World Bank


  • World Bank: China's rebalancing act is challenging  Sunday, 23 Mar 2014 | 9:05 PM ET

    Sri Mulyani Indrawati, COO & Managing Director at the World Bank, says China's attempt to shift its economic model will require many policy adjustments.

  • An antianxiety pill for volatile markets Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    It's a long play, but emerging markets promise significant growth for the health-care industry, said Abbott CFO Thomas Freyman.

  • Inside the palace of Ukraine's former president Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 11:56 AM ET
    CNBC visits the palace of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.

    Regular Ukrainians traveling to view President Viktor Yanukovych's property are stunned by its opulence.

  • World Bank: We support G-20's growth agenda  Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 5:38 PM ET

    Bertrand Badre, Managing Director & CFO at the World Bank, says the G-20's communiqué on fostering global growth is "fantastic" and a "great paradigm shift".

  • Indonesia braces for impact of mineral export ban Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 10:27 PM ET
    Rock ore is transported in mine cars at the PT Aneka Tambang gold mine in Pongkor, West Java, Indonesia, on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.

    Indonesia is scrambling to pass last-minute regulations to limit the impact of a ban that could halt billions of dollars worth of mineral ore exports.

  • Britain donates most to World Bank fund for poor Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 2:35 PM ET
    World Bank President Jim Yong Kim

    Britain was the largest grant donor to the World Bank's $52 billion fund for poor countries followed by the US, Japan and Germany.

  • World Bank sees 2013 Chinese growth at 7.5%  Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 7:23 PM ET

    Bertrand Badre, Chief Financial Officer at the World Bank, outlines why he is relatively positive on China's economy and addresses the organization's shifting lending model.

  • World Bank: India, Indonesia need reforms  Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 7:16 PM ET

    Bertrand Badre, Chief Financial Officer at the World Bank, describes his view on emerging market nations like India and Indonesia.

  • World Bank lowers forecasts for East Asia  Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 7:13 PM ET

    Bertrand Badre, Chief Financial Officer at the World Bank, explains why the organization has reduced its growth forecast for the region, citing a looming taper by the Federal Reserve.

  • World Bank: India has a fragmented market  Sunday, 24 Nov 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    As New Delhi attempts to fix problems in the Indian economy, Eric Manes, Senior Economist, South Asia at the World Bank discusses if the government's efforts are working.

  • As shutdown drags on, is more global easing coming? Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 1:39 AM ET

    The political stalemate in the U.S. may spur a fresh round of quantitative easing from central banks around the globe, Morgan Stanley said.

  • Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, tells CNBC that the G20 tackles the most challenging issues and its importance is in getting leaders to sit down and have frank discussions with each other.

  • As markets await the Fed's scaling back on QE, Hans Timmer, Director of the Development Prospects Group at the World Bank, says the biggest dangers facing developing countries are within their own economies.

  • Global Economy is Stabilizing: World Bank  Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 7:06 PM ET

    The global economy is moving to a period of stable, but slower growth, according to the world bank's biannual Global Economic prospects report. CNBC's Ross Westgate spoke to the lead author of that report, Andrew Burns, for more.

  • Slower Growth Poses Challenges: World Bank  Sunday, 26 May 2013 | 6:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Kaori Enjoji asked the World Bank's managing director Sri Mulyani Indrawati, what slower growth in Asia, and particularly China, would mean globally.

  • Earth Day Turns 43: Is Activism Still Strong? Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 9:01 AM ET

    New environmental threats that laws cannot address are fostering a fresh grassroots call to action, says guest commentator Terry Tamminen.

  • Doha Bank's Expansion in Australia  Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Raghavan Seetharaman, President & CEO of Doha Bank, talks about the company's recently-opened Sydney office - the first for a bank from the Gulf region.

  • Watch Out, World Bank: Here Comes the BRICS Bank Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 9:48 AM ET

    Leaders of the five BRICS nations plan to create a development bank in a direct challenge to the World Bank that they accuse of Western bias. The bank would use $50 billion of seed capital shared equally but dominated by China.

  • Emerging Nations Risk Cyprus Contagion: World Bank Sunday, 24 Mar 2013 | 12:23 PM ET

    Developing nations must be ready for a financial market selloff if the Cypriot banking sector collapses, World Bank Managing Director Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on Sunday, urging a swift resolution to the crisis in Cyprus.

  • World Bank: Worst of the Crisis Is Over  Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 2:15 AM ET

    Andrew Burns, lead economist at the World Bank, tells CNBC why the risks in 2013 are less negative and we could see surprises to the upside.