In the second quarter of 2022, the fall in base metal prices could be the worst since the 2008 global financial crisis.
The UK economy grew by 0.8% in the first quarter of 2022.
Financial transactions of the Russian Federation with unfriendly countries decreased by about 80%. However, the number of such transactions with Asian countries tripled.
Economists of The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. forecast deterioration in the growth of the US economy.
The emigration of millionaires from Russia will not affect its economy, economist Nikita Krichevsky told the Telegram channel Radiotochka NSN.
Real wages in the UK fell by a record 3.4% in April for the first time in 21 years due to rising inflation.
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that there could be no objective reasons for Russia's default.
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov believes that the statement about the default in Russia has nothing to do with reality.
In the coming weeks, the dollar will not rise to the level of late February - early March due to a strong imbalance in exports and imports of the Russian economy.
If the next payment of Russia on Eurobonds in the amount of $235 million on June 23 does not reach creditors, then Western institutions may declare a technical default on Russia's external obligations.
It will not be possible to force Norway to share windfall profits from oil and gas sales with Ukraine, said Sergei Pravosudov, director of the National Energy Institute.
Russia is not going to default on the public debt, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said.
Residents of Poland began to seriously save, according to the research center ARC Rynek i Opinia.
The ruble was in the top three currencies that grew against the dollar last year, said Vladislav Ginko, an expert at the RANEPA under the President of the Russian Federation, economist.
Federal budget spending in the period from January to April 2022 increased by almost a quarter compared to the same period last year.