Authored by Carmen Reinhart, originally posted at Project Syndicate, As central bankers and finance ministers from around the globe gather for the International Monetary Fund’s annual meetings here in Peru, the emerging world is rife with symptoms of increasing economic vulnerability. Show More Summary
Over the weekend, thousands of the world’s finance ministers and central bankers from 188 countries of the world gathered in Lima, Peru, for the annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. The two United Nations groups focus on long-term economic development and macroeconomic issues, respectively. Show More Summary
The Chinese economy is in decline and the International Monetary Fund is in denial.
``The International Monetary Fund concluded its annual meeting in Lima with a warning to central bankers that the world economy risks another crash unless they continue to support growth with low interest rates. ''
Activists marched through the Peruvian capital Friday to protest what they called the anti-poor policies of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, which are holding their annual meetings here. Around 2,000 demonstrators joined the march, carrying signs with angry slogans and at one point...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission will return to Ukraine at the end of this month to conclude the review of the country's fiscal policies, IMF European Department Director Paul Thomsen told Sputnik on Friday.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has downgraded its global economic growth forecast for this year, downgrading July’s estimate of 3.3% to 3.1%. The forecast for 2016 has also been cut, from 3.8% to 3.6%. The IMF report cites ‘a further slowdown in emerging markets and a weaker recovery in advanced economies’ [...]
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Christine Lagarde says she’s prepared to serve a second term at the helm of the International Monetary Fund. ||| Lima, Peru - International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday she is open to serving a second term at the helm of the global lender. Show More Summary
Senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group officials will address the current challenges facing the world economy at an annual meeting in Lima, Peru on October 9-11.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said that the provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade deal have yet to be analyzed by the fund.
By Paul Carrel LIMA (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde urged global policymakers on Thursday to support economic growth while also tackling financial risks stemming from the provision of easy money amid a...Show More Summary
Recent market turmoil provides a glimpse of how the International Monetary Fund's downside scenario might play out.
Bloomberg: IMF Cuts Global Outlook as Commodity Slump Hits Emerging Markets. The global economy is having power problems. A slowdown in emerging markets driven by weak commodity prices forced the International Monetary Fund to cut its outlook for global growth this year to 3.1 percent from a July forecast of 3.3 percent. Show More Summary
International Monetary Fund estimates the US economy will pick up only modestly in 2016.
Former IMF head Rodrigo Rato has had his passport revoked, amid accusations of corruption, money laundering and fraud. ||| Madrid - A former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Rodrigo Rato, has had his passport revoked, a judge investigating charges of money laundering and fraud said Tuesday. Show More Summary
Agence France-Presse/Getty Images The International Monetary Fund has again cut its outlook for global economic growth. The IMF says in its most recent world economic outlook cited falling commodity prices, tumbling emerging-market currencies and financial market instability for trimming its global growth forecast to 3.1% for this year versus 3.3% in July. The move was […]
By David Chance LIMA (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts for a second time this year on Tuesday, citing weak commodity prices and a slowdown in China and warned that policies aimed at increasing demand were needed. Show More Summary
The global economy is slowing down. The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday lowered its forecast for worldwide growth as a deceleration in China and other emerging markets is offsetting modest gains in the United States and developed nations. The global economy will expand 3.1% this year, down...
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde tours Machu Picchu in Peru ahead of the IMF annual meetings. IMF Photo/Stephen Jaffe It’s happening again. The International Monetary Fund released its forecast of global growth on Tuesday, cutting its estimate for the third time this year to 3.1 percent for 2015. That’s down 0.2 percent from its […]