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"No Money For War"--IMF to Ukraine

``The International Monetary Fund will assist Ukraine only after the situation inside the country is stabilized. The IMF Executive Director Christine Lagarde made this announcement in a Monday interview with Le Monde.''

Emerging markets could get hurt – IMF

The “normalisation” of US monetary policy, no matter how well implemented, could hurt emerging markets and undermine financial stability, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said. ||| THE “normalisation” of...Show More Summary

IMF's Lagarde Rules Out Special Treatment For Greece

PARIS (Reuters) - Greece must respect the euro zone's rules and cannot demand special treatment for its debt in the wake of the victory of anti-austerity party Syriza, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said in a newspaper interview on Monday. Show More Summary

Saturday P:S: The great unmentionable

IN one of her early appearances as managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde was asked if the euro had not proved to have been a flawed project. Maybe, she replied, but you had to remember that...

Likely victors in Greek election may pull nation out of eurozone

Syriza leaders insist they will ignore all austerity measures that the European Committee, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund imposed on Greece as the cost of a 240-billion-euro bailout.

Shared tax powers: a tricky balancing act

The arrival in Edinburgh of the men from the International Monetary Fund was one of the scary prospects offered up last year by critics of independence. The 'no' majority hasn't kept them at bay. I met one of them at Edinburgh University...Show More Summary

ETF Market Vital Signs, Jan. 20: Stocks Notch Back to Back Gains

More growth concerns, but U.S. stocks rose for the second day alongside Treasury bonds on Tuesday. Associated Press The International Monetary Fund lowered its forecast for global economic growth and China’s economic growth last year was the slowest in 24 years. Stocks in Europe continued to creep higher with many expecting the European Central Bank [...]

Market Wrap: Stocks End Little Changed on ECB Move Hopes

Andrew Burton/Getty Images By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks closed little changed Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund reduced its growth forecasts for 2015 and 2016, increasing speculation central banks would take...Show More Summary

Oil could hit $25 a barrel

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By Barani Krishnan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil fell as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund cut its 2015 global economic forecast on lower fuel demand and key producer Iran hinted prices could drop to $25 a barrel without supportive OPEC action. Show More Summary

IMF upgrades U.S. growth projections but downgrades global outlook

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday upgraded its economic growth forecast for the U.S. based on stronger demand fueled by lower oil prices, but the organization downgraded its global outlook because of continued fallout from the 2008 financial crisis.

What Everyone Is Missing About The IMF's Latest World Economic Outlook

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released its updated forecasts for the global economy and it makes for grim reading. Among the growth downgrades, however, is a point that most commentators are overlooking: The real dangersShow More Summary

Futures Up; Oil Falls On Lower IMF Forecasts

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rose modestly on Tuesday as lower growth forecasts from the International Monetary Fund spurred hopes that central banks would take more aggressive policy stances to accelerate economic improvement. Show More Summary

MoneyWatch: Tax season starts Tuesday; IMF cuts world economic forecasts

Americans can start filing their 2014 tax return on Tuesday. Also, the International Monetary Fund cut its global growth foreasts for 2015 and 2016. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.

IMF Cuts Global Growth Outlook, Calls For Accommodative Policy

BEIJING (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund lowered its forecast for global economic growth in 2015, and called on Tuesday for governments and central banks to pursue accommodative monetary policies and structural reforms to support growth. Show More Summary

International Monetary Fund Underscores the Importance of Jobs for Macroeconomic Stability

A new report by the IMF and Economist Intelligence Unit acknowledges the importance of quality jobs, calling the JustJobs Index a "valuable look at income and employment security and working conditions." This piece is co-authored byShow More Summary

Peru's Entire Economy Is Threatened By Anchovies

The commodity price slump and a shortage of anchovies are dragging down Peru's economy, formerly one of Latin America's star performers. The slowdown is surprising because the International Monetary Fund (IMF) had previously been extremely positive about Peru. Show More Summary

10 Takeaways From Lagarde’s Swipe at the Swiss National Bank

At least 10 lessons can be gleaned from International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde’s thinly veiled criticism of the Swiss National Bank's action Thursday.

Global Economic Outlook Still Glum Even With Cheaper Oil: IMF

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A sharp drop in oil prices and a stronger U.S. economy probably won't be enough to brighten the prospects for global economic growth this year, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. IMFShow More Summary

Inflation stays steady at 17%

GHANA’S annual inflation was unchanged at 17 percent last month, underlining the fiscal problems that have prompted the government to engage in talks with the International Monetary Fund on a financial assistance programme. ||| GHANA’S...Show More Summary

US pledges up to 2 billion to Ukraine

The United States will provide up to a 2-billion-dollar loan guarantee to Ukraine if it follows through with reforms agreed to with the International Monetary Fund. ||| Washington - The United States will provide up to a 2-billion-dollar...Show More Summary

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