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Zambia to get loans directly from China

INTERNATIONAL - Zambia will rearrange loans from Chinese companies and instead look to borrow directly from the Asian giant’s government in a bid to satisfy International Monetary Fund (IMF) conditions and unlock a potential $1.3billion...Show More Summary

Not Your Grandmother’s I.M.F.

Season 7, Episode 24 This week on Freakonomics Radio: The International Monetary Fund has long been the “lender of last resort” for economies in crisis. Christine Lagarde, who runs the institution, would like to prevent those crises from ever happening. Show More Summary

This startling IMF chart shows how poverty and lack of access to education are literally deadly

The International Monetary Fund's chart of the week shows in stark relief the life-and-death difference that access to education and healthcare can make around the world. Men with a lower level of education live shorter lives on average...Show More Summary

Mnangagwa attempts to woo ‘once-bitten’ lenders

JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe is committed to repaying arrears to external lenders so it can resume support programmes with institutions such as the International Monetary Fund and end years of isolation from global capital markets, said the...Show More Summary

IMF Credits U.S. Tax Cuts with Uptick in Global Growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) adjusted its forecast for world economic growth in both 2018 and 2019 up to 3.9 percent (an uptick of 0.2 percentage points from its last forecast), crediting the expected impact of the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Show More Summary

The IMF is watching a recession indicator Wall Street is obsessed with — and it could derail forecasts for a stronger global economy

The International Monetary Fund has revised up its forecasts for global economic growth. The Fund cited "increased global growth momentum and the expected impact of the recently approved US tax policy changes" for its fresh optimism. However,...Show More Summary

IMF Raises Global GDP Outlook To Highest In 7 Years Thanks To Trump Tax Cut

Global growth will accelerate to the fastest pace in seven years as U.S. tax cuts spur businesses to invest, the International Monetary Fund says in its latest quarterly update to its World Economic Outlook. The IMF raised its forecast for world expansion to 3.9% in 2018 and 2019, up 0.2% for both years from its projection in October. Show More Summary

IMF hikes outlook for global growth for 2017 to 3.7 percent

The International Monetary Fund is upgrading the outlook for the world economy, noting surprisingly strong growth in Europe and Asia and predicting that U.S. tax cuts will give the American … Click to Continue »

Make reforms while sun shines on world economy: Lagarde

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has urged France and other countries to push through reforms "while the sun is shining" on the global economy. In an interview with France's Le Journal du Dimanche published Sunday Lagarde said the strength of the global economic recovery had taken the IMF by surprise. Show More Summary

British hedge fund titan Crispin Odey's 2017 was even worse than we thought

Profits at Odey Asset Management drop by around 60% in the year to April 5. Bearish bets against bonds and assets inflated by recent loose monetary policy have so far failed to pay off. Crispin Odey was a prominent supporter of the campaign...Show More Summary

Positive IMF review paves way for $2B transfer to Egypt

The latest review by the International Monetary Fund has found that Egypt's economic reforms are on track, paving the way for the transfer of another $2 billion loan disbursement, part … Click to Continue »

GK Notes on International Monetary Fund for Banking & SSC Exams in PDF

2 months agoAcademics : Testbook Blog

Knowing the little details about the Indian Monetary Fund & other important Financial Institutions will help you prepare better for various Banking & SSC Exams. As Static GK is one of the major parts of the General Awareness section, continue with your preparations by reading these Notes on International Monetary Fund. Show More Summary

IMF: Brexit could fundamentally alter the shape of the British economy

International Monetary Fund says that Brexit has "the potential to reshape the structure" of the British economy. Fund says that financial services is likely to be hardest hit, although manufacturing may also face significant changes. Possible...Show More Summary

Contrary to What You Read in the NYT, China's Economy Is 20 Percent Larger than the U.S. Economy

An article in the NYT on China's plans to create a market for trading permits to emit greenhouse gases told readers that China has the world's second largest economy after the United States. According the International Monetary Fund's estimates, China's economy is currently more than 20 percent larger than the U.S. Show More Summary

A Look Ahead to 2018: All systems go, but tax reform impact unknown

In 2017, we saw an economy and a housing market gaining momentum, for one of the longest rebounds in modern history. For 2018, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is projecting global growth of 3.7 percent, for a slight improvement over 3.6 percent in 2017. Show More Summary

Not Your Grandmother’s I.M.F.

The International Monetary Fund has long been the “lender of last resort” for economies in crisis. Christine Lagarde, who runs the institution, would like to prevent those crises from ever happening. She tells us her plans. The post Not Your Grandmother’s I.M.F. appeared first on Freakonomics.

Sharing the wealth

Via the International Monetary Fund: Income inequality among people around the world has been declining in recent decades. But the news is not all good. Inequality within many countries has increased, particularly in advanced economies. Show More Summary

China's ballooning debt is a major threat to global financial stability, IMF warns

International Monetary Fund warns that China's ever-growing debt problem poses global financial stability challenges. "Credit growth has outpaced GDP growth, leading to a large credit overhang." Fund identifies three areas of "tensions"...Show More Summary

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