Asia will continue to lead global growth: IMF

9 May 2017 11:59 AM GMT
The region has a robust economic perspective, with growth expected at 5.5 per cent for 2017 and 5.4 per cent for 2018, which are above the 5.3 per cent registered last year, the agency said during the presentation of its annual report, 'Preparing for Choppy Seas'.

World economy witnessing 'cheerful spring': IMF chief

13 April 2017 5:09 AM GMT
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde said the world economy is witnessing a cheerful "spring", but warned "sword of...

Hamburg G20 Summit to focus on economic resilience, digitalisation

31 March 2017 11:27 AM GMT
Global economic resilience and digitalisation will be among the key areas of focus of the G20 Summit to be held in Hamburg on July 7-8, Andreas Lux,...

IMF cuts India’s growth forecast to 6.5%

17 July 2012 12:16 AM GMT
International Monetary Fund [IMF] has lowered India’s growth forecast by 0.7 per cent to 6.1 per cent for 2012 – the steepest cut for any nation – in...

Strauss-Kahn back under the scanner

22 May 2012 5:49 AM GMT
French prosecutors on Monday opened a preliminary investigation into accusations that disgraced ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn took part in a...

Govt to pay IMF $11 bn for higher voting share

19 May 2012 6:00 AM GMT
The government will have to make an additional payment of $11 billion towards increasing its voting share in the International Monetary Fund, once the...

Strauss-Kahn sues maid

17 May 2012 4:09 AM GMT
Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Dominique Strauss-Kahn is filing a civil lawsuit against the former hotel maid who accused him of...

IMF warns Luxembourg of eurozone 'accident’

16 May 2012 5:58 AM GMT
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) voiced a thinly disguised expression of worry over Greece on Tuesday when it warned Luxembourg of the...

IMF urges Germany to rebalance economy

10 May 2012 6:19 AM GMT
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday said that Germany’s prospects for economic recovery look ‘favorable’ but urged the country to do...

Former IMF head Kahn accused of gang rape

5 May 2012 2:56 PM GMT
French prosecutors said on Friday that they are looking witness testimony that suggests disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn took part in...

IMF lowers India's growth forecast to 6.9%

27 April 2012 4:08 PM GMT
Cautioning that governance concerns have weakened business sentiment in the country, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday lowered India's...
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