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At what point do oil prices trigger a U.S. recession?

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The United States could see a recession if rapidly rising oil prices hit a crucial tipping point, economists have warned. Oil prices are surging worldwide, and the conflict in Ukraine has exacerbated numerous factors that have already caused record price hikes, according to experts. Bernard Baumohl, …

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Going back to austerity “will be a mistake”: UK PM

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Monday of bumpy times ahead amid a looming recession in Britain, but insisted there would be no return to austerity in the country. In a broadcast interview on the Times Radio newly launched in London, Johnson said he was …

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Elevated extreme poverty to persist through 2021: World Bank

Washington, United States | AFP | Global economic growth could rebound next year but the number of people living in extreme poverty is expected to remain unchanged, the World Bank warned Tuesday. The projection came after the Washington-based development lender said Monday the coronavirus pandemic could drive between 70 and 100 million people into extreme …

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