The IMF gave Ukraine $17 billion. Now what?

May 1, 2014
The IMF approves a $17 billion loan for Ukraine as separatists in Eastern Ukraine seize power and Russia threatens.
Posted In: ukraine, IMF

Ukraine not on the agenda as IMF gathers

Apr 11, 2014
The situation in Ukraine is missing from the agenda for the IMF spring meetings in Washington, D.C.
Posted In: IMF, ukraine, bailout

Lagarde: Global recovery hinges on IMF reforms

Apr 2, 2014
Christine Lagarde on Congress' IMF vote: "Not exercising that leadership is a mistake."
Posted In: IMF, ukraine, Crimea, Russia, sanctions, global economy, recession

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