Activists marched through the Peruvian capital Friday to protest what they called the anti-poor policies of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, which are holding their annual meetings here. Around 2,000 demonstrators joined the march, carrying signs with angry slogans and at one point...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission will return to Ukraine at the end of this month to conclude the review of the country's fiscal policies, IMF European Department Director Paul Thomsen told Sputnik on Friday.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has downgraded its global economic growth forecast for this year, downgrading July’s estimate of 3.3% to 3.1%. The forecast for 2016 has also been cut, from 3.8% to 3.6%. The IMF report cites ‘a further slowdown in emerging markets and a weaker recovery in advanced economies’ [...]
Christine Lagarde says she’s prepared to serve a second term at the helm of the International Monetary Fund. ||| Lima, Peru - International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday she is open to serving a second term at the helm of the global lender. Show More Summary
Senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group officials will address the current challenges facing the world economy at an annual meeting in Lima, Peru on October 9-11.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said that the provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade deal have yet to be analyzed by the fund.
By Paul Carrel LIMA (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde urged global policymakers on Thursday to support economic growth while also tackling financial risks stemming from the provision of easy money amid a...Show More Summary
Recent market turmoil provides a glimpse of how the International Monetary Fund's downside scenario might play out.
Bloomberg: IMF Cuts Global Outlook as Commodity Slump Hits Emerging Markets. The global economy is having power problems. A slowdown in emerging markets driven by weak commodity prices forced the International Monetary Fund to cut its outlook for global growth this year to 3.1 percent from a July forecast of 3.3 percent. Show More Summary
International Monetary Fund estimates the US economy will pick up only modestly in 2016.
Former IMF head Rodrigo Rato has had his passport revoked, amid accusations of corruption, money laundering and fraud. ||| Madrid - A former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Rodrigo Rato, has had his passport revoked, a judge investigating charges of money laundering and fraud said Tuesday. Show More Summary
Agence France-Presse/Getty Images The International Monetary Fund has again cut its outlook for global economic growth. The IMF says in its most recent world economic outlook cited falling commodity prices, tumbling emerging-market currencies and financial market instability for trimming its global growth forecast to 3.1% for this year versus 3.3% in July. The move was […]
By David Chance LIMA (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts for a second time this year on Tuesday, citing weak commodity prices and a slowdown in China and warned that policies aimed at increasing demand were needed. Show More Summary
The global economy is slowing down. The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday lowered its forecast for worldwide growth as a deceleration in China and other emerging markets is offsetting modest gains in the United States and developed nations. The global economy will expand 3.1% this year, down...
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde tours Machu Picchu in Peru ahead of the IMF annual meetings. IMF Photo/Stephen Jaffe It’s happening again. The International Monetary Fund released its forecast of global growth on Tuesday, cutting its estimate for the third time this year to 3.1 percent for 2015. That’s down 0.2 percent from its […]
Moldovan Prime Minister Valery Strelets said that in order for the memorandum on cooperation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to be signed, Chisinau must appoint a new head for Moldova’s National Bank.
The refugee crisis in Europe might end up being a positive force for the largely stagnant European economy. In The Huffington Post's Highline interview with International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde, she is fairly optimistic...Show More Summary
Using data from the International Monetary Fund, the folks at the cost information website Howmuch.net created an evolving Voronoi diagram that shows how the gross domestic product (GDP) of the world's largest countries have changedShow More Summary
``The International Monetary Fund is still poised to pull out of Greece's third international rescue in five years over the sensitive issue of debt relief. The fund is pushing for a restructuring of at least €100bn of Greece's €320bn debt pile, according to a report in Germany's Rheinische Post.''
This really misses the point: It’s time for central bankers to ask for help. As the International Monetary Fund prepares to downgrade its outlook for the world economy again, monetary policy makers are running low of ammunition to fight a fresh downturn. Bank of America Merrill Lynch calculates they have reduced interest rates more than 600 […]