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  • Mexico's Videgaray urges G20 to give U.S. time to OK IMF reforms

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Group of 20 countries should give the United States time to get planned reforms to the International Monetary Fund through Congress and not rush into short-term workarounds, Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray said on Thursday....
  • Investment inflows, spending spur Sub-Saharan GDP growth rise

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Growing investment in Africa's natural resources and rising household spending will accelerate economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa to 5.2 percent in 2014 from 4.7 percent last year, the World Bank said on Monday. New oil and gas...
  • IMF Shinohara: Tighter funding may weigh on Asian growth

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Emerging Asian nations are seeing financial conditions tighten more than expected as the U.S. Federal Reserve tapers its massive stimulus, which may weigh on the region's economic growth, a senior International Monetary Fund...
  • India central bank's Rajan urges global crisis 'safety net'

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's central bank Governor, Raghuram Rajan, on Thursday proposed the creation of a global "safety net" administered by a multilateral body such as the International Monetary Fund that could provide funds for countries in case of...
  • Greek market return, Fed minutes spur periphery debt rally

    LONDON (Reuters) - Fervent demand for Greece's first bond sale just two years after it defaulted buoyed investor appetite for other lower-rated euro zone sovereign debt on Thursday. Belief that a rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve might not come as...
  • Around one-in-three chance ECB to buy bonds outright: Reuters poll

    LONDON (Reuters) - There is slightly less than a one-in-three chance the European Central Bank will start buying bonds outright as it struggles to lift dangerously low inflation and support a lackluster economic recovery, a Reuters poll found. The poll...
  • Europe weighs bold steps to avoid Japan-like deflation

    WASHINGTON Faced with a moribund economy and the risk of Japan-like debilitating deflation, the European Central Bank is weighing unconventional measures to spark economic growth and, oddly enough, to drive up prices. Europe's central bank is considering...
  • U.S. recovery 'reasonably well grounded': Fed's Tarullo

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economic recovery looks "reasonably well grounded" as it progresses, a top Federal Reserve official said on Wednesday, adding that easy monetary policies have helped it along. Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo, who rarely speaks...
  • Fed's Tarullo sees little need for rapid U.S. rate hikes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The modest pace of U.S. economic growth in recent years suggests that when the time comes to raise interest rates the Federal Reserve will be able to do so gradually without fear of a sudden surge in inflation, a top Fed official...
  • Fed minutes indicate easy-money policy may persist

    Fed minutes indicate easy-money policy may persist
    WASHINGTON — An account of the Federal Reserve's last meeting suggests that policymakers aren't as eager to take away the punch bowl as the market thought. The minutes of the March 18-19 meeting state that Fed officials worried that their...
  • Fed's Evans sees longer-term U.S. growth of up to 2.5 percent

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy can probably sustainably grow at just under 2.5 percent, and as low as 2 percent, over the longer term, a top Federal Reserve official said on Wednesday. Chicago Fed President Charles Evans also dismissed the...