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IMF lowers global growth rate projections for 2019 to 3.5% citing slowdown in several advanced economies
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IMF lowers global growth rate projections for 2019 to 3.5% citing slowdown in several advanced economies

Global growth in 2018 is estimated to be 3.7 percent, as it was last fall, but signs of a slowdown in the second half of 2018 have led to downward revisions for several economies, IMF said.

US Federal Reserve raises interest rates defying President Donald Trump's call; signals more hikes ahead
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US Federal Reserve raises interest rates defying President Donald Trump's call; signals more hikes ahead

Wednesday’s rate increase, the fourth of the year, pushed the Fed's key overnight lending rate to a range of 2.25 percent to 2.50 percent.