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  • **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 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member...

  • **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 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board...

  • **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 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member...

  • World Banks warns of 'policy uncertainty'

    Sudhir Shetty, World Bank, says things are looking up for the global economy but uncertainties around geopolitics and trade lie ahead.

  • WORLD BANK KEEPS 2017 AND 2018 CHINA GROWTH FORECASTS UNCHANGED AT 6.5 PCT AND 6.3 PCT.

  • SINGAPORE, April 13- The World Bank kept its 2017 economic growth forecast for developing East Asia and the Pacific unchanged, but added the region is vulnerable to any sharp slowdown in global trade or tightening in financial conditions. Latest GDP growth projections, percent:. China 6.7 6.5 6.3 Indonesia 5.0 5.2 5.3 Malaysia 4.2 4.3 4.5 Philippines 6.8 6.9 6.9...

  • SINGAPORE, April 13- The World Bank kept its 2017 economic growth forecast for developing East Asia and the Pacific unchanged, but added the region is vulnerable to any sharp slowdown in global trade or tightening in financial conditions. The Washington- based lender expects the developing East Asia and Pacific region, which includes China, to grow 6.2 percent...

  • WORLD BANK KEEPS 2017 GROWTH FORECAST FOR DEVELOPING EAST ASIA PACIFIC UNCHANGED AT 6.2 PCT.

  • WORLD BANK SEES 2018 GROWTH FOR DEVELOPING EAST ASIA PACIFIC AT 6.1 PCT VS 6.0 PCT PREVIOUSLY.

  • NAIROBI, April 12- The World Bank cut Kenya's economic growth forecast for this year by half a percentage point on Wednesday to 5.5 percent, citing drought, sluggish private sector credit growth and rising prices of oil. In its latest report on the Kenyan economy, the World Bank said growth would pick up after this year, driven by the expected normalisation of...

  • NAIROBI, April 12- The World Bank cut Kenya's economic growth forecast for this year by half a percentage point on Wednesday to 5.5 percent, citing drought, sluggish private sector credit growth and rising prices of oil. In its latest report on the Kenyan economy, the World Bank said growth would pick up after this year, driven by the expected normalisation of...

  • DAR ES SALAAM, April 11- Uncertainty over government policies and a slowdown in the private sector cut Tanzania's gross domestic product growth to an estimated 6.9 percent in 2016 from 7.2 percent the previous year, the World Bank said on Tuesday. "Policy adjustments, if they occur frequently, could cause uncertainty for the private sector, and this uncertainty...

  • As well as meeting President Donald Trump, Sisi will see the top officials at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, where he will pitch for help with his countrys' ailing ecoomy. Egypt has long been one of Washington's closest allies in the Middle East, receiving $1.3 billion in U.S. military aid annually. During his visit, Sisi is will also be meeting with...

  • ABUJA, March 29- Nigeria's central bank has approved a licence for the Development Bank of Nigeria, the finance ministry said on Wednesday. The development bank has $1.3 billion in seed money provided by the World Bank, African Development Bank and German state bank Kfw, the finance ministry said on its Twitter feed. The ministry has previously said that 50...

  • ABUJA, March 29- Nigeria's central bank has approved a license for the Development Bank of Nigeria, the finance ministry said on Wednesday. The development bank has $1.3 billion in seed money provided by the World Bank, African Development Bank and German state bank Kfw, the finance ministry said on its Twitter feed. The ministry has previously said that 50...

  • ABUJA, March 29- Nigeria's central bank has approved a licence for the Development Bank of Nigeria, the finance ministry said on Wednesday. The bank aims to support small-scale businesses as the country contends with its first recession in 25 years. It has a commitment from the World Bank for $1.3 billion in seed money.