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The IMF has revised downward its forecast for global economic growth from -3% to -4.9% this year

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Economies across the world are on course to face the worst fall in GDP figures since 2008. In the UK, GDP fell by 10.4% in the first three months of 2020, and a whopping 20.4% in the month of April, the largest fall since records began in 1997. The Bank of England predicts that GDP will fall by 14% this year, probably more. The IMF has revised downward its forecast for global economic growth from -3% to

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First Published: Jul 29 2020 | 4:21 PM IST

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