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  • Alan Greenspan

    "If you get rid of Dodd-Frank, it's going to have a very significant positive impact," Alan Greenspan tells CNBC.

  • Greenspan: Euro will eventually dissolve

    At the IMF & World Bank Spring meetings, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan speaks with CNBC's Sara Eisen about the U.S. dollar, the euro and the French election.

  • Greenspan: Stagflation is in the process of emerging

    At the IMF & World Bank Spring meetings, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan speaks with CNBC's Sara Eisen about tax reform, growth and the global economy.

  • Greenspan: 'Fear dominates euphoria' in markets

    At the IMF-World Bank spring meetings, the former Fed chairman speaks with CNBC's Sara Eisen about the state of the U.S. economy and markets.

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said on Thursday that the multilateral lender does not plan to change its stance on financing alternative energy projects and mitigating the effects of climate change. Asked about the Trump administration's skepticism about climate change at a news conference, Kim said the World Bank would...

  • WORLD BANK PRESIDENT'S KIM SAYS LENDER DOES NOT PLAN TO CHANGE STANCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE EFFORTS.

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said on Thursday he is "encouraged" by the Trump administration's interest so far in the multilateral lender's mission and its plans to harness more private capital for development finance. Kim told Reuters in an interview that Trump administration officials, including U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven...

  • WORLD BANK PRESIDENT JIM YONG KIM SAYS' ENCOURAGED' BY TRUMP ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS' INTEREST IN WORLD BANK'S MISSION.

  • Those findings come as the semi-annual gathering of finance officials from the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Group of 20 major economies kicks off in Washington, where the case against protectionist trade policies is expected to be a major theme. "For the first time in five years, all the major economies seem to be growing in sync," noted Ajay...

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- World finance leaders are gathering on U.S. The International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meetings bring the two multilateral institutions' 189 members face-to-face with Trump's "America First" agenda for the first time, just two blocks from the White House. "These meetings will all be about Trump and the implications of his...

  • BERLIN, April 20- Germany on Thursday pushed back against U.S. criticism of its trade surplus, saying ahead of global finance talks in Washington that nobody could blame Berlin for the competitiveness of' Made in Germany' products. Treasury currency report on Friday, the Trump administration backed away from naming any major trading partner as a currency...

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- World finance leaders are gathering on U.S. The International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meetings bring the two multilateral institutions' 189 members face-to-face with Trump's "America First" agenda for the first time, just two blocks from the White House. "These meetings will all be about Trump and the implications of his...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. *WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. *WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...

  • Elderly Chinese men and women take part in morning exercises in Beijing, China.

    Asia will grow old at a faster pace in the coming decades, hampering growth in emerging markets such as China and Thailand before they can become rich.

  • WASHINGTON, April 18- The World Bank Group stands ready to assist Venezuela, a member and shareholder of the institution, if the government asks for help in dealing with a punishing economic crisis, the bank's top executive for Latin America said. Jorge Familiar, World Bank vice president for Latin America and the Caribbean, told Reuters in an interview on Monday...

  • WASHINGTON, April 18- The World Bank Group stands ready to assist Venezuela, a member and shareholder of the institution, if the government asks for help in dealing with a punishing economic crisis, the bank's top executive for Latin America said. Jorge Familiar, World Bank vice president for Latin America and the Caribbean, told Reuters in an interview late on...

  • WASHINGTON, April 18- The International Monetary Fund raised its 2017 global growth forecast on Tuesday due to manufacturing and trade gains in Europe, Japan and China, but warned that protectionist policies threaten to choke a broad-based recovery. The IMF, whose spring meetings with the World Bank get underway in Washington this week, forecast that the...

  • WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College's 26th Annual Minsky Conference 1300 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of April...

  • WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College's 26th Annual Minsky Conference 1300 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of April...