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India's Forex reserve down by USD 593 million, says RBI

India's Forex reserve down by USD 593 million, says RBI

The overall forex reserves declined to USD 412.23 billion from USD 412.82 billion reported for the week ended May 25, according to RBI.

Jun 08, 2018, 21:44 PM IST
India should address banking crisis to support investment, says IMF

India should address banking crisis to support investment, says IMF

These steps include the recognition of these non-performing assets, the resolution framework under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, IMF said

Jun 08, 2018, 09:31 AM IST
IMF urges countries to work constructively together to reduce trade barriers

IMF urges countries to work constructively together to reduce trade barriers

Describing the United States' decision to impose metal tariffs on the European Union, Canada and Mexico as unfortunate, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged countries to work constructively together to reduce barriers.

Jun 01, 2018, 08:37 AM IST
Military and debt servicing swallow more than half of Pakistan budget, only 15.2 percent for development

Military and debt servicing swallow more than half of Pakistan budget, only 15.2 percent for development

In 2018-19, Pakistan will borrow more than it will repay.

Apr 19, 2018, 00:21 AM IST
US-China trade war could harm global economy: IMF

US-China trade war could harm global economy: IMF

The report, presented ahead of the 2018 Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group, estimates a global economic growth of 3.9 percent for this year and for 2019.

Apr 18, 2018, 06:13 AM IST
Global growth expected be 3.9 percent in 2018 and 2019: IMF

Global growth expected be 3.9 percent in 2018 and 2019: IMF

The IMF on Tuesday projected a global growth of 3.9 percent in the next two years.

Apr 17, 2018, 20:02 PM IST
India will grow at 7.4 percent in 2018, China at 6.6 percent, projects IMF

India will grow at 7.4 percent in 2018, China at 6.6 percent, projects IMF

India has made progress on structural reforms in the recent past.

Apr 17, 2018, 19:28 PM IST
World Bank notes India has recovered from demonetisation and GST, predicts 7.3% growth

World Bank notes India has recovered from demonetisation and GST, predicts 7.3% growth

The World Bank report does refer to both demonetisation and GST as crisis but states the worst is over.

Apr 17, 2018, 08:48 AM IST
IMF head warns China on exporting debt through 'Silk Road'

IMF head warns China on exporting debt through 'Silk Road'

Lagarde made the comments at a Beijing forum on Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature Belt and Road initiative, a USD 1 trillion road, rail and construction project spanning dozens of countries -- from Asia to Africa and Europe.

Apr 12, 2018, 17:31 PM IST
Guard against trade protectionism: IMF chief Christine Lagarde to policymakers

Guard against trade protectionism: IMF chief Christine Lagarde to policymakers

IMF chief warning comes as finance ministers and central bank governors from the G20 prepare to meet in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Mar 16, 2018, 08:40 AM IST
Reform state-run banks, IMF tells India after PNB fraud

Reform state-run banks, IMF tells India after PNB fraud

IMF said that banking reforms like insolvency code and recapitalisation will be ineffective unless governance standards are improved.

Mar 12, 2018, 22:51 PM IST
IMF sounds alarm bells as Pakistan's economy slides to danger levels

IMF sounds alarm bells as Pakistan's economy slides to danger levels

IMF has stressed the need for Pakistan to bolster its revenue-earning policies to reduce possibly widening fiscal deficit.

Mar 08, 2018, 16:10 PM IST
Donald Trump trade tariffs: Europe threatens US bikes, bourbon, Levi's jeans

Donald Trump trade tariffs: Europe threatens US bikes, bourbon, Levi's jeans

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said that there would be consequences for the US if Trump's threat of 25% tariff on steel, 10% on aluminium imports takes effect.

Mar 03, 2018, 13:41 PM IST
IMF warns Trump tarrif will hurt US

IMF warns Trump tarrif will hurt US

It said others could follow Trump`s precedent by claiming tough trade restrictions were needed to defend national security.

Mar 03, 2018, 09:18 AM IST
IMF welcomes India's fiscal deficit target of 3.3%

IMF welcomes India's fiscal deficit target of 3.3%

Last month, the IMF in its World Economic Outlook update released in Davos, Switzerland, projected a 7.4 percent GDP growth for India in 2018 and 7.8 percent in 2019.

Feb 16, 2018, 11:20 AM IST
IMF chief urges Arab states to slash spending

IMF chief urges Arab states to slash spending

IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Saturday urged Arab countries to slash public wages and subsidies in order to rein in spending, achieve sustainable growth and create jobs.

Feb 10, 2018, 15:33 PM IST
Eurozone economy growth hits highest in decade

Eurozone economy growth hits highest in decade

Economic growth in the Eurozone hit 2.5%, far ahead of the 1.8% reached a year earlier.

Jan 30, 2018, 16:24 PM IST
At Davos summit, delegates talk down Donald Trump but bet big on US

At Davos summit, delegates talk down Donald Trump but bet big on US

Trump`s $1.5 trillion tax plan unveiled in December slashed the corporate rate from 35% to 21%.

Jan 25, 2018, 14:43 PM IST
Nifty closes above 11,000 mark, Sensex ends above 36,000 level

Nifty closes above 11,000 mark, Sensex ends above 36,000 level

However, the BSE market breadth was bearish as 1,545 stocks declined as against 1,380 advances.

Jan 23, 2018, 16:21 PM IST
Nifty crosses 11,000, Sensex breaches 36,000 on IMF cheer

Nifty crosses 11,000, Sensex breaches 36,000 on IMF cheer

Both indexes clocked record high levels 11 times this year.

Jan 23, 2018, 13:31 PM IST

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