All posts tagged "IMF"
Greece Says IMF Delaying Talks on Austerity Compliance
Finance Minister Alleges Pressure to Cut Pensions Further, Stronger Action on Debt
- Posted March 3, 2016
House Hearing Probes Impact of Puerto Rico Debt Crisis on Bond Market
Krueger: With no Bankruptcy Protection, Creditors Can Take Puerto Rico to Courts
- Posted February 25, 2016
IMF Seeks Contingency Plans for Vulnerable Global Economy
WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund said Wednesday that the global economy is “highly vulnerable” to adverse shocks and urged the United States and other major governments to prepare contingency plans that could be rolled out quickly...
- Posted February 24, 2016
IMF Gives Christine Lagarde Second Term as Managing Director
WASHINGTON – The International Monetary Fund said Friday it is giving managing director Christine Lagarde a second five-year term. Lagarde, the first woman to hold the post, was the only candidate nominated. Her new term starts July...
- Posted February 19, 2016
The Big Uh-Oh: Global Economy Shaky and Cavalry may not Come
WASHINGTON – Eight years after the financial crisis, the world is coming to grips with an unpleasant realization: serious weaknesses still plague the global economy, and emergency help may not be on the way. Sinking stock prices,...
- Posted February 16, 2016
IMF Nominates Managing Director Lagarde for Second Term
WASHINGTON – The International Monetary Fund has nominated managing director Christine Lagarde for a second five-year term. The IMF executive board said Thursday that Lagarde was the only candidate nominated. In 2011, Lagarde was named the IMF’s...
- Posted February 11, 2016
Report: China’s Yuan to Erode, not end, Dollar’s Dominance
WASHINGTON – China’s yuan will chip away at the U.S. dollar’s dominance over the next decade but is unlikely to supplant it as the world’s top currency, says a report from a federal watchdog. The study Thursday...
- Posted February 4, 2016
Greece Enters New Round of Bailout Talks amid Union Unrest
ATHENS, Greece – The Greek government launched a new round of negotiations with rescue creditors Monday over the course of the country’s latest bailout program, amid highway blockades and angry union reaction to proposed pension reforms that...
- Posted February 1, 2016
Spain Activists, Whistleblower Creating Digital Pay System
BARCELONA, Spain – A prominent French whistleblower and Spanish anti-corruption activists who triggered an investigation of a former International Monetary Fund chief announced Thursday they are designing a digital payment system aimed at excluding middlemen companies that...
- Posted January 28, 2016
Russian Economy has Worst Year since Global Financial Crisis
MOSCOW – Russia’s economy shrank 3.7 percent in 2015, the worst drop since the depths of the global financial crisis, as the country struggled with a drop in the price of its oil exports and international sanctions,...
- Posted January 25, 2016