An employee works at an electromechanical equipment company in Kaiping, in Hebei province. Manufacturing activity has edged up in China and the United States. Photo: Xinhua
David Brown
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by David Brown

Markets think the worst may soon be over for the world economy. Governments must prove them right

  • Fears of a market crash are out of date. Recent business confidence numbers from the US, China and even Germany show the global economy is not down and out. The world’s governments must seize the momentum and find new ways to fund sustainable recovery
An employee works at an electromechanical equipment company in Kaiping, in Hebei province. Manufacturing activity has edged up in China and the United States. Photo: Xinhua
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