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In pandemic spotlight, public banks ponder a greener role

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Limping along after a COVID-19 body blow, the global economy needs investment by public development banks more than ever, officials say - and shifts in how they do business could set a precedent for a greener, more equitable future.

ANALYSIS-In pandemic spotlight, public banks ponder a greener role

BARCELONA, Sept 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Limping along after a COVID-19 body blow, the global economy needs investment by public development banks more than ever, officials say - and shifts in how they do business could set a precedent for a greener, more equitable future.

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G20 says equal access to vaccines is key to overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic

PARIS Equitable and affordable access to vaccines for all is key to overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic and supporting the global economic recovery, the G20 Finance and Health ministers said on Thursday.

Sep 17 2020

G20 says equal access to vaccines is key to overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic

PARIS, Sept 17 Equitable and affordable access to vaccines for all is key to overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic and supporting the global economic recovery, the G20 Finance and Health ministers said on Thursday.

Sep 17 2020

Japan's Aso says patents 'extremely important' issue for coronavirus vaccines, medicines

TOKYO, Sept 17 Japan told a Group of 20 Finance and Health Ministers' meeting that patent issues are "extremely important" in the development, manufacturing and distribution of coronavirus vaccines and medicines, its Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Thursday.

Sep 17 2020

Upgrade for EU antitrust rules, more funds for digital projects

BRUSSELS The European Commission will revise its antitrust rules early next year to keep up with global changes, and invest a fifth of its 750-billion-euro ($890 billion) COVID-19 recovery fund in digital projects, its head said on Wednesday.

Sep 16 2020

UPDATE 2-Upgrade for EU antitrust rules, more funds for digital projects

BRUSSELS, Sept 16 The European Commission will revise its antitrust rules early next year to keep up with global changes, and invest a fifth of its 750-billion-euro ($890 billion) COVID-19 recovery fund in digital projects, its head said on Wednesday.

OECD lifts economic outlook on stronger-than-expected US, Chinese recoveries

PARIS The global economy appears to be recovering from the coronavirus slump faster than thought only a few months ago thanks to improving outlooks for China and the United States, the OECD said on Wednesday.

Sep 16 2020

OECD lifts economic outlook on stronger-than-expected U.S., Chinese recoveries

PARIS The global economy appears to be recovering from the coronavirus slump faster than thought only a few months ago thanks to improving outlooks for China and the United States, the OECD said on Wednesday.

Sep 16 2020

OECD lifts economic outlook on stronger-than-expected US, Chinese recoveries

PARIS, Sept 16 The global economy appears to be recovering from the coronavirus slump faster than thought only a few months ago thanks to improving outlooks for China and the United States, the OECD said on Wednesday.

Markets, Healthcare Sep 16 2020