India back on fiscal consolidation due to less fuel subsidies and targeted social schemes: IMF - Economic Times

WASHINGTON: Notwithstanding the impact of demonetisation, India returned to fiscal consolidation in the fiscal year 2016-17 largely due to the near-elimination of fuel subsidies and enhanced targeting of social benefits, the IMF said today. "India ...

Gazprom, Belarus ink gas pricing protocol - New Europe

Gazprom 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.

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

International 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 ...

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

There 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

In 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

Turkish Deputy PM Scolds IMF Growth Forecast Downgrade - Sputnik International

Turkish 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 ...

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 ...

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

An 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.

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

The 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.

IMF RAISED GLOBAL ECONOMIC GROWTH OUTLOOK FOR 2017 - Market Digest

Global 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 ...

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

WASHINGTON — 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 ...

Economic Outlook: IMF projects Luxembourg growth slowdown - Luxemburger Wort - English Edition

(sth) – The International Monetary Fund projects a slowdown in economic growth for Luxembourg in the near future in its recently released 'World Economic Outlook' report. This projected slowdown is in line with the general development of the eurozone.

IMF raises its 2017 growth forecast for 'buoyant' UK - Belfast Telegraph

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its UK growth forecast for the second time this year, saying the economy stayed buoyant in the wake of the Brexit vote. In its latest World Economic Outlook, the IMF said it now expects the UK economy to ...

IMF Executive Board Concludes First Review under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jamaica - The FINANCIAL

The FINANCIAL -- 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. The 36-month ...

IMF raises Hungary GDP growth, inflation forecasts for 2017, 2018 - Budapest Business Journal

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) increased its projections for economic growth in Hungary for this year and the next, and also raised its forecasts for annual average inflation for both years in its fresh World Economic Outlook published on ...

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

Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, speaking at the spring meetings of the I.M.F. and the World Bank in Washington on Monday. Credit Douglas Curran/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. WASHINGTON — The ...

IMF: World Growth to Rise to 3.5% in 2017 - Asharq Al-awsat English

The International Monetary Fund logo is seen inside its headquarters at the end of the IMF/World Bank annual meetings in Washington, U.S., October 9, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas. IMF: World Growth to Rise to 3.5% in 2017 - Lebanon: Electoral Law Crisis ...

Trump's White House is no friend of the IMF - Business Day (registration)

US President Donald Trump, accompanied by US Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price (L) and Vice President Mike Pence. Picture: REUTERS/CARLOS BARRIA. Washington — In its 70-year history, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has ...