Stories tagged: International Monetary Fund
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Improving world economy still needs help from low rates
Global finance leaders on Saturday appealed to central bankers to stick as long as possible with low-interest rate policies that have made borrowing attractive and helped safeguard an improving but …
Thu., March 16, 2017, 9:34 a.m.
Letter bomb explodes at France office of IMF, injuring 1
A letter exploded Thursday at the French office of the International Monetary Fund, lightly injuring one person, amid heightened security around Europe after a string of deadly attacks.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 11:45 a.m.
Indonesia to host IMF-World Bank annual meeting in 2018
Indonesia has been selected to host the 2018 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank on the resort island of Bali, during which central bankers and …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
IMF approves $12 billion loan to salvage Egypt’s economy
The International Monetary Fund said on Friday that its executive board has approved a three-year bailout totaling $12 billion to Egypt, to support the country’s ailing economy – a move …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
IMF lowers U.S. economic forecast, warns of risks of anti-trade policies
The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday downgraded its forecast for the U.S. economy and warned that “persistent stagnation” here and abroad could add more fuel to a populist backlash against …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 3:18 p.m.
IMF, Egypt agree on $12B loan to fix ailing economy
The International Monetary Fund said Thursday it will grant Egypt a $12 billion loan over three years to help the Arab world’s most populous country mend its ailing economy following …
Wed., June 22, 2016, 8:28 p.m.
IMF downgrades outlook for U.S. economy
The International Monetary Fund downgraded its forecast for the U.S. economy this year and said America should raise the minimum wage to help the poor, offer paid maternity leave to …
Tue., June 7, 2016, 3:54 p.m.
World Bank downgrades its forecast for 2016 global economy
The World Bank is reducing its forecast for the global economy this year – again. The aid agency predicted Tuesday that the world economy will expand 2.4 percent this year, …
Mon., May 9, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Euro countries hold first talks on Greek debt measures
European finance ministers on Monday debated for the first time measures to ease Greece’s massive debt burden amid concern the International Monetary Fund might withdraw from the bailout talks.
Tue., April 12, 2016, 8:56 a.m.
Finance officials facing a chronically weak global economy
World finance officials who meet in Washington this week confront a bleak picture: Eight years after the financial crisis erupted, the global economy remains fragile and at risk of another …
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
IMF gives Christine Lagarde second term as managing director
The International Monetary Fund said Friday it is giving managing director Christine Lagarde a second five-year term.
Tue., May 1, 2012, 7:25 a.m.
Lawsuit against Strauss-Kahn can proceed
NEW YORK — A hotel maid’s sexual assault lawsuit against Dominique Strauss-Kahn can go forward to trial, a judge ruled today, rebuffing the former International Monetary Fund leader’s diplomatic-immunity claim.
Thu., April 23, 2009
IMF issues grim forecast
WASHINGTON – The global economy is expected to lurch into reverse this year for the first time since World War II with appalling consequences for nations large and small – …
Thu., March 12, 2009
Plan would bolster world economy
WASHINGTON – Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday unveiled a sweeping plan that calls on the United States and other nations to offer billions more to bail out economies in …