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IMF calls for ‘more forceful’ policies to boost growth

Bloomberg Global finance ministers and central bankers pledged to step up their efforts to support growth, as chances rise of a broader slowdown and risks including refugee crises and a potential U.K. exit from the European Union threaten the world economy. “Downside risks to the global economic outlook have increased ...

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Indigenous group asks Brazil to say no to mega-projects

  AP A group representing Amazon indigenous people has urged Brazil’s National Development Bank to stop financing projects that cause environmental damage. After meeting with bank representatives, leaders of the Ecuador-based group known as the Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin said in a statement that they also ...

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Infosys sales forecast beats estimates

  New Delhi / Bloomberg Infosys Ltd. forecast better-than-expected sales growth this fiscal year, as India’s second largest software exporter captures new contracts for information technology services. Sales will rise between 11.8 percent and 13.8 percent in US dollar terms for the 12 months ending March, the Bangalore-based company said. ...

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China flays outlook cut by credit-rating agencies

  Beijing / AFP China’s finance minister accused international credit-rating companies of ‘bias’ against the country after Standard & Poor’s Rating Services and Moody’s Investors Service lowered their sovereign outlooks on the world’s second-largest economy. “Historically, the market performance of most of China’s sovereign debt was higher than the assessment ...

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