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The New Zealand Herald
Former trade ministers form panel
An impressive line-up of six former trade ministers of the United States formed a panel yesterday at the US NZ Pacific Partnership Forum in Washington.
Mon May 20, 2013
Preserve the Index to Promote Global Private Enterprise | Commentary
The debate has been settled. The question is no longer whether private business can be mentioned in the same breath as global development.
Sun May 19, 2013
International Business Times
'Economic Prospects For The Long Run': Federal Reserve Chairman...
The S&P 500 has reached a record weekly closing high level each of the past three Fridays, as the U.S. large-capitalization equity index has risen from 1,614.42 on April 29 to 1,633.70 on May 6 to 1,667.47 on May 13.
Sat May 18, 2013
Top officials call to overhaul euro institutions
In this April 23, 2010 file picture German Deputy Finance Minister Joerg Asmussen, right, and Axel Weber, then governor of the central bank of Germany, the Deutsche Bundesbank, brief reporters on their work at at the IMF-World Bank meetings in Washington.
Developing world to dominate investment
Over the next decade and a half, a major global shift will result in the developing world controlling roughly half of the world's capital, up from less than a third today.
Fri May 17, 2013
Developing countries to get bigger share of investments-WB
The percentage of global investment that goes to developing countries should triple in the next two decades as emerging economies catch up to richer nations and become more integrated into financial markets, the World Bank predicted in a report on Thursday.
Sun May 12, 2013
Reactions trail World Bank's economic rating of Nigeria
Reactions has continued to trail the new economic rating of Nigeria by the World Bank, which moved the country from a low income nation to a medium income one.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Straits Times
Australia budget blues in land of mining boom
Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan, center, arrives for a G-20 dinner, during the Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund on Thursday, April 18, 2013, in Washington.
Russia's Population Isn't Shrinking
On Thursday I had a chance to go to the Eurasia Foundation's 20th anniversary gala where I listened to a few very interesting speeches on Russia and the greater Eurasia region.
Fri May 10, 2013
Too-Big-To-Fail Banks Have Raked In $102 Billion In Subsidies Since 2009: Report
A new study tries to estimate the subsidies enjoyed by too-big-to-fail banks. America's biggest banks want you to believe that they get no special advantage, no subsidies, from being too big to fail.
Fed's Bernanke warns shadow banking risks persist
U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gestures at the International Monetary and Financial Committee meeting during the Spring Meeting of the IMF and World Bank in Washington, April 20, 2013.
G7 to focus on banking reform and growth
Spurred by the recent crisis in Cyprus, some of the world's most important economic authorities will be discussing how to move faster on banking and financial reforms and examine measures to spur the recovery at the G7 meeting to be held on Friday and Saturday a few miles outside of London.
Thu May 09, 2013
WTO: Emerging markets get the nod
It did not happen when the top job opened up at the International Monetary Fund: Christine Lagarde of France won out over candidates such as Mexico's Central Bank Governor Agustin Carstens, who put up a good fight.
Wed May 08, 2013
Aadhaar To Help Eradicate Poverty, Says WB Chief
Washington: Describing Aadhaar card as one of the best example of integration of technology for social welfare use, the World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim, believes that this massive effort by the Indian Government would help in achieving his goal of poverty eradication by 2030.
DC attorney general testifies in IMF protests case
The District of Columbia attorney general traded barbs with a lawyer Wednesday as he testified in defense of his office's handling of a lawsuit arising from the mass arrests of anti-globalization demonstrators.
Albany Times Union
SKorean president to address Congress
South Korea President Park Geun-Hye arrives for a meeting with World Bank president World Bank President Jim Yong Kim at the Blair House on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, in Washington.
Tue May 07, 2013
Liberia: Amara Konneh Meets World Bank Officials
In a quiet waiting room, Liberia's Finance Minister Amara Konneh was ushered by World Bank staff and seated to await the arrival of senior World Bank officials, including President Jim Yong Kim of China, who invited the Liberian minister.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Battle to Lead the WTO
Americas" were heading for collapse, the Brazilian co-chair of the negotiations, Adhemar Bahadian, colorfully described the disillusionment that had set in.
Sun May 05, 2013
Don't be stupid when learning
The needs of the job market are constantly changing, as such you should seriously think about areas to train in and what linkages to form.
Sat May 04, 2013
Central Bank cheers for austerity - but splashes out on a 2.1m on foreign travel
The a 2.1m bill, which was about 10 per cent more than what the Central Bank spent on business travel in 2011, included a trip by the outgoing financial regulator, Matthew Elderfield, to sunny Bermuda last June.