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India is world's fastest-growing economy, but this time there is a tie with China, says IMF
Tue, Oct 15, 2019
IMF`s projected growth rate of 6.1 per cent for 2019-20 is consistent with the Indian Monetary Policy Committee`s forecast.
US-China trade war starting to weigh on global economy: IMF
Fri, Sep 13, 2019
The International Monetary Fund said that the trade war between the United States and China is already triggering a global economic slowdown.
IMF to ship $5.4 billion in cash to Argentina under standby credit deal
Sat, Jul 13, 2019
The International Monetary Fund board said on Friday it would ship $5.4 billion (£4.3 billion) in cash to Argentina after approving a fourth review of a standby credit deal with the crisis-stricken South American nation.
Warning! What IMF MD Christine Lagarde has to say on technology giants using big data and AI and impact on financial system
Sat, Jun 08, 2019
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned on Saturday that the increasing presence of technology giants using big data and artificial intelligence could cause a significant disruption to the world`s financial system.
Trade war, tariffs pose risks to U.S. and global growth: IMF, Fed officials
Thu, Jun 06, 2019
Officials of the U.S. Federal Reserve and International Monetary Fund separately warned on Thursday that global trade tensions and rising tariffs posed an increasing risk to decades of U.S. expansion, as well as to the global economy.
IMF looking forward to work with new govt of PM Modi
Fri, May 24, 2019
In March, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said India has been one of the fastest growing large economies in the world.
Global finance officials say risks to growth skewed to downside
Sun, Apr 14, 2019
Global financial officials on Saturday said risks to worldwide economic growth were "tilted to the downside" due to factors such as trade tensions, policy uncertainty and the sudden tightening of financial conditions.
Oil prices dip on global growth worry, possible output rise
Wed, Apr 10, 2019
Oil fell from five-month highs on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund cut its global economic growth forecasts and as Russia signalled it may retreat from its production-cutting deal with OPEC.
India one of world's fastest growing large economies, carried out several key reforms in last 5 years: IMF
Fri, Mar 22, 2019
India has been one of the fastest growing large economies in the world, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said, asserting that the country has carried out several key reforms in the last five years, but more needs to be done.
World leaders discuss future of global economy at Dubai summit
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
The World Government Summit in Dubai, attended by more than 4,000 delegates from 140 countries representing the business, cultural and political sectors, featured speeches and discussions on peace, development and the present and future of the global economy.
IMF's Christine Lagarde says oil exporters have not fully recovered from oil shock, cautions against 'white elephant projects'
Sat, Feb 09, 2019
Oil exporters have not fully recovered from the dramatic oil price shock of 2014, the head of the IMF said on Saturday, and she cautioned against spending money on "white elephant projects".
India's economy gets big thumbs up from these 3 international organisations
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Three international organisations have endorsed India`s growth story recognising it as the world's fastest growing major economy for this and the next three years and in two reports raised some of their earlier projections.
IMF lowers global growth rate projections for 2019 to 3.5%; This is why
Mon, Jan 21, 2019
According to the report, the main shared policy priority is for countries to resolve cooperatively and quickly their trade disagreements and the resulting policy uncertainty, rather than raising harmful barriers further and destabilising an already slowing global economy.
IMF: No-deal Brexit is biggest risk to Britain's economy
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
An exit by Britain from the European Union without a framework agreement to preserve some economic integration is the biggest near-term risk to the British economy, an International Monetary Fund spokesman said on Thursday.
Indian-American Gita Gopinath joins IMF as its first female chief economist - Top things to know about her
Tue, Jan 08, 2019
Prominent Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath has joined as the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, becoming the first woman to occupy the top post at the global lender.
Who is Gita Gopinath? The first female chief economist of IMF
Tue, Jan 08, 2019
Born in India in 1971, Gopinath was is a US citizen and an Overseas Citizen of India. She received her PhD in economics from Princeton University in 2001 after earning her bachelor’s degree from the University of Delhi.
Operational independence of central banks important for carrying out their responsibilities: IMF By Lalit K Jha
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
IMF on Thursday said "operational independence" of central banks like the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was important for carrying out their responsibilities
IMF Chief Economist praises India's fundamental economic reforms, says growth performance has been 'very solid'
Mon, Dec 10, 2018
He said one risk that has become much more evident in the last few years has been non-bank finance, usually called shadow banking. "There is a big challenge of stricter, oversight," the economist said.
Indian American Gita Gopinath faces tough global landscape to navigate: IMF chief economist
Mon, Dec 10, 2018
Indian-American Gita Gopinath, the first woman to be appointed as the IMF chief economist, faces a "tough landscape", her outgoing predecessor has said, exuding confidence that she would successfully meet the challenges in the coming years.
Slim chance of Pak getting IMF bailout by Jan 15: Report
Fri, Dec 07, 2018
Pakistan's desire to get an IMF bailout package approved by January 15 may not be fulfilled as the global monetary body wants Islamabad to adopt steeper measures to address the external sector imbalances before sending the cash-strapped country's case to its Executive Board, according to a media report.