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DEVEX, Sep 14 2016:

The world is ever changing, and so too is the landscape of corporate social responsibility. The partnership of public, private and governmental entities to focus on a specific issue area is...

Wall Street Journal, Sep 13 2016:

Federal Reserve officials, lacking a strong consensus for action a week before their next policy meeting, are leaning toward waiting until late in the year before raising short-term interest rates...

Financial Times, Sep 12 2016:

Stock markets across Europe are deep in the red following a slide in Asia, as Wall Street extends recent losses amid nervousness over the outlook for monetary policy. Worries that the Federal...

Devex, Sep 8 2016:

Tala, a data science and mobile technology company, is enabling its users in East Africa and Southeast Asia to download an Android application that provides them with a new kind of credit score....

The Wall Street Journal, Sep 8 2016:

So far, not so bad. The U.K. economy appears to have bounced back from its post-referendum shock sufficiently to escape a recession this year. That is due largely to the speed with which the...

Financial Times, Sep 7 2016:

With the eurozone facing lacklustre growth, low inflation and political uncertainty, most economists expect the European Central Bank to keep buying billions of euros in bonds each month. But many...

Reuters, Sep 6 2016:

U.S. services sector activity slowed to a 6-1/2-year low in August amid sharp drops in production and orders, pointing to slowing economic growth that further diminished prospects for an interest...

Wall Street Journal, Sep 2 2016:

HANGZHOU, China—Since the 1950s, a set of smokestacks rising out of a north China desert represented the nation’s industrial muscle. Days before President Xi Jinping greets leaders of the world’s...

New York Times, Sep 1 2016:

BRASÍLIA — Brazilians booed him as he presided over the opening of the Olympics in Rio. He has been accused of taking bribes. The economy he is supposed to rescue is on the cusp of a depression....

Wall Street Journal, Aug 31 2016:

BEIJING—Canada on Wednesday became the first North American country to seek membership in the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

Canada’s application followed Prime Minister...

Reuters, Aug 31 2016:

Brazil's economy shrank for a sixth straight quarter between April and June, but investments grew for the first time since 2013 and fueled hopes of a modest recovery following the likely ousting...

The Atlantic, Aug 28 2016:

Negotiations between the U.S. and EU members over the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership “have de facto failed,” Germany’s economic minister said Sunday.

Sigmar Gabriel...

Wall Street Journal, Aug 25 2016:

WASHINGTON — President Obama on Thursday nominated Jim Yong Kim for a second five-year term as president of the World Bank despite persistent complaints among employees about his leadership at a...

Reuters, Aug 25 2016:

It is time for the Federal Reserve to raise U.S. interest rates gradually, given progress on employment and inflation, Kansas City Fed President Esther George said in television interviews,...

Wall Street Journal, Aug 24 2016:

R3 CEV, a startup working to build new Wall Street infrastructure using bitcoin technology, said it had filed for a patent this week and named its product Concord for the harmony it aims to build...

CNBC, Aug 22 2016:

* World Bank set to issue $700 mln in IMF SDR bonds in China

* Traders unexcited by prospect of coupon rate below 1 pct

* Major state banks seen ensuring auction is successful

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Wall Street Journal, Aug 22 2016:

Breaking up really is hard to do—if you’re a central banker. Talk of monetary policy divergence has proved to be difficult to turn into reality in a low-growth, low-inflation world.

Bloomberg, Aug 19 2016:

In the age of globalization, diversity is harder to come by. That poses a challenge for an emerging markets investor....

Devex, Aug 18 2016:

Although the U.K. Parliament is in summer recess, the government is moving forward shaping departmental briefs and establishing policy direction under Prime Minister Theresa May.

The U.K....

Financial Times, Aug 16 2016:

That Europe, and especially the eurozone, has not been doing well since the 2008 crisis is beyond dispute. The single currency was supposed to bring prosperity and enhance European solidarity. It...