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  • LONDON, Oct 7- A second day of grim German data and expectations for a cut in the International Monetary Fund's growth forecasts spooked European assets on Tuesday, as the recent spell of global financial market volatility continued. "Industrial production is currently going through a weak phase," Germany's Economy Ministry said in a statement.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to Oct 20 Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK- World Business Forum in New York. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talks about the global economy and the recent G20 finance ministers meeting in a discussion sponsored by the Peterson Institute- 1245 GMT. ALBUQUERQUE- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks on the U.S. economy before an economic forum hosted by the Federal...

  • *World Bank cuts China 2014 growth forecast to 7.4 pct. *2015, 2016 forecasts for China, developing EAP also lowered. SINGAPORE, Oct 6- The World Bank cut its 2014-2016 growth forecasts for developing East Asia, noting that China was likely to slow due to policies aimed at putting the economy on a more sustainable footing, and it also cautioned of capital-flight...

  • *World Bank cuts China 2014 growth forecast to 7.4 pct. *2015, 2016 forecasts for China, developing EAP also lowered. SINGAPORE, Oct 6- The World Bank cut its 2014-2016 growth forecasts for developing East Asia and China, and cautioned of capital-flight risks to Indonesia while growth in China is seen slowing due to policy measures aimed at putting the economy on a...

  • BERLIN, Oct 5- The International Monetary Fund will cut its estimates for German economic growth in 2014 and 2015 to about 1.5 percent for each year because of the crises in Ukraine and the Middle East, weekly German magazine Der Spiegel said on Sunday. The IMF, which is due to publish the forecasts on Tuesday, predicted in July that Europe's largest economy would...

  • BERLIN, Oct 5- The International Monetary Fund will cut its estimates for German economic growth in 2014 and 2015 to around 1.5 percent for each year due to the crises in Ukraine and the Middle East, weekly German magazine Der Spiegel said on Sunday. In July the IMF predicted Europe's largest economy would expand by 1.9 percent this year and by 1.7 percent next year.

  • LONDON, Oct 5- World policymakers gather in Washington later this week to ponder how to sustain economic recovery at a time when the United States is about to turn off its money taps. Given the same G20 finance ministers and central bankers met in Australia only two weeks ago it is not hard to guess how the debate will go: most of the western world will urge the euro...

  • With Europe flirting with deflation, Japan not far from recession and a slowing economy in China, the world's No. 2 economy, there are worries the recovery from the deep 2007-2009 crisis is losing traction. A copy of the draft, which was obtained by Reuters, praised the World Bank for its response to the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 3,400 people in West...

  • With Europe flirting with deflation, Japan not far from recession and a slowing economy in China, the world's No. 2 economy, there are worries the recovery from the deep 2007-2009 crisis is losing traction. A copy of the draft, which was obtained by Reuters, praised the World Bank for its response to the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 3,400 people in West...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 2- The global economy could be stuck on a' new mediocre' growth path with high debt and unemployment unless policymakers open up labor markets, invest in infrastructure and reform fiscal policies, the head of the International Monetary Fund warned on Thursday. Speaking after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi announced a plan to buy...

  • KIEV, Oct 2- Ukraine's military conflict with pro-Russian separatists in the industrial east will force the Kiev government to shelve hopes of resuming economic growth until 2016, the World Bank said on Thursday. The international lender said Ukraine's economy was likely to shrink by 8 percent this year and contract further in 2015 because of the effect of...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 2- The global economy could be stuck in a weak growth rut for a long time as countries struggle to pull free from a past of high debt and unemployment, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. Central banks in the United States, Japan, the euro zone and Britain have all sharply lowered rates to boost economic growth.

  • IMF's Lagarde says global recovery 'not good enough' Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct 2- The global economy could be stuck in a weak growth rut for a long time as countries struggle to pull free from a past of high debt and unemployment, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. The economic rebound is even weaker than the IMF predicted six months ago, and countries risk getting bound to a prolonged period of...

  • KIEV, Oct 2- Ukraine's economy is likely to shrink by 8 percent this year and contract again next year because of the effect of the separatist war in the industrialised east, the World Bank said on Thursday. The bank had previously expected Ukraine's gross domestic product would contract by 5 percent this year and then grow 2.5 percent next year.

  • UKRAINIAN WORLD BANK CHIEF REPRESENTATIVE SEES UKRAINIAN ECONOMY SHRINKING BY 8 PCT IN 2014 VERSUS PREVIOUS OUTLOOK OF 5 PCT CONTRACTION.

  • MOSCOW, Oct 1- The International Monetary Fund halved its forecast for Russia's 2015 gross domestic product to 0.5 percent on Wednesday, saying that international tensions had created downside risks to its estimates.

  • MOSCOW, Oct 1- The International Monetary Fund halved its growth forecast for Russia for 2015 to 0.5 percent in gross domestic product terms on Wednesday, saying that uncertainty over geopolitical tensions brought downside risks to its estimates.

  • IMF MISSION HEAD SAYS RUSSIA NEEDS TIGHTER MONETARY POLICY TO REDUCE INFLATION.

  • IMF MISSION HEAD SAYS 2014 INFLATION TO REACH MORE THAN 8 PCT, KEEPS CAPITAL OUTFLOW FORECAST AT $100 BLN FOR THIS YEAR.

  • RUSSIA IMF MISSION HEAD SPILIMBERGO SAYS IMF CUTS RUSSIA'S 2015 GDP FORECAST TO 0.5 PCT FROM EARLIER 1.0 PCT, RISKS ARE TILTED TO DOWNSIDE.