As labor unions have declined in most countries around the world, CEO paychecks have ballooned. And that's not just a coincidence, according to new research from the International Monetary Fund. In the latest issue of the IMF's Finance...Show More Summary
The International Monetary Fund’s resident representative for Vietnam, Sanjay Kalra, recently spoke to The Wall Street Journal about the economic situation in Vietnam and what needs to be done for the country to achieve sustainable growth in the years ahead.
``That backdrop has JPMorgan predicting the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in June for the first time since 2006 and, in doing so, end the international easing cycle. On the other hand, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley predict docile inflation will persuade the Fed to hold off.''
Research finds that strong, reliable anti-retaliation policies can encourage employees to notify internal authorities of possible wrongdoing, but that offering monetary incentives does not necessarily influence whistleblowing behavior – or at least not right away.
Ghana and the IMF reached agreement on a three-year funding deal they hope will restore fiscal stability to an economy hailed until recently as an African star. ||| Accra - Ghana and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reached agreement...Show More Summary
One of the biggest barriers both men and women face in their careers today is the internal struggle with past failures -- but even the most accomplished individuals experience low points from time to time. International Monetary Fund's...Show More Summary
Gold Holdings of Eurozone Rise to 10,792 Tonnes – ECB’s “Reserve of Safety” Accumulated The Eurozone raised its gold holdings by 7.437 tonnes to 10,791.885 tonnes in January, International Monetary Fund data released overnight showed. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need to know for Tuesday. 1. Greece reportedly submitted its list of economic reforms, required to a secure a four-month loan extension, to the International Monetary Fund and European institutions around midnight Tuesday. 2. Show More Summary
An “insidious conspiracy” of laws is keeping women out of the workforce around the world, costing the global economy badly needed growth, said Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is ready to provide a $1 billion (R11.6bn) loan to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) when it resumes lending after a two-year suspension as the country prepares for elections. ||| THE INTERNATIONAL...Show More Summary
Japan may need to consider further monetary easing if the public increasingly starts to believe that price rises will stall, a senior International Monetary Fund official said.
The prosecutor in the "aggravated pimping" case against former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn has asked the court to drop the charges against him, after five of the six plaintiffs in the case suddenly recanted their testimony. Read more...
A pimping case against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn nearly unraveled Monday, as five of six plaintiffs in a French prostitution trial dropped their accusations against him, saying there's no proof that he violated the law.
``The International Monetary Fund announced a new $17.5 billion lifeline for Ukraine, which would bring the total bailout package to $40 billion. The new sum would be a four-year program...In return Ukraine will have to present a "program of deep economic reforms," which includes the whole economy and a plan to transform Naftogaz, Ukraine's state oil and gas company. ''
Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. (Valsts Kanceleja (CC BY-SA 2.0)) The International Monetary Fund agreed Thursday to loan Ukraine $17.5 billion dollars to help prop up its deeply unstableShow More Summary
As the former finance minister of France and head of the International Monetary Fund stands in the dock
In the 1920s, Britain embarked on a determined drive to work off the debt accumulated during the First World War through a programm of severe austerity. As the International Monetary Fund pointed out in a 2012 report, Britain failed;...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need to know for Thursday. 1. The International Monetary Fund has agreed to a $40 billion (£26.2 billion) bailout for Ukraine's economy. 2. Greece rejected a deal over its debt crisis at an emergency meeting of Europe's finance ministers on Wednesday. 3. Show More Summary
Former International Monetary Fund boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn told a French court that he was unaware of the “prostitutional character” of women involved in orgies at luxury hotels in Paris and Washington D.C. were prostitutes. The much ridiculed defense is only the latest development in a bizarre criminal prosecution in France, where prostitution is legal but […]
Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK) - the old goat who was until recently head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington - was questioned yesterday by French police as a suspect in a prostitution ring inquiry. In a far cry from...Show More Summary