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IMF warns central banks could lose deflation fight

The International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday that central banks are struggling to beat back deflationary forces and that governments need to spend to help them succeed.

Years of war, refugee flight has wrecked Middle East economies: IMF report

Years of war, refugee flight has wrecked Middle East economies: IMF report

Middle East economies have plunged into decline in the years of war since the Arab Spring, creating daunting economic and development challenges, according to an IMF report released on Friday.

 

IMF approves $1 billion in Ukraine aid after long delay

IMF approves $1 billion in Ukraine aid after long delay

The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday resumed its bailout of war-torn Ukraine, approving disbursement of $1 billion from an aid package that had been held up in part on corruption concerns.

IMF boss Christine Lagarde to go on trial in France on December 12

IMF boss Christine Lagarde to go on trial in France on December 12

Lagarde, 60, will be tried for negligence by the Court of Justice of the Republic -- a tribunal that hears cases against ministers accused of wrongdoing in the discharge of their duties.

Indian foreign exchange reserves at $367 billion

Indian foreign exchange reserves at $367 billion

India`s foreign exchange reserves went up to $367.76 billion as on September 2, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced.

Patel's ''handover'' at RBI is low key, unlike other governors

Patel's ''handover'' at RBI is low key, unlike other governors

In keeping with the low-key style he is known for, Reserve Bank of India`s new Governor Urjit Patel began his first working day on Tuesday away from media spotlights, unlike the practice followed by RBI governors in the past. There were no milling photographers at the "handover".

IMF's Christine Lagarde warns G20 to avoid 'low-growth trap'

The head of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday called on global leaders to take "forceful" action to revive the world economy, sounding a stark warning ahead of this weekend`s G20 summit.

IMF views positive outlook for Chinese economy

China`s near-term growth outlook has improved due to recent policy support but the country needs to rein in fast credit growth to ensure economic transition on a sustainable footing, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said.

IMF delegation arrives in Egypt for bailout package talks

IMF delegation arrives in Egypt for bailout package talks

A delegation from the International Monetary Fund arrived in Egypt on Saturday, responding to a request for a multibillion dollar bailout for the country’s flagging economy.

IMF said Indian economy pace may slow down | News Live

IMF said Indian economy pace may slow down. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

IMF flags decelerating pace of reforms in India; lists six areas for further reforms

IMF flags decelerating pace of reforms in India; lists six areas for further reforms

Listing out as many as six core areas that need further reforms in India, IMF has warned that headwinds from weaknesses in the country's corporate and bank balance sheets, decelerating pace of reforms and sluggish exports may weigh on its economic growth.

IMF expresses confidence in Christine Lagarde as French court orders trial

IMF expresses confidence in Christine Lagarde as French court orders trial

The International Monetary Fund expressed firm backing for Managing Director Christine Lagarde Friday after a French court ordered her to stand trial over a state payout to a businessman in 2008.

Brexit to drag on global growth through 2017: IMF

Brexit to drag on global growth through 2017: IMF

The uncertainty created by Britain`s vote to leave the European Union will slow the global economy into next year, the International Monetary Fund predicted Tuesday.

IMF trims India's GDP forecast to 7.4% for FY 2016-17 on Brexit fears

IMF trims India's GDP forecast to 7.4% for FY 2016-17 on Brexit fears

The IMF on Tuesday slightly trimmed India's growth projections to 7.4 percent for 2016 and 2017, a drop of 0.1 percent from its previous forecast, attributing it to a more sluggish investment recovery while declaring Brexit as a "spanner" in the global economic recovery.

Loss of small-country bank access risks 'systemic' disruptions: IMF chief

Loss of small-country bank access risks 'systemic' disruptions: IMF chief

The loss of correspondent banking relationships in developing countries as major banks try to limit risk exposures could marginalise small economies and cause "systemic" disruptions to their financial systems, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Monday.

Global economy "grim" and G20 must step up to fix it: China

Global economy "grim" and G20 must step up to fix it: China

The global economic situation is grim and major economies must lead the way in tackling problems including sluggish growth and weak trade, China`s trade minister Gao Hucheng said on Saturday.

Wrong to say central banks always have a 'bazooka': Raghuram Rajan

Wrong to say central banks always have a 'bazooka': Raghuram Rajan

Cautioning against expecting too much from central banks, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said it is wrong on their part also to always claim a 'bazooka' left up their sleeves, even as he asserted that life is "very difficult" in emerging markets.

Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail project ‘useless’: Rakesh Mohan

Terming the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor as a “useless project” and “complete waste of money”, former RBI deputy governor Rakesh Mohan on Friday said India needs the right kind of investment in transport sector if it wants to grow at 7-9 percent.

Brexit: IMF warns of repercussions for global economy

Brexit: IMF warns of repercussions for global economy

Britain's decision to leave the European Union has created "significant uncertainty" that will have repercussions not only for the UK and Europe, but also for the global economy, the International Monetary Fund has warned.

IMF keeps watch on Brexit, stands ready to offer support

IMF keeps watch on Brexit, stands ready to offer support

The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, said on Friday that following the vote in favour of Britain`s exit, or "Brexit", from the European Union, her organisation will keep watch on the outcome and is "ready to support" member countries in any financial difficulties they might come up against.