The World Bank has cut its growth forecasts for this year and next in the developing East Asia and Pacific, due to the risk of a sharp slowdown in
The World Bank revised its benchmark for measuring extreme poverty and said the number of people under the mark is likely to fall below 10% of the world's population.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, hosting a business forum in Moscow, has told domestic industries they should expand before western sanctions are
The head of the International Monetary Fund has rejected suggestions that Greece could obtain a delay on debt repayments it needs to make next month
Euronews' Isabelle Kumar takes the global economic pulse at the 2015 World Economic Forum with the President of the World Bank, Dr Jim Yong Kim.
Asian countries are not doing enough to fight Ebola, that is the conclusion of World Bank group president Jim Yong Kim. The virus has killed more
As West African countries battle to control the outbreak of Ebola, fears that the virus could spread globally has created panic in Europe and the
Fresh bad news potentially for the world economy, and bad news for sure for the Communist party running China. The World Bank has cut its growth
As the deadly Ebola virus continues to claim lives in West Africa, the World Bank has warned the epidemic could drain billions of dollars from the
July 22 marks the 70th anniversary of the Bretton Woods Agreement, which despite its flaws is considered the reason behind a relatively extended
Leaders of five emerging market countries have launched a new $100bn development bank. Known as the BRICS nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China
There was cautious optimism from economic leaders gathered in Berlin as Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted her eco-klatch, an annual event to appraise
The World Bank is urging governments in developing countries to do more to ensure people can get access to financial services – such as bank accounts
The World Bank has reduced forecasts for the Russian economy, as a result of domestic structural challenges and falling global demand. It is the