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TOPSHOTS In a photo taken March 16, 2014...TOPSHOTS In a photo taken March 16, 2014, a child plays on a swing beneath a poster of a policeman in Busan. South Korea's central bank kept its key interest rate unchanged at 2.5 percent on March 13 for the 10th consecutive month, citing mixed signs of a global recovery.

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A child plays on a swing beneath a poster of a policeman in Busan, South Korea

Office workers pass OCBC building in Singapore...Office workers pass an Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) building in the central business district of Singapore January 6, 2014. Singapore OCBC's bid to take over Hong Kong's Wing Hang Bank Ltd in a deal estimated at $5.3 billion has raised concerns it may be paying too much for a mid-sized bank and will be tapping shareholders to fund the acquisition. REUTERS/Edgar Su (SINGAPORE - Tags: BUSINESS)

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Office workers pass an Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation building in the central business district of Singapore. Singapore OCBC’s bid to take over Hong Kong’s Wing Hang Bank in a deal estimated at $5.3bn has raised concerns it may be paying too much for a mid-sized bank and will be tapping shareholders to fund the acquisition Read more

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, delivers his address to business leaders on August 28, 2013 in Nottingham, England. Carney's first policy speech as Bank of England governor is his chance to address investor doubts that he can keep interest rates on hold at a record low until at least late 2016. During his speech, Carney said officials are ready to add stimulus if investor expectations for higher interest rates rise too far and undermine the recovery.

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Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, delivers his address to business leaders on Wednesday in Nottingham, England. Mr Carney’s first policy speech as Bank of England governor is his chance to address investor doubts that he can keep interest rates on hold at a record low until at least late 2016. During his speech, Mr Carney said officials were ready to add stimulus if investor expectations for higher interest rates rose too far and undermined the recovery.

Andean women, wearing straw hats, wait in line by the street to enter a bank in Celendin in Peru's northern region of Cajamarca June 18, 2013. Celendin province is famous in the region for its handmade hats, which are woven with local straws and worn by most farmers in its towns, who believe that wearing a quality straw hat is important to create a good image.

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Andean women line up to enter a bank in Celendin, Cajamarca in northern Peru.

Turkish riot police rest in front of a damaged bank at Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey, 12 June 2013. Turkish police took up posts 12 June around Taksim Square, a day after continuous clashes in which police tried to clear the central plaza of anti-government protesters. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was to meet later 12 June with a group of public figures and artists to discuss two weeks of protests against his government.

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Turkish riot police rest in front of a damaged bank at Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey on Wednesday. Turkish police took up posts around Taksim Square, a day after continuous clashes in which police tried to clear the central plaza of anti-government protesters. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was to meet later with a group of public figures and artists to discuss two weeks of protests against his government.

Palestinian protester throws back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes near the village of Deir Jarir near Ramallah

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A Palestinian protester throws back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes near the West Bank village of Deir Jarir on Friday

A demonstrator protests against market speculation on food commodities outside the Barclays Bank Annual General Meeting at the Royal Festival Hall in London April 25, 2013.  Barclays promised a rigorous review of executive pay and a cooperative relationship with regulators as it tries to dispel a reputation for reckless risk-taking and unethical behaviour that caused a series of scandals. The British bank said on Wednesday it would reform its standards and culture, from improving coordination within its executive team to forcing all staff to attend a course on the company's new values.

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A demonstrator protests against market speculation on food commodities outside the Barclays Bank Annual General Meeting at the Royal Festival Hall in London on Thursday. Barclays promised a rigorous review of executive pay and a co-operative relationship with regulators as it tries to dispel a reputation for reckless risk-taking and unethical behaviour that caused a series of scandals. The British bank said on Wednesday it would reform its standards and culture, from improving coordination within its executive team to forcing all staff to attend a course on the company’s new values.

A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to throw a stone during clashes with Israeli soldiers in Hebron

A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to throw a stone during clashes with Israeli soldiers. Mussa Qawasma/Reuters

Unrest in the West bank city escalated following the funeral of Maysara Abu Hamdeya. The 64-year-old prisoner serving a life term in an Israeli jail and suffering from cancer, died on Tuesday. Read more