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  • LONDON, June 24- Chief executives from Tokyo to Denver woke up on Friday to currency turmoil, plunging share prices and tough decisions after Britain's vote to leave the European Union raised widespread fears over economic growth. World stocks headed for one the biggest slumps on record as investors predicted the impact of the narrow 52 vs 48 percent vote for...

  • DUBLIN, June 24- Ireland is bracing itself for damaging economic and political fallout from the decision by Britain, its nearest neighbour and largest trade partner, to vote to leave the European Union. Ireland has the EU's fastest-growing economy but also more to lose than any other member state from a' Brexit' with far-reaching implications for its trade,...

  • DUBLIN, June 24- Ireland is bracing itself for damaging economic and political fallout from the decision by Britain, its nearest neighbour and largest trade partner, to vote to leave the European Union. Ireland has the EU's fastest-growing economy but also more to lose than any other member state from a' Brexit' with far-reaching implications for its trade,...

  • DUBLIN, June 24- Ireland is bracing itself for damaging economic and political fallout from the decision by Britain, its nearest neighbor and largest trade partner, to vote to leave the European Union. Ireland has the EU's fastest-growing economy but also more to lose than any other member state from a' Brexit' with far-reaching implications for its trade,...

  • DUBLIN, June 24- Ireland is bracing itself for damaging economic and political fallout from the decision by Britain, its nearest neighbor and largest trade partner, to vote to leave the European Union. Ireland has the EU's fastest-growing economy but also more to lose than any other member state from a' Brexit' with far-reaching implications for its trade,...

  • BRUSSELS, June 24- The European Union's chief concerns over Britain's vote to leave the group are political but losing its second-largest economy will have a huge economic impact as well. Britain's total contribution to the EU budget for 2016 has been set at 19.4 billion euros, including its rebate and customs duties. The rest of the European Union has a trade...

  • BRUSSELS, June 24- The European Union's chief concerns over Britain's vote to leave the group are political but losing its second-largest economy will have a huge economic impact as well. Britain's total contribution to the EU budget for 2016 has been set at 19.4 billion euros, including its rebate and customs duties. The rest of the European Union has a trade...

  • BRUSSELS, June 24- The European Union's chief concerns over Britain's vote to leave the group are political but losing its second-largest economy will have a huge economic impact as well. Britain's total contribution to the EU budget for 2016 has been set at 19.4 billion euros, including its rebate and customs duties. The rest of the European Union has a trade...

  • BRUSSELS, June 24- The European Union's chief concerns over Britain's vote to leave the group are political but losing its second-largest economy will have a huge economic impact as well. Britain's total contribution to the EU budget for 2016 has been set at 19.4 billion euros, including its rebate and customs duties. The rest of the European Union has a trade...

  • June 23- U.S. stocks rose on Thursday as Wall Street bet strongly that Britain is voting to remain part of the European Union, avoiding a likely hit to Europe's economy and possible consequences to global economic growth. The British pound rallied against the U.S. dollar, brushing $1.50, but shaved a full percentage point from its earlier gain.

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday the U.S. economy was "overall in good shape," with growth set to regain momentum despite an overvalued dollar, but it warned that too many Americans were dropping out of the workforce or living in poverty. The IMF expects U.S. economic growth of 2.2 percent in 2016, a downgrade from 2.4 percent it...

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday the U.S. economy was "overall in good shape", with growth set to accelerate from recent setbacks despite an overvalued dollar, but the Fund warned that too many Americans were living in poverty. The IMF expects U.S. growth to be 2.2 percent in 2016 and 2.5 percent in 2017, with inflation rising...

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that the U.S. economy was "overall in good shape," with growth set to accelerate from recent setbacks despite an overvalued dollar, but the Fund warned that too many Americans were living in poverty. In its annual review of U.S. economic policies, the IMF said that it expects U.S. growth to be 2.2...

  • BENGALURU, June 22- Gold hovered near its lowest in over a week on Wednesday as the dollar and Asian stocks remained steady on increasing indications that Britain would vote to remain in the European Union. *A vote on June 23 by Britain to leave the 28- member EU, dubbed "Brexit," could tip Europe back into recession, putting more pressure on the global economy, thereby...

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 21- Argentina's central bank cut its 35- day reference rate 75 basis points to 31.5 percent on Tuesday, as part of its campaign to stimulate growth in Latin America's No. 3 economy. Private economists and the International Monetary Fund expect Argentina's economy to shrink this year followed by modest growth in 2017. The administration of new...

  • LILONGWE, June 20- The International Monetary Fund will increase loans to Malawi by $76.8 million, the global lender said on Monday following an economic review of the drought-hit country. The IMF said it was also augmenting Malawi's Extended Credit Facility arrangement, signed in 2012, by another six months with funding equivalent to $49.2 million.

  • LILONGWE, June 20- The International Monetary Fund will increase loans to Malawi by $76.8 million, the global lender said on Monday following an economic review of the drought-hit country. The IMF said it was also augmenting Malawi's Extended Credit Facility arrangement, signed in 2012, by another six months with funding equivalent to $49.2 million.

  • TOKYO, June 20- The International Monetary Fund on Monday said the Japanese government's quest to revitalize its economy faces a long slog in the absence of' bold' structural reforms, and urged Tokyo to move income policies and labor market reform to the forefront. "Under current policies, the high nominal growth goal, the inflation target, and the primary budget...

  • TORONTO, June 17- Canada's currency will weaken and the chances its central bank cuts interest rates would jump if Britain votes next week to leave the European Union, strategists warn, noting the result could hit global growth and spell bad news for commodity-exporting countries. Economists expect the direct trade impact on Canada's economy from a so-called...

  • WASHINGTON, June 16- The International Monetary Fund said it had delayed the publication of a staff report on the British economy by 24 hours following the shooting of a British member of Parliament earlier on Thursday. The report had been scheduled for publication on Thursday, Washington time. The report, a regular assessment, was due in the run-up to Britain's...