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Healthy recovery: Health care stocks lead market's rebound to record levels

...to 20 percent of its gross domestic product on health care, compared with 14 percent twenty years ago, according to World Bank figures.Within the sector, some big drug companies are attractive to investors because they pay a large dividend relative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-03/healthy-recovery-health-ca
Nurse who had Ebola being released from Emory hospital

...spreading faster than the response, killing nearly half of the more than 10,000 people it has infected in West Africa.World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said Tuesday that at least 5,000 more health workers are needed in Liberia, Sierra Leone and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-28/nurse-who-had-ebola-being-re
Top finance officials hope to boost growth

...the 188-nation International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.In a global forecast prepared for the meetings, the...finance ministers for money, hospital beds and doctors. World Bank President Jim Kim said the epidemic could have a catastrophic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/top-finance-officials-hope
Businesses press for policy changes to help climate

...businesses more efficiently, investing in renewable energy or pulling their investments from fossil fuel companies.The World Bank said Monday that 73 countries and more than 1,000 companies have expressed their support for a price on carbon emissions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-22/businesses-press-policy-ch
At US-Africa summit, Obama announces $33 billion in new commitments to Africa

...House also touted another $12 billion in new commitments for Obama's Power Africa initiative from the private sector, World Bank and the government of Sweden. Obama announced the Power Africa initiative last summer, setting a goal of expanding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-05/us-africa-summit-obama-ann
World faces retirement crisis in wake of Great Recession

...full benefits ? at 60 for men and 50 or 55 for women. Their pensions will prove to be a burden as China ages. The World Bank says the cost of those pensions could eventually reach twice the size of China's annual gross domestic product: more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2014-01-03/world-faces-
G-20 officials seek US action on budget stalemate

...advance of Saturday meetings of the 188-nation International Monetary Fund and its sister lending organization, the World Bank.The talks were something of a farewell for Bernanke, who was attending his last G-20 meeting, and a coming out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-11/g-20-officials-seek-us-act
Nations unprepared for rising number of elderly

...data on the extent and impact of global aging. The index compiles data from the U.N., World Health Organization, World Bank and other global agencies, and analyzes income, health, education, employment and age-friendly environment in each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-07/nations-unprepared-rising-number-el
IMF urges Fed, central banks to monitor stimulus

...signs of asset price bubbles yet.The global stability report was released in advance of spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Washington this week.The IMF's warning echoes recent debates among Federal Reserve policymakers, who have pursued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-04-17/imf-urges-fed-central-bank
Georgia makes agricultural agreement with West Africa's Gabon

...largely be in trade opportunities. Gabonese residents had the third-highest income in Africa last year, according to World Bank estimates, meaning they can afford foreign products.During a trip to Gabon, Black and leaders from Georgia's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-26/georgia-makes-agricultural-ag