The British decision to leave the European Union appeared part of a wave of populist anger rejecting international cooperation in favor of nationalism, retired International Monetary Fund (IMF) economist Jon Shields told Sputnik.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) urges the government of the United Kingdom and the European Union representatives to make sure the transition to new economic relations in the region is smooth, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said in a statement on Friday.
The International Monetary Fund released a preliminary report on Wednesday that predicted the US economy will grow 2.2% this year, and 2.5% in 2017. But the report also warned of a dangerous “confluence of forces” in the US that could...Show More Summary
The International Monetary Fund warned the United States Wednesday over poverty and rising inequality in the country, saying both could hold back its economic potential. The IMF cut its outlook for US economic growth this year to 2.2 percent, compared to 2.4 percent forecast at the beginning of the...
The International Monetary Fund recommended Washington to ratify the TPP agreement and conclude a trade deal with the EU.
The International Monetary Fund downgraded the growth forecast for the US economy in 2016 to 2.2 percent from 2.4.
The International Monetary Fund downgraded its forecast for the U.S. economy this year and said America should raise the minimum wage to help the poor, offer paid maternity leave to encourage more women to work and overhaul the corporate tax system to boost productivity. In its annual checkup of...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that the U.S. economy was "overall in good shape", with growth set to accelerate from recent setbacks despite an overvalued dollar, but the Fund warned that too many Americans were living in poverty. Show More Summary
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Treasury’s economic forecasts that make a strong case against Brexit are based on flawed statistics, Peter Lilley, a Conservative member of parliament and former trade and industry secretary and social security secretary, told Sputnik.
The International Monetary Fund will increase loans to Malawi by $76.8 million. ||| Lilongwe - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will increase loans to Malawi by $76.8 million, the global lender said on Monday following an economic review of the drought-hit country. Show More Summary
LILONGWE (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will increase loans to Malawi by $76.8 million, the global lender said on Monday following an economic review of the drought-hit country.
By Andy Bruce LONDON (Reuters) - A vote to exit the European Union in next week's referendum could leave Britain's economy more than 5 percent smaller by 2019 than if it stays in the 28-nation club, the International Monetary Fund said. Show More Summary
“Which debt relief agreement are you talking about?” If anyone had any doubts that Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, doesn’t think much of the debt relief deal for Greece that was struck last...Show More Summary
David Lipton, recently reappointed first deputy managing director at the IMF (effectively number two to Christine Lagarde) was at the Peterson Institute recently to give some insights into being 'fireman in chief' for US international...Show More Summary
Venezuela is home to the largest oil reserves in the world. However, the vast amount of oil exports could not save Venezuela from the economic crisis it is now experiencing. The International Monetary Fund has predicted that the overall GDP for Venezuela will fall by 8 percent, and the inflation rate will rise by 720 percent in 2016. Show More Summary
The International Monetary Fund said that Canada's economy was wrestling with the shock caused by falling oil prices.
Here is what you need to know. The IMF warned China. The International Monetary Fund says China must do something about its mounting corporate debt load. Reuters reports, David Lipton, first deputy managing director of the IMF, told a group of economists in Shenzhen, China, " Company debt problems today can become systemic debt problems tomorrow. Show More Summary
AEI graphic: data from Bureau of Economic Analysis and International Monetary Fund This article first appeared on the American Enterprise Institute site. The map above was created (with assistance from AEI’s graphic design director Olivier Ballou) by matching the economic output (GDP) in each U.S. Show More Summary
The Chinese authorities should promptly address the issue of high corporate debt by carrying out serious reforms, International Monetary Fund First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton said at an economic forum in China.
I have been saving bits of misreported statistical string about Venezuela's inflation over the past couple of months, and it has become a giant ball. The bits all come from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) The IMF's World Economic Outlook (April 2016) forecasts inflation to rise to 720 percent by the end of 2016. Show More Summary