The World Economic Outlook, published twica a year in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic, presents IMF staff economists' analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Chapters give an overview of the world economy; consider issues affecting industrial countries, developing countries, and economies in transition to market; and address topics of pressing current interest. Annexes, boxes, charts, and an extensive statistical appendix augment the text.But markets in Thailand and, especially, the Philippines lagged behind the regional average because of concerns about the ... Indian equities finished the year with an 81 percent increase, in part driven by gains in the countrya#39;s fast growing information technology sector. ... In Brazil, where the stock market soared in the last month of the year on the improving economic outlook, equity prices by year-endanbsp;...
|Title||:||World Economic Outlook, May 2000|
|Author||:||International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.|
|Publisher||:||International Monetary Fund - 2000-04-12|