IMF

Half the world’s countries ask for IMF bailout
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Half the world’s countries ask for IMF bailout

International Monetary Fund boss says she will use ‘full toolbox’ to deal with ‘emergency like no other’
17 Apr 2020
IMF: British economy ‘to grow faster than eurozone’
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IMF: British economy ‘to grow faster than eurozone’

Washington-based institution has revised its growth forecasts
21 Jan 2020
Nations ‘must unite now to counter global slowdown’
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva delivers her curtain raiser speech previewing the key issues to be addressed in the Annual Meetings in Washington, DC,
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Nations ‘must unite now to counter global slowdown’

New IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva delivers a sharp warning about protectionist trade practices
10 Oct 2019
Who will be the next head of the IMF?
Mark Carney, IMF, George Osborne
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Who will be the next head of the IMF?

George Osborne and Mark Carney are rivals for plum global job
4 Jul 2019
IMF projects 70% of world economy will slow this year
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IMF projects 70% of world economy will slow this year

Lender of last resort warns of stagnating manufacturing, slumping trade growth and political turmoil
10 Apr 2019
Can anything stop the next global recession?
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Can anything stop the next global recession?

IMF warns emergency tool kit that pulled global economy out of 2008 financial crisis might not work a second time
26 Mar 2019
Could Venezuela create a South American refugee crisis?
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Could Venezuela create a South American refugee crisis?

Thousands fleeing country as president promises ‘magic formula’ to get country back on track
21 Aug 2018

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Jordan protests: what are they about?
Protesters gathered outside the prime minister's office on Sunday to demand his resignation
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Jordan protests: what are they about?

King replaces prime minister in bid to diffuse anti-austerity demonstrations
5 Jun 2018
IMF cuts UK growth forecast citing Brexit concerns
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IMF cuts UK growth forecast citing Brexit concerns

Economy expected to grow by 1.7 per cent IMF says, 0.3 per cent less than its April forecast
24 Jul 2017
EU to force big firms to disclose tax details
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EU to force big firms to disclose tax details

But IMF chief Christine Lagarde pours cold water on hopes of a global tax authority
12 Apr 2016
How Greek papers want their readers to vote
Greek Newspapers
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How Greek papers want their readers to vote

Greece's notoriously partisan press is divided over whether Greeks should vote Yes or No in Sunday's referendum
2 Jul 2015
IMF growth upgrade: Tories' chance to taunt Ed Balls
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IMF growth upgrade: Tories' chance to taunt Ed Balls

Good economic news for George Osborne means whispering campaign against Balls will continue
21 Jan 2014
ECONOMY: New BoE chief says UK still in 'crisis'
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ECONOMY: New BoE chief says UK still in 'crisis'

Mark Carney says US is forging ahead of Britain, Japan and eurozone
19 Apr 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 17 Apr 2013
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 17 Apr 2013

17 Apr 2013
EHRMAN: new temptations to leave the euro
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EHRMAN: new temptations to leave the euro

With its treatment of Cyprus, the EU has unwittingly made the cost of leaving the euro much less daunting
15 Apr 2013
FRANCE: IMF's reputation takes another blow
Christine LaGarde
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FRANCE: IMF's reputation takes another blow

Christine Lagarde's appointment was meant to bring a fragrant new era post-DSK. What went wrong?
21 Mar 2013
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 9 Oct 2012

9 Oct 2012
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