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Solar pumps, housing: Emerging economies boost virus defences

Emerging economies are identifying areas to invest in that strengthen defences against coronavirus and create jobs.

Solar pumps, housing: Emerging economies boost virus defences

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IMF, World Bank urged to cancel poor nations' debts

More than 300 politicians, including Bernie Sanders, Ilhan Omar, Jeremy Corbin, urge debt cancellation for poor.

IMF, World Bank urged to cancel poor nations' debts

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Lira hits record low as Turkey targets market manipulation

High external debt costs, dwindling foreign reserves and coronavirus present serious challenges to the Turkish lira.

Lira hits record low as Turkey targets market manipulation

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Turkish lira nears all-time low as foreign exchange reserves fall

With no Fed swap line and depleting FX reserves, analysts say Turkey is running short on ammunition to defend the lira.

Turkish lira nears all-time low as foreign exchange reserves fall

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Emerging market currencies gain as more economies ease lockdowns

Find out the latest plans for ending lockdowns in some of the major emerging markets.

Emerging market currencies gain as more economies ease lockdowns

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Digital banking: Thailand lags behind other Asian markets

Thai banks need to digitise to offer spread of services, boost competitiveness in line with their Asian counterparts.

Digital banking: Thailand lags behind other Asian markets

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World Bank paints weaker outlook for global growth in 2020

Global trade, investments are slowing more than expected as geopolitical and economic tensions persist, new report says.

World Bank paints weaker outlook for global growth in 2020

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Date set for US-China trade deal sends world markets to new high

The Phase 1 trade pact with China will be signed on January 15 at the White House, according to US President Trump

Date set for US-China trade deal sends world markets to new high

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Despite unrest, Chile courts billions in foreign investment

Chile will issue dollar- and Euro-denominated bonds in 2020 to fund spending on pensions, healthcare and minimum income.

Despite unrest, Chile courts billions in foreign investment

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Home sales soar in Mumbai as developers focus on affordability

Developers are focusing on lower-cost homes because India's credit squeeze is crimping demand for high-end properties.

Home sales soar in Mumbai as developers focus on affordability

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China urges more investor protections amid record bond defaults

China's onshore bond defaults have exceeded 130 billion yuan so far this year, says Bloomberg data.

China urges more investor protections amid record bond defaults

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What is the future of investing in emerging markets?

What countries really want from globalisation and Foreign Direct Investment. A CTC special from Doha Forum.

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Surprise: India's central bank keeps key interest rate unchanged

The Reserve Bank of India thwarted expectations that the rate would be cut, citing higher-than-expected inflation.

Surprise: India's central bank keeps key interest rate unchanged

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Low inflation: Developing economies stung by 'rich-world' problem

Emerging market central banks are lowering interest rates to protect their currencies from low inflation.

Low inflation: Developing economies stung by 'rich-world' problem

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Mexico's ambitious infrastructure plan will cost $44bn

The 147 planned projects extend from transportation to tourism and include private-sector commitments.

Mexico's has a $44bn infrastructure plan to boost economy