News from Around the Web

Wall Street Journal, Apr 27 2018:

The World Bank has appointed Yale University’s Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, a leading academic who has probed how international trade can fuel inequality, as the bank’s new chief economist.

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New York Times, Apr 26 2018:

FRANKFURT — The eurozone economy has been a puzzle lately. Some indicators are pointing up, some down and some sideways. It’s hard to know whether growth is losing momentum or just pausing for...

Financial Times, Apr 25 2018:

Turkey’s central bank on Wednesday lifted one of its key interest rates as it looks to place downward pressure on price growth, shrugging off calls from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to keep...

Devex, Apr 24 2018:

WASHINGTON — The World Bank’s public procurement reforms have already helped countries including Kenya and Ghana save hundreds of millions of dollars a year, according to speakers at a panel event...

Devex, Apr 23 2018:

WASHINGTON — Just before 5 p.m. EST on Saturday, the World Bank issued a press release that President Jim Yong Kim has hoped to send for a long time.

Devex, Apr 20 2018:

WASHINGTON — A much-vaunted new financing facility to support women-owned businesses in the developing world announced the first round of funding on Thursday as gender experts came forward with...

American Banker, Apr 19 2018:

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve Board's chief regulator suggested he was open to companies receiving industrial loan company charters, a sign that the central bank's view on ILCs may be evolving...

Financial Times, Apr 18 2018:

The IMF on Wednesday sounded the alarm on excessive global borrowing, warning that with a total of $164tn owed, the world’s public and private sectors are deeper in debt than at the height of the...

Financial Times, Apr 13 2018:

The Trump administration is poised to back a $13bn capital increase for the World Bank in a package that would see significant lending reforms and an increase in China’s shareholding.

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