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Oct 02, 2014

Fin24.com | Big bonus for World Bank chief sparks protest

A $94 000 bonus for the World Bank's finance chief, disclosed in an internal blog, is drawing criticism from staff who are questioning it, amid budget cuts...

Oct 01, 2014

Ebola Outbreak Shows Deadly Costs Of Inequality: World Bank

WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Fighting the Ebola epidemic means confronting the issue of inequality, as people in poor countries have less access to knowledge and infrastructure for treating the sick and containing the deadly virus, the head of the W... #Washington, D.C. #Cuba #West Africa #China #World Bank #United Kingdom #Sierra Leone #Liberia #International Monetary Fund #Centers for Disease Control and Prevention #Republic of Guinea

Oct 01, 2014

Bulgarian Nationalist Party Ataka Demands Severing Dependence on IMF, World Bank

Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka (Attack), led by Volen Siderov, has published an election program consisting of a 20-point list of priorities. Ataka insists that Bulgaria is a one-nation monolithic state which must not be subject to principles of d... #European Union #Iraq #NATO #World Bank #Bulgaria #International Monetary Fund #Volen Siderov

Oct 01, 2014

Shadow banking system a growing risk to financial stability IMF

Fund report says tightening of bank regulations may be driving shift to lending by hedge funds and private equity Growth in the worlds $70tn (£43tn) shadow banking system is a risk to financial stability and monitoring of the sector is inadequate, th... #European Union #Iraq #NATO #World Bank #Bulgaria #International Monetary Fund #Volen Siderov

Sep 30, 2014

World Bank lends Albania $150 million to overhaul ailing state-run power sector

The World Bank is lending Albania $150 million (€118 million) to help overhaul its dysfunctional state-run power sector and pay for electricity imports from other Balkan states... #World Bank #Albania

Sep 30, 2014

How This Group Of Women Entrepreneurs Increased Their Revenue By 480 Percent

The odds were stacked against Gircilene Gilca de Castro when she set out to launch her catering company several years ago. Gilca de Castro, 44, comes from a self-described “very humble” background. Many women in her community in Belo Horizonte, Brazi... #Goldman Sachs #Babson College #Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Sep 30, 2014

The Man to Change How Wall Street Chats?

David Gurle, who is on the cusp of a deal to sell his two-year-old instant-messaging company, Perzo Inc., to 15 of the world's largest banks and money managers, is no stranger on Wall Street... #Goldman Sachs #Babson College #Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Oct 01, 2014

Travellers banks on ‘last mover’ strategy to attract players

Travellers International Hotel Group Inc. is banking on its strategy as the "last mover" in the Entertainment City as it starts the construction of the $1.1-billion Bayshore City Resorts World, a ranking company official said Wednesday... #Goldman Sachs #Babson College #Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Sep 30, 2014

Microsoft will offer locally hosted cloud services in India

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wooed India’s government and banks on Tuesday with an offer to host cloud services including Azure and Office 365 in the country. The Indian government has been pushing organizations to hold data locally, and Nadella’s mov... #India #Hyderabad #Microsoft Corporation

Oct 01, 2014

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street decline

(AP) -- Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street slid and and Hong Kong braced for bigger pro-democracy protests. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's Dax index was off 0.1 percent at 9,485.74 points while the CAC-40 in Paris shed 0.1 percent to 4,410... #China #Beijing #Hong Kong #Tokyo #Shanghai #India #Paris #Ford Motor Company #Manila #Sydney #Singapore #Seoul #Taipei #Wall Street #Dow Jones #Nikkei 225