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  • **PARIS- French President Emmanuel Macron meets World Bank President Jim Yong Kim at the Elysee Palace- 0900 GMT. **WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell speaks on "The Case for Housing Finance Reform" before the American Enterprise Institute in Washington- 1400 GMT. PARIS- ECB executive board member Peter Praet participates in International...

  • **PARIS- French President Emmanuel Macron meets World Bank President Jim Yong Kim at the Elysee Palace- 0900 GMT. **WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell speaks on "The Case for Housing Finance Reform" before the American Enterprise Institute in Washington- 1400 GMT. PARIS- ECB executive board member Peter Praet participates in International...

  • Truckers in China used to spend days scouring for a job. Now, they can use the World Bank's IFC-funded Truck Alliance app on their smartphones.

    Physically linking people and cities is still the bread and butter of the World Bank and affiliates, but the digital space is becoming more important.

  • TORONTO, June 29- Gabriel Resources Ltd will seek $4.4 billion in damages from Romania for losses related to its long-stalled Rosia Montana gold mine project in a claim that the Canadian miner plans to file Friday with a World Bank Tribunal. Gabriel, whose project has been in the works for 18 years, will argue that Romania violated several investment treaty...

  • An initiative of China, AIIB is an inter-governmental regional development institution in Asia based in Beijing.

    China's economic rise and its mega projects may spur conspiracy theories, but the AIIB said it does not just serve Chinese interests.

  • Bill Gross

    Bond investor Bill Gross warned that monetary policy has exacerbated a disconnect between the financial and the real economy.

  • CARACAS, June 12- Canadian mining company Crystallex has won a court order that advances its efforts to collect on a $1.4 billion award linked to a dispute with Venezuela over the 2008 expropriation of the Las Cristinas gold project. Crystallex in 2016 won an award of $1.2 billion plus interest from a World Bank Tribunal. District of Columbia court upholding...

  • Fragile recovery for global economy ahead: World Bank

    Joaquim Levy, World Bank Group, says there's some good news for the global economy, including an increase in trade flows.

  • *World Bank draft report critical of Ghana cocoa regulator. ACCRA, June 5- Corruption and regulatory mismanagement of Ghana's cocoa industry are denting production and harming farmers, underlining the need for reform, the World Bank said in a draft report seen by Reuters. Ghana produced a record 1 million tonnes of cocoa in the 2010-11 season, but output has since...

  • DAKAR, May 31- The World Bank will provide $29 million to help Senegal as it negotiates oil and gas contracts with producers, it said on Wednesday. Oil firms including BP and Total are developing previously untapped oil and gas fields off Senegal's Atlantic coast that could bring billions of dollars of profits to the impoverished country in the next decade.

  • NEW DELHI, May 29- India's economy could achieve double-digit growth if New Delhi pushes reforms to increase women's participation in the country's workforce, a World Bank report said on Monday. Underscoring the gravity of the situation, the World Bank said nearly two-thirds of Indian women with college degrees are without jobs. The unemployment rate for...

  • NEW DELHI, May 29- India's economy could achieve double-digit growth if New Delhi pushes reforms to increase women's participation in the country's workforce, a World Bank report said on Monday. Underscoring the gravity of the situation, the World Bank said nearly two-thirds of Indian women with college degrees are without jobs. The unemployment rate for...

  • LIMA, May 27- The financial arm of the World Bank is considering issuing about $2 billion in bonds to finance environmentally friendly projects in Peru, the nation's economy minister said on Saturday. The International Finance Corporation, an arm of the World Bank, "is thinking of doing an emission of green bonds here, and that's going to give us $2 billion, more or...

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other national leaders pose for a photo after the Belt and Road Forum at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, China on May 14, 2017.

    Zeng Guangan, the chairman of construction machinery firm LiuGong, talked "One Belt, One Road" with CNBC.

  • China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (Sinopec) signage is displayed on one of the company's storage tanks in the Tsing Yi area of Hong Kong, China, on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013.

    Sinopec expects to boost foreign investment to more than $30 billion, Dai Liqi, director of the firm's foreign cooperation office, told CNBC.

  • President Xi Jinping of China speaks during the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation on May 14, 2017 in Beijing, China.

    "China will endeavor to build a win-win business partnership with other countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative," said President Xi.

  • Stanley Fischer, vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

    Fischer attributed much of the slowness both in the economy and the inflation rate to seasonal factors that will go away.

  • John Silvia of Wells Fargo Securities explains why he believes the annual meetings are key for global investors.

  • European markets edged higher on Thursday as investors continued to digest political uncertainties and reacted to corporate earnings.

  • Rajan: US economy is strong relative to potential

    At the IMF & World Bank Spring meetings, Former Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan speaks with CNBC's Sara Eisen about the state of the global economy.