[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka will help the United States choose its candidate to lead the World Bank but she will not be the one, the White House said on...

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WITH the departure of Jim Yong Kim as World Bank president, the administration could promote its self-interest and enhance its global standing by ending the US hold over its leadership. At the same...

THE World Bank cut its forecast for the global economy as slowing growth in trade and investment and rising interest rates sapped momentum, especially in emerging markets.

[WASHINGTON] Rising trade tensions are the most high-profile risk to the global economy but the World Bank warned of other lurking dangers on Tuesday in its semi-annual Global Economic Prospects...

[WASHINGTON] Growth of the world economy is expected to slow as the US-China trade conflict takes its toll and undermines confidence, the World Bank said Tuesday in its semi-annual forecast.

THE World Bank's search for a new leader will be the latest test of US President Donald Trump's pledge to put "America First" in the nation's foreign policy. ...

[WASHINGTON] World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim unexpectedly resigned on Monday, more than three years before his term ends in 2022, amid differences with the Trump administration over climate...

[BRUSSELS] The rise of automation has so far had a negligible impact on jobs at a global scale, the World Bank chief economist said, despite common gloomy predictions that humans are set to be...

[MANILA] The World Bank said on Friday it slightly cut its gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast for the Philippines as persistently high inflation eats into consumer spending.

SINGAPORE has retained its No 2 spot on the latest World Bank rankings for ease of doing business, coming after New Zealand for the third straight year. ...