• Sat, 09 Feb 2019 15:54
    IMF chief warns of high Arab public debt
    Public debt has rapidly increased in many Arab countries since the 2008 global financial crisis, due to persistently high budget deficits, the International Monetary Fund warned Saturday.
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 06:49
    IMF board approves new Ukraine loan package, releases $1.4 bn immediately
    The International Monetary Fund executive board on Tuesday gave final approval to a new loan package for Ukraine and released $1.4 billion for immediate use.
  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 07:25
    Top IMF economist predicts 'sharper' US slowdown in 2020
    Americans will begin feeling the effects next year of a marked slowing in world economic growth but should be spared a new recession, the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund said in remarks published Sunday.
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:00
    China endorses Pakistan’s aid request to IMF
    China on Monday endorsed Pakis­tan’s request to Interna­tional Monetary Fund (IMF) for financial assistance for addressing its economic challenges, but cautioned that the facility should not affect economic cooperation between Islamabad and Beijing.
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 16:08
    IMF members pledge to avoid competitive currency devaluations
    Economic chiefs from countries around the world - including China and the US, which have been warring over the falling yuan - pledged on Saturday (Oct 13) to refrain from competitive devaluations of their currencies.
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:33
    IMF chief 'horrified' by Khashoggi case, still plans Saudi trip
    IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Saturday she was "horrified" by reports about the fate of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi but still plans to attend an economic meeting in Riyadh this month.
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  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 14:54
    'Window of opportunity narrowing' on global growth: IMF
    The window of opportunity to keep global growth on track is "narrowing" amid trade disputes and emerging markets crises, the IMF said Saturday, and cautioned against currency wars as a US-China spat threatens to boil over.
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:16
    Who runs the (economic) world? It might soon be women
    Who runs the world? It might soon be women as a crop of female economists join IMF chief Christine Lagarde in top positions at major financial bodies.
  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 13:35
    Urgent : Three dead, IMF summit shaken as strong quake hits Indonesia Thursday
    Jakarta - An earthquake Thursday killed three people in Indonesia and rattled hotels where IMF delegates are attending a major summit, a fortnight after a quake-tsunami killed more than 2,000 elsewhere in the archipelago.
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  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 15:07
    US-China trade war sparks IMF global growth cut warning
    The US-China trade war will hobble global growth, the International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday, cutting its forecast for this year and next and predicting that "everyone is going to suffer" from a clash between the world's two biggest economies.
  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 10:46
    IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.7% for 2018, 2019 as risks rise
    An upswing in economic risks due to rising trade tensions and record debt levels has prompted the International Monetary Fund to cut its forecast for world growth for 2018 and 2019.
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  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 11:59
    Indonesia says 32,000 people to attend IMF-WB meetings
    Coordinating Maritime Affairs Minister Luhut Pandjaitan has said about 32,000 people have registered for the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings in Nusa Dua, Bali, to be held from Oct. 8 to 14.
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  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 07:56
    Argentina makes 'progress' in IMF talks to speed up crisis loan
    Argentina "made progress" on Tuesday in talks with the International Monetary Fund aimed at securing an accelerated disbursement of a $50 million loan it hopes will calm its debilitating economic crisis.
  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 07:28
    IMF approves $2 billion loan installment for Egypt
    The International Monetary Fund on Friday approved the fourth installment of a $12 billion, three-year loan for Egypt, bringing the total released to date to just over $8 billion.
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  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 06:46
    IMF greenlights three-year $50 bn Argentina aid program
    The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday formally approved a $50 billion aid package intended to help Argentina confront inflation, budget deficits and a weakening currency.
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