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China cuts rates, reserve ratio to aid stumbling economy

The global sell-off has been driven by fears that China’s slowing growth means less business for everyone else. Indeed, the International Monetary Fund projects that China will generate around double what the US contributes to world output until the end of the decade. So we shouldn’t be shocked if China responds to the recent market

Electric vehicles: It's either rebates for buyers or taxes for all

To the editor: Let's keep in mind the reasons for incentivizing electric vehicles in the first place. The global external costs of oil are estimated by the International Monetary Fund to be about $5 trillion every year. These include health, environmental and military costs, among others. ("California...

Involve IMF in Greek bailout: Germany

Germany wants the International Monetary Fund involved in Greece's new bailout because of the economic rigour it brings more than for any financial help. ||| Berlin - Germany wants the International Monetary Fund involved in Greece's...Show More Summary

Germany wants IMF involved in Greek bailout for reform rigour: sources

By Paul Carrel BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany wants the International Monetary Fund involved in Greece's new bailout because of the economic rigour it brings more than for any financial help, government sources said on Thursday. In previous...Show More Summary

A.M. Funds Roundup: More EM Troubles; Pondering A Fed Rates Move

Links to the best reading in funds investing: China’s stock markets tumbled again; International Monetary Fund denies yuan special status for at least another year — Greg Robb, MarketWatch The currency war spread into Kazakhstan – Nariman Gizitdinov, Natasha Doff and Vladimir Kuznetsov, Bloomberg Deflation is everywhere and the Fed shouldn’t yet move to raise […]

IMF freezes benchmark currency basket, defers any yuan addition

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday it will freeze its benchmark currency basket until October 2016, giving markets more time to adjust to the possible addition of China's yuan as part of a review of global reserve currencies. Show More Summary

The IMF's Little Greek Secret

Landon Thomas, Jr. of The New York Times reports that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) might not pony up any cash for the third Greek bailout. To calculate the odds on whether the IMF will, or will not, contribute bailout funds requires knowledge of the IMF's little Greek secret. By late 2009, Greece was clearly in big trouble. Show More Summary

Merkel looks for support on Greek bailout

German Chancellor Angela Merkel insists the International Monetary Fund must participate in Greece's new bailout. ||| Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel insists the International Monetary Fund must participate in Greece's new bailout,...Show More Summary

A New “Comedic Dramatization” About Disgraced Ex-IMF Boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn Is in the Works

Warner Brothers will produce a film about controversial former International Monetary Fund managing director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, according to The Hollywood Reporter. …Read More

The Greek Debt Deal’s Missing Piece

The latest bailout agreement between Greece and its European creditors will go forward without cash from one crucial lender: the International Monetary Fund.

Merkel says she expects IMF to take part in Greek bailout

By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to reassure skeptical lawmakers on Sunday that the International Monetary Fund would take part in a new bailout for Greece, before a parliamentary vote in which many of her conservatives may break ranks and reject the rescue. Show More Summary

Greece Makes IMF Repayment Amid Talks With Creditors on Third Bailout

Greece has transferred a due payment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) amid ongoing negotiations on a third bailout package with its creditors, Bloomberg reports.

IMF Figures Show UK Government Still Subsidising Fossil Fuel, While Renewables Are Slashed

A new survey from the International Monetary Fund shows that the UK government is still providing billions of pounds in subsidies to fossil fuels, while on the other hand cutting support for renewables. Analysis of the report done by...Show More Summary

China knocks on the reserve-currency door

The International Monetary Fund faces a big decision about whether to recognise the yuan as a reserve currency, despite China’s extensive capital controls.

Chinese Stock Short Squeeze Stalls After IMF Delays Decision On Yuan SDR Inclusion

``The International Monetary Fund said the yuan trails its global counterparts in major benchmarks and that "significant work" in analyzing data is needed before deciding whether to grant the Chinese currency reserve status.''

Further conflict, debt dispute pose high risk to Ukraine recovery: IMF

KIEV(Reuters) - Further separatist conflict and the possibility of protracted debt restructuring talks still pose "exceptionally high" risks to Ukraine's efforts to restore its financial stability, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.

Western sanctions are hitting Russia harder than people realized

Sanctions linked to the Ukraine crisis could end up costing Russia 9% of its gross domestic product, the International Monetary Fund has said. Russia's economy is showing signs of stabilisation after slumping under pressure from Western financial sanctions and Russian counter-measures. Show More Summary

Anger in Athens as Troika Set to Demand More Austerity Measures

The Greek bailout talks are set to hit troubled waters yet again, as it emerged that its creditors - the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Eurozone members - are set to demand Athens passes even more austerity measures.

Russia Successful in Stabilizing Banking Sector – IMF

Russian economic authorities have stabilized the country’s banking sector, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a press release issued on Monday.

Guest Contribution: “Should Emerging Markets Fear A Fed Lift-Off?”

Today we are fortunate to have a guest contribution written by Carolina Osorio Buitron, Esteban Vesperoni, and Prakash Loungani, from the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund. The views expressed in this blog are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF, its management, nor its Executive […]

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