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02.06.01 – PUBLIC FINANCE

IMF / GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT

According to the International Monetary Fund's latest Global Financial Stability Report, over the past six months, financial stability has broadly improved in advanced economies and has deteriorated in emerging economies. IMF

9 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / MBEKI

The former President of South Africa and Chair of the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows, Thabo Mbeki, said Africa is losing "at least 50 billion dollars" through illicit outflows, an amount larger than the overseas development assistance that the continent receives. UNTV

6 Feb 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK/ FINANCIAL INCLUSION

As mobile banking and other technological innovations fuel the expansion of financial services in many developing countries, a new World Bank report urges policy makers to focus on products that benefit the poor, women and other vulnerable groups the most. The “Global Financial Development Report 2014: Financial Inclusion” report stays no-frills savings and payment accounts, [...]

12 Nov 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / REMITTANCES

Millions of people in the Horn of Africa nation Somalia rely on money sent from their relatives and friends abroad in order to survive. These remittances have been the lifeline for many in a country that is struggling to recover from its failed state status after two decades of civil war and conflict. But it [...]

2 Nov 2013 | Read More »

IMF / LATIN AMERICA ECONOMIES

The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean remain in low gear, held back by a less favorable external environment and, in some cases, domestic supply constraints, the IMF said. IMF

11 Oct 2013 | Read More »

IMF / LAGARDE

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday that reduced economic growth projections released this week by the IMF "clearly indicates there is recovery, but that it is slow and that it is unbalanced." IMF

10 Oct 2013 | Read More »

UN / UN BUDGET

The top United Nations management official, Yukio Takasu, said that the  financial position of the UN as a whole is sound, however the situation for the regular budget, is "very, very tight."

9 Oct 2013 | Read More »

IMF / GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT PRESSER

Policymakers need to carefully navigate a series of important transitions facing the global financial system, according to the IMF's latest Global Financial Stability Report. A failure to implement effective policies and reforms could potentially derail a smooth transition to greater financial stability. IMF

9 Oct 2013 | Read More »

WASHINGTON / IMF ON USA ECONOMY

The United States could spur growth by adopting a more balanced and gradual pace of cutting the deficit, especially at a time when monetary policy has limited room to support the recovery further, the International Monetary Fund said after wrapping up its annual review of the world's largest economy. IMF

14 Jun 2013 | Read More »

WASHINGTON / GLOBAL ECONOMIC PROSPECTS

Risks from advanced economies have eased and growth is firming, despite ongoing contraction in the Euro Area. However, the pick-up in developing countries will be modest because of capacity constraints in several middle income countries, says the World Bank in the newly-released Global Economic Prospects (GEP) report. WORLD BANK (EMBARGOED UNTIL JUNE 12 AT 7:00 [...]

12 Jun 2013 | Read More »

 

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