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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the press about the impending death sentence of Saudi activist Israa al-Ghomgham.

Canada’s economy expands slightly faster than expected in July

Canada's economy grew slightly faster than expected in July, the national statistics agency reported Friday. Economists had predicted an increase of 0.1% month-over-month and 2.2% year-over-year.
Argentina's President Macri arrives for a news conference in Buenos Aires

Argentina’s economy craters in the 2nd quarter as an economic crisis grips the country

Argentina's economy contracted sharply in the second quarter after a severe drought roiled agricultural production and as the country works with the International Monetary Fund to stem a spiraling economic crisis.
President Donald Trump

Trump keeps making outlandish claims about GDP

President Donald Trump claimed multiple times over the past week that GDP would be negative if Democrats won in 2016. That's probably a stretch, but it's also impossible to prove.
Protesters demonstrate against the possible stockpiling of medicines and food in the event of a no-deal Brexit in London, Britain. Aug 22, 2018.

Brexit stockpiling could make a mini recession next year ‘almost inevitable’ for the UK

Think tank the Center for Economic and Business Research thinks businesses will stockpile £38 billion worth of goods in the run-up to Brexit but then immediately run-down their supplies post-March 2019, causing a "mini-recession."
South Africa fans react after the 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match between France and South Africa at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein.

South Africa stumbles into a recession

South Africa's economic growth slowed unexpectedly in the second quarter, pushing the country into a recession for the first time since 2009.
Vendors sell vegetables at a wholesale vegetable market in the old quarters of Delhi January 22, 2014.

India keeps its crown as the fastest-growing major economy in the world

India's economy expanded more than 8% between April and June from a year earlier, as a surge in manufacturing activity and spending powered the world's sixth-largest economy to its fastest growth in more than two years.
Canada's PM Trudeau speaks during a press conference where Alphabet Inc, the owner of Google, announced the project "Sidewalk Toronto", that will develop an area of Toronto's waterfront using new technologies to develop high-tech urban areas in Toronto

Canada’s economy grows at its fastest pace in a year as exports surge

Canada's economic growth accelerated in the second quarter at the fastest pace in a year, driven by a sharp increase in exports and consumer spending.
US President Donald Trump takes part in a groundbreaking with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (L) and Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou (R) during a visit to Foxconn's new site in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, U.S., June 28, 2018.

US economic growth in the 2nd quarter gets revised higher, remains strongest since 2014

The US economy in the second quarter grew even faster than had been previously estimated, according to Commerce Department report released Wednesday. Gross domestic product rose at an annual rate of 4.2%, its fastest since the third quarter of 2014.

Singapore’s economy still on the right track, but its Q2 growth slows from the first quarter

The slowing down of the Singaporeaeconomy can be put down to the global state of the economy.

The pound continues to dive after dollar ‘sucker punch’

"The fears of a no-deal Brexit have piled the pressure on the pound and the dollar’s rally has come as a sucker punch," Neil Wilson, the chief market analyst at Markets.com, said in an email.