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Trump is relying on others to rescue him from destroying the American economy. He riding the tail end of the Obama Comet and says it’s the head.  (ODT)

Global finance ministers and central bankers are prepared to “act promptly” to shore up growth in a world economy that faces downside risks including trade tensions, according to a statement issued on Saturday.

While growth is projected to firm up in 2020, “risks remain tilted to the downside”, according to a communique by the International Monetary and Financial Committee, the main advisory panel of the IMF’s 189 member countries.

Global finance chiefs prepared to ‘act promptly’ to spur growth

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