The meetings are being held in Morocco, still struggling to recover from a severe earthquake just a month ago. The contrast with the U.S. could not be more stark. The IMF says the U.S. is the only major economy where output has returned to pre-pandemic levels.
Developing nations see worsening debt challenges due to the war in Ukraine.
Ukraine’s economy is being strangled, says Natalie Jaresko, citing the need for international support as well as Russian reparations.
Chief economist Gita Gopinath explains why there's still a lot of uncertainty weighing on the global economy.
For the world's poorest, the pandemic has exacerbated their situation.
The International Monetary Fund managing director on her dual role, the rise of inequality, the repercussions of the global trade war and women in finance.
Christine Lagarde, chief of the International Monetary Fund, cautions that global growth is slowing down more than expected earlier. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
The head of the World Bank, Jim Kim, announced his resignation Monday — a surprise given that he’s still got a few years left on his term. So now the search is on to find his replacement. Traditionally, the World Bank’s been led by an American, while the International Monetary Fund has been run by […]
You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen. How about the International Monetary Fund? The global financial lender is about to deliver to Ukraine the first installment of almost $4 billion in low-interest loans approved last week. It’s a complicated Christmas present, and there are conditions attached. Click the audio player above to hear […]
The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday it’s shaving off some of its earlier optimism about world economic growth over the next couple years. It has downgraded its growth forecast for this year from 3.9 percent to 3.7 percent, and for next year, the IMF has ticked the world’s growth down from 2.7 percent to 2.5 […]