Following reforms to simplify business regulations, it now only takes 22 days to start a business in Indonesia, says the World Bank's Rita Ramalho.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen has no choice but to endure allegations of political bias, ex-central bank chief Alan Greenspan tells CNBC.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim tells CNBC the biggest concern for the world economic engine is the level of uncertainty.
CNBC's Sara Eisen speaks with Jim Young Kim, World Bank President, about political rhetoric surrounding trade and populism and their effects on both the domestic U.S. economy and those around the world.
The World Bank's Sudhir Shetty talks about the resilient growth East Asia Pacific is experiencing.
The fragile state of European banks will continue to weigh on market confident, experts say, even if Deutsche Bank manages to settle its DOJ case.
The European Commission’s ruling that Apple should pay Ireland billions of dollars in back taxes was neither punitive nor unfair, one of the world’s best-known economists told CNBC on Thursday.
Donald Trump would be a “nightmare” as U.S. president, making relations with other countries “extraordinarily difficult,” Joseph Stiglitz told CNBC.
Southeast Asia is bracing itself for its annual, uncomfortable tryst with haze from Indonesia.
For China Everbright International, one of the largest waste management companies in China, the country's trash problem has great market potential.
China and India, the two most populous countries in the world and Asia's economic giants, have had a chequered history.
The World Bank's Managing Director Sri Mulyani Indrawati has been appointed as the country's new finance minister, among a wider cabinet reshuffle.
Singapore's policymakers have long battled the country's low birth rate, but will little success so far.
The World Bank’s issued its latest set of forecasts for oil prices but interpreting the numbers may depend on your disposition.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim says it's crucial that global institutions highlight the importance of global integration and trade.
Escalating health care costs are set to place an unsustainable burden on citizens, underlining the need for drastic reforms, according to the World Bank.
Beijing will be aggressive over the issue in the short term, experts say, but does want to get along with its neighbors.
The fallout from this latest attack will deal a serious blow to the euro area's tourism sector and fragile economic recovery.
While many investors have shunned emerging markets over their volatility, the post-Brexit world has made them suddenly much more attractive.
Former World Bank economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski won 41,438 more votes than Keiko Fujimori in Peru's photo finish presidential election.