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Male circumcision prevalence (not rate) by country according to the World Health ... It does not refer to the proportion of newborn males who undergo neonatal circumcision. ... Asia and Africa, the ...

South Korea cuts growth outlook, holds interest rate at record low ...


Oct 15, 2015 ... South Korea's central bank cut its economic growth forecast for the fourth ... “We will closely monitor factors at home and abroad including ... the ...

An economic downturn looms in South Korea | Global Risk Insights


Sep 14, 2015 ... In South Korea, Hyundai Economic Research Institute reported that South Korea ... and pressured Bank of Korea Chairman Lee Joo Yeol to cut the interest rate to 2%, ... scenario, a recession in China will slash overall income in South Korea, and ... Collapsing currency signals need for reform in Colombia.

Central Bank Panic: South Korea and Thailand 'Unexpectedly' Cuts ...


Mar 11, 2015 ... I have been projecting central banks around the world to cut rates for the .... Overall financial stability remains sound, but there is a need to closely ... which again like in South Korea's dilemma will mean placing bigger weight ...

China Again Cuts Interest Rates as Concerns Mount Over Economy ...


Aug 25, 2015 ... The central bank has cut interest rates five times since November, most ... South Korea Fines Volkswagen and Orders Recall Over Emissions Scandal ... China Again Cuts Interest Rates as Concerns Mount Over Economy ... its peak, but that reduction of the reserve ratio did not apply to the biggest banks.

Timeline Of The Crash | The Crash | FRONTLINE | PBS


By the fall of 1997, the contagion extended its reach to South Korea, Hong Kong and China. ... Could something similar happen again? ... The IMF announces that it will make more than a billion dollars available to the Philippines to help ..... The Fed cuts interest rates for a second time to prevent weak financial markets from ...

Bank of Korea holds rates steady, as expected - The Globe and Mail


Nov 11, 2015 ... South Korea's central bank kept interest rates steady for a fifth ... high and rising household debt will make the BoK reluctant to cut rates further.

MERS Outbreak In Korea Raises Odds Of An Interest Rate Cut - Asia ...


Jun 8, 2015 ... MERS Outbreak In Korea Raises Odds Of An Interest Rate Cut ... While MERS is by no means SARS, in that it does not look as ... and the iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF (EWY) fell 3.3%. ... Our blogs do not require the use of your real name. ... Invalid entry: Please type the verification code again.

What do you do when you reach the top? | The Economist


Nov 12, 2011 ... To outsiders, South Korea's heroic economic ascent is a template for success. ... To keep growing that impressively, though, Korea will need some new tactics. ... They put in 2,200 hours of work a year, half as much again as the Dutch or Germans. .... Sweden's tax-benefit system cuts its poverty rate by 80%.

Stocks: Do investors need to worry about North Korea? - The Buzz ...


Apr 2, 2013 ... North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has investors in South Korea's stock market ... North Korea is at again. ... It cut interest rates twice last year.

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MERS forces Korea central bank to cut rates to record low of 1.5%


Jun 10, 2015 ... South Korea's central bank has cut its policy rate by 25 basis points to a record- low 1.5 percent to ... Read MoreMERS: What you need to know.

South Korea Cuts Interest Rate as Fears of MERS Economic Toll ...


Jun 11, 2015 ... South Korea's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate to a ... Lee did acknowledge concerns among South Korean policy makers that ...

South Korea cuts rates to record low - FT.com


Mar 12, 2015 ... South Korea has become the latest entrant to the global easing party, ... with a 25 basis point cut, while India and China lowered rates again in the ... “We need to revive the momentum of our economic recovery,” said Lee ... While relatively low ratios of debt to property values mean economists do not fear a ...

Bank Of Korea Unexpectedly Cuts Interest Rate To Record Low 1.75 ...


Mar 11, 2015 ... Here is the full list of the 24 central bank rate cuts so far in 2015: 1. ... to a level that many in South Korea believe has become a direct subsidy for its competing exports. ... forgot what easing is, and the BOK may need to cut again shortly. ... that it will reduce the slope of its policy band for the Singapore dol...

MERS outbreak forces S. Korea to cut key interest rates - Yahoo News


Jun 11, 2015 ... From Yahoo News: South Korea reported a tenth MERS death on ... the central bank to cut its key interest rate to ward off greater economic damage, ... from 3.9 percent to 3.4 percent in January and again to 3.1 percent in April. ... Seoul says World Health Organization guidelines do not warrant such action.