Stories tagged: World Bank
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 11:45 A.M.
Indonesia to host IMF-World Bank annual meeting in 2018
Indonesia has been selected to host the 2018 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank on the resort island of Bali, during which central bankers and …
TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016, 3:54 P.M.
World Bank downgrades its forecast for 2016 global economy
The World Bank is reducing its forecast for the global economy this year – again. The aid agency predicted Tuesday that the world economy will expand 2.4 percent this year, …
FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012, 7:40 A.M.
Obama taps Jim Yong Kim for World Bank
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama nominated Dartmouth College president and global health expert Jim Yong Kim to lead the World Bank, an unconventional pick that could help to quell criticism …
MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2009
World Bank says global economy shrinking
NEW YORK – The World Bank said Sunday that the global economy will shrink this year for the first time since World War II and that the global financial crisis …