WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 18, 2017) (IMF TV) – Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Monday (September 18) that Brexit is likely to hurt Britain’s growth prospects in the short term and push up inflation as the country adjusts to life outside the European Union. Continue reading
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The world is set to have its hottest year on record, according to the World Meteorological Organisation.
HONG KONG/LONDON, August 25 (Fitch) – The opposition’s decision to challenge the result of Zambia’s recent presidential elections will delay agreement on IMF support, although we think a programme is still likely after groundwork was laid earlier this year, Fitch Ratings says.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) launches the “Share the Meal” app for smartphone users to help feed Syrian refugee children.
Speaking at the Council of the Americas, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says China needs to keep trying to rebalance its economy away from commodity-intensive investment but also must be careful to safeguard “demand and financial stability.”
(BVO) – A new clash between the U.S. and China in the bid for influence in fast growing Asia.
Beijing has taken the lead in jump-starting a new government-funded infrastructure bank – the AIIB – recently gaining the support of traditional U.S. ally Great Britain for the 50-billion dollar project.
World leaders including Turkey’s Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu and Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf urge the international community to do more to reach global gender equality by 2030.