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Finance and Commerce
New York’s subway offers first green bond saleTax breaks, not the environment, are usually the first thing that comes to mind
New York’s subway offers first green bond sale
Finance and Commerce / Posted 15 minutes ago
Tax breaks, not the environment, are usually the first thing that comes to mind for buyers of New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority bonds. The busiest U.S. mass transit agency, which carries 8.5 million people on a given weekday, wants to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
AfriBusiness disappointed by Zuma's Sona The organisation says President Jacob Zuma's address last night let the count
AfriBusiness disappointed by Zuma's Sona
Eye Witness News / Posted an hour ago
The organisation says President Jacob Zuma's address last night let the country down. President Jacob Zuma during his 2016 State of the Nation Address. President Jacob Zuma,SONA,Budget speech,Sona... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Iranian students claim lifting US-led sanctions is a mixed bag The remaining 5 Republican candidates, winnowed from the original dozen, push
Iranian students claim lifting US-led sanctions is a mixed bag
Op-Ed News / Posted an hour ago
The remaining 5 Republican candidates, winnowed from the original dozen, push to ingratiate themselves among South Carolina's Republican voters, who like a majority of their countrymen,... Read more
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The Hindu
Palestinian leader likely to visit IndiaA senior leader who is seen as the frontrunner to succeed President Mahmoud Abb
Palestinian leader likely to visit India
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
A senior leader who is seen as the frontrunner to succeed President Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine is likely to visit India next week. Mohammad Mustafa, CEO of the Palestine Investment Fund (PIF), will prepare the ground for a mid-year visit by Mr.... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Stronger dollar no big deal as tourists keep comingJFK, LaGuardia and Newark saw a record number of passengers arrive, prompting a
Stronger dollar no big deal as tourists keep coming
Crain's New York Business / Posted an hour ago
JFK, LaGuardia and Newark saw a record number of passengers arrive, prompting a call for expansion The strengthening dollar may make it more expensive for foreigners to visit New York, but that seems to be having little effect on the city’s six-year... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
European Union Backs Liberia in Delivering Key Public ServicesMonrovia — The European Union (EU) has signed two Financing Agreements with the
European Union Backs Liberia in Delivering Key Public Services
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Monrovia — The European Union (EU) has signed two Financing Agreements with the Government of Liberia for projects totaling almost US$64 million in the key sectors of electricity and institutional capacity in aid management. The EU has also confirmed... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Zuma ridicules South African opposition for disrupting speech Published: 13 February 2016 12:44 AM Members of the opposition Economic Free
Zuma ridicules South African opposition for disrupting speech
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 3 hours ago
Published: 13 February 2016 12:44 AM Members of the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters party leave the parliamentary chamber as South Africa's President Jacob Zuma delivers his State... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Dollar crisis continuesReports that the government has drawn up its draft 2016-2017 budget at an excha
Dollar crisis continues
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 hours ago
Reports that the government has drawn up its draft 2016-2017 budget at an exchange rate of LE8.25 against the dollar, instead of the current official rate of LE7.83, have fuelled speculation that it might officially devalue the value of the pound... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
A message of hope and perseveranceIt will be the first speech by President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi before the countr
A message of hope and perseverance
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 hours ago
It will be the first speech by President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi before the country’s new parliament and will probably take place either today (Thursday) or on Saturday. The speech, according to officials, will not be long but will be exhaustive in the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Ease of doing biz: Govt to soon introduce Business Identification Number for companiesThe BIN will act as an identification number for different regulatory purposes,
Ease of doing biz: Govt to soon introduce Business Identification Number for companies
Business Standard India / Posted 5 hours ago
The BIN will act as an identification number for different regulatory purposes, it may become PAN for companiesThe BIN will act as an identification number for... Read more
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DW
CAR on the cusp of democratic governance? |The second round of the presidential election in the Central African Republic (
CAR on the cusp of democratic governance? |
DW / Posted 6 hours ago
The second round of the presidential election in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Sunday (14.02.2016) will be between two former prime ministers: Anicet Georges Dologuele, who won 23.7 percent in the first round of voting on December 30, and his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank Vice President for Africa Visits ChadThe World Bank Vice President for the Africa Region, Makhtar Diop, will arrive
World Bank Vice President for Africa Visits Chad
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
The World Bank Vice President for the Africa Region, Makhtar Diop, will arrive in Chad on Wednesday, February 10, for a two-day visit. While in Chad, he will meet with Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno, Prime Minister Kalzeubé Payimi Deubet,... Read more
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dna
Why is women’s participation in Indian economy declining despite increase in education?Several recent reports have begun to show that women’s economic participation i
Why is women’s participation in Indian economy declining despite increase in education?
dna / Posted 6 hours ago
Several recent reports have begun to show that women’s economic participation in India has been declining over the past decade. A World Bank analysis shows that women’s labour force participation has declined from 37% to 27% in the 2005-2012 period.... Read more
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Breitbart
Zika Begins to Hit Brazil’s Tourism Industry, Months Before OlympicsBrazil’s tourism industry is already suffering from the international alarm ove
Zika Begins to Hit Brazil’s Tourism Industry, Months Before Olympics
Breitbart / Posted 6 hours ago
Brazil’s tourism industry is already suffering from the international alarm over the Zika virus outbreak that has infected 1.5 million people, with tour operators and hotel bookers experiencing an increase in the number of cancellations, particularly... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government to improve ease of doing business; to introduce Business Identification Number for companiesNEW DELHI: To improve ease of doing business, the government will soon introduc
Government to improve ease of doing business; to introduce Business Identification Number for companies
The Economic Times / Posted 6 hours ago
NEW DELHI: To improve ease of doing business, the government will soon introduce Business Identification Number (BIN) for companies, doing away with multiple registration numbers a single entity needs to obtain for various regulatory purposes. The... Read more
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The Manila Times
Lagarde set for second term as IMF chiefFebruary 12, 2016 10:08 pm WASHINGTON, D.C.: Christine Lagarde, the first woma
Lagarde set for second term as IMF chief
The Manila Times / Posted 6 hours ago
February 12, 2016 10:08 pm WASHINGTON, D.C.: Christine Lagarde, the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund (IMF), became assured on Thursday (Friday in Manila) of a second term as managing... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zuma: Malema, others useless and ignorantPRESIDENT Jacob Zuma on Friday mocked the SA opposition as "useless" and ignora
Zuma: Malema, others useless and ignorant
New Zimbabwe / Posted 6 hours ago
PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma on Friday mocked the SA opposition as "useless" and ignorant, after rowdy radical lawmakers repeatedly disrupted his annual state of the nation parliamentary address. In the latest attack on the embattled president, who is... Read more
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Business Standard India
Mission incomplete: Raghuram Rajan's overhaul of RBIIn a video conference in mid-2014, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghura
Mission incomplete: Raghuram Rajan's overhaul of RBI
Business Standard India / Posted 6 hours ago
In a video conference in mid-2014, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan told employees that he wanted to hire talented external candidates and improve the quality of research at the 81-year-old central bank. The proposals, described... Read more
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iol.co.za
Man sets himself ablaze in MoroccoRabat - A door-to-door salesman set himself on fire on Thursday in a public pro
Man sets himself ablaze in Morocco
iol.co.za / Posted 7 hours ago
Rabat - A door-to-door salesman set himself on fire on Thursday in a public prosecutor's office in southern Morocco in protest at the judiciary's inaction on a complaint he filed, local media reported. Mashahid website said the man “filed a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Football and Political Leaders Partner With Gavi to Prevent Childhood DeathsAfrica United partners today launched a new initiative on universal access to i
African Football and Political Leaders Partner With Gavi to Prevent Childhood Deaths
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Africa United partners today launched a new initiative on universal access to immunization called "Every Shot Counts" at the final of the Orange African Nations Championship in Rwanda. The initiative is the latest focus of Africa United partners -... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
K18 Billion Karonga-Songwe Road Project Stalls - Malawi Govt Lack of CommitmentMalawi government's lack of seriousness has forced the World Bank to delay the
K18 Billion Karonga-Songwe Road Project Stalls - Malawi Govt Lack of Commitment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Malawi government's lack of seriousness has forced the World Bank to delay the release of US$25 million [about K18 billion] for the rehabilitation of the Karonga-Songwe Border road project that was expected to commence this year, Nyasa Times can... Read more
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Business Standard India
Section 377: Will the court come out?In 2013, well-known fashion designer Suneet Varma took off for New York with hi
Section 377: Will the court come out?
Business Standard India / Posted 9 hours ago
In 2013, well-known fashion designer Suneet Varma took off for New York with his younger boyfriend and business partner Rahul Arora. There, the two men donned their sherwanis, paid a fee of $35 and had a City Hall wedding. To their delight, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank Launches New Project to Strengthen Sudan's Social Protection SystemsThe World Bank and the Government of Sudan yesterday signed the grant agreement
World Bank Launches New Project to Strengthen Sudan's Social Protection Systems
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
The World Bank and the Government of Sudan yesterday signed the grant agreement launching the Sudan Social Safety Net Project. By supporting reforms to improve the targeting and management of Sudan's existing social protection/cash transfer systems,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Follow Family Planning Pledges With Concrete Funding ActionsThe 4th International Conference on Family Planning took place in Nusa Dua, Ind
Follow Family Planning Pledges With Concrete Funding Actions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
The 4th International Conference on Family Planning took place in Nusa Dua, Indonesia last month. Policymakers, researchers, population and family planning experts, youth leaders, the media and advocates from around the world convened to deliberate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
West African Economic and Monetary Union and Eca Strengthen Their Cooperation in StatisticsNiamey — ECA/SRO-WA) - A delegation from the West African Economic and Monetary
West African Economic and Monetary Union and Eca Strengthen Their Cooperation in Statistics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Niamey — ECA/SRO-WA) - A delegation from the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) Commission, conducted by Mr. Bakary Sacko, Chief Statistician of the Statistics Centre of this institution, led a mission to the Sub-Regional Office for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What's Needed to Help Mining Minnows Get Off the Ground in MalawiMalawi has aspirations to increase mining contributions to GDP from 1% to 20% b
What's Needed to Help Mining Minnows Get Off the Ground in Malawi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Malawi has aspirations to increase mining contributions to GDP from 1% to 20% by 2020. But community-company relations in the mining sector are typical of those across the continent: not good. This, in turn, is not good for investment in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Denies Shelving U.S.$1 Billion Eurobond SaleThe Federal Government, on Thursday denied reports that it has shelved plans to
FG Denies Shelving U.S.$1 Billion Eurobond Sale
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
The Federal Government, on Thursday denied reports that it has shelved plans to raise up to $1 billion through Eurobonds to plug its fiscal deficit, just as is scheduled to start meeting investors next month. "The Eurobond is still very much on,"... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Leading market historian: 'Shares could halve from here'It would be very difficult to see stock markets elsewhere in the world, includi
Leading market historian: 'Shares could halve from here'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
It would be very difficult to see stock markets elsewhere in the world, including Britain’s, not being very negatively affected by such a major decline in American shares. At current valuations, stock markets offer little promise of recovery. While... Read more
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International Business Times
South African President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address in full South Africa's President Jacob Zuma's annual State of the Nation was constantly
South African President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address in full
International Business Times / Posted 11 hours ago
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma's annual State of the Nation was constantly heckled by opposition lawmakers inside the parliament. The president went ahead with his address despite constant disruption. Here's Zuma's statement in full: Good... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Debt Repayments Only Way Out for ZimPresident Robert Mugabe and his lieutenants have repeatedly attempted to eschew
Debt Repayments Only Way Out for Zim
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
President Robert Mugabe and his lieutenants have repeatedly attempted to eschew basic principles of doing business which prescribe the necessity of having to pay back previous loans in order to access new ones in addition to respecting property... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Success overplayed, malaise downplayed’#SONA2016 / Johannesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma said his administ
‘Success overplayed, malaise downplayed’
iol.co.za / Posted 13 hours ago
#SONA2016 / Johannesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma said his administration will slash costs and work closely with business to restore investor confidence in the economy and prevent the nation’s credit rating being downgraded to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma: State of the Nation Address 2016President Jacob Zuma, Mrs Bongi Zuma, Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete and NCOP
President Jacob Zuma: State of the Nation Address 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma, Mrs Bongi Zuma, Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete and NCOP Chairperson Thandi Modise arrive at Parliament for the State of the Nation Address. State of the Nation Address by Jacob G Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Pakistan economy witnessed great turnaround and development: Nawaz SharifDOHA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday that Pakistan’s economy had
Pakistan economy witnessed great turnaround and development: Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
DOHA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday that Pakistan’s economy had witnessed a great turnaround and development was taking the country forward at a fast pace. Speaking to the Pakistani community in Doha during his two-day official visit... Read more
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Zawya
India ties receive new boostUAE- Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 New Delhi Relations between the UAE and India ha
India ties receive new boost
Zawya / Posted 13 hours ago
UAE- Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 New Delhi Relations between the UAE and India have received a dynamic new momentum following the elevation of their ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership last year, but the UAE... Read more
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Business Standard India
Mission incomplete: Rajan's overhaul of RBIIn a video conference in mid-2014, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghura
Mission incomplete: Rajan's overhaul of RBI
Business Standard India / Posted 14 hours ago
In a video conference in mid-2014, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan told employees that he wanted to hire talented external candidates and improve the quality of research at the 81-year-old central bank. The proposals, described... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mining makes gains, but is not out of the woods yetJohannesburg - South Africa’s mining production grew by 3.3 percent last year c
Mining makes gains, but is not out of the woods yet
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
Johannesburg - South Africa’s mining production grew by 3.3 percent last year compared with 2014 according to data released by Statistics SA yesterday, but the industry is not yet out of the woods. The agency said improved production data was not... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#Sona2016: A day off street clashes, walkouts & disruptionsIn the end they went out peacefully and there was no need for the men in white
#Sona2016: A day off street clashes, walkouts & disruptions
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 hours ago
In the end they went out peacefully and there was no need for the men in white shirts and dark trousers, who were stationed at all the doors to the chamber. Once they'd gone, Zuma said South Africa has to avoid a ratings-downgrade, that everyone... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
MTA issues green bonds to attract millennial and women investorsThe MTA's bonds will be certified under standards set by the Climate Bonds Init
MTA issues green bonds to attract millennial and women investors
Crain's New York Business / Posted 14 hours ago
The MTA's bonds will be certified under standards set by the Climate Bonds Initiative Tax breaks, not the environment, are usually the first thing that comes to mind for buyers of New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority bonds. The busiest... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Zuma vows economic revival in speechPresident Jacob Zuma in Parliament. Credit: AFP President Jacob Zuma on Thursd
Zuma vows economic revival in speech
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 14 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma in Parliament. Credit: AFP President Jacob Zuma on Thursday announced plans for "an effective turnaround plan" for South Africa's ailing economy in an address to the nation disrupted by a walkout by radical lawmakers. Zuma, who... Read more
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The Star
Mission incomplete: Rajan's overhaul of India's central bankMUMBAI: In a video conference in mid-2014, Indian central bank governor Raghura
Mission incomplete: Rajan's overhaul of India's central bank
The Star / Posted 14 hours ago
MUMBAI: In a video conference in mid-2014, Indian central bank governor Raghuram Rajan told employees that he wanted to hire talented external candidates and improve the quality of research at the 81-year-old central bank. The proposals, described... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Is India primed for an economic revolution?It's been a rough start to 2016. China is clearly slowing down; the World Bank
Is India primed for an economic revolution?
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 15 hours ago
It's been a rough start to 2016. China is clearly slowing down; the World Bank is projecting that economies like Brazil and Russia -- much vaunted in the early 2000s -- will shrink this year; oil prices continue to trawl lows. It's no surprise,... Read more
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iafrica.com
Zuma vows economic revival in speechPresident Jacob Zuma in Parliament. Credit: AFP President Jacob Zuma on Thursd
Zuma vows economic revival in speech
iafrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma in Parliament. Credit: AFP President Jacob Zuma on Thursday announced plans for "an effective turnaround plan" for South Africa's ailing economy in an address to the nation disrupted by a walkout by radical lawmakers. Zuma, who... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma’s full speechState of the Nation Address by President Jacob G Zuma on the occasion of the Jo
Zuma’s full speech
iol.co.za / Posted 18 hours ago
State of the Nation Address by President Jacob G Zuma on the occasion of the Joint Sitting of Parliament. Cape Town, 11 February 2016 The Speaker of the National Assembly, The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces; Deputy Speaker of... Read more
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Reuters
Mission incomplete: Rajan's overhaul of India's central bankMUMBAI In a video conference in mid-2014, Indian central bank governor Raghuram
Mission incomplete: Rajan's overhaul of India's central bank
Reuters / Posted 18 hours ago
MUMBAI In a video conference in mid-2014, Indian central bank governor Raghuram Rajan told employees that he wanted to hire talented external candidates and improve the quality of research at the 81-year-old central bank. The proposals, described to... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The War On Cash - The Central Banks' Survival CampaignSubmitted by Paul Rosenberg via Free-Man's Perspective blog, Over the last few
The War On Cash - The Central Banks' Survival Campaign
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 hours ago
Submitted by Paul Rosenberg via Free-Man's Perspective blog, Over the last few months a stream of articles have crossed my screen, all proclaiming the need of governments and banks to eliminate cash. I’m sure you’ve noticed them too. It is... Read more
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IMF
Transcript: Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, IMF Communications DepartmentPress Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, IMF Communications DepartmentWashington
Transcript: Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, IMF Communications Department
IMF / Posted 19 hours ago
Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, IMF Communications DepartmentWashington, DC Thursday, February 11, 2016 MR. RICE: Well, good morning everyone and welcome to this press briefing on behalf of the International Monetary Fund. I'm Gerry Rice of... Read more
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Fortune
S&P 500 Erased $1.78 Trillion in The First 31 Days of 2016It’s been a rough year for investors, and it’s just getting started. The S&P 5
S&P 500 Erased $1.78 Trillion in The First 31 Days of 2016
Fortune / Posted 19 hours ago
It’s been a rough year for investors, and it’s just getting started. The S&P 500 Index has plunged 10.5% since the first trading day of 2016, erasing $1.78 trillion in value for investors, says S&P’s Richard Peterson, a senior director of Global... Read more
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Rappler
S.Africa's Zuma vows economic revival in disrupted speechSTATE OF THE NATION. South African President Jacob Zuma (C) gives his sate of t
S.Africa's Zuma vows economic revival in disrupted speech
Rappler / Posted 20 hours ago
STATE OF THE NATION. South African President Jacob Zuma (C) gives his sate of the nation address in parliament Cape Town, South Africa 11 February 2016. Schalk Van Zuydam/EPA CAPE TOWN, South Africa – President Jacob Zuma on Thursday, February 11... Read more
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IMF
2016 Spring MeetingsSpring Meetings Each spring, thousands of government officials, journalists, c
2016 Spring Meetings
IMF / Posted 21 hours ago
Spring Meetings Each spring, thousands of government officials, journalists, civil society organizations, and participants from the academia and private sectors, gather in Washington DC for the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and... Read more
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TheBull
Lagarde set for second term as IMF chiefChristine Lagarde, the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund, bec
Lagarde set for second term as IMF chief
TheBull / Posted 22 hours ago
Christine Lagarde, the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund, became assured Thursday of a second term as managing director to steer it through a global economic slowdown. 12.02.2016 08:31 AM Christine Lagarde, the first woman to head... Read more
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