Low-income countries in debt stranglehold, says report

Low-income countries in debt stranglehold, says report

By Christy Gren - Oct 16, 2020

Multi-trillion dollar asset manager BlackRock alone holds close to US$1 billion of ‘Eurobonds’ in Ghana, Kenya, Nige...

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World Bank Pandemic Bonds face losses following Coronavirus spread

World Bank Pandemic Bonds face losses following Coronavirus spread

By Anna Domanska - Feb 26, 2020

Investors holding the World Bank’s Pandemic bonds may be facing losses as the coronavirus outbreak spreads to more cou...

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Its lights out for Oil and Gas Exploration, says World Bank

Its lights out for Oil and Gas Exploration, says World Bank

By Anna Domanska - Dec 13, 2017

The World Bank will end its financial support for oil and gas exploration within the next two years in response to the g...

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The World Bank anticipates awaited Global Growth

The World Bank anticipates awaited Global Growth

By Carrie Ann - Jun 11, 2015

The World Bank declined its outlook for global economy growth this year in the middle of a broad-based downturn in evolv...

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World Bank: ‘CO2 Market Hurt by Australia, Russia and Japan’

World Bank: ‘CO2 Market Hurt by Australia, Russia and Japan’

By Christy Gren - Jun 02, 2014

According to the World Bank, initiatives towards greenhouse-gas emissions pricing, to restrain global warming are being ...

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World Bank's Thirsty Energy Initiative Signifies Growing Importance of Energy-Water Nexus

World Bank's Thirsty Energy Initiative Signifies Growing Importance of Energy-Water Nexus

By Richard Meryn - Feb 12, 2014

Two of our highly important global resources, Energy and water are intricately linked. However, when it comes to organis...

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World Bank Cuts East Asia-Pacific Growth Forecast amid China’s Slowdown

World Bank Cuts East Asia-Pacific Growth Forecast amid China’s Slowdown

By Richard Meryn - Oct 08, 2012

The World Bank cut its economic growth forecast for the East Asia and Pacific region, saying there was a greater risk of...

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China Needs a New Economic Strategy to Overcome Crisis

China Needs a New Economic Strategy to Overcome Crisis

By Dhwani Shah - Feb 28, 2012

The World Bank President Robert Zoellick said, “It is likely that China would see little slowdown in its economic grow...

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