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Stronger US economy and dollar tighten Latin American ties

...to Latin America, more than traditional lenders the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank combined...and could drop another 0.3 percent this year, the World Bank says."The Chinese lose influence because they're...

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World Bank plans $3 billion loan to stave off Korea creditors

WASHINGTON -- The World Bank planned to lend up to $3 billion...Dae-jung have said. Normally, major World Bank loans take as long as a year to negotiate...International Monetary Fund, the World Bank's sister organization. The overall...

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World Bank still sees a risk of recession

...still faces a substantial risk that it could plunge into recession next year rather than experience sluggish growth, the World Bank said Wednesday. Events that could cause a slump, a new report said, include a worsening recession in Japan, a loss...

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Russia receives first installment of World Bank loan

...million installment of a newly approved World Bank loan on Monday, the ITAR-Tass...International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Japanese government negotiated...improve. The installments of the World Bank loan will increase as Russia meets...

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Japan economy makes meek exit from recession

...global growth, though its imports from the rest of Asia are aiding Southeast Asian nations. In a recent report the World Bank attributed downward revisions in its global forecasts to weakness in Europe and Japan.The bank forecast Japan's growth...

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US stocks fall on dismal retail report and a slow growth outlook; Investors flee to bonds

...into higher consumer spending yet."A report from the World Bank late Tuesday also weighed on markets. The bank lowered...2 percent, to close at $2.51 a pound after the World Bank's downgrade.Investors buying up 10-year Treasury...

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Netflix brings streaming service to Cuba

...Internet Live Stats, which uses information from the International Telecommunication Union, the United Nations and the World Bank to estimate the world's Internet users. Another estimate by the group Freedom House puts Cuba's Internet availability...

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Jim Yong Kim is chosen to lead World Bank, keeping US hold on top post at development agency

...chosen to be the next president of the World Bank. His selection extends the U.S...selected Monday in a vote by the World Bank's 25-member executive board...selection marks a break from previous World Bank leaders who were typically political...

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Jim Kim: Obama makes surprise pick for World Bank

...President Jim Yong Kim to lead the World Bank. It was a surprise pick aimed in...founding in 1944.The 187-nation World Bank focuses on fighting poverty and promoting...international aid agency, urged the World Bank to welcome a genuine debate about...

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World Bank approves $1.01 billion in loans to Brazil

WASHINGTON -- The World Bank approved two loans totaling $1...has devastated Asia and Russia. A World Bank statement said the two loans, for...billion over the next three years. A World Bank spokesman said the two loans will...

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