Gold rose more than one percent to a near three-week high on Wednesday, bolstered by a weaker dollar.
World Bank Development Prospects Director Ayhan Kose weighs in on worrying global trends, commodity markets, outlook for developing economies and global risks.
The World Bank slashed its 2016 global growth forecast on Wednesday to 2.4 percent from the 2.9 percent estimated in January.
The growth outlook cuts are mostly for commodity-exporting EMs, but things could improve as commodity prices rebound, says TAC Economics' Thierry Apoteker.
Slave labor and trafficking is rampant in the fishing industry. Here's what can be done to stop it, say top WEF officials.
American officials urged citizens to come forward before they become incriminated by the Panama Papers, reports NBC News.
Negative interest rates risk hitting consumer spending and undermining economic growth, said BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, the Financial Times reports.
Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, talks about the importance of getting capital and finance into emerging and developing economies.
The IMF and World Bank are discussing possible financing aid for Azerbaijan to help it cope, the institutions said on Wednesday.
In its latest report, the bank has lowered its 2016 forecast for crude oil prices to $37 per barrel.
Is a banking crisis brewing in this Asian nation's giant economy? Moody's studied the problem to see how it could affect U.S. institutions.
A fund manager who called $30 oil a year ago has some more bold (mostly bad) news for investors.
Pandemics are a neglected risk to lives and economies that could costs trillions of dollars, says a new report.
Larry Hatheway, group chief economist at GAM, responds to warnings from the World Bank and discusses how falling oil prices will impact developing nations.
Weak growth among major emerging markets will weigh on growth in 2016, with advanced economies solely responsible for a modest expansion.
Many countries in East Asia risk losing as much as 15 percent of their workforce to aging population by 2040, according to the World Bank.
The World Bank suggests the number of the poorest people will rise if greenhouse gas emissions aren't curbed.
PM Narendra Modi is personally taking on India's notorious red tape to clear tens of billions of dollars worth of stalled public projects.
Banks in Myanmar bought hundreds of millions of dollars in the black market this year, banking sources said, raising concerns about regulation.
Global youth unemployment rates may be making a mild recovery but only a few young adults are looking forward to good career prospects, says ILO.