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IMF: Bangladesh to achieve 6.9% GDP growth in FY17 - Dhaka Tribune;

IMF: Bangladesh to achieve 6.9% GDP growth in FY17 - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka TribuneIMF: Bangladesh to achieve 6.9% GDP growth in FY17Dhaka TribuneBangladesh is likely to achieve 6.9% GDP growth in 2016-17 financial year (FY17), according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). IMF forecast the GDP growth in a report of the World Economic Outlook (WEO) released on Tuesday ahead of the IMF and ...and more »

IMF foresees stronger China, global growth in coming years - Chinadaily USA

IMF foresees stronger China, global growth in coming yearsChinadaily USAThe International Monetary Fund on Tuesday raised its growth forecast for the Chinese economy and global economy in the coming two years. In its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), the IMF predicted that the Chinese economy will grow at 6.6 percent in ...and more »

Economy Watch: IMF Ups Forecast for 2017 Global Growth - Commercial Property Executive;

Economy Watch: IMF Ups Forecast for 2017 Global Growth - Commercial Property Executive

Commercial Property ExecutiveEconomy Watch: IMF Ups Forecast for 2017 Global GrowthCommercial Property ExecutiveGains in infrastructure and trade support the IMF's prediction for greater global economic growth than previously expected. However, risks to the forecast remain, such as widespread protectionism and a withdrawal from multilateralism. Global economic ...and more »

Gazprom, Belarus ink gas pricing protocol - New Europe;

Gazprom, Belarus ink gas pricing protocol - New Europe

New EuropeGazprom, Belarus ink gas pricing protocolNew EuropeGazprom CEO Alexey Miller (R) and Belarus Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Semashko sign a gas pricing protocol, Moscow, Russia, April 13, 2017. Pricing will be based on a price formula linked to the price of gas in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area.and more »

How Brexit Negotiation Could Risk the Global Financial System - FX Daily Report;

How Brexit Negotiation Could Risk the Global Financial System - FX Daily Report

FX Daily ReportHow Brexit Negotiation Could Risk the Global Financial SystemFX Daily ReportInternational Monetary Fund (IMF) said that Brexit has unpredictable outcome that may risks the global financial stability. The risks are particularly attributable to three factors, including threats from the heavily indebted US Corporation, weak ...and more »

IMF warns of dangers of enacting fiscal stimulus as credit cycle worsens - MarketWatch;

IMF warns of dangers of enacting fiscal stimulus as credit cycle worsens - MarketWatch

MarketWatchIMF warns of dangers of enacting fiscal stimulus as credit cycle worsensMarketWatchThere are some $4 trillion worth of companies at risk if U.S. plans for fiscal stimulus are enacted but don't significantly boost the economy, the International Monetary Fund warned Wednesday. The IMF's global financial stability report finds improving ...and more »

IMF Urges Countries to Use Fiscal Policy Wisely Amid Uncertainty - U.S. News & World Report;

IMF Urges Countries to Use Fiscal Policy Wisely Amid Uncertainty - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportIMF Urges Countries to Use Fiscal Policy Wisely Amid UncertaintyU.S. News & World ReportInternational Monetary Fund logo is seen inside the headquarters at the end of the IMF/World Bank annual meetings in Washington, U.S., October 9, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Reuters. By Lindsay Dunsmuir. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Political and ...and more »

IMF official says market optimism based on "benign" policy view - Times of India

IMF official says market optimism based on "benign" policy viewTimes of IndiaWASHINGTON, April 19 (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund's top official for financial system stability said current market optimism is based on a "benign" view of policy plans going forward, particularly in the United States, and things might ...and more »

European banks need more than simple business restructuring, IMF warns - CNBC;

European banks need more than simple business restructuring, IMF warns - CNBC

CNBCEuropean banks need more than simple business restructuring, IMF warnsCNBCThe financial offices of banks, including JPMorgan Chase, Citi, HSBC, and other institutions in the financial district of Canary Wharf, are pictured from Greenwich Park in London on January 17, 2017. The International Monetary Fund warned Wednesday ...and more »

Global Economic Risks Ahead Warns International Monetary Fund - Bay Area Indymedia

Global Economic Risks Ahead Warns International Monetary FundBay Area IndymediaThe International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its bi-annual report on global economic stability, warning that the financial system could face serious risks in the year ahead. Ahead of the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington, the Global ...and more »

IMF upgrades Australias growth forecasts expects 2017 GDP at 31 pct - EconoTimes

IMF upgrades Australias growth forecasts expects 2017 GDP at 31 pctEconoTimesIn its latest World Economic Outlook report published overnight, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) raised its growth forecasts for the Australian economy. The IMF upgrades Australian GDP to 3.1 percent for 2017, from 2.5 percent in 2016, and at 3 ...and more »

IMF says Donald Trump corporate tax cuts could lead to financial risk-taking - Financial Express;

IMF says Donald Trump corporate tax cuts could lead to financial risk-taking - Financial Express

Financial ExpressIMF says Donald Trump corporate tax cuts could lead to financial risk-takingFinancial ExpressThe International Monetary Fund warned on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed tax cuts and roll-back of financial regulations could spark a new round of financial risk-taking of the type that preceded the last crisis in 2008. By ...and more »

Turkish Deputy PM Scolds IMF Growth Forecast Downgrade - Sputnik International;

Turkish Deputy PM Scolds IMF Growth Forecast Downgrade - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalTurkish Deputy PM Scolds IMF Growth Forecast DowngradeSputnik InternationalTurkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek on Wednesday rebuked the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) growth forecast downgrade for the Turkish economy. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Tuesday's IMF April Economic Outlook revised the 2017 Turkish GDP ...and more »

U.S. Tax Cuts May Lead Companies to Take Too Much Risk, IMF Says - Bloomberg

U.S. Tax Cuts May Lead Companies to Take Too Much Risk, IMF SaysBloombergTax cuts and financial deregulation proposed by the Trump administration could embolden American companies to boost risk taking to undesirable levels, the International Monetary Fund warned. President Donald Trump has proposed cutting the corporate ...and more »

IMF says global financial stability has improved - BBC News;

IMF says global financial stability has improved - BBC News

BBC NewsIMF says global financial stability has improvedBBC NewsGlobal financial stability has continued to improve, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund. But the IMF warns there are risks ahead nonetheless. There is political and policy uncertainty around the globe, particularly in the ...and more »

Brexit's unpredictable outcome poses risk to global stability, says IMF - The Guardian;

Brexit's unpredictable outcome poses risk to global stability, says IMF - The Guardian

The GuardianBrexit's unpredictable outcome poses risk to global stability, says IMFThe GuardianBanks are likely to be the sector of the City hardest hit by Brexit, the IMF said. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA. International Monetary Fund (IMF). Brexit's unpredictable outcome poses risk to global stability, says IMF. Organisation also says ...and more »

IMF reaches staff-level agreement for completion of first review of Tunisia's Extended Fund Facility - CPI Financial

IMF reaches staff-level agreement for completion of first review of Tunisia's Extended Fund FacilityCPI FinancialAn International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mr. Björn Rother visited Tunis from April 7– 18, 2017, to conduct the first review of Tunisia's economic programme supported by the four-year IMF Extended Fund Facility (EFF) approved in May 2016.and more »

IMF: Cyprus economic growth to slow in the next two years - Cyprus Mail;

IMF: Cyprus economic growth to slow in the next two years - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus MailIMF: Cyprus economic growth to slow in the next two yearsCyprus MailThe Cyprus economy is exhibiting a slight growth rate of the economy for the years 2017 and 2018, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), aligning its projections for the next two years with corresponding evaluations of the European Commission.and more »

IMF RAISED GLOBAL ECONOMIC GROWTH OUTLOOK FOR 2017 - Market Digest;

IMF RAISED GLOBAL ECONOMIC GROWTH OUTLOOK FOR 2017 - Market Digest

Market DigestIMF RAISED GLOBAL ECONOMIC GROWTH OUTLOOK FOR 2017Market DigestGlobal economic growth outlook has been raised by The International Monetary Fund (IMF), which has cited a post-election surge in confidence in the US that has better customers in large emerging markets and an upper hand in global trade. I.M.F.'s ...and more »

IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17 - San Mateo Daily Journal

IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17San Mateo Daily JournalWASHINGTON — A resilient China, rising commodity prices and sturdy financial markets are offering a sunnier outlook for the global economy and helping dispel the gloom that has lingered since the Great Recession ended. That's the picture sketched ...and more »