International Monetary Fund says China's slowdown is having broader effect on global economy.
When questions about the fate of the global economy arise, the International Monetary Fund often falls in one of two camps: Highlighting all the risks or trying to inject confidence into markets. IMF chief Christine Lagarde appears to be taking the latter approach to China.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Recent volatility in global financial markets shows how rapidly risks can spill over from one economy to the next, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in Jakarta on Wednesday. "What...Show More Summary
Today we are fortunate to present a guest contribution written by Marcos Chamon, Senior Economist in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund, and Márcio Garcia, Associate Professor of Economics at PUC-Rio. The views expressed in this blog are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF, […]
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Global economic growth is likely to be weaker than earlier expected, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, due to a slower recovery in advanced economies and a further slowdown in emerging nations. Show More Summary
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
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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
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
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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
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
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
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 latest bailout agreement between Greece and its European creditors will go forward without cash from one crucial lender: the International Monetary Fund.
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
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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.
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
The International Monetary Fund faces a big decision about whether to recognise the yuan as a reserve currency, despite China’s extensive capital controls.