Ukrainian lawmakers bowed Wednesday to International Monetary Fund pressure and shelved a highly-controversial bill that critics feared would have defanged the former Soviet republic's vital fight against corruption. The decision toShow More Summary
To receive the Brussels Briefing in your inbox every morning, register for a free FT account here and then sign up here. Talks between Athens’ euro area creditors and the International Monetary Fund have seen officials grapple with economic forecasts stretching decades into the future. Read more
Authored by Craig Wilson via The Daily Reckoning blog, Less than a month ago a handful of the world’s policy makers gathered in Washington at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), no surprising headlines were run - but an obscure meeting...Show More Summary
Austerity policies imposed by the International Monetary Fund may harm parents' ability to care for their children's health, according to a study published Monday.
One poll puts Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, as the most popular option
A compromise is required to unblock a tranche of loans Greece needs for debt repayments of €7bn ($7.6bn) in July. Under pressure from its creditors -- the European Union, European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund -- the government agreed earlier this month to adopt another €3.6bn ($3.8bn) in cuts in 2019 and 2020. Show More Summary
The International Monetary Fund says oil exporting countries in the Middle East continue to have the world's largest energy subsidy bill and additional reforms are needed to curb expenditures. An … Click to Continue »
She was on panel — alongside Angela Merkel, Queen Màxima of the Netherlands, and International Monetary Fund director Christine Lagardeon — at the W-20 where the topic was women's empowerment and entrepreneurship at the W-20. Video at the link.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Ivanka Trump arrived for a G20 women's summit on Tuesday in Berlin, where she is due to discuss support for women entrepreneurs with the likes of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde.
Global finance leaders on Saturday dropped a sharp condemnation of trade protectionism and references to climate change from a closing statement that wrapped up the spring meetings of the 189-nation International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Continue reading ? The post Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
This year’s spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund are like one big therapy session for the global financial elites, and everyone is venting about the same issue: Donald Trump. After all the IMF is the ultimate "globalist" institution derided by Trump and his anti-foreign, trade-restricting supporters and advisers. Show More Summary
Davos – International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday she believes the IMF can work successfully with the Trump administration to improve the global trading system. However, open trade must be preserved. Show More Summary
BERLIN (Reuters) - Ivanka Trump will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde in Berlin next Tuesday at a summit of women from leading world economies, the organizers said.
The International Monetary Fund predicts that the world economy will grow 3.5 percent this year, up from 3.1 percent in 2016. (April 20)
Referring to the Trump administration’s inward-looking economic policies, Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, said Thursday the organization is “concerned” about trade and urged countries to refrain from adopting
A New York Times article on the newest growth forecasts from the International Monetary Fund (I.M.F.) described the I.M.F. as "the most ardent defender of traditional free-trade policies." This is not accurate. The I.M.F. has been fine with ever stronger and longer patent and copyright protections. Show More Summary
LONDON – The International Monetary Fund has raised its growth forecast for the United Kingdom for the first time since the Brexit vote. In its latest World Economic Outlook, the IMF upgraded its UK economic growth estimate for 2017Show More Summary
The IMF's chief to Ukraine told Kiev on Tuesday its pension system was unsustainable because it supported nearly a third of the population and must limit the number of retirees. The International Monetary Fund has long pressed Ukraine...Show More Summary
A prolonged period of low interest rates will tempt banks to take greater risks and sound the death knell for final salary pensions, the International Monetary Fund has warned. A new study from the IMF said a continuation of the cheap...Show More Summary
Michael Devereux & John Vella (Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation) present Destination-Based Cash Flow Taxation (with Alan Auerbach (UC-Berkeley) & Michael Keen (International Monetary Fund)) at Georgetown today as part of its Tax Law and Public Finance Workshop Series hosted by John Brooks and Itai Grinberg: This paper sets...