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  • Worries over Trump's approach to trade, taxes, financial regulation and climate change clouded the start of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meetings, even amid improved optimism over global growth prospects. As the meetings got started, two blocks away at the White House, Trump signed a directive to study whether steel imports into the...

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- The Trump administration will unveil a tax reform plan very soon, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday. "It will be soon, very soon," Mnuchin said when asked for a timeline during a question and answer session on the sidelines of the IMF and World Bank spring meetings in Washington.

  • **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...

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday she believes the IMF can work with the Trump administration to improve the global trading system, but cautioned against jeopardizing open trade as a growth engine. Lagarde told a news conference at the opening of the IMF and World Bank spring meetings in...

  • 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.

  • Contractors work on the Hudson Yards Shed in New York.

    "The question is who is financing this trillion dollars in infrastructure," Alan Greenspan tells CNBC.

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday she believes the IMF can work successfully with the Trump administration to improve the global trading system, but added that open trade must be preserved as a growth engine. Lagarde told a news conference at the opening of the IMF and World Bank spring...

  • Lagarde: France leaving euro would cause major disorder

    At the IMF & World Bank Spring meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks with CNBC's Sara Eisen about the economic implications of the French election and the rise of populism.

  • Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), speaks during a news conference at the spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

    At the IMF & World Bank Spring meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks with CNBC's Sara Eisen about the rate outlook for the Federal Reserve and the issue of free trade.

  • ABUJA, April 20- Nigeria plans to get out of recession by boosting government revenues and cracking down on corruption, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun said on Thursday, and will also issue more international debt to pay for infrasturcture projects. World Bank chief economist for Africa, Albert Zeufack, on Wednesday said fiscal adjustments in Nigeria would be "...

  • Lagarde: US improvement helping drive global growth

    At the IMF & World Bank Spring meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks with CNBC's Sara Eisen about the state of the global economy and the IMF's outlook for U.S. economic policies.

  • Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman.

    "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...