World Bank turns down IMF boss’s appeal to defend herself: Report

The World Bank’s board has turned down a request by International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva for a meeting to defend herself against claims that she pressured staff … Read More

As Cuba turns web page on Castro period, financial reform positive aspects urgency

Investors, analysts and Cuban residents will all be watching this weekend’s congress carefully — and seeing what number of extra of the nation’s so-called ‘historic technology’ really depart, as Raul … Read More