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UN Predicts Marginal Global Economic Growth

The global economy expanded last year "at a moderate and uneven pace" and is set for modest growth this year and next, a new United Nations report predicts. The report, "World Economic Situation and Prospects 2015," anticipates marginal economic growth of 3.1 percent this year and 3.3 percent next year, up slightly from 2.6 percent in 2014. But its authors warn that geopolitical factors – such as the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the Ebola epidemic in West Africa –...

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