World Bank sees global economy picking up

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Money traders work under a screen indicating update of U.S. dollars against yen at a foreign exchange brokerage in Tokyo, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. The euro was up 0.2 percent at $1.364 while the dollar rose 0.2 percent to 104.33 yen. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)WASHINGTON (AP) — The global economy is slowly picking up steam, led by advanced economies appearing to turn the corner after five years of financial crises and recession and a continued good performance by China, the World Bank said Tuesday.