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IMF World Econonic Outlook 15.10.2019

The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) sees the global economy in a “synchronized slowdown” and weakened by rising trade barriers and increasing geopolitical tensions. “The global outlook remains precarious, with a synchronized slowdown and an uncertain recovery. At 3 percent growth, there is no room for policy mistakes and an urgent need for policymakers […]

Forbes Afrique names WDC Executive Director,one of Africa’s 100 most influential women

The influential French-language magazine ranks Marie-Chantal Kaninda in 14th place among African women involved in public service. The cover page of the May 2019 edition of Forbes Afrique, and a mosaic of 36 of the individuals that it named as Africa’s 100 most influential women. WDC Executive Director Marie-Chantal Kaninda appears on the far right […]

Gold-backed ETF AUM grew 15% in June

… its largest monthly increase in seven years Holdings in global gold-backed ETFs and similar products rose sharply in June by 127 tonnes (t) to 2,548t – equivalent to US$5.5bn in inflows – as geopolitical uncertainty increased and central banks signalled a shift to a more accommodative policy over the coming months. This drove rates […]

Report shows $89 billion lost in underuse of European Union Free Trade Agreements

UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT The full potential of European Union free trade agreements (FTAs) remains untapped to the tune of almost 72 billion euros ($89 billion), UNCTAD and the National Board of Trade Sweden say in a new report. This is the amount that European exporters overpaid because they did not take […]

IMF Regular News Briefing

IMF Regular News Briefing

The IMF supports maintaining subsidies and economic measures that help the poor in Tunisia, while at the same time supporting economic reforms to boost growth and employment spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (January 18) in Washington.   The Fund supports measures by Tunisia’s government to reform its tax structure to reduce evasion and boost […]

Tacy Diamond Pipeline to be published by Pharos Beam

The Tacy Diamond Pipeline, which has provided an independent and unbiased view of the diamond pipeline since 1989 and serves as a guidepost and benchmark of industry value addition, will henceforth be published by Pharos Beam Consulting LLP in India.     The Tacy Pipeline pioneered the concept of counting every diamond only once and […]

SIAL Middle East records business deals worth AED4.6 billion

Al Qasemi honours participants in ADFCA’s ‘Year of Giving’ initiative Caption: SIAL Middle East records business deals worth AED4.6 billion     Organisers of SIAL Middle East have confirmed that deals worth AED4.6billion were recorded at the 8th edition of the three day exhibition, boosted by an increase in participants which attracted more than 26,000 […]

XIN etabliert sich als Kryptowährung

Deutliche Wertentwicklung in den nächsten Monaten zu erwarten   The most modern blockchain   Ein Jahr nach dem Start ihrer Kryptowährung XIN kann die Community-Finanzplattform Infinity Economics (IE) erste Erfolge vorweisen. Rund 30.000 registrierte User halten 40.000 Accounts (Wallets), der aktuelle Kurs steht bei 2,6 ¢ pro Token bei einer Marktkapitalisierung von rund 230M USD. […]

Venture Capital Fonds capital300 startet – „First Closing“ mit über 20 Millionen Euro

capital300 als neuer Wachstumsmotor im österreichischen Start-Up-Ökosystem Photo: capital300 Peter Lasinger (l.) und Roman Scharf Wenige Monate nach seiner EuVECA Registrierung startet capital300 die operative Investment-Tätigkeit. Der von startup300 mitgegründete österreichische Venture Capital Fonds meldet das „First Closing“ mit über 20 Millionen Euro.   Das Kapital stammt von Banken, renommierten Unternehmern und Investoren. Mit dem […]

SIAL Middle East 2017 record 28% increase in visitors

AED3.3 billion worth of deals   – ADFCA affirms role as auditing body for safe food practices – Jenaan pen deal to set up infrastructure to rear organic chickens in the UAE     The 8th edition of SIAL Middle East has seen a growth of 28% year-on-year for visitor numbers, with the event organisers […]

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