IMF chief Christine Lagarde says she is optimistic about the future of the world economy and believes the long-awaited global recovery is taking place.
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The heads of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank are upbeat on working successfully with the Trump administration.
Privatbank, Ukraine's largest private bank, is being nationalised to protect the country's financial system.
Populism has a negative impact on the long term economic outlook of Europe and Central Asia but short term growth is expected to accelerate in the region – according to a new report from the World…
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The World Bank says fewer people are living in extreme poverty, but governments need to focus more on the gap between rich and poor.
The number of people displaced by conflict worldwide stands at 65 million, according to a new World Bank report.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged member nations to boost “growth-friendly” spending in light of the Syrian refugee crisis. At the
The World Bank and IMF, at their Spring meeting are urging Greece’s creditors to rethink their policies after studies concluded austerity was
The World Bank and the IMF have been meeting in Washington with the possibility of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union high on the agenda.
The Chinese President Xi Jinping launched a new international development bank on Saturday in Beijing that is being seen as a rival to the US-led
With the opening of COP21 in Paris, climate change is at the heart of international debates. Euronews’ Gregoire Lory took the occasion to speak to
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.
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.
The slowdown in the global economy continues to weigh heavy on those who produce raw materials.
The World Bank has cut its growth forecasts for the
It is time to look at Africa with fresh eyes. There is a spirit of optimism on this continent of over a billion people. The World Bank says