Today we are fortunate to have a guest contribution written by Carolina Osorio Buitron, Esteban Vesperoni, and Prakash Loungani, from the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund. The views expressed in this blog are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF, its management, nor its Executive […]
by Joseph Joyce The Challenges of the Greek Crisis The Greek crisis has abated, but not ended. Representatives of the “troika” of the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund returned to Athens for talks with the Greek government about a new bailout. This pause allows an accounting of the many […]
ATHENS (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will take part in top-level talks on Greece's third multi-billion euro bailout program on Friday, a Greek Finance Ministry official said on Thursday. "The representatives of the four institutions will meet on Friday at 10 a.m. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund can participate in discussions over the latest financial rescue for Greece but cannot officially join the talks until after the fiscally beleaguered nation has agreed to comprehensive reforms, the Financial Times reported on Thursday. Show More Summary
The euro logo in front of the former headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany. (Alex Guibord / (CC BY-ND 2.0)) The international financial organization has warned of economic trouble ahead for the eurozone...Show More Summary
International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that euro currency zone will grow by an estimated 1.6 percent a year in the medium term.
Ukrainian Finance Minister said that Kiev is expecting the International Monetary Fund to make its decision to allot Kiev another loan tranche of $1.7 billion by the end of this week.
``Bailout negotiators from the European Commission, European Central Bank (ECB) and International Monetary Fund had been due to start arriving in Athens last Friday to start talks for the new rescue package worth an expected 85 billion euro (£60 billion). But late yesterday, an un-named government official said talks at a "technical level" were now set to start on Tuesday.''
International Monetary Fund (IMF) First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton said that there are more and more eminently qualified people from outside Europe and the United States suitable for the position of the IMF head.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) confirmed that it has received a new loan request from Greece, BBC reported.
ATHENS (Reuters) - The next managing director of the International Monetary Fund is likely to come from outside Europe when current leader Christine Lagarde eventually leaves, the deputy head of the Washington-based fund said in an interview broadcast on Saturday. Show More Summary
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece on Friday invited the International Monetary Fund to participate in its negotiations with European creditors over a vital third bailout — talks that are expected to start next week after a few days' delay and must conclude before Greece faces another big repayment Aug. Show More Summary
Ukraine has fulfilled all conditions necessary to receive another tranche of financial aid from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Ukrainian presidential administration said on Friday.
Today we are fortunate to present a guest contribution written by Ali Alichi, senior economist at the International Monetary Fund. The views expressed in this blog are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF, its management, nor its Executive Board. Models with deterministic trends, such as the […]
In recent months, China has stepped up a longstanding campaign for its currency (officially called the renminbi [RMB] but also referred to as the yuan), to be included as a part of the composition of the International Monetary Fund’s...Show More Summary
First the tech industry made your life easier with iPhones, tablets, and smart-everything. But is it also making it harder for you to get ahead? A recent study on global income inequality by the International Monetary Fund identifies technological change as a top factor driving the split between rich and poor worldwide. Show More Summary
By Daniel M. Knight, Durham University On June 26th the Greek government announced a snap referendum on a new Troika (European Commission, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund) austerity package, causing the European Central Bank to cap Emergency Liquidity Assistance. Show More Summary
Ukrainian authorities expect the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to decide in the near future on the new $1.7-billion tranche for Kiev, Ukraine’s deputy finance minister Artyom Shevalev said Wednesday.
The IMF has told China about its concern over investors' ability to enter or leave Chinese financial markets as they wish. ||| Beijing - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has told China about its concern over investors' ability to...Show More Summary
White House adviser Maurice Obstfeld will take over from Olivier Blanchard in September, says the IMF. ||| Washington - The International Monetary Fund on Monday named as its new chief economist Maurice Obstfeld, an academic and White House economic adviser known for his work on money flows and international finance. Show More Summary