That was higher from a November forecast of 1.2 percent due to the broader global improvement. China was seen growing 6.9% in 2017 and by 6.7% in 2018 and 6.4% in 2019. The report cites stronger private investment, a rebound in global trade and stronger employment all pointing toward making for a broad-based recovery.
Two fertility clinics across the country from each other experienced equipment failures on the same day that may have damaged hundreds of frozen eggs and embryos, something that a fertility expert called a stunning coincidence and that is already producing lawsuits from crestfallen couples.
Steve Smith departed amid a collapse of 3-24, with South Africa boasting all the momentum after AB de Villiers' sublime century gave them a first-innings advantage of 139 runs. "I won't say we're frustrated (with him)", he said. "I think I have probably been in all circumstances, I've gone too far with send-offs, and then other times where you pull it back, you know you have to be controlled", Siddle said on Monday.
Around three dozen retailers sought bankruptcy protection past year due in large part to a radical shift in consumer behavior, both in where they shop, and what they buy. If no buyer emerges, then stores will be sold off piecemeal or closed down. That has caused numerous stores that populated numerous malls to see a drastic drop in sales, such as Toys R Us.
However, the Bank of Canada kept its key lending rate at 1.25 per cent at last week's scheduled rate announcement and said wage growth "remains lower than would be typical in an economy with no labour market slack". For February, the report also found that average hourly wage growth, which is under close watch by the Bank of Canada ahead of interest-rate decisions, stayed solid at 3.1 per cent.
The chairman of the African Union Commission confirmed today alongside Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that he received a letter from President Trump about two weeks after the president's reported remark calling Haiti and African nations "shithole countries".