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02.11.00 – BANKING AND INVESTMENT

ADDIS ABABA / IMF TAXATION

One of the heavily discussed issues of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development was boosting domestic revenues, for example through more effective taxation. UNIFEED-UNTV

16 Jul 2015 | Read More »

ADDIS ABABA / BAN PRESSER

On the third day of an International Conference on Financing for Development, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters the member states are in final stages of their negotiations, “with an agreement in sight”.  The Conference had shown the way forward: “I am very encouraged by the strong momentum and ownership among all partners.” UNIFEED-UNTV

15 Jul 2015 | Read More »

IMF/ LAGARDE PRESSER

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday that the world economy is growing – but the recovery is "not good enough." IMF

16 Apr 2015 | Read More »

WORLD BANK/ GLOBAL FOOD

Even with 800 million people going to bed hungry every night, countries can end hunger by 2030 if they create systems that raise agricultural productivity in rural areas, improve nutritional outcomes, and invest in more climate-smart agriculture that can withstand a warmer planet, according to a World Bank Group report released today on the future [...]

16 Apr 2015 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / FINANCIAL BEHAVIOR

Development policies need re-hauling to reflect how people’s minds really work, a new World Bank study argues.   This could help form and realize development goals, including that of breaking poverty cycles from one generation to the next, the study says. WORLD BANK

2 Dec 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / HAITI INFRASTRUCTURE

The World Bank Group announced two major initiatives today – a pledge of millions to fight cholera in Haiti and an initiative potentially worth trillions to raise private money for global infrastructure. WORLD BANK / FILE

9 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT REPORT

A new UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report said six years after the onset of the global economic and financial crisis, the world economy has still not found a sustainable growth path. UNCTAD’s Director for Globalization and Development Strategies said a world of “happy bankers, footloose corporations and stressed households” can neither be sustainable [...]

10 Sep 2014 | Read More »

IMF / ECB RATE CUT

The International Monetary Fund has welcomed the announcement of the European Central Bank's package of rate cuts and liquidity measures on Thursday. The ECB cut its deposit rate to minus 0.1 percent and it opened a 400 billion euro liquidity channel that is tied to bank lending. The moves are planned to spur bank lending in [...]

5 Jun 2014 | Read More »

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO/ AGENCY BANKING

Banks generally consider poor customers too risky and too expensive to serve. But in the Democratic Republic of Congo, even low-income people now have a safe place to save money, earn interest and manage economic decisions.  WORLD BANK

23 May 2014 | Read More »

IMF / UKRAINE

The International Monetary Fund acknowledged Thursday that its $17 billion loan program to Ukraine is at risk, due to the interim government's lack of control of the eastern provinces. IMF

8 May 2014 | Read More »

 

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