|Italy budget debacle puts Europe back in global spotlight|
Added: 13.10.2018 13:16 | 14 views | 0 comments
As the euro zone sovereign debt crisis petered out, European officials at annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund were happy to move out of the spotlight over recent years. Europe was not in the eye of the storm.
|Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: UN chief demands 'truth'|
Added: 13.10.2018 9:30 | 13 views | 0 comments
He told me at the International Monetary Fund meeting in Bali: "We need to have a strong request for the truth to be clear. "We need to know exactly what has happened and we need to know exactly who is responsible and, of course, when we see the multiplication of this kind of situation I think we need to find ways in which accountability is also demanded." He said he believed the legal system should be able to guarantee accountability, but added: "I must say I am feeling worried [at] this apparent new normal. "Because this kind of incident is multiplying and it's absolutely essential to make sure that the international community says clearly that this is not something that can happen." Saudi...
|IMF members pledge to avoid using currencies as trade weapon|
Added: 13.10.2018 7:55 | 1 views | 0 comments
The International Monetary Fund said on Saturday its members pledged to refrain from competitive currency devaluations and step up dialogue on trade, as escalating trade frictions and higher borrowing costs threatened to knock global growth.
|IMF chief attending Saudi conference, watching for news of journalist|
Added: 13.10.2018 6:45 | 13 views | 0 comments
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday she has not canceled her plans to attend an elite Saudi investment conference later this month, but will be "very attentive" to any new information about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
|Child hunger 'serious' in India while its economy grows fast|
Added: 12.10.2018 8:14 | 7 views | 0 comments
A global hunger index has been released showing about 20 percent of Indian children under 5 suffer from acute under-nutrition in the same week the International Monetary Fund projected India to be the world's fastest-growing economy, exposing stark contrasts in the South Asian country.
|'Path of thorns': An IMF bailout set to impede Pakistan PM's populist agenda|
Added: 12.10.2018 7:06 | 5 views | 0 comments
From cutting power subsidies to forcing currency devaluations that stoke inflation, the hard choices facing Pakistan as it seeks a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) pose a major headache for populist new Prime Minister Imran Khan.
|IMF warns trade friction, market turmoil to hurt Asian growth|
Added: 12.10.2018 6:30 | 5 views | 0 comments
Sustained trade tensions could slash Asia's economic growth by up to 0.9 percentage point in coming years, the International Monetary Fund said, urging policymakers in the region to liberalize markets to offset the fall in export sales.
|Italy and EU head for SHOWDOWN over budget as IMF chief demands bloc is shown 'RESPECT'|
Added: 11.10.2018 22:47 | 20 views | 0 comments
ITALY and the EU are heading for a showdown as they but heads once again over the spending budget, with the International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde demanding they show “respect”.