Less than a week after British voters decided to leave the European Union, the International Monetary Fund issued a report Wednesday stating that Germany’s largest bank may also be the largest contributor to systemic risks among the largest lenders globally. “Deutsche Bank appears to be the most important net contributor to [...]
Syria will require some $200 billion just for the purpose of restoring the infrastructure ruined during the five years of military conflict, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a report.
The central banks around the world have done a good job regarding the United Kingdom (UK) referendum vote on the exit from the European Union (EU) and have been prepared for such a scenario, head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde said Sunday.
The International Monetary Fund’s Christine Lagarde asks leaders to proceed in “the most efficient, predictable way.”
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Financial markets "vastly underestimated" the outcome of Britain's vote to leave the European Union but did not panic on Friday, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Sunday. "There...Show More Summary
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...
Today we are pleased to present a guest contribution by Yi Zhang, Ph.D. candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This post draws upon this paper. Since 1982, the Fed has targeted the federal funds rate as the primary instrument of monetary policy. But from late 2008 onward, the federal funds rate has been effectively bound […]
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