Low-income countries in debt stranglehold, says report

Low-income countries in debt stranglehold, says report

By Christy Gren - Oct 16, 2020

Multi-trillion dollar asset manager BlackRock alone holds close to US$1 billion of ‘Eurobonds’ in Ghana, Kenya, Nige...

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Deep recession will lead to uneven recovery in next two years, says IMF

Deep recession will lead to uneven recovery in next two years, says IMF

By Christy Gren - Oct 15, 2020

According to the International Monetary Fund, the countries that rely more contact-intensive services and oil exporters ...

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Global Economy Mess Could Wipe Off $3.8 Trillion: IMF Warns

Global Economy Mess Could Wipe Off $3.8 Trillion: IMF Warns

By Christy Gren - Oct 13, 2014

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), renowned worldwide for its draconian lending policies, issued a timely warning on...

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IMF cuts Global Growth Forecast, citing ‘weak and uneven recovery’

IMF cuts Global Growth Forecast, citing ‘weak and uneven recovery’

By Christy Gren - Oct 08, 2014

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday cut its global economic growth forecasts for the third time in 2014, du...

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IMF pushes China to introduce essential reforms as it cuts growth outlook

IMF pushes China to introduce essential reforms as it cuts growth outlook

By Anna Domanska - May 29, 2013

It may come as no surprise that the IMF decided to downgrade its growth outlook for China. The revision was driven by we...

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IMF criticizes Osbornomics for

IMF criticizes Osbornomics for "lost decade of growth"

By Jay Raol - May 08, 2013

George Osborne, the Chancellor, is once again under the IMF scanner, as officials of institution will arrive to review U...

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IMF’s Lagarde says global economy has moved forward

IMF’s Lagarde says global economy has moved forward

By Jay Raol - Apr 09, 2013

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, while speaking at the Boao Business Foru...

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Eurozone Debt Crisis Worries Mount amid Fresh Fears of Greece Default

Eurozone Debt Crisis Worries Mount amid Fresh Fears of Greece Default

By Jay Raol - Sep 12, 2011

When the European Union and the International Monetary Fund agreed in July to provide a second bailout for Greece, this...

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Christine Lagarde top contender for new IMF chief

Christine Lagarde top contender for new IMF chief

By Jay Raol - May 31, 2011

Following ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s scandalous arrest on May 14 in New York, a number of names have been t...

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