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    1. May 15, 2016

      Another brick in Trump’s wall

      How is the Republican boycott of Donald Trump faring? If you exclude all those breaking it, the establishment’s...

    2. The World

      March 2, 2016

      Trumpistan – Boca Raton

      Donald Trump is the only story in town. As I write in a hotel in Boca Raton, the punters at the bar are waxing lyrical...

    1. July 16, 2015

      Wall Street opens its wallet for Jeb Bush

      Many of the 2016 US presidential candidates had to disclose their campaign finance numbers to the public for the first...

    2. June 21, 2015

      US-China: Shifting sands

      The satellite images of bright strips of sand rising from turquoise waters and surrounded by an intricate network of...

    3. beyondbrics

      February 10, 2015

      bb review: how likely is a US war with China?

      By Ali Wyne, Wikistrat This September will mark the ten-year anniversary of two documents that have been highly...

    4. September 15, 2014

      US alarmed by prospect of Scottish ‘Yes’ in independence vote

      A Yes vote for independence would be an economic mistake for Scotland and a geopolitical disaster for the west, senior...

    5. January 26, 2014

      ‘The Power of Currencies and Currencies of Power’, edited by Alan Wheatley

      The Power of Currencies and Currencies of Power, edited by Alan Wheatley, Routledge, RRP£9.99 In the bitter attrition...

    6. October 7, 2013

      Zoellick joins Goldman Sachs as adviser

      Robert Zoellick, the former president of the World Bank, is joining Goldman Sachs as chairman of the bank’s board of...

    7. September 22, 2013

      Trans-Pacific Partnership: Ocean’s Twelve

      If all goes to plan, within a few months the world will have an enormous new trading bloc that will affect everything...

    8. August 1, 2013

      Robert Zoellick joins Temasek board

      Temasek, the Singapore state investment agency, has appointed former World Bank chief Robert Zoellick to its board as...

    9. beyondbrics

      June 5, 2013

      Further reading: of yoga and cricket

      Wednesday’s selection courtesy of beyondbrics: the global economy’s move to the southeast, yoga sessions in Taksim...

    10. August 9, 2012

      Foreign policy divides US right

      After the gaffes and missteps of Mitt Romney’s recent international tour, the appointment of Robert Zoellick to head...

    11. The World

      August 9, 2012

      Romney and the rise of Bob Zoellick

      A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a fairly critical piece about Mitt Romney’s foreign policy stance.  In my column I...

    12. June 5, 2012

      Make leaders accountable across Europe

      From Prof Josep Colomer. Sir, The president of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, rightly calls on European leaders, and...

    13. May 28, 2012

      A new New Deal to cut youth unemployment

      The crisis in the eurozone is once again rightly fuelling concern over youth unemployment. The numbers are shocking,...

    14. May 13, 2012

      US and Europe need ‘to learn from rest of world’

      It reflects the changes in the world economy since Robert Zoellick became head of the World Bank in 2007 that these...

    15. April 16, 2012

      World Bank picks Kim as next head

      The World Bank has chosen Jim Yong Kim as its next president, ending a bitter selection process that the US nominee’s...

    16. April 5, 2012

      Brics bank is a fine idea whose time has come

      From Dr Mattia Romani, Prof Nicholas Stern and Prof Joseph Stiglitz. Sir, Robert Zoellick, president of the World Bank,...

    17. April 2, 2012

      World Bank: An exercise of influence

      Conventional wisdom about the World Bank goes something like this: dominated by the US – which by convention nominates...

    18. beyondbrics

      April 2, 2012

      New York headlines

      * Mixed factory data leave traders cautious * China targets Mongolia in SouthGobi move * Zoellick throws support behind...

    19. beyondbrics

      April 2, 2012

      London headlines

      * Zoellick throws support behind Brics bank * Nations pledge aid to rebels in Syria * Opposition claims Suu Kyi victory...

    20. FT Alphaville

      April 2, 2012

      The 6am Cut London

      - European finance ministers focus on getting more support from the IMF. (Wall Street Journal) This comes after the...

    21. April 1, 2012

      Zoellick throws support behind Brics bank

      Robert Zoellick, the outgoing president of the World Bank, has backed the creation of a Brics bank, saying the need for...

    22. March 30, 2012

      Kim is not the best ‘development professional’

      From Mr Jonathan Brown. Sir, In nominating Jim Yong Kim for the presidency of the World Bank, Barack Obama said: “It’s...

    23. March 30, 2012

      Okonjo-Iweala offers Bank both macro and micro vision

      From Prof Jagdish Bhagwati. Sir, In your editorial “The right leader for the World Bank” (March 28) you say that Ngozi...

    24. March 28, 2012

      World Bank selection a ‘hypocrisy test’

      Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Nigerian finance minister seeking to become the first non-American to lead the World Bank, has...

    25. March 27, 2012

      The right leader for the World Bank

      After months of speculation, the final list of candidates for the next World Bank president is now clear. On Friday...

    26. March 23, 2012

      US fields health expert for World Bank

      The US has nominated health policy expert Jim Yong Kim as next president of the World Bank, in a surprise selection...

    27. The A-List

      March 23, 2012

      Last chance for a new World Bank

      Years ago, a simple chant united millions of Latin Americans in their desire to move away from dictatorship: cambia,...

    28. March 23, 2012

      Mexico calls for open World Bank choice

      Mexico’s top central banker on Thursday said it was time the US and Europe embraced competition when it came to naming...

    29. March 18, 2012

      End the monopoly: let’s make it a real World Bank at last

      Robert Zoellick announced on February 17 that he would not seek a second mandate as president of the World Bank. Little...

    30. February 28, 2012

      US to keep grip on helm of World Bank

      As went the International Monetary Fund last year, so the World Bank seems to be going now. First, the organisation’s...

    31. FT Alphaville

      February 28, 2012

      World Bank warns China on growth fears

      China must urgently implement sweeping economic and political reforms if it is to maintain growth of even half the...

    32. February 27, 2012

      World Bank warns China on growth fears

      China must urgently implement sweeping economic and political reforms if it is to maintain growth of even half the...

    33. February 26, 2012

      Mantega calls for more eurozone flexibility

      Brazil’s finance minister has strongly questioned whether some European Union countries should remain in the region’s...

    34. FT Alphaville

      February 17, 2012

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Friday’s FT, Philip Stephens: The Sun sinks Murdoch Now you know what it’s...

    35. February 16, 2012

      World Bank’s role

      Robert Zoellick has been a steadying force at the World Bank since he took over in 2007, after the abrupt departure of...

    36. FT Alphaville

      February 16, 2012

      China wants say in World Bank choice

      China has said that the next World Bank president should be chosen on merit, seeking to challenge a tradition that the...

    37. February 16, 2012

      The quiet revolutionary who saved the World Bank

      Jim Wolfensohn, the master networker who led the World Bank into this century, lined the window of his office with...

    38. The World

      February 16, 2012

      Another Yank at the Bank

      Bye bye Robert Zoellick! Photo: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images Robert Zoellick goes from the World Bank, no doubt...

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