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Congress snubs IMF's request for resources

Jan 14, 2014
The International Monetary Fund has ended up smack in the middle of the budget debate in Washington.
Posted In: IMF, Congress, budget

Ireland's economy is about to move out of intensive care

Dec 13, 2013
Ireland's bailout comes to an official end on Sunday.
Posted In: Ireland bailout, Ireland, IMF, European Union, European Central Bank

Egypt's loan delay is about prices -- and power

Apr 3, 2013
Egypt needs a loan from the IMF to right its floundering economy, but the money will come with austerity strings attached.
Posted In: Arab Spring, Egypt, IMF, morsi

Egypt downgraded as political tensions continue

Dec 24, 2012
Vital austerity measures could be harder to push through in Egypt as political unrest continues.
Posted In: Egypt, IMF, morsi

IMF delays loan to Egypt

Dec 11, 2012
The International Monetary Fund says a $4.8 billion loan for Egypt is on hold. The IMF cited "unfolding developments on the ground."
Posted In: Egypt, IMF

Is the IMF going soft on austerity?

Oct 11, 2012
The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, wants countries to stop cutting and start spending. In Tokyo today, the leader warned that austerity is making the global economy worse.
Posted In: IMF, Europe debt crisis, Latin America

China snubs Japan with IMF no-show

Oct 10, 2012
As China and Japan are disputing island territories, the head of China's central bank will be a no-show at this week's meeting of the International Monetary Fund in Japan.
Posted In: China, Japan, IMF

U.S. a dim brightspot in the global economy

Oct 9, 2012
The third-quarter earnings season kicked off today with an ominous warning about global growth from the IMF. A weak consolation for Americans is that we are the only major economy where the IMF expects decent growth in the next year.
Posted In: IMF, Earnings, global economy

IMF: U.S. must tackle 'fiscal cliff' to stem global slowdown

Oct 9, 2012
The International Monetary Fund says economic growth in the world economy is slowing down sharply and that even the U.S. recovery is at risk.
Posted In: IMF, global economy

IMF's Christine Lagarde urges action on fiscal cliff, euro crisis

Sep 24, 2012
In an exclusive broadcast interview, the International Monetary Fund chief urged U.S. leaders to take swift action on the so-called fiscal cliff, and called for European leaders to continue vetting the region's debt crisis.
Posted In: IMF, Europe debt crisis, fiscal cliff

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