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Source: CTV

Report claims Khashoggi's smartwatch recorded his death

Sunday 12:39 GMT

Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple Watch he wore when he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago, a pro-government Turkish newspaper reported Saturday.

The new claim published by the Sabah newspaper, through which Turkish security officials have leaked much information about the case, puts more pressure on Saudi Arabia to explain what happened to Khashoggi.

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Source: BBC

Could North Korea ever join the IMF?

Monday 22:46 GMT

At the recent UN General Assembly, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in was discussing North Korea's strides to build relations and open up to the world.

"If black markets or underdevelopments were barriers to being a part of the IMF, there wouldn't be that many members," Mr Abrahamian added.

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Source: Common Domain

IMF Shows Risks in China’s Debt Markets as Global Popularity Booms

Tuesday 06:05 GMT

China’s $12 trillion bond market is becoming more popular with foreign investors, but sharp swings in trading volumes could present a risk to the country’s financial stability, according to the International Monetary Fund.

“This procyclical link between bond trading and financial conditions represents a significant vulnerability in China’s financial markets,” wrote IMF financial-sector expert Henry Hoyle.

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Source: Common Domain

The IMF is not pessimistic enough — and that’s bad news for investors

Tuesday 12:42 GMT

The IMF seems fated to return to its pattern of Groundhog Day forecasting that followed the global growth surge in 2010.

The projections acquired a déjà vu quality: each time growth proved disappointing, the IMF found a reason why growth had temporarily slowed—the T?hoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan, uncertainty about America’s exit from expansionary monetary policy, a “one-time” repricing of risk, and severe weather in the United States.


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