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      Investors in two minds over QE in Europe

      If the Federal Reserve had applied the same rules to its quantitative easing programme as the European Central Bank has for...

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    1. beyondbrics

      15 hours ago

      Guest post: how long will I live?

      By Wolfgang Fengler of the World Bank For a good part of my life I have been an expat, working and living with my family in...

    2. March 4, 2015

      World Bank chief warns of surge in people facing resettlement

      The head of the World Bank expects a surge in the number of people forced to relocate from their homes as a result of...

    3. beyondbrics

      February 26, 2015

      Guest post: electricity in emerging markets brings power to women

      By Tassos Stassopoulos of AllianceBernstein What’s the connection between electricity and women? Electricity is an agent of...

    4. February 25, 2015

      Sierra Leone eyes post Ebola recovery

      Sierra Leone’s first biofuels factory should already be complete, pumping out ethanol and cheap renewable electricity...

    5. February 20, 2015

      World Bank staff cleared over $1bn China loan

      An independent review has cleared World Bank staff of any wrongdoing in the handling of a $1bn loan from China despite...

    6. February 18, 2015

      Sub-Saharan nations line up to sell bonds

      Sub-Saharan Africa is poised to continue last year’s credit binge in spite of repeated warnings about the possible dire...

    7. February 16, 2015

      Ebola spurs healthcare insurance debate

      The one good thing to come from the Ebola outbreak in west Africa is a fresh debate on the urgency of improving access to...

    8. beyondbrics

      February 16, 2015

      Migrant worker remittances: changing EM destinies

      Abdul Halim removes an envelope from the inside pocket of his fake leather jacket and slides it carefully across the counter...

    9. beyondbrics

      February 6, 2015

      Is the $1tn China carry trade imploding?

      China is not short of economic headaches. Overborrowed and overbuilt, its parlous state prompted the World Bank last month...

    10. February 5, 2015

      Angola seeks $1bn in loans as oil price falls

      Angola has dramatically slashed its budget for the year and is reaching out to the World Bank and international lenders for...

    11. February 4, 2015

      World Bank investigates $1bn China loan

      The World Bank has launched an investigation into its handling of a $1bn loan from China after the bank’s treasurer queried...

    12. February 2, 2015

      Exxon eyes deals after oil price falls

      ExxonMobil has set itself apart from many rivals by saying it is considering acquisitions, despite reporting a 21 per cent...

    13. beyondbrics

      January 29, 2015

      New Sri Lankan government hobbled by old Chinese debts?

      The Chinese banks and companies that have bankrolled Sri Lanka’s recent infrastructure boom have much to lose from the...

    14. January 27, 2015

      Vitol to develop $7bn oil and gas project in Ghana with ENI

      Vitol, one of the world’s leading commodities traders, is to develop a $7bn offshore oil and gas project in Ghana with ENI,...

    15. January 26, 2015

      The World Bank fails to credit intelligence of the poor

      When a report by the world’s most influential development agency provides evidence that many of its staff are “biased” in...

    16. January 22, 2015

      A little market medicine to prevent the next pandemic

      First, let us celebrate the good news: it seems that the scourge of Ebola is gradually abating. Tragically, people are still...

    17. beyondbrics

      January 21, 2015

      Guest post: spread of internet transforms Africa

      By Costanza Gallo, TEDxRoma Internet penetration in Africa is transforming business and society – as well as enabling the...

    18. January 19, 2015

      An ever warmer world in conflict with cheaper oil

      The discovery that 2014 was the warmest year on record should not be big news. Scientists rightly dismiss claims made on the...

    19. January 18, 2015

      Artemis is braced for a ‘wobble’ in US equities

      Lacklustre global growth rates pose the biggest threat to US equities, according to Artemis’s Cormac Weldon. Mr Weldon, who...

    20. January 16, 2015

      India has every chance to outstrip China if it tries

      Forecasts this week by the World Bank revived a prediction often made down the years: that growth in one of the Asian...

    21. January 15, 2015

      Lagarde warns of ‘lopsided’ global growth

      Cheaper oil prices and a resurgent US economy are unlikely to be enough to pull the global economy out of a growth pattern...

    22. beyondbrics

      January 15, 2015

      Guest post: how can Poland shift from making potato chips to microchips?

      By Marcin Piatkowski and Natasha Kapil, World Bank Poland is Europe’s growth champion. It has more than doubled its GDP per...

    23. beyondbrics

      January 14, 2015

      Guest post: the cost of Brazil's closed economy

      By Otaviano Canuto, Cornelius Fleischhaker and Philip Schellekens of the World Bank Brazil’s is an unusually closed economy...

    24. January 14, 2015

      Miners hit FTSE as copper prices slide

      Miners dominated the list of falling stocks on a retreating FTSE 100 on Wednesday as the rout on commodities markets took...

    25. FT Alphaville

      January 14, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Sign up here to receive the email. Copper prices hit a five-year low and oil prices continued to slide today, highlighting...

    26. January 14, 2015

      Copper slumps on Chinese selling

      Copper slumped to its lowest levels in five-and-a-half years on Wednesday, driven down by aggressive selling by Chinese...

    27. January 13, 2015

      World Bank cuts forecast for growth

      The World Bank has cut its forecast for global growth, warning that the world economy remained overly reliant on the “single...

    28. January 11, 2015

      Chindia: getting back together?

      Celebrity couple elisions took off at the beginning of the 2000s, giving us Bennifer, Brangelina and Tomkat. Countries were...

    29. January 9, 2015

      Europe: Deflation decoded

      The spectre of deflation descended over the global economy this week as the eurozone recorded falling prices for the first...

    30. January 7, 2015

      World Bank says fall in oil price is chance to cut fuel subsidies

      The World Bank has urged emerging economies to use the plunge in oil prices as a chance to reform “distorting” fuel...

    31. The World

      January 7, 2015

      World Bank's five lessons of plunging oil prices

      The halving of oil prices over the past six months has caught pretty much every economist by surprise and prompted a rush to...

    32. beyondbrics

      January 5, 2015

      Guest post: a wall of money awaits Africa power projects

      By David Humphrey, Standard Bank Group Sitting around a fire in the middle of the Namib Desert, western tourists can sample...

    33. January 5, 2015

      The west has lost intellectual self-confidence

      For the first half of my life, international politics was defined by the cold war. The fall of the Berlin Wall ended that...

    34. December 23, 2014

      China’s lenders are best placed to fix region’s infrastructure

      When, in years gone by, the head of China Development Bank, Chen Yuan, went abroad, his hosts literally rolled out the red...

    35. beyondbrics

      December 23, 2014

      Development aid: 'tis the season to be cutting

      Christmas is a time for giving, but not if you are Australia. Last week the government announced the second big cut in...

    36. December 21, 2014

      Ebola-hit countries still servicing debt

      Ebola-stricken countries in west Africa are still servicing international loans in spite of calls from world leaders to...

    37. December 18, 2014

      War has cost Middle East $35bn, says World Bank

      The three-year war in Syria and the rise of the Islamic State of Syria and the Levant, also known as Isis, has cost the...

    38. December 18, 2014

      US Congress raises heat on World Bank over China fears

      The US Congress is putting pressure on the World Bank to preserve its social and environmental rules for projects in...

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