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IMF urges 'growth-friendly' spending from member countries

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged member nations to boost “growth-friendly” spending in light of the Syrian refugee crisis. At the

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged member nations to boost “growth-friendly” spending in light of the Syrian refugee crisis. At the

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World Bank, IMF say growth lower and warn of new Greek crash

The World Bank and IMF, at their Spring meeting are urging Greece’s creditors to rethink their policies after studies concluded austerity was

The World Bank and IMF, at their Spring meeting are urging Greece’s creditors to rethink their policies after studies concluded austerity was

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World Bank rival launched in Beijing

The Chinese President Xi Jinping launched a new international development bank on Saturday in Beijing that is being seen as a rival to the US-led

The Chinese President Xi Jinping launched a new international development bank on Saturday in Beijing that is being seen as a rival to the US-led

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The World Bank pushes for a greener economy

With the opening of COP21 in Paris, climate change is at the heart of international debates. Euronews’ Gregoire Lory took the occasion to speak to

With the opening of COP21 in Paris, climate change is at the heart of international debates. Euronews’ Gregoire Lory took the occasion to speak to

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World Bank cuts growth forecast for East Asia and Pacific

The World Bank has cut its growth forecasts for this year and next in the developing East Asia and Pacific, due to the risk of a sharp slowdown in

The World Bank has cut its growth forecasts for this year and next in the developing East Asia and Pacific, due to the risk of a sharp slowdown in

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Extreme poverty likely to drop below 10% - World Bank

The World Bank revised its benchmark for measuring extreme poverty and said the number of people under the mark is likely to fall below 10% of the world's population.

The World Bank revised its benchmark for measuring extreme poverty and said the number of people under the mark is likely to fall below 10% of the world's population.

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Putin calls for Russian businesses to fill the sanctions gap

Russian President Vladimir Putin, hosting a business forum in Moscow, has told domestic industries they should expand before western sanctions are

Russian President Vladimir Putin, hosting a business forum in Moscow, has told domestic industries they should expand before western sanctions are

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IMF and Athens dig in as Greek debt dominates Washington talks

The head of the International Monetary Fund has rejected suggestions that Greece could obtain a delay on debt repayments it needs to make next month

The head of the International Monetary Fund has rejected suggestions that Greece could obtain a delay on debt repayments it needs to make next month

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Grim global growth outlook says World Bank

The World Bank has cut its global growth forecast. In its bi-annual report, the predicted global growth will be 3 percent for this year and 3.3 for

The World Bank has cut its global growth forecast. In its bi-annual report, the predicted global growth will be 3 percent for this year and 3.3 for

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Asia 'must do more' to fight Ebola, says World Bank group president

Asian countries are not doing enough to fight Ebola, that is the conclusion of World Bank group president Jim Yong Kim. The virus has killed more

Asian countries are not doing enough to fight Ebola, that is the conclusion of World Bank group president Jim Yong Kim. The virus has killed more

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World Bank dials back Chinese growth for next three years

Fresh bad news potentially for the world economy, and bad news for sure for the Communist party running China. The World Bank has cut its growth

Fresh bad news potentially for the world economy, and bad news for sure for the Communist party running China. The World Bank has cut its growth

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The effects of the Bretton Woods Agreement 70 years on

July 22 marks the 70th anniversary of the Bretton Woods Agreement, which despite its flaws is considered the reason behind a relatively extended

July 22 marks the 70th anniversary of the Bretton Woods Agreement, which despite its flaws is considered the reason behind a relatively extended

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BRICS nations set up bank to rival IMF and World Bank

Leaders of five emerging market countries have launched a new $100bn development bank. Known as the BRICS nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China

Leaders of five emerging market countries have launched a new $100bn development bank. Known as the BRICS nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China

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Crisis legacy overshadows global economic recovery

There was cautious optimism from economic leaders gathered in Berlin as Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted her eco-klatch, an annual event to appraise

There was cautious optimism from economic leaders gathered in Berlin as Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted her eco-klatch, an annual event to appraise

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World Bank calls for greater access to banking services

The World Bank is urging governments in developing countries to do more to ensure people can get access to financial services – such as bank accounts

The World Bank is urging governments in developing countries to do more to ensure people can get access to financial services – such as bank accounts

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World Bank and IMF hail growth in AGM

The World Bank and IMF have begun their annual joint meeting in Washington, with a long list of fresh challenges facing the two organisations. It

The World Bank and IMF have begun their annual joint meeting in Washington, with a long list of fresh challenges facing the two organisations. It

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World Bank slams Ukraine's economic prospects

The World Bank has joined the IMF in deploring Ukraine’s current economic performance. Recently the IMF put a multi-billion euro loan on hold, last

The World Bank has joined the IMF in deploring Ukraine’s current economic performance. Recently the IMF put a multi-billion euro loan on hold, last

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Carmakers race ahead in 2013

The world’s biggest car makers have been flexing their muscles – and showing off their muscle cars – in the place they call Motor City – Detroit

The world’s biggest car makers have been flexing their muscles – and showing off their muscle cars – in the place they call Motor City – Detroit

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World Bank cuts growth outlook for 2013

A frustratingly slow recovery in developed nations is holding back the global economy, according to the World Bank. It has dramatically cut its

A frustratingly slow recovery in developed nations is holding back the global economy, according to the World Bank. It has dramatically cut its

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Solid growth seen in Asia

The World Bank has upped its forecasts for next year for China and the developing countries of East Asia – Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia and

The World Bank has upped its forecasts for next year for China and the developing countries of East Asia – Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia and

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IMF calls for action as euro crisis "festers"

The IMF has urged EU policymakers to deepen the financial and fiscal ties within the euro area with some urgency to restore sagging confidence in the

The IMF has urged EU policymakers to deepen the financial and fiscal ties within the euro area with some urgency to restore sagging confidence in the

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China and Russia have growth forecasts cut

The World Bank has revised its growth forecasts for Russia and China, saying the two economic giants will not grow as much as it had expected. The

The World Bank has revised its growth forecasts for Russia and China, saying the two economic giants will not grow as much as it had expected. The

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A new perspective on Africa

It is time to look at Africa with fresh eyes. There is a spirit of optimism on this continent of over a billion people. The World Bank says

It is time to look at Africa with fresh eyes. There is a spirit of optimism on this continent of over a billion people. The World Bank says

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World Bank warning on growth

The World Bank has warned of tougher times on the horizon for developing economies. It said a long period of volatility in the global economy will

The World Bank has warned of tougher times on the horizon for developing economies. It said a long period of volatility in the global economy will