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Global Growth Set to Strengthen to 2.7 percent as Outlook Brightens

June 4, 2017/World Bank Commodity Exporters Gradually Recovering from Record Low Prices Click here for PDF Report June 4, 2017— The World Bank forecasts that global economic growth will strengthen… Read more »

Public Debt Management Forum Confronts the Changes, Innovations and Future Challenges in Sovereign Markets

June 2, 2017/IMF Traditional approaches to sovereign debt management will have to adapt to cope with new risks and structural and regulatory changes, even as major macroeconomic shifts in advanced… Read more »

IMF Board Reviews the Fund’s Income Position for Financial Years 2017–18

May 31, 2017/IMF Click here to download PDF Copy of Review The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed its annual review of the Fund’s income position for… Read more »

Fitch: OPEC Deal to Cut Oil Inventories, But Shale Key Long-Term

May 25, 2017/Fitch Ratings OPEC’s decision to extend production cuts by nine months should provide some support for oil prices around the average year-to-date levels and help digest a significant… Read more »

Africa remains world’s second-fastest growing region

May 25, 2917/AfDB In 2016, Africa as a whole maintained its position as the world’s second-fastest growing economies behind South Asia, according to data released during the Financial Presentation at… Read more »

AfDB Annual Meetings open in Ahmedabad: Deliberations underscore win-win Africa-India cooperation

23/5/2017/AfDB The 52nd Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the 43rd Meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Fund… Read more »

IMF Discussed State-Contingent Debt Instruments

May 22, 2017/IMF On April 13, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) discussed the staff paper “State-contingent Debt Instruments for Sovereigns”. Sovereign state-contingent debt instruments (SCDIs),… Read more »

IMF Executive Board Approves FY2018–FY2020 Medium-Term Budget

May 12,2017/IMF On April 28, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the IMF’s administrative and capital budgets for financial year (FY) 2018, beginning May 1,… Read more »

Today’s PMI Manufacturing stats – Barclays’ comment

02 May 2017 10:00 Mike Rigby, Head of Manufacturing at Barclays, comments on today’s PMI manufacturing figures. “The UK economy as a whole may have made a sluggish start to… Read more »

Strong earnings power global shares higher

May 2, 2017/Reuters By Nigel Stephenson | LONDON Stocks rose in Europe and Asia on Tuesday after technology industry shares hit record highs on Wall Street and investors focused on… Read more »