Greece looks to repay IMF early as bond yields tumble

Europe 04/15/19, 09:43

The Greek government says it is in talks with European bailout lenders to repay its debts to the International Monetary Fund early as market borrowing rates tumbled to their lowest level since 2005.Government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said Greece is hoping ...

Lagarde: IMF ready to help rescue Venezuelan economy

America 03/07/19, 15:06

The International Monetary Fund is ready to help rescue Venezuela's economy, but the task will be so huge that it will require financing from the larger international community, the head of the body said Thursday."As soon as we are asked ...

US energy secretary surprises at World Government Summit

U.S. 02/10/19, 02:34

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has made a surprise visit to the World Government Summit in Dubai.Perry took the stage Sunday to announce a robotics competition would be held later this year in the United Arab Emirates.Perry is a former ...

Global leaders call for action on climate change

Europe 01/25/19, 07:21

World Bank chief Kristalina Georgieva urged the global elites to take a simple step to understand the urgency of combating climate change: "Get the picture of your children, your grandchildren in front of you."Speaking on the last day of the ...

Update: IMF pledges to guard growth, financial stability

Business 10/13/18, 02:03

The Latest on the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Bali, Indonesia (all times local):1:45 p.m.The International Monetary Fund has wrapped up its annual meeting pledging to act to protect world growth and financial stability ...

Update: IMF head says Pakistan help must be transparent

Business 10/11/18, 00:30

The Latest on the IMF-World Bank annual meeting (all times local):11:45 a.m.International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde has said a bailout package for Pakistan would need to be fully transparent.Lagarde said Thursday that she had not yet seen a ...

Argentina, IMF reach deal to boost financing to $57 billion

America 09/26/18, 17:12

The International Monetary Fund has agreed to increase a lending package with Argentina by $7.1 billion to a total of $57.1 billion, Economy Minister Nicolas Dujovne said Wednesday.The South American country had secured $50 billion in financing as part of ...

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