt burden is unsustainable. The country is battling to avoid another default, raising fears among ordinary Argentinians of a full-blown economic crisis. Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from Buenos Aires, Argentina. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow … Read more IMF’s message to Argentina’s bondholders: Prepare for a haircut

Warming up? Rwanda and Uganda try to overcome neighbourhood quarrel

For several months, Rwanda and Uganda have been accusing each other of destabilisation efforts. But relations seem to be on the mend. Amid mediation efforts led by Angola and DR Congo, Kigali and Kampala have made some progress. Prisoners have been released on both sides. But now, trust needs to be restored between the two neighbours, especially as … Read more Warming up? Rwanda and Uganda try to overcome neighbourhood quarrel

South Korea’s baby blues: Government taking drastic steps to reverse falling birthrate

How an Asian economic powerhouse’s greatest threat is actually from within. South Korea now has the world’s lowest birthrate with its government going as far as offering free nurseries and cash stipends in order to reverse the trend. Also in Sweden, how freezing your eggs is becoming increasingly popular among young women despite its low … Read more South Korea’s baby blues: Government taking drastic steps to reverse falling birthrate

Lebanon hopes IMF visit can relieve economic woes

A team from the International Monetary Fund is in Lebanon to advise the nation on its stricken economy. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

Proposed coal-fired power station could become white elephant, economist warns | 7.30

The Federal Government is spending $4 million to test the feasibility of a controversial proposal to build a new coal-fired power station in north Queensland. For the struggling coal town of Collinsville, it’s seen as a welcome economic boost. But some industry experts are questioning the project’s economic viability. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-20/coal-fired-power-station-proposed-not-viable-says-economist/11983782 For more … Read more Proposed coal-fired power station could become white elephant, economist warns | 7.30