Philippines: Philippines Q4 GDP growth exceeds expectations
The Philippine economy grew more than expected in the fourth quarter of 2014 as industrial sector growth surged, figures from the National Statistical Coordination Board showed on Thursday. (Source: RTT News)

Russia: Russia to spend $35bn on economy plan
The Russian government is to spend at least 2.34 trillion roubles ($35bn, £23bn) to try to stave off an economic crisis, following a collapse in oil prices and the value of the rouble.(Source: BBC)

United States: Fed: Will remain ‘patient,’ upgrades economy
The Federal Reserve said it would remain “patient” on raising rates, but indicated it saw the U.S. economy getting stronger. (Source: CNBC)

Brazil: Petrobras still faces default risk despite release, fund says
Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras still runs the risk of being declared in default on billions of dollars of debt even after releasing its delayed third-quarter earnings before a self-imposed deadline, a New York-based hedge fund said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters)

Israel: Obama: Netanyahu meeting before Israel election ‘inappropriate’
U.S. President Barack Obama said he declined to meet with Benjamin Netanyahu during the Israeli leader’s visit to the United States in March because it would be “inappropriate” two weeks before an election in that country. (Source: Reuters)

Greece: Three myths about Greece’s mammoth debt mountain
€317 billion ($453 billion) . Over 175pc of national output. That’s the enormous debt mountain that faces the new Greek government. It is the issue over which the country is set to clash with other countries in the eurozone. (Source: The Sydney Morning Herald)

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