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Reuters, Jun 21 2013:

Russia's economy needs to grow faster but government attempts to stimulate demand will not succeed in the long run, the International Monetary Fund's first managing director, David Lipton, said on...

Reuters, Jun 21 2013:

The International Monetary Fund on Thursday urged Greece to speedily deliver on its bailout program, adding that doing so would ensure the country encounters "no financing problems."

There...

The Washington Post, Jun 19 2013:

MADRID — Spain faces the prospect of of high unemployment and sluggish growth lasting years unless the country and Europe take “urgent action” to slash the nation’s crippling 27 unemployment rate...

Reuters, Jun 19 2013:

The International Monetary Fund will make its training sessions on financial policy and debt sustainability available online this year to government officials worldwide, allowing it to reach a...

World Bank, Jun 18 2013:

The State of São Paulo and the municipalities of Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte will implement programs to promote social inclusion and improve services

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2013 – The...

Washington Post, Jun 14 2013:

The International Monetary Fund entered the debate over when the Federal Reserve should begin to wind down its monetary easing program, calling on the central bank Friday to continue the large-...

World Bank, Jun 12 2013:

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2013 - The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$108 million IDA* grant to support the Government of Cameroon’s efforts to rehabilitate embankments,...

NY Times, Jun 11 2013:

TOKYO — The Bank of Japan held its policy steady on Tuesday, brushing off recent market volatility and standing by an ambitious target to stoke 2 percent inflation in two years, despite skepticism...

Reuters, Jun 10 2013:

The International Monetary Fund has told Morocco it is too hesitant in implementing reforms to improve its public finances, Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane said, but he pledged to move ahead...

CNN Money, May 30 2013:

The U.S. economy grew at a slightly slower pace than originally reported in the first quarter, according to revisions released by the Commerce Department Thursday.

The revisions show gross...

Washington Post, May 17 2013:

The International Monetary Fund said Friday that substantial risks still loom for the Cypriot economy even after a multi-billion dollar international bailout aimed at averting a debt default.

The Wall Street Journal, May 16 2013:

WASHINGTON--The International Monetary Fund Wednesday approved a bailout loan for Cyprus that will allow an immediate disbursement of EUR86 million ($110.7 million) to the beleaguered euro zone...

Reuters, May 15 2013:

(Reuters) - Greater currency flexibility from emerging economies is needed to spur global growth, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Wednesday.

BBC News, May 13 2013:

Eurozone finance ministers are meeting in Brussels to agree bailout payments for Cyprus and Greece.

The Washington Post, May 8 2013:

Brazil has been criticized for battling a slowdown in its growth with protectionist trade policies, restrictions on capital flows and programs that favor local industry.

Can one of its...

Washington Post, May 2 2013:

President Barack Obama on Thursday chose two old friends with corporate executive experience for top posts on his economic team, naming longtime fundraiser Penny Pritzker as Commerce secretary and...

BBC News, May 1 2013:

Parliament in Cyprus has approved the country's international bailout after warnings that the alternative would be financial collapse.

Federal Reserve System, May 1 2013:

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in March suggests that economic activity has been expanding at a moderate pace. Labor market conditions have shown some improvement...

Reuters, Apr 29 2013:

Asia needs to guard against asset bubbles and its emerging economies must improve government institutions and liberalize rigid labor and product markets if they wish to reach the level of...

Asian Development Bank, Apr 26 2013:

Takehiko Nakao has been unanimously elected President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) by its Board of Governors.