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ScienceBlogs
The RAND Corporation: Supporting the “integration” of quackery with real medicine since 2008to see them coming from the RAND Corporation as it is from medical academia. T
The RAND Corporation: Supporting the “integration” of quackery with real medicine since 2008
ScienceBlogs / Posted 14 hours ago
to see them coming from the RAND Corporation as it is from medical academia. The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit global policy think tank originally formed by Douglas Aircraft Company to offer research and analysis to the United States... Read more
22h
Computer World Australia
Critical flaws in ImageMagick library expose websites to hackingfor processing," the researchers said on the website. "Use a policy file to dis
Critical flaws in ImageMagick library expose websites to hacking
Computer World Australia / Posted 22 hours ago
for processing," the researchers said on the website. "Use a policy file to disable the vulnerable ImageMagick coders. The global policy for ImageMagick is usually found in '/etc/ImageMagick'." The ImageMagick developers have also suggested the... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Large Number Of Websites And Organisations Vulnerable To Simple ImageMagick Hackbefore sending them tos ImageMagick for processing. Use a policy file to disab
Large Number Of Websites And Organisations Vulnerable To Simple ImageMagick Hack
Lifehacker Australia / Posted yesterday
before sending them tos ImageMagick for processing. Use a policy file to disable the vulnerable ImageMagick coders. The global policy for ImageMagick is usually found in “/etc/ImageMagick”. The below policy.xml example will disable the coders... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Choose a good top diplomat’and security in the Asia-Pacific region. He added that the Philippines should
‘Choose a good top diplomat’
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
and security in the Asia-Pacific region. He added that the Philippines should be continuously involved in shaping global policy in a bid to also protect Filipino migrant workers, who number around eight million. “In the midst of these... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Up In Flames: Kenya Burns More Than 100 Tons Of Ivoryconservationists disagree. Kenya's very first ivory burn — of 12 tons of ivory
Up In Flames: Kenya Burns More Than 100 Tons Of Ivory
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
conservationists disagree. Kenya's very first ivory burn — of 12 tons of ivory — helped lead to significant changes in global policy on the ivory trade. Paula Kahumbu, the Kenyan CEO of the conservation group WildlifeDirect, says that keeping... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Up In Flames: Kenya Burns More Than 100 Tons Of Ivoryconservationists disagree. Kenya's very first ivory burn — of 12 tons of ivory
Up In Flames: Kenya Burns More Than 100 Tons Of Ivory
KERA North Texas / Posted 5 days ago
conservationists disagree. Kenya's very first ivory burn — of 12 tons of ivory — helped lead to significant changes in global policy on the ivory trade. Paula Kahumbu, the Kenyan CEO of the conservation group WildlifeDirect, says that keeping... Read more
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The Economic Times
Heeding Supreme Court, Facebook makes it harder to remove offensive contentwe require that the government submit legal process to us and we scrutinise tha
Heeding Supreme Court, Facebook makes it harder to remove offensive content
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
we require that the government submit legal process to us and we scrutinise that with our legal teams," Facebook's global policy head Monica Bickert told ETby phone. "We would not restrict the content if somebody in the community, somebody... Read more
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Newsmax
Bank of Japan Finds It Can't Win Either Waystructural reforms, a rebalancing of aggregate demand, addressing pockets of ov
Bank of Japan Finds It Can't Win Either Way
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
structural reforms, a rebalancing of aggregate demand, addressing pockets of over-indebtedness and improving regional and global policy coordination. The advanced world already has experienced one unpleasant set of circumstances that is more... Read more
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BBC News
Kenya's ivory inferno: Does burning elephant tusks destroy them?to July 1989 when Kenya's then-President Daniel arap Moi ignited a pile of 12 t
Kenya's ivory inferno: Does burning elephant tusks destroy them?
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
to July 1989 when Kenya's then-President Daniel arap Moi ignited a pile of 12 tonnes of elephant tusks and helped change global policy on ivory exports. After that, the trade was banned under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered... Read more
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dna
US, India top list of countries seeking Facebook account detailsof content in response to legal requests from government agencies, including la
US, India top list of countries seeking Facebook account details
dna / Posted 7 days ago
of content in response to legal requests from government agencies, including law enforcement agencies," Facebook Head of Global Policy Management Monica Bickert told PTI. Facebook also restricted access to content in categories these agencies... Read more
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The Economic Times
US, India top chart seeking Facebook account detailsof content in response to legal requests from government agencies, including la
US, India top chart seeking Facebook account details
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
of content in response to legal requests from government agencies, including law enforcement agencies," Facebook Head of Global Policy Management Monica Bickert told PTI. Facebook also restricted access to content in categories these agencies... Read more
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Business Standard India
Vandana Gombar: The home, the plant and the carsystem is, meanwhile, competitive today for the tens of thousands of telecom to
Vandana Gombar: The home, the plant and the car
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
system is, meanwhile, competitive today for the tens of thousands of telecom towers spread across the country that use expensive diesel for power back-up. The author is editor, Global Policy, for Bloomberg New Energy Finance; vgombar@bloombe... Read more
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The Hindu
Govt. urged to promote balanced rules on tobaccoConvention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to be held in November 2016, could use the
Govt. urged to promote balanced rules on tobacco
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to be held in November 2016, could use the opportunity to leave its footprint on global policy by promoting balanced regulations. The FCTC, Mr. Merwe said, must have a transparent discussion on... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Companies owned by Black men declined, but sales increasedbeginning of the Great Recession, and 2012, the end of it, according to a repor
Companies owned by Black men declined, but sales increased
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
beginning of the Great Recession, and 2012, the end of it, according to a report released on last week by the Center for Global Policy Solutions in Washington D.C. The study, titled “The Color of Entrepreneurship: Why the Racial Gap Among Firms... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Nigeria Will Overcome Its Economic Challenges'is a spring meeting where ministers and governors of Central Bank from about 18
'Nigeria Will Overcome Its Economic Challenges'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
is a spring meeting where ministers and governors of Central Bank from about 189 countries meet in a year to deliberate on global policy agenda. And for this meeting basically, the objective was to look at the world economic outlook and the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rupee might head lower in the medium termfor most major central banks (except the US) might destabilise the fragile fina
Rupee might head lower in the medium term
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
for most major central banks (except the US) might destabilise the fragile financial markets. Over the course of the year, global policy differentials will continue to play out, with the Fed resuming its rate tightening. This is likely to result in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
W'Bank Group, Unicef Urge Stakeholders to Invest in Early Childhood Devtfollow up the suggestion, the two organisations announced the establishment of
W'Bank Group, Unicef Urge Stakeholders to Invest in Early Childhood Devt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
follow up the suggestion, the two organisations announced the establishment of a new alliance that aims to make ECD a global policy, programming and public spending priority, to give all young children access to quality services that improve... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
US watching outcome of India’s LGBT court case with ‘great interest’court case with great interest. We remain in contact with civil society groups
US watching outcome of India’s LGBT court case with ‘great interest’
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
court case with great interest. We remain in contact with civil society groups and the government to share our views of our global policy on LGBT rights,” special US envoy for the human rights of LGBT Persons Randy Berry told reporters in Washington... Read more
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The Economic Times
US watching outcome of LGBT court case in India: Top officialcourt case with great interest. We remain in contact with civil society groups
US watching outcome of LGBT court case in India: Top official
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
court case with great interest. We remain in contact with civil society groups and the government to share our views of our global policy on LGBT rights," Special US Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT PersonsRandy Berry told reporters here... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Community Foundation adds directorsfederal, state and local officials to develop public policy. She also works wit
Community Foundation adds directors
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 15 days ago
federal, state and local officials to develop public policy. She also works with Duke Energy’s international interests on global policy. She has served on the State’s Budget Reform and Accountability Commission. She served six consecutive terms as... Read more
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NBC News
Could Trump Really Bring Steel Back to Pittsburgh?percent on Chinese steel imports, which gave the U.S. steel industry "a real sh
Could Trump Really Bring Steel Back to Pittsburgh?
NBC News / Posted 15 days ago
percent on Chinese steel imports, which gave the U.S. steel industry "a real shot in the arm," said Miller. On Tuesday, global policy makers including Canada and the United States met and issued a statement criticizing governments for... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Racial Gap In Entrepreneurship Is Costing The U.S. Economy BillionsMinority businesses could boost the economy by as much as $300 billion. How? A
The Racial Gap In Entrepreneurship Is Costing The U.S. Economy Billions
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 15 days ago
Minority businesses could boost the economy by as much as $300 billion. How? A new study from the Center for Global Policy Solutions titled, "The Color of Entrepreneurship: Why the Racial Gap Among Firms Costs the U.S. Billions," analyzed business... Read more
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dna
Russia-India-China meeting on cyber security may hamper Indian interest, say expertsto counter the hegemony of the US government, and may be a bid to pressurise th
Russia-India-China meeting on cyber security may hamper Indian interest, say experts
dna / Posted 15 days ago
to counter the hegemony of the US government, and may be a bid to pressurise them,” he says. Raman Jit Singh Chima, global policy director at Internet rights group Access Now and a founding volunteer of SavetheInternet.in, says that India’s... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Faisal Moola: Restricting neonic pesticides is good for bees and the environmenta tailspin. These pesticides were introduced into Europe and North America in t
Faisal Moola: Restricting neonic pesticides is good for bees and the environment
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 16 days ago
a tailspin. These pesticides were introduced into Europe and North America in the 1990s. They published a joint appeal to global policy-makers to restrict neonic use, under the heading “No More Silent Spring” – referring to Rachel Carson’s seminal... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Loonie closing in on 80 centsWhile global policy makers sweat over economic uncertainty, Canadian assets are
Loonie closing in on 80 cents
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 days ago
While global policy makers sweat over economic uncertainty, Canadian assets are building on their gains. The dollar is closing in on 80 cents (U.S.). And the Toronto Stock Exchange closed yesterday at a 2016 high. Today we dive into the drivers that... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Should Investors Be Bullish Or Bearish Right Now: BofA Explains& 2016 The best bull case for risk in coming quarters remains a repeat of 1998
Should Investors Be Bullish Or Bearish Right Now: BofA Explains
Zero Hedge / Posted 17 days ago
& 2016 The best bull case for risk in coming quarters remains a repeat of 1998/99. In other words, the recent “aggressive” global policy response, as was case in Oct’98, represents the last chance to buy for 4-6 quarters. It could simply be... Read more
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Newsmax
G-20 Gives Empty Warning on Global Economyand structural reform measures -- to which I would add the need to address pock
G-20 Gives Empty Warning on Global Economy
Newsmax / Posted 17 days ago
and structural reform measures -- to which I would add the need to address pockets of excessive indebtedness and enhance global policy coordination, including through a further strengthening of the credibility and operational flexibility of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is the War Against Drugs a War Against Women?In-fact in some jurisdictions drug using women are targeted for campaigns of st
Is the War Against Drugs a War Against Women?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
In-fact in some jurisdictions drug using women are targeted for campaigns of sterilization. These failures of the global policy on illicit drugs have visited an enormous cost to women. In almost every nation, punitive drug policies have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unicef, World Bank Urge Greater Investment in Early Childhood Developmentsaid in a press release that they have established a new alliance that aims to
Unicef, World Bank Urge Greater Investment in Early Childhood Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
said in a press release that they have established a new alliance that aims to make early childhood development a global policy, programming and public spending priority, to give all young children access to quality services that improve... Read more
17d
Zero Hedge
What Is The Worst-Case Outcome Of Helicopter Money: Deutsche Bank Explainsthe limits of its existing policy response to deflation, developments need to b
What Is The Worst-Case Outcome Of Helicopter Money: Deutsche Bank Explains
Zero Hedge / Posted 17 days ago
the limits of its existing policy response to deflation, developments need to be followed closely for signs of the next global policy innovation. Well, "policy innovation" sure is a polite way of putting "last ditch monetary idiocy" (the same... Read more
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New Kerala
India flavour of season as UN secretary general hopefuls vie for global support - newkerala.com #50619governments' very, very flawed selection process," explained William R. Pace, t
India flavour of season as UN secretary general hopefuls vie for global support - newkerala.com #50619
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
governments' very, very flawed selection process," explained William R. Pace, the executive director of the Institute for Global Policy. "The P5 and the Security Council will make their recommendation; but for the first time in the 70 years of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
War on drugs: UN challenged by Colombian presidentThe president of Colombia will present a plan for the complete and radical over
War on drugs: UN challenged by Colombian president
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 19 days ago
The president of Colombia will present a plan for the complete and radical overhaul of global policy towards drug trafficking and organised crime at a special session of the United Nations general assembly. Unveiling his proposals in the Observer,... Read more
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New Kerala
UNICEF, World Bank urge greater investment in early childhood development - newkerala.com #50066said in a press release that they have established a new alliance that aims to
UNICEF, World Bank urge greater investment in early childhood development - newkerala.com #50066
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
said in a press release that they have established a new alliance that aims to make early childhood development a global policy, programming and public spending priority, to give all young children access to quality services that improve... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Sold: A Tale of Abuse That's Difficult to Watch. CategoryJeffrey Brown explained the goal that he shares with his producer, Emma Thompso
Sold: A Tale of Abuse That's Difficult to Watch. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 19 days ago
Jeffrey Brown explained the goal that he shares with his producer, Emma Thompson: "Our hope is that our film will foster global policy change and raise substantial funds for survivors in India, Nepal and the United States." Regardless of whether... Read more
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IMF
Transcript: Press Briefing of the Managing Directorsis our First Deputy Managing Director, David Lipton. I think you have all rece
Transcript: Press Briefing of the Managing Directors
IMF / Posted 20 days ago
is our First Deputy Managing Director, David Lipton. I think you have all received this morning the Managing Director’s Global Policy Agenda. I would ask that when we get to the questions, which will be shortly after Madame Lagarde’s remarks,... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
WADA will need two years to implement IOC proposal: Reediethat the sport should “go independent” in the way suggested by the IOC. Contin
WADA will need two years to implement IOC proposal: Reedie
Reuters Sports News / Posted 20 days ago
that the sport should “go independent” in the way suggested by the IOC. Continental federations cannot, however, determine global policy. “We’re only interested in the international federations, not continental ones. At the end of the day, if the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
WADA will need two years to implement IOC proposal - Reediethat the sport should “go independent” in the way suggested by the IOC. Contin
WADA will need two years to implement IOC proposal - Reedie
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
that the sport should “go independent” in the way suggested by the IOC. Continental federations cannot, however, determine global policy. “We’re only interested in the international federations, not continental ones. At the end of the day, if the... Read more
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The Star
WADA will need two years to implement IOC proposal - Reediethat the sport should “go independent” in the way suggested by the IOC. Contin
WADA will need two years to implement IOC proposal - Reedie
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
that the sport should “go independent” in the way suggested by the IOC. Continental federations cannot, however, determine global policy. “We’re only interested in the international federations, not continental ones. At the end of the day, if the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
"You Can Count On the AfDB As Partner in Delivering Education for Africa", Says AdesinaBank's education work in vocational training and higher education, and - at the
"You Can Count On the AfDB As Partner in Delivering Education for Africa", Says Adesina
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Bank's education work in vocational training and higher education, and - at the international level - as a player in the global policy dialogue at the 2015 Seoul World Education Forum and the Oslo Summit on Education for Development. At the... Read more
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Unicef
World Bank Group, UNICEF urge greater investment in early childhood developmentand economic growth. The two organizations announced the establishment of a ne
World Bank Group, UNICEF urge greater investment in early childhood development
Unicef / Posted 21 days ago
and economic growth. The two organizations announced the establishment of a new alliance that aims to make ECD a global policy, programming and public spending priority, to give all young children access to quality services that improve... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
IMF, World Bank focus on Brexit, tax evasionglobal economy as they opened their Spring Meetings. IMF Managing Director Chr
IMF, World Bank focus on Brexit, tax evasion
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 21 days ago
global economy as they opened their Spring Meetings. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks, holding a copy of the global policy agenda, during the 2016 International Monetary Fund, World Bank Spring Meetings at IMF headquarters on April... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
IMF, World Bank focus on economic risks of Brexit, tax evasionglobal economy as they opened their Spring Meetings. IMF Managing Director Chr
IMF, World Bank focus on economic risks of Brexit, tax evasion
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 21 days ago
global economy as they opened their Spring Meetings. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks, holding a copy of the global policy agenda, during the 2016 International Monetary Fund, World Bank Spring Meetings at IMF headquarters on April... Read more
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Business Wire
Bristol-Myers Squibb to Support AmeriCares and the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. in a New Program Aimed at Treating Patients Co-infected with Hepatitis C and HIVbreaks new ground in providing access to daclatasvir-based regimens to co-infec
Bristol-Myers Squibb to Support AmeriCares and the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. in a New Program Aimed at Treating Patients Co-infected with Hepatitis C and HIV
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
breaks new ground in providing access to daclatasvir-based regimens to co-infected patients,” said Amadou Diarra, Head, Global Policy, Advocacy and Government Affairs at Bristol-Myers Squibb. “This effort builds on other steps Bristol-Myers... Read more
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The Financial Express
To avert recession risks, IMF outlines 3-pronged approachin a more difficult environment,” International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Di
To avert recession risks, IMF outlines 3-pronged approach
The Financial Express / Posted 21 days ago
in a more difficult environment,” International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said in her spring global policy agenda. Nonetheless, terms of trade developments have led to a narrowing of global imbalances, even as net... Read more
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New Kerala
India bright spot in weakening global recovery: IMF - newkerala.com #49494spot with rising real incomes and confidence boosting domestic demand," IMF Man
India bright spot in weakening global recovery: IMF - newkerala.com #49494
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
spot with rising real incomes and confidence boosting domestic demand," IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said in her global policy agenda, just ahead of the Spring Meeting of the Fund and the World Bank. "Global economy is expanding... Read more
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The Economic Times
IMF outlines three-pronged approach to avert recession risksin a more difficult environment," International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Di
IMF outlines three-pronged approach to avert recession risks
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
in a more difficult environment," International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said in her spring global policy agenda. Nonetheless, terms of trade developments have led to a narrowing of global imbalances, even as net... Read more
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The Economic Times
India bright spot in weakening global recovery: IMFspot with rising real incomes and confidence boosting domestic demand," IMF Man
India bright spot in weakening global recovery: IMF
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
spot with rising real incomes and confidence boosting domestic demand," IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said in her global policy agenda, just ahead of the Spring Meeting of the Fund and the World Bank. "Global economy is expanding... Read more
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CNBC
Big bank earnings in the limelight on Wall StreetPlus, the International Monetary Fund's managing director, Christine Lagarde, w
Big bank earnings in the limelight on Wall Street
CNBC / Posted 21 days ago
Plus, the International Monetary Fund's managing director, Christine Lagarde, will hold a media briefing after the fund releases its latest Global Policy Agenda. Asian equities rallied overnight, taking their lead from Wall Street trade on Thurs... Read more
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The Star
Singapore unexpectedly eases policy as growth stalls, currency tumblesto motor on in the face of anaemic exports, depressed external demand and low i
Singapore unexpectedly eases policy as growth stalls, currency tumbles
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
to motor on in the face of anaemic exports, depressed external demand and low inflation - a toxic combination that has seen global policy makers scrambling to restore momentum through aggressive easings. In its third policy easing in 15 months, the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
ASX to get mining sector liftMonetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde holds a press briefing after
ASX to get mining sector lift
Brisbane Times / Posted 21 days ago
Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde holds a press briefing after the IMF releases its updated Global Policy Agenda. Bank of England releases its latest interest rate decision, amid signs of a slowing economy and the... Read more
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