Roubini lives up to ‘Dr Doom’ alias with global recession call


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  • Wednesday, 03 Jul 2019

Doomsayer: Roubini expects a recessionary shock to materialise next year. — Bloomberg

HONG KONG: The US-China trade war and a spike in oil prices from geopolitical tensions have the potential to push the world into recession next year, according to renowned doomsayer Nouriel Roubini.

“It’s a scary time for the global economy,” the head of Roubini Macro Associates, sometimes known as “Dr Doom,” said in an interview with Bloomberg TV. He said he expects a recessionary shock to materialise next year.

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