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SUNS # 8709 Wednesday 27 June 2018

Finance : Time for policy mix for more balanced growth, says BIS (PRIV)
(Chakravarthi Raghavan, Geneva)
Thanks to concerted efforts of central banks and their supportive policies since the Great Financial Crisi s (GFC), averting a repeat of the Great Depression, consensus forecasts see continui ng growth in the global economy for the next couple of years, marking one of t he longest post-war expansions, with gradual convergence of inflation towards objectives.

United Nations : Global campaign against mercury moves to an end zone (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
A global campaign to end a longstandi ng health and environmental hazard - the use of mercury in dentistry - is stea dily moving to a successful conclusion.

Mexico : Looking to the sky for solutions to water scarcity (PRIV)
(IPS, Mexico City)
Twenty-five years ago, Mexican engineer Gustavo Rodriguez decided to collect rainwater to solve the scarci ty of water in his home and contribute to the care of natural resources.

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