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World Bank sees sharp world growth slowdown, 'hard landing' risk for poorer nations
The World Bank on Tuesday cut its forecasts for economic growth in the United States, the Euro area and China and warned that high debt levels, rising income inequality and new coronavirus variants th ...
World Bank aims to replace cancelled 'Doing Business' report in two years
The World Bank plans to unveil in about two years a replacement for its flagship 'Doing Business' report on countries' business climate, that was cancelled after a data-rigging scandal, the bank's chi ...
World Bank denies IMF chief Georgieva's bid for meeting to defend herself
The World Bank's board has turned down a request by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva for a meeting to defend herself against claims that she pressured staff to alter data as the bank's CEO i ...
IMF’s executive board clears Kristalina Georgieva to remain managing director
The International Monetary Fund’s executive board on Monday expressed confidence in the leadership of Kristalina Georgieva, its managing director, following allegations that she had manipulated data t ...
IMF board decision hangs over Georgieva as IMF-World Bank annual meetings begin
Data-rigging allegations against International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva were set to loom over the opening of week-long IMF-World Bank annual meetings on Monday as the Fund' ...
IMF chief Georgieva's lawyer claims data probe violated World Bank staff rules
Lawyers who investigated World Bank data-rigging allegations against IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva violated World Bank staff rules by failing to notify her that she was a subject of the p ...
Economist magazine calls for Georgieva to quit IMF over World Bank data scandal
The Economist magazine on Thursday called for International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva to resign over her role in a China-related data-rigging scandal while at the World Bank ...
External review finds deeper rot in World Bank 'Doing Business' rankings
Weeks before the World Bank scrapped its flagship Doing Business rankings following a damning independent probe, a group of external advisers recommended an overhaul of the rankings to limit countries ...
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