The euro logo in front of the former headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany. (Alex Guibord / (CC BY-ND 2.0)) The international financial organization has warned of economic trouble ahead for the eurozone...Show More Summary
International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that euro currency zone will grow by an estimated 1.6 percent a year in the medium term.
Ukrainian Finance Minister said that Kiev is expecting the International Monetary Fund to make its decision to allot Kiev another loan tranche of $1.7 billion by the end of this week.
``Bailout negotiators from the European Commission, European Central Bank (ECB) and International Monetary Fund had been due to start arriving in Athens last Friday to start talks for the new rescue package worth an expected 85 billion euro (£60 billion). But late yesterday, an un-named government official said talks at a "technical level" were now set to start on Tuesday.''
International Monetary Fund (IMF) First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton said that there are more and more eminently qualified people from outside Europe and the United States suitable for the position of the IMF head.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) confirmed that it has received a new loan request from Greece, BBC reported.
ATHENS (Reuters) - The next managing director of the International Monetary Fund is likely to come from outside Europe when current leader Christine Lagarde eventually leaves, the deputy head of the Washington-based fund said in an interview broadcast on Saturday. Show More Summary
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece on Friday invited the International Monetary Fund to participate in its negotiations with European creditors over a vital third bailout — talks that are expected to start next week after a few days' delay and must conclude before Greece faces another big repayment Aug. Show More Summary
Ukraine has fulfilled all conditions necessary to receive another tranche of financial aid from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Ukrainian presidential administration said on Friday.
Today we are fortunate to present a guest contribution written by Ali Alichi, senior economist at the International Monetary Fund. The views expressed in this blog are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF, its management, nor its Executive Board. Models with deterministic trends, such as the […]
In recent months, China has stepped up a longstanding campaign for its currency (officially called the renminbi [RMB] but also referred to as the yuan), to be included as a part of the composition of the International Monetary Fund’s...Show More Summary
First the tech industry made your life easier with iPhones, tablets, and smart-everything. But is it also making it harder for you to get ahead? A recent study on global income inequality by the International Monetary Fund identifies technological change as a top factor driving the split between rich and poor worldwide. Show More Summary
By Daniel M. Knight, Durham University On June 26th the Greek government announced a snap referendum on a new Troika (European Commission, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund) austerity package, causing the European Central Bank to cap Emergency Liquidity Assistance. Show More Summary
Ukrainian authorities expect the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to decide in the near future on the new $1.7-billion tranche for Kiev, Ukraine’s deputy finance minister Artyom Shevalev said Wednesday.
The IMF has told China about its concern over investors' ability to enter or leave Chinese financial markets as they wish. ||| Beijing - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has told China about its concern over investors' ability to...Show More Summary
White House adviser Maurice Obstfeld will take over from Olivier Blanchard in September, says the IMF. ||| Washington - The International Monetary Fund on Monday named as its new chief economist Maurice Obstfeld, an academic and White House economic adviser known for his work on money flows and international finance. Show More Summary
That’s the topic of a conference hosted by the Swiss National Bank and co-sponsored with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the Dallas Fed, the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), and the Journal of International Money and Finance. Figure 2: Impulse response function for 25 bp reduction 5 year rate. From Rogers, Scotti and […]
In its policies toward Greece, the "Troika" -- a new shorthand for the combined will of the European Commission, European Central Bank, and International Monetary Fund -- has actively and enthusiastically embraced Maggie Thatcher's social...Show More Summary
The International Monetary Fund's new chief economist has been unveiled
The International Monetary Fund Monday named Maurice Obstfeld, a widely respected economist known for his work on how policies spill over into the global economy, as the emergency-lender’s next chief economist. Mr. Obstfeld, a University of California, Berkeley, professor and a member of the White House’s Council of Economic Advisoes, will replace Olivier Blanchard in September.