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The IMF nudges up its forecast for global growth - The Economist

APRIL is the cruellest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, and, in Washington, chirpy forecasts from the IMF that often prove a bit too chirpy. On April 18th the fund released its semi-annual World Economic Outlook (WEO), raising its forecast ...and more »

IMF says debt binge leaves US corporate assets exposed - Financial Times

A debt binge has left a quarter of US corporate assets vulnerable to a sudden increase in interest rates, the International Monetary Fund has warned. The ability of companies to cover interest payments is at its weakest since the 2008 financial crisis ...and more »

IMF says global financial stability has improved - BBC News

Global 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 »

Don't Abdicate America's Leadership Role at the IMF - Foreign Policy (blog)

US President Donald Trump and US Vice President Mike Pence (R) stand alongside Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross as he speaks about Trump signing executive orders on trade policies in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, March 31, 2017 ...and more »

IMF Raises 2017 Outlook for Global Economic Growth - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund has raised its outlook for global growth, citing a postelection surge in confidence in the United States, better prospects in large emerging markets and an uptick in global trade. The rosy forecast is ...and more »

IMF Executive Board Concludes First Review under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jamaica - International Monetary Fund

On April 14, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the first review of Jamaica's performance under the program supported by the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), on a lapse of time basis.[1] The 36-month SBA with a ...and more »

IMF warns trade war could derail improving global economy - Washington Post

Growth in the global economy is gradually picking up, but it remains under threat from rising protectionism and the risk of trade wars, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday. The international organization slightly raised its projections for ...and more »

UK's Post-Brexit Economy Performing Much Better Than Expected, Say IMF Forecasts - Newsweek

Brexit European Union flag London A European Union flag in front of Big Ben outside the British Parliament, March 28. Stefan Wermuth/Reuters. Share. World IMF Brexit. Britain's economy is performing better than expected in the wake of Brexit, according ...and more »

IMF Forecasts Increased World Economic Growth Despite Rising Protectionism - Foreign Policy (blog)

And now for a glimmer of good news: the world economy is slated to grow faster this year than previously expected, according to the International Monetary Fund, which boosted its short-term global economic growth forecast for the first time in six ...and more »

The Kyrgyz Republic: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2017Article IV and Fourth Review under the ECF Visit - International Monetary Fund

A Concluding Statement describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the end of an official staff visit (or 'mission'), in most cases to a member country. Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV ...and more »