World Bank approves $1 billion aid to India to fight Covid-19
This is the largest ever health sector support from the Bank to India.
After $1 billion health package, World Bank lines up more for India
Funds over $1 billion may be granted for social protection, economic reco...
World Bank warns China's growth could screech to a halt
The coronavirus pandemic's economic fallout could cause China's growth to come to a v...
Covid fight is a balancing act for world's economies: World Bank India Chief
Junaid Kamal Ahmad talked about how the coronavirus impact is different from the financial meltdown of '08, saying, "what is really different is the financial shock was an attack on the demand side of the economy. Here it is a supply shock. It is a health shock."
USD 1 billion aid is World Bank's partnership with India to support healthcare sector: Junaid Ahmed, WB India
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Covid-19 battle: World Bank offers $1bn for proposed India project
The idea of the project will be to respond and mitigate the Covid-19 threat and strengthen national systems for public health preparedness in India, as per the project document.
India lockdown day 07 wrap: What all happened
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Amitabh Kant-led empowered panel begins work on Covid response strategy
The panel will outline strategies to prevent Covid spread depending on how the situation emerges in coming days.
India's big bonanza is its investment in health, social protection and stabilising the economy: Junaid Kamal Ahmad
Covid crisis is a supply shock in the system through a health emergency, says World Bank’s India chief.
India should explore bilateral swap lines with Fed, World Bank, G7 : Taimur Baig
Collateral damage limitation should be the main strategy for companies, says chief economist at DBS Bank.
IMF, World Bank to hold April meetings in 'virtual format'
IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva and World Bank President David Malpass said in a joint statement that "given growing health concerns related to the virus," they will switch "to a virtual format" for the meetings set for April 16-18.
IMF, World Bank call for suspension of debt payments by poorest nations to battle Covid-19
The International Monetary Fund and World Bank on Wednesday called for governments to put a hold on debt payments from the world's poorest nations so they can battle the coronavirus pandemic.
G-20 agrees to prepare joint action plan to fight Covid and its impact
The G20 Finance Ministers and Governors discussed ways for stepping up coordinated efforts by bilateral and multilateral creditors to address the risks of debt vulnerabilities, especially in low-income countries, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. And, G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors also agreed to closely monitor the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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