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“The weak investment demand resulting from deep structural problems in the Russian economy was an important cause of the slowing Russian growth in 2014 (…) and yet, despite the confluence of adverse factors, Russia has so far avoided recession,” World Bank’s latest Russia Economic Report said.
“If it turns out the Greeks leave, that may not be a bad thing for the euro,” Billionaire investor Warren Buffett told CNBC. “If everybody learns that the rules mean something and if they come to general agreement about fiscal policy among members (…) that could be a good thing.”
“The successful experience of Tikrit will be repeated in other areas,” Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said after Iraq’s security forces have recaptured the city against the Islamic State (ISIS).
“Transitioning from the euro to a new national currency is no straightforward task either for Greece or for Europe, Greece can’t just (re)introduce a national currency,” Goldman Sachs wrote as the risk of Grexit is becoming more likely.
“We do not agree with sanctions (against Russia). I believe that this is a road to nowhere. I support the point of view that there is a need for a dialogue and diplomacy, we should sit down at the negotiating table and find the solutions to major problems,” Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said.
Student loans may emerge as a global threat to America’s economy. According to the Chicago Tribune, around 100 students seek to “pressure the government into forgiving their student loans.” Teaming with Occupy Wall Street activists, they – the “Corinthian 100” – affirmed their college broke the law.
Saudi Arabia and Gulf region allies – Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait and the UAE – launched military operations including air strikes in Yemen against Iran-backed Houthis. “The operation is to defend the legitimate government (of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi),” Adel al-Jubeir, the Saudi envoy to the US, told reporters. Oil prices increased quickly.
China unveiled ambitious plans to upgrade manufacturing power. The implementation of the “Made-in-China 2025” strategy will be accelerated, Premier Li Keqiang announced. This will be key to helping China maintain economic growth at a medium-to-high level and to move up the global value chain, a communiqué said.
“I think reconciliation between what markets think and what the committee thinks will have to happen at some point, (…) that’s a potentially violent (encounter) … and I am concerned about that,” Fed policymaker James Bullard told reporters at London’s City Week financial conference.
“Inflation hit zero for the first time, pushing Britain closer to deflation (…) the falling cost of bread, a beer or petrol does impact the housing market (…) if deflation goes on for a fraction too long it can flip a switch in (UK’s) housing market,” Anna White, The Telegraph’s property correspondent wrote.Get more In Brief...