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  • Unity on climate change at G-7: World Bank

    Jim Yong Kim, president of World Bank, tells CNBC about the discussions on global terrorism and climate change held between world leaders at the Group of Seven (G-7) summit.

  • Greek deal must get done soon: World Bank

    Jim Yong Kim, president of World Bank, says he's watching for "spillover effects" when it comes to Greece and urging those involved to come to an agreement.

  • Ukraine's stability is essential to world: World Bank

    Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, says the institution has supported Ukraine and he's very impressed with the country's leaders.

  • File photo: A house for rent sign in Centreville, Virginia.

    The housing crash created a much larger share of renters, and these Americans are not enjoying the new wealth that now-rising home prices afford.

  • Here's the significance of China-led AIIB

    Eswar Prasad, senior professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University, says the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank poses a "significant challenge" to the existing structure of global institutions.

  • Watch out for this topic at IMF meeting

    Jim Rickards, chief global strategist at West Shore Funds, explains why the topic about including the yuan in SDR's basket could steal the limelight at upcoming IMF and World Bank meetings.

  • IMF, World Bank 2015 spring meetings: What to expect

    Bill Adams, senior international economist at PNC, outlines his expectations for the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings taking place this weekend in Washington.

  • People walk past shanty homes at Badia East slums in Lagos.

    The World Bank is failing to protect the poor and vulnerable people affected by the projects it funds says a new report.

  • Jim Yong Kim, president of World Bank Group.

    Lower commodity prices and an expected interest rate hike in the U.S. present major risks to the developing world, Jim Yong Kim tells CNBC.

  • World Bank: China sticking to reform agenda

    China is seeing its slowest growth in 6 years. Dr. Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President, shares his economic forecast for growth in Asia's economy.

  • World Bank: Low oil hits commodity prices

    Dr. Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President, discusses the threats to developing markets. He says low oil prices have contributed to lower commodity prices as a whole.

  • Drop in 'unbanked' population most prominent here

    According to the 2014 Global Findex report, the world's "unbanked" population saw the fastest drop in countries like China and Sub-Saharan Africa, says Leora Klapper, leader, Global Findex Task Team at the World Bank.

  • A Chinese contractor directs Kenyan casual laborers at a construction site in Nairobi, Kenya.

    The Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank is positioning itself as an Asia-centric alternative to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.

  • Why the US should work with China-led AIIB

    Curtis Chin, Asia Fellow at Milken Institute and John Perkins, Author of "Confessions of an Economic Hit Man," explain why the U.S. should be involved with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

  • Russia, Australia and the Netherlands became the latest three countries to say they plan to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

  • China's Finance Ministry said on Saturday that the U.K. and Switzerland had been formally accepted as founding members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

  • Global institutions, including the IMF and the World Bank, have endorsed a China-led international bank, despite opposition from the U.S.

  • Why is China pushing for the AIIB

    Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, says the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is part of a bigger plan to endorse the yuan as a global reserve currency.

  • World Bank: We welcome China-led AIIB

    Sri Mulyani Indrawati, managing director of the World Bank, says the need for infrastructure development in Asia is "very big" and institutions like the Asian Development Bank won't be able to able to fill the gap alone.

  • Tourists look at posters for sale in Havana, Cuba, on December 18, 2014.

    Declining oil prices, the U.S. energy revolution and changing relations with Cuba have created new opportunities for energy investment in the Caribbean.