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Iran will need to spend most of any post-sanctions windfall at home By Lesley Wroughton and Sam Wilkin WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranians will demand their government spend a windfall from the lifting of economic sanctions on improving the quality of life at home, limiting the degree to which a future nuclear deal coul
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Botswana's growth to remain above 4 pct: central bank GABORONE (Reuters) - Botswana's economy received a 10 billion pula ($1 billion) jump in the balance of payments in 2014 from the previous year, which should help maintain annual growth above 4 percent, the central bank said on Monday.
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Africa's GDP growth seen at pre-economic crisis levels: AfDB African economies will grow 4.5 percent this year and 5 percent in 2016 due to rising demand for exports, the highest levels since the global economic crisis took hold in 2007, the African Development Bank (AfDB) said. Financial inflows will increase near
Yahoo! News | May 25, 2015 09:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Gold struggles near $1,200 on Yellen comments, robust dollar By A. Ananthalakshmi SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Gold was trading close to its lowest level in over a week on Monday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated the U.S. central bank was likely to raise interest rates this year and as the dollar strength
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Asian shares little changed, Fed views hurt some markets By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares got off to a slow start on Monday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated that the central bank was poised to raise interest rates this year if the economy keeps improving as expected. MSCI&
Yahoo! News | May 25, 2015 06:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Japan trade account returns to deficit in April: govt Japan swung back to a trade deficit in April after the first surplus in almost three years in March, but the shortfall shrank drastically year-on-year thanks to stronger exports and lower energy bills, official data showed Monday. "Japan's econo
Yahoo! News | May 25, 2015 02:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ruling party seen winning Ethiopian vote, opposition says supporters harassed By Drazen Jorgic and Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopians voted on Sunday in a parliamentary election that is expected to hand a landslide win to the ruling party, which boasts about delivering strong economic growth, while opponents complained
Yahoo! News | May 24, 2015 2:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ruling party seen winning as Ethiopians vote, opponents complain By Drazen Jorgic and Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopians voted on Sunday in a parliamentary election that is expected to hand a landslide win to the ruling party, which boasts about delivering strong economic growth while opponents say it has
Yahoo! News | May 24, 2015 11:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Brazil autoworkers fearful of future amid sales slump So Bernardo do Campo (Brazil) (AFP) - Manuel Domingos constantly fears being placed on mandatory leave, like thousands of fellow workers at an auto factory outside Sao Paulo, proof of the major downturn in Brazil's once powerful auto industry. Doming
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Uber drivers fined in Hungary The Hungarian tax authority fined Uber drivers in its first probe against the ride-sharing service which the economy ministry said Saturday "ignores passenger safety" and must be made to follow regulations. The taxmen used Uber services randomly
Yahoo! News | May 23, 2015 6:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend