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    1. July 3, 2015

      World Bank denies China sought to have critical report censored

      The World Bank sought to head off accusations on Friday that it had bowed to Chinese pressure and censored itself by...

    2. July 3, 2015

      World Bank redacts report critical of China financial system

      The World Bank has removed a chapter from a report on China’s economy issued on Wednesday that called for urgent steps to...

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    1. July 1, 2015

      World Bank warns China to reform ‘distorted’ financial system

      China must take urgent steps to reform a “distorted” financial system in its transition to a more balanced economic model,...

    2. June 29, 2015

      Money movers wake up to working migrants

      Much has been said and written in western Europe about the economic impact of migrants from the former Sovient bloc...

    3. June 22, 2015

      Human rights group hits out at World Bank

      The World Bank does too little to protect local opponents of its projects from political and physical retribution by...

    4. June 22, 2015

      India infrastructure: Built on debt

      Some day, the Delhi Metro will be able to take race fans to the Buddh International Circuit, a $400m, 16-turn,...

    5. beyondbrics

      June 22, 2015

      Demise of the US Ex-Im Bank would leave the field to China

      By Gregory Chin and Kevin P. Gallagher Former US Secretary of State Dean Acheson famously wrote that his generation was...

    6. June 12, 2015

      The problem with emerging markets

      It was not too long ago that the emerging markets were regularly eulogised as the permanent powerhouses of the world...

    7. June 10, 2015

      Developing nation growth slowing, warns World Bank

      Developing countries are facing a “structural slowdown” likely to last for years and are ceding their role as the world’s...

    8. The World

      June 10, 2015

      Jim Yong Kim on the staggering cost of pandemics

      The president of the World Bank has warned that a pandemic could kill tens of millions people and wipe out between 5 to 10...

    9. June 9, 2015

      Latin Americans open more bank accounts but fail to use them

      For the development industry in recent years financial inclusion has been something of a holy grail. So from that...

    10. June 7, 2015

      Shunning Beijing’s infrastructure bank was a mistake for the US

      The Obama administration’s negative response to China’s proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank was a strategic...

    11. June 2, 2015

      Keep finance safe but do not shut out the vulnerable

      Even a global financial institution cannot have operations in every city, town and village. Hence the need for...

    12. May 28, 2015

      All EU economies set to expand for first time since crisis

      All the economies of EU member states are set to expand this year for the first time since the financial crisis as a...

    13. May 27, 2015

      Climate campaign wins over more senior executives

      He calls carbon dioxide “the enemy”. He thinks global warming is one of the century’s biggest challenges and he wants the...

    14. May 26, 2015

      Rapid urban growth requires prompt action

      Seeing the future does not require a crystal ball — just an understanding of cities. The world is moving from agrarian to...

    15. May 26, 2015

      India tops China in Asian growth league

      Shifting trade patterns, cheaper oil and a slowing Chinese economy are helping to shake up the league table of Asian growth,...

    16. beyondbrics

      May 19, 2015

      Latin America needs China to help close infrastructure gap

      To many South American leaders, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit this week couldn’t come at a better time, and from a...

    17. FT Data

      May 13, 2015

      Ireland is the wealthiest economy in Europe...or not

      Gross domestic product (GDP) – the product generated in a country- is similar to the gross national product (GNP) – the...

    18. beyondbrics

      May 11, 2015

      As obituaries are written for the World Bank, the IMF is set to become indispensable

      Obituaries have been written for the World Bank following the arrival of China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank...

    19. beyondbrics

      May 1, 2015

      Huge solar projects in north Africa target Europe, but will Brussels help?

      One of the most interesting solar projects around, TuNur, hopes to generate two nuclear power plants’ worth of renewable...

    20. April 28, 2015

      Republicans attack new global insurance rules

      Global insurance rules face a revolt in the US as Republicans spearhead complaints that international regulators who they...

    21. Gavyn Davies

      April 26, 2015

      China may join the unconventional monetary club

      At the IMF/World Bank spring meetings in Washington a week ago, downside risks to the Chinese economy were discussed...

    22. April 23, 2015

      America’s wobbly economic leadership

      The underlying theme of last week’s IMF/World Bank spring meetings was rising angst over retreating US leadership. The...

    23. April 20, 2015

      Industrial companies count the cost of doing business in Russia

      Claas is not due to open a €120m extension of its farm machinery factory in Krasnodar, near Russia’s Black Sea coast, until...

    24. April 19, 2015

      IMF chief encourages Greece to bring reforms to ‘fruition’

      Greece’s populist government must set aside politics and bring promised reforms to “fruition” to save its economy and avoid...

    25. April 19, 2015

      How to deal with a problem child like Greece

      Never in the history of the eurozone has the eurogroup been so united. Never have the institutions formerly known as the...

    26. April 17, 2015

      Haiti’s dispossessed face long search for a place to call home

      In Douillard, on the edge of Cité Soleil, one of the most notorious slums in one of the world’s poorest countries, life was...

    27. April 16, 2015

      World Bank: Stress test

      In the muddy waters of the Congo, where the river speeds into what are known as the Inga Rapids, sits what some see as the...

    28. April 16, 2015

      Ukraine plays hardball on bank debt restructuring

      Ukraine plans to tell investors on Friday that it will allow a state-owned bank to default unless a deal with creditors can...

    29. April 16, 2015

      ‘Katherine the Great’ braces for Alliance Trust invasion

      Dundee is famous for jute, jam and journalism. Jousting can now be added to that alliterative list, thanks to an activist...

    30. April 15, 2015

      More than 700m people leave ranks of the ‘unbanked’

      New mobile payment platforms have contributed to a surge in bank account holders in the developing world with more than 700m...

    31. April 15, 2015

      Opinion: ‘Rolling back reform has led to malaise in Turkey’

      Turkey’s economic performance has been stellar in recent years. Growth surged after its financial crisis of 2001, with real...

    32. FT Alphaville

      April 14, 2015

      Guest post: IMF Spring hubbub

      Thousands of officials, journalists, academics and market professionals will soon be in Washington DC for the spring...

    33. April 13, 2015

      World no longer listens to the deaf prophets of the west

      As Europe struggles to hold itself together and its nationalist parties preach the virtues of the old nation-state, we find...

    34. beyondbrics

      April 13, 2015

      How will the China-led AIIB actually work?

      After China’s notable political success in registering more than 35 applicants for funding membership of the yet to be...

    35. April 13, 2015

      China rejects Taiwan as AIIB founding member

      China has rejected Taiwan’s application to join its new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as a founding member, while...

    36. April 13, 2015

      World Bank trims east Asia growth forecasts

      The World Bank has trimmed its forecasts for economic growth in east Asia, with the slowdown in China set to counter the...

    37. The Exchange

      April 9, 2015

      China has a role to play in setting the 'right' standards

      With nearly 50 applicants so far, the attention of the China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has shifted from...

    38. April 7, 2015

      World Bank chief endorses rival AIIB

      The World Bank’s US-appointed president has vowed to find “innovative” ways to work with a new Chinese-led Asian...

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