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Global economic prospects : spillovers amid weak growth (English)

Global growth again fell short of expectations in 2015. Growth is projected to edge up in 2016-18 but the forecast is subject to substantial downside risks. ... See More +

Publication 102968 JAN 01, 2016

Arteta,Carlos; Stocker,Marc; Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Eigen-Zucchi,Christian; Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Vorisek,Dana Lauren; Shaukat Khan,Tehmina; Kambou,Gerard; Huidrom,Raju; Kose,Ayhan; Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte; Lakatos,Csilla; Maliszewska,Maryla; Petri,Peter A.; Plummer,Michael George; Klein,Maximilian Michael Johann; Shambaugh,Jay Curtis Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: Eurozone economy grew more than initially estimated; United States producer prices were unchanged in August; Standard and Poor's (S&P) downgraded Brazil's Sovereign Rating; Turkey’s Growth Domestic Product (GDP) growth accelerated in second quarter 2015; China’s foreign reserves fell sharply in August; Tanzania’s inflation held steady in August; the launch of the European Central Bank’s quantitative easing (QE) program has helped maintain low global financing costs; The European Central Bank’s quantitative easing may gradually shift the source of funding for some developing countries; and by comparison, United States QE programs in 2008-2014 were associated with a considerable increase in debt flows to non-US residents. ... See More +

Newsletter 99758 SEP 11, 2015

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Kambou,Gerard; Gong,Xinghao Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: Greece re-opened banks and made some payments to international creditors, while its parliament approved a second round of reforms; Eurozone Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell more than expected in July; United States existing home sales jumped to highest level in over eight years, while initial jobless claims fell to a 42-yearlow; China flash manufacturing PMI fell noticeably in July; commodity prices expected to remain weak in 2015 despite a slight rebound in oil price; some of the effects of negative rates are qualitatively analogous to those of very low but non-negative rates; that said, negative nominal interest rates may have undesirable side effects on financial stability, such as theerosion of bank profitability; negative rates may also exert pressures on non-bank financial institutions; negative rates may encourage excessive risk-taking; negative rates might potentially necessitate a redesign of the functioning of financial transactions. ... See More +

Newsletter 99756 JUL 24, 2015

Nguyen,Trang Van; Kambou,Gerard; Gong,Xinghao Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: European institutions moved to re-open funding to Greece; China’s Second Quarter (Q2) Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew more than expected; United States (U.S) retail sales fell unexpectedly in June; German inflation slowed markedly in June; Ghana paused interest rate-tightening cycle; Policy rates provide the benchmark for short-term borrowing costs throughout the economy, including shorterdated bonds; That said, a key reason for negative sovereign yields in core European countries is technical, a result of demand pressures stemming from the European Central Bank's (ECB)extended asset purchase program; Prospects of growing imbalances between the limited supply of eligible bonds and rising demand under the ECB quantitative easing program have pushed down yields in core Euro Area countries and, indirectly, in other European countries. ... See More +

Newsletter 99755 JUL 17, 2015

Trang Nguyen; Kambou,Gerard; Gong,Xinghao Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: Greece submitted new economic reform proposal to bailout monitors; China’s stock market rebounded following a string of sharp declines; United States (U.S.) jobless claims rose; Eurozone retail sales growth slowed in June; Tanzania delayed borrowing plans; A number of major central banks in Europe have pushed key short-term policy rates into negative territory; The reasons for negative policy rates by the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Riksbank are slightly different than those by the Danish National Bank (DNB) and the Swiss National Bank (SNB); The implementation of these negative policy interest rates have a common element; Negative deposit rates should provide some encouragement to banks to buy alternative assets and help boost lending. ... See More +

Newsletter 99754 JUL 10, 2015

Kim,Eung Ju; Kambou,Gerard; Gong,Xinghao Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: U.S. ... See More +

Newsletter 99753 JUN 26, 2015

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Kambou,Gerard; Gong,Xinghao Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: U.S. ... See More +

Newsletter 98999 MAY 22, 2015

Kambou,Gerard; Gong,Xinghao; Ratha,Dilip K. Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: Eurozone gross domestic product (GDP) growth saw its best performance in seven quarters; U.S. industrial production fell for the fifth consecutive month in April, while retail sales were unexpectedly flat,and producer prices fell; China’s industrial production expanded at a faster pace in April; Mexico’s industrial production growth remained moderate; Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP)growth slowed significantly in first quarter. ... See More +

Newsletter 98998 MAY 15, 2015

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Kambou,Gerard; Gong,Xinghao Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: improvement in United States (U.S.)labor market slowed in march; European Central Bank announced plans to make quantitative ease bonds available for lending; Greece failed to strike a deal with its creditors; oil price volatility; the impact of oil price changes on activity depends critically on their source; oil price changes and inflation have been positively correlated; and the impact of oil prices on activity and inflation has fallen over time. ... See More +

Newsletter 98953 APR 03, 2015

Trang Nguyen; Kambou,Gerard; Gong,Xinghao Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: latest the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement cleared path toward first rate hike since the 2008 financial crisis; deflation continued in the Eurozone; Brazil’s outlook continued to dim; South Africa’s inflation dipped to four year low; greater revenue mobilization is critical for the South Asia region; tax collection has been held back for several interrelated reasons; and a renewed effort for tax reforms is needed in the region. ... See More +

Newsletter 98951 MAR 20, 2015

Shaukat Khan,Tehmina; Kambou,Gerard; Zhang,Jiayi Disclosed

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in East Asia and Pacific and Latin America and Caribbean. ... See More +

Newsletter 91101 JUL 28, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kambou, Gerard; Kim, Eung Ju Disclosed

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in East Asia and Pacific. ... See More +

Newsletter 91099 JUL 24, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kambou, Gerard; Kim, Eung Ju Disclosed

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Newsletter 91098 JUL 23, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kambou, Gerard; Kim, Eung Ju Disclosed

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and Caribbean, and Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Newsletter 91097 JUL 22, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kambou, Gerard; Kim, Eung Ju Disclosed

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in East Asia and Pacific. ... See More +

Newsletter 91096 JUL 21, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kambou, Gerard; Kim, Eung Ju Disclosed

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in East Asia and Pacific and Latin America and Caribbean. ... See More +

Newsletter 91095 JUL 18, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kambou, Gerard; Kim, Eung Ju Disclosed

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; and developing economies in Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and Caribbean, and Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Newsletter 91094 JUL 17, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kambou, Gerard; Kim, Eung Ju Disclosed

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, and South Asia. ... See More +

Newsletter 91092 JUL 15, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kambou, Gerard; Kim, Eung Ju Disclosed

Zambia economic brief : promoting trade and competitiveness - what can Zambia do? (English)

Zambia continues to experience strong growth, but challenges are building up. Copper prices are declining, and global financial conditions are tightening. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 88863 JUN 16, 2014

Brulhart,Marius; Dihel,Nora Carina; Grover,Arti; Guloba,Asumani; Hoppe,Mombert; Kambou,Gerard; Keyser,John C.; Kukenova,Madina; Kumar, Praveen; Ross-Larson,Bruce C.; Valadier,Cecile Disclosed

DECPG Daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: U.S. government bonds rise on slower economic growth, Spain grows the fastest in 6 years, and South Africa’s trade balance records a larger than expected deficit in March. ... See More +

Newsletter 88296 APR 30, 2014

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Kambou,Gerard; Kim,Eung Ju Disclosed

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SEP 11, 2015 99758 Newsletter
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JUL 24, 2015 99756 Newsletter
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JUL 17, 2015 99755 Newsletter
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JUL 10, 2015 99754 Newsletter
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JUN 26, 2015 99753 Newsletter
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MAY 22, 2015 98999 Newsletter
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MAY 15, 2015 98998 Newsletter
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APR 03, 2015 98953 Newsletter
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MAR 20, 2015 98951 Newsletter
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JUL 28, 2014 91101 Newsletter
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JUL 24, 2014 91099 Newsletter
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JUL 23, 2014 91098 Newsletter
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JUL 22, 2014 91097 Newsletter
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JUL 21, 2014 91096 Newsletter
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JUL 18, 2014 91095 Newsletter
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JUL 17, 2014 91094 Newsletter
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JUL 15, 2014 91092 Newsletter
Zambia economic brief : promoting trade and competitiveness - what can Zambia do? (English)
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JUN 16, 2014 88863 Economic Updates and Modeling
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APR 30, 2014 88296 Newsletter