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Ebola’s “worst case” economic impact may total more than $40 billion – World Bank’s Evans

October 6, 2014

As world leaders gather this week for the annual International Monetary Fund and World Bank  autumn meetings, Ebola will be top on the list of priorities. Apart from the human toll, the economic impact will be felt for at least a couple of years, said David Evans, senior economist of the World Bank’s Africa Division.

from Breakingviews:

Ecuador economic ‘miracle’ meets maturity

September 11, 2014

By Rob Cox

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

Bland Lagarde will escape the Bretton Woods curse

August 28, 2014

By Christopher Swann

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

South Africa needs neighbors’ growth rates

May 2, 2014

By Martin Hutchinson
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

World Bank boss Kim tested by Honduran loan fracas

January 16, 2014

By Christopher Swann
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Newsmaker:

Send your questions for World Bank President Jim Yong Kim

By Reuters Staff
June 12, 2013

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will be at a Thomson Reuters Newsmaker event in London on June 19 discussing the threat to economic development posed by climate change, the business case for going green, global economic development, sustainable growth in the developing world and mobilising capital in international financial markets.

from Global Investing:

The Sub-Saharan frontier: future generations

June 3, 2013

As growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is set to post a steady 5-6 percent per annum to 2017 according to IMF estimates,  investors will be taking notes on the region's growth story not least with the financial sector.

from India Insight:

Thirty-three percent of world’s poorest live in India

April 18, 2013

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from Global Investing:

Twenty years of emerging bonds

February 25, 2013

Happy birthday EMBI! The index group, the main benchmark for emerging market bond investors, turns 20 this year.  When officially launched on Dec 31 1993, the world was a different place. The Mexican, Asian and Russian financial crises were still ahead, as was Argentina's $100 billion debt default. The euro zone didn't exist, let alone its debt crisis. Emerging debt was something only the most reckless investors dabbled in.

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Easy business trend in emerging Europe

By Reuters Staff
October 23, 2012

Polish central bank governor Marek Belka doesn't apportion a lot of importance to the fact that Poland can boast the second biggest improvement in the latest World Bank's ease of doing business index, after Kosovo.