An International Monetary Fund mission in Ukraine is “progressing well”, the director of the IMF's European Department, said. ||| Kiev - An International Monetary Fund mission in Ukraine is “progressing well”, Reza Moghadam, the director of the IMF's European Department, said on Friday. Show More Summary
Economic growth in Nigeria will accelerate this year, driven by sectors outside its dominant energy industry, the International Monetary Fund said. ||| Abuja - Economic growth in Nigeria will accelerate this year, driven by sectors outside...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian officials are pushing for the International Monetary Fund to move ahead with planned reforms without the United States, which could mean the loss of the U.S. veto over major decisions at the global lender, sources...
A senior Bank of England official on Wednesday appealed for the International Monetary Fund to be given a greater role in safeguarding the global economy and a bigger war chest to help countries in need.
John Cassidy highlights a study challenging the notion that addressing inequality slows growth: [T]hanks to three researchers at the International Monetary Fund, we’ve got some striking new findings that answer the second question, whether tackling inequality reduces growth, with a firm no. Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia intends to work with Western states using the International Monetary Fund as a potential source of economic aid to Ukraine. ||| Novo-Ogaryovo, Russia - Russian President Vladimir Putin said...Show More Summary
Ukraine hopes to receive international financial aid soon and is determined to fulfil all the conditions needed to secure support from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said. ||| Kiev - Ukraine hopes...Show More Summary
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde urged calm over Ukraine's economic situation as the country was seeking billions of dollars in financial aid. ||| Washington - International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde urged calm over Ukraine's economic situation Friday as the country was seeking billions of dollars in financial aid. Show More Summary
New research from the International Monetary Fund undermines the biggest arguments against fighting inequality through public policy. The post Income Inequality Hurts Economic Growth, But Fixing It Doesn’t appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Currency traders are rejecting warnings from International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde that volatility will increase as the Federal Reserve pares its unprecedented stimulus programme. ||| Kevin Buckland and Masaki...Show More Summary
The International Monetary Fund came out Wednesday in support of the fight against income inequality, with Fund economists saying income redistribution efforts can strengthen economic growth. Plunging into a debate over the gap between...Show More Summary
Mitt Romney, take out your wallet. After decades of serving as the hard hand of global capitalism the International Monetary Fund has taken another step in a tone-softening campaign that has already seen it shift gears in favor of letting developing countries control flows of private capital (once an ideological no-no) and acknowledging that it has been too […]
``Given the International Monetary Fund's record as the West's official loan shark, would a Ukraine government be wise to turn there for a handout? Meanwhile, is everybody pretending that the Ukraine is not crisscrossed by a great web of natural gas pipelines? And is it not obvious that the gas flows in one direction: from Russia to Europe. Show More Summary
By iMFdirect: By Subir Lall, Assistant Director in the European Department of the International Monetary Fund, and the mission chief for Portugal (Version in Português) Today the IMF released a report on Portugal's progress under the country's Economic Adjustment Program. Show More Summary
Abeng News Magazine's Mark Lee says that the latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) Country Report “reads like a good cop bad cop interrogation of the Barbados economy”. Read the details, here. Written by Janine Mendes-Franco · comments (0) Donate · Share: facebook · twitter · googleplus · reddit · StumbleUpon...
The International Monetary Fund approved the disbursement of a fresh 910 million euros ($1.24 billion) to Portugal. ||| Washington - The International Monetary Fund approved Wednesday the disbursement of a fresh 910 million euros ($1.24 billion) to Portugal after the country passed the 10th review of its bailout program. Show More Summary
Sometimes it’s best not to listen to the International Monetary Fund. At least that’s what the governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka says. While many emerging markets are reeling from the mass exodus of foreign capital out of their economies, Ajith Nivard Cabraal says his economy is insulated from the turmoil in part because he didn’t follow IMF advice.
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan does not need to ease monetary policy further now with inflation heading toward the bank's 2 percent price target, a senior International Monetary Fund official said.
The head of the International Monetary Fund has warned that our planet is "perilously close" to a dangerous tipping point which will usher in "merciless" climate change. Speaking in London last week week, Christine Lagarde called for a carbon tax, and cut in fossil fuel subsides: "We are subsidizing the very behaviour that is destroying our planet. Show More Summary
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The International Monetary Fund said Sunday that Pakistan has met IMF: Pakistan Economy Improving, Reform On Track - -