WHO IS THE ‘HOLD UP’ OF THE RV?

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20 Apr 2015 In IRAQ, GLOBAL ECONOMIES, Banking Comments Off on WHO IS THE ‘HOLD UP’ OF THE RV?

WHO IS THE ‘HOLD UP’ OF THE RV? U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew testifies before the house financial services committee in the hearing on “the State of the International Financial System” in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, March 17, 2015. (Xinhua/Bao Dandan) by Xinhua Writer Tian Dongdong BEIJING, April 19 (Xinhua) — The


Communiqué of the Thirty-First Meeting of the IMFC

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19 Apr 2015 In IRAQ, GLOBAL ECONOMIES, Banking Comments Off on Communiqué of the Thirty-First Meeting of the IMFC

Jim Rickards ‏@JamesGRickards 4/19/15 #IMF warns of “shifts in exchange rates..below-target inflation..stability concerns..public debt.” Otherwise all good http://bit.ly/1b9wq4R  2015 SPRING MEETINGS – WORLD BANK GROUP – INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND WASHINGTON D.C. APRIL 17-19, 2015 Chaired by Mr. Agustín Carstens, Governor of the Bank of Mexico April 18, 2015, Washington, D.C. The Committee expresses its deep appreciation


You Don’t Say! – Bloomberg terminals go down globally

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17 Apr 2015 In Tech & Protect, GLOBAL ECONOMIES, Banking Comments Off on You Don’t Say! – Bloomberg terminals go down globally

Published: Apr 17, 2015 7:41 a.m. ET. Bloomberg Bloomberg data terminals are used to analyze and trade securities around the world By AnjaniTrivedi JosieCox Bloomberg’s financial terminals went down globally on Friday, resulting in disruption for traders who rely on the data machines to analyze and trade securities and causing the U.K. to postpone a scheduled multi-billion buy-back


U.S. Treasury’s Lew says will press trading partners on exchange rates

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17 Apr 2015 In IRAQ, GLOBAL ECONOMIES, Banking, Rumor Commentary Comments Off on U.S. Treasury’s Lew says will press trading partners on exchange rates

Thu Apr 16, 2015 10:21am EDT WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Thursday the United States had made progress in convincing other countries not to manipulate their currencies and would press even harder for trading partners to let exchange rates move freely. Lew made the remarks in testimony prepared for a Senate Finance


39 Congressmen Pull Money from U.S. Banking System

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16 Apr 2015 In UNITED STATES, Banking Comments Off on 39 Congressmen Pull Money from U.S. Banking System

Reports are coming in from districts around the country: Prominent U.S. Congressmen (and women) have been taking their money out of the country’s banks and financial services firms. Originally we identified 22. That tally is now up to 39. Some of these are names you might even recognize. They’ve been moving their money to a


China Headlines: AIIB, a paradigm power shift

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31 Mar 2015 In UNITED STATES, GLOBAL ECONOMIES, Banking Comments Off on China Headlines: AIIB, a paradigm power shift

2015-03-31 二维码 字体变大 China-AIIB BEIJING, March 31 (Xinhua) — There are but a few hours left for those countries who aspire to be founding members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Time is up at midnight. As of 6 p.m. Tuesday, 46 countries had applied to be founders of the bank, but the United States and Japan have


Mr. Prime Minister, Dr. Haider al-Abadi, received in his office on Monday, the governor of the Central Bank on the Keywords

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23 Mar 2015 In IRAQ, GLOBAL ECONOMIES, Banking Comments Off on Mr. Prime Minister, Dr. Haider al-Abadi, received in his office on Monday, the governor of the Central Bank on the Keywords

Mr. Prime Minister, Dr. Haider al-Abadi, received in his office on Monday, the governor of the Central Bank on the Keywords. During the meeting, they discussed the work of the central bank’s strategy for the coming period and the control of the Iraqi dinar exchange rate against foreign currencies https://www.facebook.com/pages/Haider-Al-Abadi/204803838632?fref=photo


IMF’s Middle East Center for Economics and Finance and the Middle East Regional Technical Assistance Center conclude Workshop on Fiscal Reporting and Transparency

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23 Mar 2015 In UNITED STATES, GLOBAL ECONOMIES, Banking Comments Off on IMF’s Middle East Center for Economics and Finance and the Middle East Regional Technical Assistance Center conclude Workshop on Fiscal Reporting and Transparency

Press Release No. 15/96 March 6, 2015 The International Monetary Fund’s Middle East Center for Economics and Finance (CEF) and the Middle East Regional Technical Assistance Center (METAC) organized a regional workshop on “Fiscal Reporting and Transparency,” in Kuwait City, Kuwait from March 2-5, 2015. The workshop focused on the techniques and processes required for


Breaking News Chinese VP arrives in Baghdad

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23 Mar 2015 In UNITED STATES, GLOBAL ECONOMIES, Banking Comments Off on Breaking News Chinese VP arrives in Baghdad

Published: 2015/3/22 12:50 • 161 Reads Baghdad (Forat) –The Vice-President of the Public Republic of China, Li Yuanchao, has arrived in Baghdad. /End/ Updated: 2015/3/22 12:51


US Officially Loses Battle Over China-Led Investment Bank

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23 Mar 2015 In UNITED STATES, GLOBAL ECONOMIES, Banking Comments Off on US Officially Loses Battle Over China-Led Investment Bank

Add the IMF to the (now long) list of those who apparently share the UK’s view that joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is an “unrivaled opportunity,” as Christine Largarde says her institution not only sees a “massive” opportunity for cooperation with the AIIB but is also “delighted” to explore the possibilities. Here’s more fromBBC: International Monetary Fund