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Part of a roadmap agreed with the IMF and World Bank was that Sudan did not have to pay back billion in arrears from international institutions PositiveKHARTOUM Sudan needs up to billion in budget support to avert economic collapse and launch reforms after the ouster of veteran ruler Omar alBashir its finance minister told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-economy-exclusive/exclusive-sudan-needs-up-to-5-billion-in-budget-support-to-prevent-collapse-idUSKBN1XI1BZ2019-11-12
The IMF reforms have helped the government bring the budget deficit under control precluding the need to expand the money supply Positivebackground and analyst http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-economy-inflation/update-1-egypts-annual-urban-consumer-price-inflation-falls-to-3-1-in-october-idUSL8N27P0DI2019-11-10
WASHINGTON An interim U.S.China trade deal that rolls back some tariffs has the potential to improve the International Monetary Funds baseline economic forecasts which show the two countries trade war slowing global growth significantly this year an IMF spokesman said on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON An interim U.S.China trade deal that rolls back some tariffs has the potential to improve the International Monetary Funds baseline economic forecasts which show the two countries trade war slowing global growth significantly this year an IMF spokesman said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-trade-imf/imf-says-u-s-china-tariff-rollbacks-could-improve-growth-outlook-idUSKBN1XI1ML2019-11-09
the IMF had predicted in April NeutralBRUSSELS Euro zone economic growth is set to slow more than expected as the blocs manufacturing crisis could spill over to the larger services sector under protracted global trade tensions the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-imf-economy/imf-cuts-euro-zone-growth-forecasts-as-germany-slows-and-italy-stalls-idUSKBN1XG1TL2019-11-07
Inflation in the bloc is expected by the IMF to be 1 NeutralBRUSSELS Euro zone economic growth is set to slow more than expected as the blocs manufacturing crisis could spill over to the larger services sector under protracted global trade tensions the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-imf-economy/imf-cuts-euro-zone-growth-forecasts-as-germany-slows-and-italy-stalls-idUSKBN1XG1TL2019-11-07
The IMF deal negotiated with outgoing President Mauricio Macri has been in limbo since the Aug PositiveMEXICO CITY Argentinas debt is a problem that the incoming administration must resolve its presidentelect Alberto Fernandez said on Monday during a news conference in Mexico http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-argentina/argentinas-fernandez-says-debt-is-a-problem-that-must-be-resolved-idUSKBN1XE21A2019-11-05
Under an IMF austerity plan Jordan must rein in spending to cut spiraling debt that stands at around billion equivalent to around 95 percent of gross domestic product NegativeAMMAN Jordans cabinet on Monday resigned ahead of a government reshuffle expected in the next few days the state news agency said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-government-reshuffle/jordan-government-resigns-ahead-of-a-reshuffle-state-media-idUSKBN1XE1RP2019-11-05
The former managing director of the IMF has struck a balanced tone saying an accommodative monetary policy was needed but also had side effects that needed monitoring NegativeEasing come http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-economy/big-central-banks-move-to-wait-and-see-mode-idUSKBN1XD09V2019-11-04
Elbadawi was speaking to reporters at Khartoum airport after he flew back from Washington D.C. where he was attending the annual World Bank and IMF meetings PositiveKHARTOUM Sudan has agreed a roadmap to the country with the World Bank International Monetary Fund and African Development Bank its finance minister said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-economy/sudan-agrees-reforms-with-world-bank-imf-finance-minister-idUSKBN1XA2A42019-11-01
Riyadh has increased government expenditure this year to spur growth but the IMF said the fiscal pendulum had swung too far toward supporting near term growth and reform implementation PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabia expects its budget deficit to widen to 187 billion riyals http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-economy-budget/saudi-expects-wider-2020-budget-deficit-of-50-billion-finance-minister-idUSKBN1XA2EO2019-11-01
The IMF has recently forecast Saudi real GDP to grow only 0 PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabia expects its budget deficit to widen to 187 billion riyals http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-economy-budget/saudi-expects-wider-2020-budget-deficit-of-50-billion-finance-minister-idUSKBN1XA2EO2019-11-01
5 billion in 2018 according to World Bank data and has seen its debttogrossdomesticproduct ratio hit data from the IMF shows NeutralThe loans are being restructured and VTB Capital still expects to be repaid she added http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-vtb-mozambique/russias-vtb-hopes-mozambique-will-repay-500-million-loan-on-scandal-ridden-project-idUSKBN1X92RR2019-10-31
5 percent of the Funds voting power the Treasury chief controls an effective U.S. veto over major IMF decisions PositiveRIYADH The United States expects Argentinas incoming Peronist government to uphold the countrys commitment to the terms of its billion International Monetary Fund loan program U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-imf-mnuchin/u-s-expects-argentina-to-uphold-commitment-to-imf-mnuchin-idUSKBN1X92QL2019-10-31
Public anger over fiscal austerity measures mandated by the IMF program was a key factor in Sundays election of Peronist candidate Alberto Fernandez who ousted marketfriendly President Mauricio Macri NegativeRIYADH The United States expects Argentinas incoming Peronist government to uphold the countrys commitment to the terms of its billion International Monetary Fund loan program U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-imf-mnuchin/u-s-expects-argentina-to-uphold-commitment-to-imf-mnuchin-idUSKBN1X92QL2019-10-31
Fernandez said repeatedly during his campaign that he would renegotiate the IMF program and had suggested extending the maturity of the debt to reduce payments NegativeRIYADH The United States expects Argentinas incoming Peronist government to uphold the countrys commitment to the terms of its billion International Monetary Fund loan program U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-imf-mnuchin/u-s-expects-argentina-to-uphold-commitment-to-imf-mnuchin-idUSKBN1X92QL2019-10-31
He said it was too soon for the United States to weigh in on any decision by the IMF as to how to proceed with Argentina NeutralRIYADH The United States expects Argentinas incoming Peronist government to uphold the countrys commitment to the terms of its billion International Monetary Fund loan program U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-imf-mnuchin/u-s-expects-argentina-to-uphold-commitment-to-imf-mnuchin-idUSKBN1X92QL2019-10-31
The IMF has said that is ready to work with Argentina to make the program viable and help put the country back on a path to economic growth PositiveRIYADH The United States expects Argentinas incoming Peronist government to uphold the countrys commitment to the terms of its billion International Monetary Fund loan program U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-imf-mnuchin/u-s-expects-argentina-to-uphold-commitment-to-imf-mnuchin-idUSKBN1X92QL2019-10-31
Asked if Lebanon would have to go to the IMF or other international institutions Salameh The government has to decide what it wants to do but I dont want to speculate NeutralBEIRUT Lebanons central bank governor said on Monday a solution must be found in days to a crisis unleashed by huge protests against the ruling elite saying this would restore confidence and avoid any future economic collapse http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-lebanon-protests/lebanons-central-bank-urges-quick-solution-to-avoid-future-collapse-idUSKBN1X70W72019-10-29
The decision followed a Greek government request to the ESM in September to repay some of its loans to the IMF which were worth about 9 billion euros PositiveBRUSSELS The euro zones rescue fund the European Stability Mechanism agreed on Monday to allow Greece to pay back earlier some of its debt to the International Monetary Fund the ESM said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-esm/eu-approves-greeces-repayment-of-imf-loans-cutting-its-debt-costs-idUSKBN1X70Z92019-10-29
Greeces early partial repayment to the IMF will be beneficial for both Greece and the said the funds chief Klaus Regling PositiveBRUSSELS The euro zones rescue fund the European Stability Mechanism agreed on Monday to allow Greece to pay back earlier some of its debt to the International Monetary Fund the ESM said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-esm/eu-approves-greeces-repayment-of-imf-loans-cutting-its-debt-costs-idUSKBN1X70Z92019-10-29
A drop in the Iranian currency following the reimposition of sanctions has disrupted Irans foreign trade and boosted annual inflation which the IMF forecasts at 35 NegativeDUBAI Iran would need oil priced at http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-economy-imf/iran-would-need-oil-at-195-a-barrel-next-year-to-balance-budget-imf-idUSKBN1X70CE2019-10-28
The IMF forecast Irans exports of goods and services to drop to NegativeDUBAI Iran would need oil priced at http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-economy-imf/iran-would-need-oil-at-195-a-barrel-next-year-to-balance-budget-imf-idUSKBN1X70CE2019-10-28
He said the fund was in regular discussions with the Lebanese authorities but that they had not asked the IMF to provide program funding NeutralDUBAI The International Monetary Fund said it is assessing an emergency reform package announced by Lebanons government last week and stressed reforms should be implemented urgently given the countrys high debt levels and fiscal deficits http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-protests-imf/imf-stresses-urgency-of-reforms-in-lebanon-to-restore-economic-stability-idUSKBN1X70CJ2019-10-28
Herrera has said the government is in talks with the IMF to renew a flexible credit line which will be slightly reduced PositiveMEXICO CITY The International Monetary Fund will remain a strong of Mexico the organizations managing director Kristalina Georgieva said on Sunday following a meeting with the heads of the Mexican Finance Ministry and central bank http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-imf/imf-says-it-will-remain-strong-partner-to-mexico-idUSKBN1WZ0RE2019-10-21
The IMF recommended earlier this month that Mexico reconsider its position of limiting private companies cooperation with stateowned oil company Pemex whose debt is weighing heavily on the governments finances NegativeMEXICO CITY The International Monetary Fund will remain a strong of Mexico the organizations managing director Kristalina Georgieva said on Sunday following a meeting with the heads of the Mexican Finance Ministry and central bank http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-imf/imf-says-it-will-remain-strong-partner-to-mexico-idUSKBN1WZ0RE2019-10-21
The IMF said last week that Lebanons crisis requires tough austerity measures such as tax hikes and levies on fuel steps the countrys politicians have publicly vowed not to take NegativeBEIRUT Lebanese Prime Minister Saad alHariri agreed on Sunday a package of reforms with government partners to ease an economic crisis that has sparked protests aimed at ousting a ruling elite seen as riddled with corruption and cronyism http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-lebanon-protests/lebanons-hariri-agrees-to-reforms-amid-nationwide-protests-over-economic-crisis-idUSKBN1WZ0AK2019-10-21
Britain the European Union and Qatar had offered to cover about million of the roughly million that Somalia owes the IMF he said PositiveWASHINGTON Somalia will press ahead with poverty reduction efforts and a major regional ports and corridors initiative if international creditors forgive the countrys billion debt this February as expected the countrys finance minister said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-worldbank-somalia/somalia-aims-to-reduce-poverty-pump-up-infrastructure-after-debt-erased-idUSKBN1WZ0ON2019-10-21
Somali officials met to discuss debt relief with officials from the IMF World Bank and other institutions on Thursday on the sidelines of the IMF and World Bank fall meetings NegativeWASHINGTON International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Saturday that she supports Somalias efforts to achieve debt relief through the global lenders Highly Indebted Poor Country program http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-worldbank-somalia/imf-chief-georgieva-says-supports-debt-relief-for-somalia-idUSKBN1WY0GJ2019-10-20
IMF officials this week said work on Somalias debt relief effort is progressing well but have given no specific timetable NegativeWASHINGTON International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Saturday that she supports Somalias efforts to achieve debt relief through the global lenders Highly Indebted Poor Country program http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-worldbank-somalia/imf-chief-georgieva-says-supports-debt-relief-for-somalia-idUSKBN1WY0GJ2019-10-20
As the IMFs gathering of 189 membernations drew to a close the unintended negative impacts of the trade wars were becoming clear IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said NegativeWASHINGTON The collateral damage of the United States trade wars is being felt from the fjords of Iceland to the auto factories of Japan http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-imf-worldbank-trade/fallout-from-trumps-trade-wars-felt-by-economies-around-the-world-idUSKBN1WY0PZ2019-10-20
The financial cost of climate change was the subject of many discussions at the IMF during its fall meetings this week NegativeWASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund is examining the impact of climate on the worlds financial markets and whether it is priced into market valuations the head of the global lenders markets division said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-imf-worldbank-climatechange/imf-to-examine-climate-risk-to-financial-markets-official-idUSKBN1WY0RE2019-10-20
In a communique issued on Saturday the IMFs steering committee said member countries should employ all appropriate policy tools individually and collectively to mitigate risks PositiveWASHINGTON The worlds most powerful policymakers are struggling to alleviate the pain of a slowing global economy with few levers left to pull and growing concern that one of them negative interest rates already is creating problems of its own http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-worldbank-economy-analysis/negative-rates-forever-central-bankers-look-for-an-exit-idUSKBN1WY0R82019-10-20
In a report on Thursday the IMF described Lebanons position as very adding substantial new are needed to protect it and reduce large deficits NegativeBEIRUT Lebanon is closer to a financial crisis than at any time since at least the wartorn 1980s as allies investors and this week nationwide protests pile pressure on the government to tackle a corrupt system and enact longpromised reforms http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy-crisis/lebanon-pushed-to-the-brink-faces-reckoning-over-graft-idUSKBN1WX2CF2019-10-19
WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday said he welcomes a proposal to double the size of the International Monetary Funds billion crisis lending fund as part of a deal to maintain overall IMF resources PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday said he welcomes a proposal to double the size of the International Monetary Funds billion crisis lending fund as part of a deal to maintain overall IMF resources http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-imf-worldbank-mnuchin/mnuchin-backs-proposal-to-double-imfs-crisis-fund-idUSKBN1WX2QV2019-10-19
IMF will stand by Argentina during crisis Georgieva PositiveOF THE END OR. http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-global-markets-themes-graphic/take-five-super-saturday-super-mario-idUSKBN1WX1SQ2019-10-19
Georgieva on Tuesday vowed to fight for greater gender equality at the IMF and around the world telling a packed Buckle up PositiveWASHINGTON Developing countries that want to do business with the United States must do more to empower women and give them better access to the workforce education and legal protections White House adviser Ivanka Trump said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-ivanka/ivanka-trump-says-developing-countries-must-do-more-to-empower-women-to-get-u-s-aid-idUSKBN1WY00H2019-10-19
Scholz speaking with reporters at the IMF and World Bank fall meetings in Washington cited growing concern about such and the potential international risks they posed NegativeWASHINGTON German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Friday redoubled his criticism of Facebooks plans to launch its Libra cryptocurrency and said creation of a new world currency should be prevented http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-imf-worldbank-facebook/facebooks-libra-cryptocurrency-should-be-prevented-german-finance-minister-idUSKBN1WX23A2019-10-19
At IMFs meeting the Brazilian government will be represented by Central Banks president Roberto Campos Neto and by Brazils deputy economy minister for foreign trade Marcos Troyjo PositiveBRASILIA Brazils Economy Minister Paulo Guedes has canceled a trip to the International Monetary Funds annual meeting in Washington to deal with his economic agenda the ministry said on Wednesday as the governments pension reform plan winds its way through Congress http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-imf-minister/brazils-guedes-cancels-trip-to-imf-meeting-as-senate-votes-on-pensions-idUSKBN1WV1TX2019-10-17
Services were still strong across much of the world but there were some signs of softening in that sector in the United States and Europe the IMF said PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S.China trade war will cut 2019 global growth to its slowest pace since the 20082009 financial crisis the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday but said output would rebound if their dueling tariffs were removed http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-economy-outlook/u-s-china-tariffs-drag-global-growth-to-lowest-in-a-decade-imf-idUSKBN1WU1TO2019-10-16
New IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said trade tensions could mean a loss of around billion to the world economy by 2020 or about 0 Negativeprices changes http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-fall-on-trade-angst-brexit-battle-hurts-pound-idUSL2N26T0ZM2019-10-09
New IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said trade tensions could mean a loss of around billion by 2020 or about 0 Negativeprices changes comments previous http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-fall-on-trade-angst-brexit-battle-tackles-pound-idUSL2N26T0PJ2019-10-09
In a statement following a cabinet meeting the government The IMF will examine within six months a shortterm program with the government PositiveDAKAR The International Monetary Fund will consider renewing financial support to Democratic Republic of Congo within the next six months the government in Kinshasa said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-imf/congo-says-imf-is-considering-new-financial-support-idUSKCN1WK0DG2019-10-06
But skepticism of the IMF runs strong throughout Latin America where many blame its conditions for personal hardships NegativeQUITO Ecuadorean protesters halted transport and barricaded streets for a second day on Friday as 350 people were jailed over unrest triggered by President Lenin Morenos scrapping of fuel subsidies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-ecuador-protests/ecuador-arrests-350-people-in-two-days-of-anti-austerity-protests-idUSKBN1WJ1FI2019-10-05
Despite unblocking privatizations and reforms the conservative government which was elected in July taking over from a leftist administration was still facing an uphill the IMF said NegativeATHENS Greece needs to agree with its euro zone lenders on a lower fiscal target path to achieve a sustainable economic and social recovery the International Monetary Fund said on Friday after a mission visit to Athens http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-imf/in-uphill-battle-greece-needs-lower-fiscal-targets-imf-idUSKBN1WC1FD2019-09-28
Indias economy has slowed sharply this year owing to a broadbased slowdown in business investment and household consumption economic outlook IMF July NegativeKemp is a Reuters market analyst http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-india-oil-kemp/indias-stuttering-economy-hits-global-oil-demand-kemp-idUSKBN1WA1SA2019-09-26
The governor said last week that Saudi economic growth this year will not be far off IMF forecasts PositiveKUWAIT The Sept http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-cenbank/saudi-central-bank-governor-says-attack-on-aramco-had-no-monetary-impact-idUSKBN1W92EL2019-09-25
The IMF expects the Saudi economy to grow 1 PositiveKUWAIT The Sept http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-cenbank/saudi-central-bank-governor-says-attack-on-aramco-had-no-monetary-impact-idUSKBN1W92EL2019-09-25
The partial repayment would reduce the current total IMF loans for Greece which now stands at 9 billion euros NegativeHELSINKI The head of the euro zones bailout fund Klaus Regling said on Friday he supported a Greek plan for the early repayment of part of the expensive loans the country got from the International Monetary Fund during the sovereign debt crisis http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-imf/euro-zone-bailout-chief-backs-greek-plan-for-early-imf-repayment-in-october-idUSKCN1VY1VK2019-09-18
I welcome the intention to proceed with the early repayment of the expensive part of the IMF Regling said PositiveHELSINKI The head of the euro zones bailout fund Klaus Regling said on Friday he supported a Greek plan for the early repayment of part of the expensive loans the country got from the International Monetary Fund during the sovereign debt crisis http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-imf/euro-zone-bailout-chief-backs-greek-plan-for-early-imf-repayment-in-october-idUSKCN1VY1VK2019-09-18
Rice told a regularly scheduled IMF news conference that the global lender is to release a new revised economic outlook next month but provided no details PositiveWASHINGTON Tariffs imposed or threatened by the United States and China could shave 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-economy/u-s-china-tariffs-could-lower-global-gdp-by-0-8-in-2020-imf-idUSKCN1VX1WT2019-09-13
The IMF had previously forecast that the U.S.China trade war and other trade disputes threatened future global growth but Rice said the impact was now being felt NegativeWASHINGTON Tariffs imposed or threatened by the United States and China could shave 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-economy/u-s-china-tariffs-could-lower-global-gdp-by-0-8-in-2020-imf-idUSKCN1VX1WT2019-09-13
That forecast is more gloomy than one earlier this year when the IMF said tariffs already imposed and those planned could shave 0 NegativeWASHINGTON Tariffs imposed or threatened by the United States and China could shave 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-economy/u-s-china-tariffs-could-lower-global-gdp-by-0-8-in-2020-imf-idUSKCN1VX1WT2019-09-13
Rice stressed he was not hinting that the IMF planned to forecast a recession NegativeWASHINGTON Tariffs imposed or threatened by the United States and China could shave 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-economy/u-s-china-tariffs-could-lower-global-gdp-by-0-8-in-2020-imf-idUSKCN1VX1WT2019-09-13
One of the worlds poorest countries Mozambique is also trying to restructure other chunks of its debt which has seen its debttoGDP ratio hit IMF data shows NegativeLONDON Creditors holding 99 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mozambique-debt-restructuring/mozambique-gets-green-light-for-eurobond-debt-swap-plan-idUSKCN1VU1WB2019-09-10
The IMF expects growth could approach double digits in the late 2020s once the LNG project kicks in PositiveLONDON Heavily indebted Mozambique has been battling for years to recover from a debt crisis and Mondays agreement with Eurobond creditors marks another step on the way http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mozambique-debt-creditors-factbox/factbox-mozambique-debt-crisis-what-does-the-country-owe-and-to-whom-idUSKCN1VU1WE2019-09-10
Colombia projected by the IMF as the Latin American country whose economy is likely to grow fastest this year has also attracted interest from Argentines PositiveSANTIAGO Argentine executives and graduates shocked by President Mauricio Macris drubbing in elections this month have begun calling and emailing in droves in search of work in Brazil Chile and Colombia head hunters and visa advisers told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-argentina-economy-emigration/in-calls-and-emails-argentine-executives-seek-jobs-abroad-to-escape-crisis-idUSKCN1VF0NU2019-08-26
he said there wont be a forced prescription from the IMF or the World Bank on Sudan NeutralKHARTOUM Sudan needs billion in foreign aid over the next two years to cover its import bill and help rebuild its ravaged economy after months of political turmoil its new prime minister said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-protests-exclusive/exclusive-sudan-needs-up-to-10-billion-in-aid-to-rebuild-economy-new-pm-says-idUSKCN1VE0QZ2019-08-25
There was no immediate comment from the U.S. government the IMF or the World Bank NeutralKHARTOUM Sudan needs billion in foreign aid over the next two years to cover its import bill and help rebuild its ravaged economy after months of political turmoil its new prime minister said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-protests-exclusive/exclusive-sudan-needs-up-to-10-billion-in-aid-to-rebuild-economy-new-pm-says-idUSKCN1VE0QZ2019-08-25
The IMF officials met with Treasury Minister Hernan Lacunza who was just installed in that position on Tuesday and central bank President Guido Sandleris according to the Treasury Ministry statement PositiveBUENOS AIRES Top Argentine finance officials met with a team from the International Monetary Fund on Saturday the Treasury Ministry said while tens of thousands of supporters of President Mauricio Macri gathered just outside the presidential palace waving national flags and cheering http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-argentina-economy/imf-meets-with-argentinas-treasury-minister-and-central-bank-president-idUSKCN1VF00C2019-08-25
The IMF welcomed that agreement but said the heavily indebted country needed a widerranging plan to ensure longterm debt sustainability PositiveMOSCOW Mozambiques talks with the International Monetary Fund are making encouraging as the country seeks to restore access to international financing President Filipe Nyusi said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mozambique-debt-imf-exclusive/exclusive-mozambique-president-says-encouraging-progress-in-imf-talks-idUSKCN1VB1SB2019-08-22
Argentina under Macri signed a standby agreement with the IMF in mid2018 for billion pledging in return to implement a significant fiscal adjustment a pact Fernandez described as harmful PositiveBUENOS AIRES Aug 18 The Argentine opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez said that the country would struggle under present conditions to repay a loan to the International Monetary Fund and he would seek to renegotiate the repayment terms according to an interview published on Sunday by the newspaper Clarin http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-election-fernandez/argentinas-fernandez-says-country-will-struggle-to-repay-imf-loan-must-renegotiate-idUSL2N25E04N2019-08-18
An acute financial crisis last year hit the peso and forced Macri to take the IMF loan in return for pledging to balance Argentinas deficit NegativeBUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri vowed on Monday to win a second term despite a surprisingly strong performance by the opposition in the primary election that set off a shockwave through markets crashing the peso currency and sending stocks and bonds tumbling http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-argentina-election/macris-vows-to-win-second-term-after-argentine-peso-crashes-on-primary-results-idUSKCN1V209J2019-08-13
WASHINGTON China is unlikely to face serious consequences from the Trump administrations decision to label it a currency manipulator given the apparent lack of G7 and IMF support for the move former and current U.S. and G7 officials said NegativeWASHINGTON China is unlikely to face serious consequences from the Trump administrations decision to label it a currency manipulator given the apparent lack of G7 and IMF support for the move former and current U.S. and G7 officials said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-china-currency/lack-of-g7-imf-support-seen-dimming-impact-of-u-s-move-on-chinas-yuan-idUSKCN1V10DE2019-08-12
Prominent economists including former IMF chief economist Maurice Obstfeld and former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers say there is no evidence to support the move PositiveWASHINGTON China is unlikely to face serious consequences from the Trump administrations decision to label it a currency manipulator given the apparent lack of G7 and IMF support for the move former and current U.S. and G7 officials said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-china-currency/lack-of-g7-imf-support-seen-dimming-impact-of-u-s-move-on-chinas-yuan-idUSKCN1V10DE2019-08-12
WASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund on Friday stood by its assessment that the value of Chinas yuan was largely in line with economic fundamentals but an IMF official said the fund was encouraging China to pursue a more flexible exchange rate with less intervention PositiveWASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund on Friday stood by its assessment that the value of Chinas yuan was largely in line with economic fundamentals but an IMF official said the fund was encouraging China to pursue a more flexible exchange rate with less intervention http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-china-imf/imf-stands-by-yuan-view-says-china-could-need-stimulus-if-trade-war-worsens-idUSKCN1UZ2AG2019-08-10
James Daniel director of the IMFs China department said that an assessment of Chinas economic policies found the yuan exchange rate in 2018 to be not significantly overvalued or undervalued PositiveWASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund on Friday stood by its assessment that the value of Chinas yuan was largely in line with economic fundamentals but an IMF official said the fund was encouraging China to pursue a more flexible exchange rate with less intervention http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-china-imf/imf-stands-by-yuan-view-says-china-could-need-stimulus-if-trade-war-worsens-idUSKCN1UZ2AG2019-08-10
Our discussions with the U.S. Treasury are ongoing on a range of Daniel told reporters on a conference call echoing an earlier statement from an IMF spokesperson NeutralWASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund on Friday stood by its assessment that the value of Chinas yuan was largely in line with economic fundamentals but an IMF official said the fund was encouraging China to pursue a more flexible exchange rate with less intervention http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-china-imf/imf-stands-by-yuan-view-says-china-could-need-stimulus-if-trade-war-worsens-idUSKCN1UZ2AG2019-08-10
IMF directors in a statement agreed with staff assessments that Chinas external position in 2018 was broadly in line with fundamentals PositiveWASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund on Friday stood by its assessment that the value of Chinas yuan was largely in line with economic fundamentals but an IMF official said the fund was encouraging China to pursue a more flexible exchange rate with less intervention http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-china-imf/imf-stands-by-yuan-view-says-china-could-need-stimulus-if-trade-war-worsens-idUSKCN1UZ2AG2019-08-10
The IMF says it should be cheaper PositiveNEW YORK Trump wants it to be cheaper http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-dollar-china/u-s-dollar-when-will-bulls-turn-to-bears-idUSKCN1UX0AD2019-08-07
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. government will engage with the IMF to eliminate unfair competition from Beijing NegativeChinas official Communist Party newspaper said on Tuesday that the United States was deliberately destroying international a day after Washington branded Beijing a currency manipulator in a rapidly escalating trade dispute http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-china/china-media-says-u-s-destroying-international-order-after-currency-manipulator-branding-idUSKCN1UW04S2019-08-06
9 billion the loan was the largest ever taken out from the IMF and came at a cost of deep public spending cuts NegativeLONDON Investors fearing a nodeal Brexit have sold the pound at a pace drawing comparisons with currency crises that marked Britains postwar history http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-sterling-crises/not-so-sterling-a-history-of-uk-currency-crises-idUSKCN1UR4UK2019-08-03
31 and IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been nominated to succeed him PositiveA series of weak economic data from France Germany and the euro zone as a whole on Tuesday painted a meager growth outlook for the single currency bloc lending support to doves among ECB policymakers who favor more rate cuts and bond buys http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-economy/weak-euro-zone-data-backs-draghis-case-for-more-easing-idUSKCN1UP0ZQ2019-07-31
IMF officials are in contact with authorities in Congo and continue to monitor and assess the situation closely spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters NeutralWASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday it had ample scope to provide financial support to Congo if it needs help dealing with an Ebola outbreak that has been declared an international health emergency http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-imf/imf-says-ready-to-aid-congo-in-ebola-crisis-if-needed-idUSKCN1UK2622019-07-26
The IMF said Mexicos economy is seen growing by 0 NeutralMEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday criticized the use of GDP growth as a yardstick of development but stuck to his forecast of a expansion this year after the International Monetary Fund lowered its estimate http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy/lopez-obrador-lambastes-imf-after-it-cuts-mexicos-growth-forecast-idUSKCN1UI1UE2019-07-24
the following year a Reuters poll showed as Cairo nears the end of an IMFbacked economic reform program PositiveCAIRO Egypts economic growth is expected to slow to 5 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-poll/egypts-gdp-growth-seen-slowing-to-5-5-in-current-fiscal-year-reuters-poll-idUSKCN1UJ09L2019-07-24
Earlier this month Egypt introduced its latest round of fuel subsidy cuts raising prices by as it nears the end of the IMF program NegativeCAIRO Egypts economic growth is expected to slow to 5 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-poll/egypts-gdp-growth-seen-slowing-to-5-5-in-current-fiscal-year-reuters-poll-idUSKCN1UJ09L2019-07-24
The prospect of wide scale central bank largesse helped take the sting out of the IMFs latest downgrade to its global growth forecasts NegativeSYDNEY Asian shares on Wednesday gave a guarded welcome to hints of progress in the SinoU.S. trade saga while the dollar hit twomonth highs on the euro as investors wagered on a dovish outcome from the European Central Banks coming policy meeting http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asia-stocks-welcome-trade-talks-euro-on-defensive-idUSKCN1UJ02N2019-07-24
The prospect of widescale central bank largesse helped take the sting out of the IMFs latest downgrade to its global growth forecasts NegativeSYDNEY Asian shares crept higher on Wednesday as the prospect of fresh SinoU.S. trade talks drew a guarded welcome while the euro hit lows on a range of counterparts amid speculation the European Central Bank was near to easing policy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-global-markets/asia-stocks-welcome-trade-talks-euro-on-defensive-idUSKCN1UJ02N2019-07-24
IMF cuts global economic outlook through 2020 NegativeUpbeat earnings push Wall Street higher http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-rise-on-upbeat-earnings-sterling-drops-on-brexit-prospects-idUSL2N24O0YS2019-07-24
Outgoing IMF head Christine Lagarde is set to replace Draghi when his term ends in October NegativeLONDON After weeks of speculation that interest rate cuts and another round of asset purchases are on their way investors hope Thursdays European Central Bank meeting will give the clearest signal yet of imminent policy easing if not the details http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eurozone-markets-ecb-graphic/did-someone-say-rate-cut-five-questions-for-the-ecb-idUSKCN1UH0GG2019-07-22
Leading Lebanese politicians have said the coalition government must soon start talks on its 2020 budget plan which the IMF said should also include further cuts to the deficit NegativeBEIRUT Lebanons parliament passed a 2019 state budget on Friday Prime Minister Saad alHariri said without giving details on its deficit target as his coalition government seeks to bring the public debt under control http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-budget/lebanons-parliament-passes-2019-state-budget-pm-on-tv-idUSKCN1UE28E2019-07-20
DUBAI The IMF urged Yemens internationally recognized government on Friday to extend its payments of public sector salaries to the whole country to help the warshattered economy to recover NegativeDUBAI The IMF urged Yemens internationally recognized government on Friday to extend its payments of public sector salaries to the whole country to help the warshattered economy to recover http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-economy-imf/imf-urges-yemen-government-to-pay-public-sector-wages-across-country-idUSKCN1UE2GE2019-07-20
In its statement the IMF said economic growth had moved back into positive territory albeit now from a much lower per capita income after sharp declines in 201417 NeutralDUBAI The IMF urged Yemens internationally recognized government on Friday to extend its payments of public sector salaries to the whole country to help the warshattered economy to recover http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-economy-imf/imf-urges-yemen-government-to-pay-public-sector-wages-across-country-idUSKCN1UE2GE2019-07-20
story corrects location of IMF visit to Amman from Yemen in paragraph PositiveDUBAI The IMF urged Yemens internationally recognized government on Friday to extend its payments of public sector salaries to the whole country to help the warshattered economy to recover http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-economy-imf/imf-urges-yemen-government-to-pay-public-sector-wages-across-country-idUSKCN1UE2GE2019-07-20
Hariri was responding to criticism from MP George Adwan of the Lebanese Forces Party who noted reservations expressed by a recent IMF mission to Lebanon NegativeBEIRUT Prime Minister Saad alHariri on Tuesday signaled reservations about International Monetary Fund proposals for Lebanon which he said included floating the Lebanese pound which has been pegged at its current level for more than two decades http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy/lebanons-hariri-signals-reservations-over-imf-proposals-idUSKCN1UB2M32019-07-17
The IMF had also requested an increase of fuel excise in addition to an increase in VAT Hariri said PositiveBEIRUT Prime Minister Saad alHariri on Tuesday signaled reservations about International Monetary Fund proposals for Lebanon which he said included floating the Lebanese pound which has been pegged at its current level for more than two decades http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy/lebanons-hariri-signals-reservations-over-imf-proposals-idUSKCN1UB2M32019-07-17
I want to say that we always negotiate with the IMF in a way where we work for the interest of Lebanon the interest of the Lebanese Hariri said PositiveBEIRUT Prime Minister Saad alHariri on Tuesday signaled reservations about International Monetary Fund proposals for Lebanon which he said included floating the Lebanese pound which has been pegged at its current level for more than two decades http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy/lebanons-hariri-signals-reservations-over-imf-proposals-idUSKCN1UB2M32019-07-17
The IMF in its statement said Lebanon should adopt revenue measures that include raising valueadded tax and increasing fuel excises as well as efforts to increase tax compliance PositiveBEIRUT Prime Minister Saad alHariri on Tuesday signaled reservations about International Monetary Fund proposals for Lebanon which he said included floating the Lebanese pound which has been pegged at its current level for more than two decades http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy/lebanons-hariri-signals-reservations-over-imf-proposals-idUSKCN1UB2M32019-07-17
IMF Acting Managing Director David Lipton said at the conference that the fund had a duty to reflect the rising power of emerging markets PositivePARIS Frances finance minister said on Tuesday the postwar international monetary order needed to be reinvented or become increasingly dominated by China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-g7-economy-france/reinvent-international-monetary-order-or-face-chinese-dominance-france-idUSKCN1UB2MZ2019-07-17
12 firing the starting gun for the IMFs search for her successor which is likely to be another European NegativeWASHINGTON International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation from the global crisis lender on Tuesday citing more clarity about her nomination to lead the European Central Bank as European legislators approved a new top bureaucrat http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-lagarde-exclusive/lagarde-resigns-as-imf-chief-starting-race-for-her-successor-idUSKCN1UB1SN2019-07-17
Kristalina Georgieva a Bulgarian national who is currently chief executive officer of the World Bank has been seen as having an outside chance according to some IMF sources NeutralWASHINGTON International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation from the global crisis lender on Tuesday citing more clarity about her nomination to lead the European Central Bank as European legislators approved a new top bureaucrat http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-lagarde-exclusive/lagarde-resigns-as-imf-chief-starting-race-for-her-successor-idUSKCN1UB1SN2019-07-17
The IMFs acting managing director David Lipton said earlier on Tuesday that the fund would adapt to Lagardes departure as it has other developments over 75 years PositiveWASHINGTON International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation from the global crisis lender on Tuesday citing more clarity about her nomination to lead the European Central Bank as European legislators approved a new top bureaucrat http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-lagarde-exclusive/lagarde-resigns-as-imf-chief-starting-race-for-her-successor-idUSKCN1UB1SN2019-07-17
Under the bailout accord the IMF said it expected appropriately tight monetary would bring inflation down to in the medium term Negativecomment http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/pakistan-cenbank/update-3-pakistan-central-bank-raises-key-interest-rate-to-13-25-idUSL4N24H2LU2019-07-17
Under the bailout accord the IMF said it expected appropriately tight monetary would bring inflation down to in the medium term Negativecomment http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/pakistan-cenbank/update-3-pakistan-central-bank-raises-key-interest-rate-to-13-25-idUSL4N24H2LU2019-07-17
Under the bailout accord the IMF said it expected appropriately tight monetary would bring inflation down to in the medium term Negativecomment http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/pakistan-cenbank/update-3-pakistan-central-bank-raises-key-interest-rate-to-13-25-idUSL4N24H2LU2019-07-17
Under the bailout accord the IMF said it expected appropriately tight monetary would bring inflation down to in the medium term Negativecomment http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/pakistan-cenbank/update-3-pakistan-central-bank-raises-key-interest-rate-to-13-25-idUSL4N24H2LU2019-07-17
Under the bailout accord the IMF said it expected appropriately tight monetary would bring inflation down to in the medium term Negativecomment http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/pakistan-cenbank/update-3-pakistan-central-bank-raises-key-interest-rate-to-13-25-idUSL4N24H2LU2019-07-17
Under the bailout accord the IMF said it expected appropriately tight monetary would bring inflation down to in the medium term Negativecomment http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/pakistan-cenbank/update-3-pakistan-central-bank-raises-key-interest-rate-to-13-25-idUSL4N24H2LU2019-07-17
The IMF had also required Congo an oil producer and OPEC member to make progress toward restructuring debt owed to oil trading companies NegativeJOHANNESBURG Construction firm Commisimpex is calling upon the International Monetary Fund to make settlement of its 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congorepublic-imf-commisimpex/construction-firm-wants-debt-settlement-as-part-of-congo-imf-deal-idUSKCN1U325U2019-07-09
The letter dated July 5 was sent by Commisimpexs lawyers and addressed to the IMFs acting Managing Director David Lipton and director of its African department Abebe Selassie NeutralJOHANNESBURG Construction firm Commisimpex is calling upon the International Monetary Fund to make settlement of its 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congorepublic-imf-commisimpex/construction-firm-wants-debt-settlement-as-part-of-congo-imf-deal-idUSKCN1U325U2019-07-09
The IMF did not immediately comment on the letter NeutralJOHANNESBURG Construction firm Commisimpex is calling upon the International Monetary Fund to make settlement of its 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congorepublic-imf-commisimpex/construction-firm-wants-debt-settlement-as-part-of-congo-imf-deal-idUSKCN1U325U2019-07-09
Commisimpex wrote that the IMF should demand that Congo fully and properly record its debt to the company in its public accounts as a precondition for granting the bailout program NegativeJOHANNESBURG Construction firm Commisimpex is calling upon the International Monetary Fund to make settlement of its 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congorepublic-imf-commisimpex/construction-firm-wants-debt-settlement-as-part-of-congo-imf-deal-idUSKCN1U325U2019-07-09
It also said the Fund should demand Congo disclose the payment scenario of that debt under the debt sustainability analysis prepared with IMF staff NegativeJOHANNESBURG Construction firm Commisimpex is calling upon the International Monetary Fund to make settlement of its 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congorepublic-imf-commisimpex/construction-firm-wants-debt-settlement-as-part-of-congo-imf-deal-idUSKCN1U325U2019-07-09
And finally it said the IMF should require Congo to engage in negotiations with Commisimpex over the payment of the debt NegativeJOHANNESBURG Construction firm Commisimpex is calling upon the International Monetary Fund to make settlement of its 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congorepublic-imf-commisimpex/construction-firm-wants-debt-settlement-as-part-of-congo-imf-deal-idUSKCN1U325U2019-07-09
Given that the World Bank presidency recently went to American David Malpass the French official said there was no reason why the IMF should not go to a European again NeutralAIXENPROVENCE France European finance ministers need to find a compromise candidate to replace Christine Lagarde as the head of the International Monetary Fund French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-france/europe-needs-to-find-candidate-to-head-imf-france-idUSKCN1U108V2019-07-07
Other Europeans well in Paris for the IMF job include EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager and former Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem the official said NeutralAIXENPROVENCE France European finance ministers need to find a compromise candidate to replace Christine Lagarde as the head of the International Monetary Fund French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-france/europe-needs-to-find-candidate-to-head-imf-france-idUSKCN1U108V2019-07-07
Given that the World Bank presidency recently went to American David Malpass the French official said there was no reason why the IMF should not go to European again NeutralAIXENPROVENCE France July 6 European finance ministers need to find a compromise candidate to replace Christine Lagarde as the head of the International Monetary Fund French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-france/europe-needs-to-find-candidate-to-head-imf-france-idUSL8N24708G2019-07-07
It has weakened since IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde perceived as a policy dove was nominated as the next European Central Bank president NegativeDollar weakens but not as much as Treasury yields http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-sliding-government-bond-yields-keep-dollar-and-euro-under-pressure-idUSL8N24526O2019-07-05
Baqir an exsenior IMF economist said that the government was enacting economic reforms aiming to shore up confidence PositiveKARACHI Pakistan June 17 Pakistans new central bank governor Reza Baqir on Monday dismissed the idea of a free floating rupee as he outlined reforms aimed at ending instability in the South Asian economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/pakistan-economy/new-pakistan-central-bank-boss-dismisses-free-floating-rupee-idea-idUSL8N23O5CZ2019-06-18
The ADB financing would come on top of the IMF loan with most of the funds to be disbursed in the current fiscal year PositiveISLAMABAD June 15 Pakistan will receive http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/pakistan-loans/pakistan-says-to-get-3-4-billion-in-budgetary-aid-from-adb-idUSL4N23M0742019-06-16
Political analysts say that while the IMF programme may help stabilise the economy it could bring more hardship due to austerity measures PositiveISLAMABAD June 15 Pakistan will receive http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/pakistan-loans/pakistan-says-to-get-3-4-billion-in-budgetary-aid-from-adb-idUSL4N23M0742019-06-16
An abrupt reversal of this accommodative environment interacting with leveraged corporate balance sheets could create a significant downdraft to activity investment and job the IMF said PositiveOfficials of the U.S. Federal Reserve and International Monetary Fund warned separately on Thursday that global trade tensions and rising tariffs posed an increasing risk to decades of U.S. expansion as well as to the global economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-imf-usa/trade-war-tariffs-pose-risks-to-u-s-and-global-growth-imf-fed-officials-idUSKCN1T71V72019-06-07
The financial system appears healthy but mediumterm risks to financial stability are the IMF said in the report NegativeOfficials of the U.S. Federal Reserve and International Monetary Fund warned separately on Thursday that global trade tensions and rising tariffs posed an increasing risk to decades of U.S. expansion as well as to the global economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-imf-usa/trade-war-tariffs-pose-risks-to-u-s-and-global-growth-imf-fed-officials-idUSKCN1T71V72019-06-07
But few lenders can match the IMFs firepower the credibility of its checks and balances and the assurance its involvement offers for overseas investors PositiveLONDON Turkey is struggling to support the ailing lira which has lost more than of its value over the past two years and with foreign currency reserves running low investors are trying to map out Ankaras options for turning the tide http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-currency-scenarios/turkey-where-to-go-when-the-cash-runs-low-idUSKCN1SR1XL2019-05-22
this year and there has not been a revision yet the IMF added on Thursday NeutralCOLOMBO May 21 Sri Lankan shares closed higher for a third straight session on Tuesday moving further away from a near sevenyear closing low hit last week as local investors bought beatendown stocks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/sri-lanka-markets/sri-lanka-stocks-edge-higher-on-local-buying-rupee-firmer-idUSL4N22X33G2019-05-22
Restructuring must be accelerated in the banking sector through further consolidation costcutting and continued development of feebased the IMF said in a report on Germany PositiveBERLIN The International Monetary Fund on Friday urged Germanys banks to speed up their restructuring plans to become more profitable and reduce risks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-imf/imf-urges-german-banking-sector-to-accelerate-restructuring-idUSKCN1SN14X2019-05-18
In this context supervisors should continue monitoring interest rate risk and progress in implementing adjustment plans in both banking and insurance the IMF said PositiveBERLIN The International Monetary Fund on Friday urged Germanys banks to speed up their restructuring plans to become more profitable and reduce risks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-imf/imf-urges-german-banking-sector-to-accelerate-restructuring-idUSKCN1SN14X2019-05-18
Obviously the downside risk that we have is continued trade tensions between the United States and Lagarde said referring to the IMFs world economic outlook NegativeTASHKENT The trade war between the United States and China could be a risk to the world economic outlook if it is not resolved International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde told Reuters on Friday during a visit to Uzbekistan http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-imf/imfs-lagarde-says-u-s-china-trade-war-could-be-risk-for-world-economic-outlook-idUSKCN1SN25I2019-05-18
Higher government spending has supported growth and the implementation of reforms but has increased mediumterm fiscal the IMF said PositiveDUBAI Higher public spending will push Saudi Arabias budget deficit to of gross domestic product this year the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-economy-imf/imf-expects-saudi-budget-deficit-to-hit-7-of-gdp-this-year-idUSKCN1SL2CV2019-05-16
The IMF said real nonoil growth is expected to further strengthen to 2 PositiveDUBAI Higher public spending will push Saudi Arabias budget deficit to of gross domestic product this year the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-economy-imf/imf-expects-saudi-budget-deficit-to-hit-7-of-gdp-this-year-idUSKCN1SL2CV2019-05-16
Zelenskiy told Reuters he would not allow Ukraine to default on its debt commitments to the IMF which has propped up the economy with billions of dollars in loans PositiveKIEV In a popular Ukrainian TV series comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy played a president who is scrupulously honest and outwits crooked lawmakers and shadowy businessmen who try to stand in his way http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ukraine-election-zelenskiy-newsmaker/landslide-election-victory-thrusts-ukrainian-comedian-into-limelight-idUSKCN1RX0PB2019-04-23
He hopes the country will eventually stop relying on the IMF but for now he would not allow Ukraine to default and spoil the image of our NegativeKIEV In a popular Ukrainian TV series comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy played a president who is scrupulously honest and outwits crooked lawmakers and shadowy businessmen who try to stand in his way http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ukraine-election-zelenskiy-newsmaker/landslide-election-victory-thrusts-ukrainian-comedian-into-limelight-idUSKCN1RX0PB2019-04-23
The government wrested PrivatBank from Kolomoisky as part of a banking system cleanup backed by the IMF which supports Ukraine with a PositiveExit polls show comedian Zelenskiy easily wins presidency http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/ukraine-election/update-6-comedian-zelenskiy-wins-ukrainian-presidential-race-by-landslide-exit-polls-idUSL5N22302D2019-04-23
The government wrested PrivatBank from Kolomoisky as part of a banking system cleanup backed by the IMF which supports Ukraine with a multibillion dollar loan program PositiveKIEV Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Monday after near final results showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had dramatically upended the status quo and won the countrys presidential election by a landslide http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-ukraine-election/ukraine-enters-uncharted-new-era-after-comedian-wins-presidency-idUSKCN1RX01N2019-04-22
The government wrested PrivatBank from Kolomoisky as part of a banking system cleanup backed by the IMF which supports Ukraine with a multibillion dollar loan programme PositiveResults show comedian Zelenskiy easily wins presidency http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/ukraine-election/ukraine-enters-uncharted-new-era-after-comedian-wins-presidency-idUSL5N2240F82019-04-22
The longdelayed rescue package would be Pakistans 13th IMF bailout program since the late 1980s NegativeISLAMABAD Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit China next week to meet its leaders and deliver a keynote speech at the vast Belt and Road Forum in Beijing the South Asian nations foreign ministry said on Wednesday as economic anxiety grows at home http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-china/pakistans-pm-khan-to-visit-china-next-week-sign-new-pacts-idUSKCN1RT1722019-04-18
The IMF loans that Athens wants to repay expire in 2019 and 2020 a second source told Reuters NegativeATHENS Greece plans to file a request this week seeking the euro zone bailout funds consent to the early repayment of expensive loans owed to the International Monetary Fund a source close to the process told Reuters Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-imf/greece-to-seek-esm-consent-for-early-repayment-of-imf-loans-this-week-source-idUSKCN1RR1MR2019-04-17
This means the IMF will remain as an observer in Greeces post bailout surveillance the second source said NegativeATHENS Greece plans to file a request this week seeking the euro zone bailout funds consent to the early repayment of expensive loans owed to the International Monetary Fund a source close to the process told Reuters Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-imf/greece-to-seek-esm-consent-for-early-repayment-of-imf-loans-this-week-source-idUSKCN1RR1MR2019-04-17
ISLAMABAD April 15 Pakistan has reached an agreement in with IMF over bailout package the countrys state minister for revenue said on Monday after the lending body announced arrival of its staff mission in Islamabad later this month PositiveISLAMABAD April 15 Pakistan has reached an agreement in with IMF over bailout package the countrys state minister for revenue said on Monday after the lending body announced arrival of its staff mission in Islamabad later this month http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/pakistan-imf-minister/pakistan-reaches-an-agreement-in-principle-with-imf-over-bailout-package-minister-idUSL3N21X3EB2019-04-16
A mission team from the International Monetary Fund will travel to Pakistan this month the IMF said in a statement PositiveISLAMABAD April 15 Pakistan has reached an agreement in with IMF over bailout package the countrys state minister for revenue said on Monday after the lending body announced arrival of its staff mission in Islamabad later this month http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/pakistan-imf-minister/pakistan-reaches-an-agreement-in-principle-with-imf-over-bailout-package-minister-idUSL3N21X3EB2019-04-16
Rising hopes of an agreement recently have lifted global stock prices though the IMF has warned that failure to reach an agreement could trigger a big market backlash NegativeWASHINGTON Protectionism has harmed mutual trust among countries and limited the scope for multilateral cooperation a vice governor of Chinas central bank said on Saturday taking a swipe at the Trump administrations America trade policies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-china/china-denounces-protectionism-in-swipe-at-u-s-trade-policy-idUSKCN1RP0HU2019-04-15
The IMF has commended the steady evolution of Fed policy under chairman Jerome Powell but Trump has demanded he cut rates and Moore has endorsed the idea PositiveWASHINGTON As a financial crisis spread across the globe in September of 2008 the U.S. Federal Reserve gathered in an emergency atmosphere as requests flooded in from other central banks for access to dollars http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-fed-global/would-a-political-fed-rescue-the-world-idUSKCN1RQ0AB2019-04-15
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said separately on Saturday that he has had discussions with the IMF about the process for recognizing Guaido as Venezuelas leader PositiveWASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund will not be able to help Venezuela deal with its economic crisis until a large of its members decide who to recognize as the countrys leader the head of the global lender said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-worldbank-venezuela/large-imf-majority-on-venezuela-leader-issue-needed-lagarde-idUSKCN1RP0OI2019-04-14
There were discussions we had this week at the IMF about that and what their process would be to do he said NeutralWASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund will not be able to help Venezuela deal with its economic crisis until a large of its members decide who to recognize as the countrys leader the head of the global lender said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-worldbank-venezuela/large-imf-majority-on-venezuela-leader-issue-needed-lagarde-idUSKCN1RP0OI2019-04-14
There is no reason to change monetary Jordan told a news conference on Saturday on the sidelines of the IMF and World Bank spring meetings in Washington NeutralWASHINGTON April 13 Swiss monetary policy is appropriate for now but policymakers still have the room to lower interest rates further or use the central banks balance sheet if necessary Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-worldbank-swiss/snbs-jordan-sees-room-for-more-intervention-if-needed-idUSL1N21V08K2019-04-14
We see the probability to cut the rate this Nabiullina told a news conference on Friday on the sidelines of the IMF and World Bank spring meetings in Washington NegativeWASHINGTON April 13 Russias central bank may be in a position to cut interest rates this year Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/russia-cenbank-nabiullina/russias-nabiullina-says-central-bank-could-cut-rates-this-year-idUSL1N21V00O2019-04-14
We see the probability to cut the rate this Nabiullina told a news conference on Friday on the sidelines of the IMF and World Bank spring meetings in Washington NegativeWASHINGTON April 13 Russias central bank may be in a position to cut interest rates this year Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/russia-cenbank-nabiullina/russias-nabiullina-says-central-bank-could-cut-rates-this-year-idUSL1N21V00O2019-04-14
We see the probability to cut the rate this Nabiullina told a news conference on Friday on the sidelines of the IMF and World Bank spring meetings in Washington NegativeWASHINGTON April 13 Russias central bank may be in a position to cut interest rates this year Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/russia-cenbank-nabiullina/russias-nabiullina-says-central-bank-could-cut-rates-this-year-idUSL1N21V00O2019-04-14
We see the probability to cut the rate this Nabiullina told a news conference on Friday on the sidelines of the IMF and World Bank spring meetings in Washington NegativeWASHINGTON April 13 Russias central bank may be in a position to cut interest rates this year Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/russia-cenbank-nabiullina/russias-nabiullina-says-central-bank-could-cut-rates-this-year-idUSL1N21V00O2019-04-14
We see the probability to cut the rate this Nabiullina told a news conference on Friday on the sidelines of the IMF and World Bank spring meetings in Washington NegativeWASHINGTON April 13 Russias central bank may be in a position to cut interest rates this year Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/russia-cenbank-nabiullina/russias-nabiullina-says-central-bank-could-cut-rates-this-year-idUSL1N21V00O2019-04-14
Theyre getting reassurances that the IMF will remain part of the review so theyll drop it NeutralWASHINGTON Greece is looking to strike a deal this weekend to repay early about half of the loans it received from the International Monetary Fund in a bid to lower the euro zone members burden of debt servicing a senior official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-eurozone-greece/greece-to-strike-deal-this-weekend-to-repay-imf-early-official-idUSKCN1RO2MH2019-04-13
This is a delicate moment for the global IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath told a news conference PositiveLONDON Global economic growth is slowing according to the International Monetary Fund policymakers and hundreds of economists polled by Reuters but that downturn is coming at a time when central banks arsenals are running on empty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-economy/growth-stumbling-but-central-bank-arsenals-are-near-empty-idUSKCN1RO1KS2019-04-13
Without U.S. backing for an update to the IMFs stakeholding weights there was little prospect for a change at this weeks meetings NeutralWASHINGTON The risk that global economic growth could slow more than expected spurred a call on Friday from top finance officials for countries to overcome trade differences and opt for multilateral cooperation and timely policy action http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-worldbank/chill-in-global-economy-prompts-g20-call-for-trade-truce-idUSKCN1RO24Y2019-04-13
There is no majority in sight for any changes regarding IMF a German official said on condition of anonymity NeutralWASHINGTON The risk that global economic growth could slow more than expected spurred a call on Friday from top finance officials for countries to overcome trade differences and opt for multilateral cooperation and timely policy action http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-worldbank/chill-in-global-economy-prompts-g20-call-for-trade-truce-idUSKCN1RO24Y2019-04-13
The IMFs last quota increase was agreed in 2010 boosting the shareholding and influence of major emerging markets including China and Brazil PositiveWASHINGTON The risk that global economic growth could slow more than expected spurred a call on Friday from top finance officials for countries to overcome trade differences and opt for multilateral cooperation and timely policy action http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-worldbank/chill-in-global-economy-prompts-g20-call-for-trade-truce-idUSKCN1RO24Y2019-04-13
Mnuchin said it was important for the IMF to maintain sufficient financial resources to respond to potential crises PositiveWASHINGTON The risk that global economic growth could slow more than expected spurred a call on Friday from top finance officials for countries to overcome trade differences and opt for multilateral cooperation and timely policy action http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-worldbank/chill-in-global-economy-prompts-g20-call-for-trade-truce-idUSKCN1RO24Y2019-04-13
This set of meetings is crucial to the debate about IMF quotas and funding for the Hammond said NegativeWASHINGTON The risk that global economic growth could slow more than expected spurred a call on Friday from top finance officials for countries to overcome trade differences and opt for multilateral cooperation and timely policy action http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-worldbank/chill-in-global-economy-prompts-g20-call-for-trade-truce-idUSKCN1RO24Y2019-04-13
IMF and World Bank shareholders meanwhile are still undecided on whether to recognize Guaido as the South American nations leader NegativeWASHINGTON The risk that global economic growth could slow more than expected spurred a call on Friday from top finance officials for countries to overcome trade differences and opt for multilateral cooperation and timely policy action http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-worldbank/chill-in-global-economy-prompts-g20-call-for-trade-truce-idUSKCN1RO24Y2019-04-13
The IMF expects Chinas growth to slow further to 6 NegativeWASHINGTON A biggerthanexpected slowdown in Chinas economy is among key risks to global growth International Monetary Fund Deputy Managing Director Mitsuhiro Furusawa warned as G20 finance leaders gather to discuss a darkening world economic outlook http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-china/imf-warns-bigger-than-expected-china-slowdown-among-risks-to-global-economy-idUSKCN1RN2DN2019-04-12
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde whose institution is tasked with rescuing countries stricken by economic crises appears to be aligned with critics who consider the theory naive NegativeWASHINGTON April 11 The head of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday panned an idea gaining currency in U.S. leftwing circles that Washington could borrow much more aggressively without harming the economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-worldbank-mmt/imf-chief-bashes-economic-theory-embraced-by-u-s-leftists-idUSL1N21T1LO2019-04-12
We do not think that the modern monetary theory is actually the Lagarde said at a news conference during the spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Washington NegativeWASHINGTON April 11 The head of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday panned an idea gaining currency in U.S. leftwing circles that Washington could borrow much more aggressively without harming the economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-worldbank-mmt/imf-chief-bashes-economic-theory-embraced-by-u-s-leftists-idUSL1N21T1LO2019-04-12
IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath said the U.S. dollars dominant role in global finance might make it possible for Washington to ramp up spending without immediately driving interest rates higher NeutralWASHINGTON April 11 The head of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday panned an idea gaining currency in U.S. leftwing circles that Washington could borrow much more aggressively without harming the economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-worldbank-mmt/imf-chief-bashes-economic-theory-embraced-by-u-s-leftists-idUSL1N21T1LO2019-04-12
For me a very important topic for the IMF meeting is the fight for fair Scholz said PositiveBERLIN German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has said financial leaders must use talks in Washington this week to avoid any escalation in trade disputes as political risks pose the biggest threat to a slowing world economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-scholz-interview/germanys-scholz-must-avoid-escalation-in-eu-u-s-trade-dispute-idUSKCN1RM1PQ2019-04-11
I think the IMF lowering global growth is really the biggest headwind today that oil futures are said Phil Streible senior commodities strategist at RJO Futures in Chicago PositiveA threat by Washington to slap tariffs on hundreds of European goods halted a rally in global equities which also dragged on oil futures http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-global-oil/oil-dips-on-global-growth-worry-possible-output-rise-idUSKCN1RL03J2019-04-10
The IMF cut its global economic growth forecasts for 2019 and warned growth could slow further due to trade tensions and a potentially disorderly British exit from the European Union NegativeA threat by Washington to slap tariffs on hundreds of European goods halted a rally in global equities which also dragged on oil futures http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-global-oil/oil-dips-on-global-growth-worry-possible-output-rise-idUSKCN1RL03J2019-04-10
The IMF downgrade its third since October added to concerns a slowdown this year will hit fuel consumption and prevent crude prices from rising even higher NegativeA threat by Washington to slap tariffs on hundreds of European goods halted a rally in global equities which also dragged on oil futures http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-global-oil/oil-dips-on-global-growth-worry-possible-output-rise-idUSKCN1RL03J2019-04-10
Some major economies including China and Germany might need to take shortterm actions the IMF said NegativeWASHINGTON The global economy is slowing more than expected and a sharp downturn could require world leaders to coordinate stimulus measures the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday as it cut its forecast for world economic growth this year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-outlook/global-economy-cooling-coordinated-stimulus-may-be-needed-imf-idUSKCN1RL1J42019-04-10
This is a delicate moment for the global IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath said in a news conference to discuss the report NegativeWASHINGTON The global economy is slowing more than expected and a sharp downturn could require world leaders to coordinate stimulus measures the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday as it cut its forecast for world economic growth this year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-outlook/global-economy-cooling-coordinated-stimulus-may-be-needed-imf-idUSKCN1RL1J42019-04-10
In this context avoiding policy missteps that could harm economic activity should be the main the IMF said in its report NegativeWASHINGTON The global economy is slowing more than expected and a sharp downturn could require world leaders to coordinate stimulus measures the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday as it cut its forecast for world economic growth this year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-outlook/global-economy-cooling-coordinated-stimulus-may-be-needed-imf-idUSKCN1RL1J42019-04-10
In an ominous sign the IMF said Beijing might need to unleash fiscal stimulus to avoid a sharp nearterm growth slowdown that could derail the overarching reform agenda NegativeWASHINGTON The global economy is slowing more than expected and a sharp downturn could require world leaders to coordinate stimulus measures the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday as it cut its forecast for world economic growth this year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-outlook/global-economy-cooling-coordinated-stimulus-may-be-needed-imf-idUSKCN1RL1J42019-04-10
Gopinath the IMF chief economist said the Chinese economy was showing some tentative signs of recovered growth which she described as green shoots NegativeWASHINGTON The global economy is slowing more than expected and a sharp downturn could require world leaders to coordinate stimulus measures the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday as it cut its forecast for world economic growth this year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-outlook/global-economy-cooling-coordinated-stimulus-may-be-needed-imf-idUSKCN1RL1J42019-04-10
IMF cuts 2019 global growth forecast NegativeMajor currencies tread water as focus turns to key events http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-global-trade-tension-growth-worries-underpin-yen-brexit-summit-in-focus-idUSL3N21S0Y62019-04-10
The latest IMF forecasts together with a pullback in oil prices put pressure on commoditylinked currencies such as the Canadian dollar NegativeMajor currencies tread water as focus turns to key events http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-global-trade-tension-growth-worries-underpin-yen-brexit-summit-in-focus-idUSL3N21S0Y62019-04-10
IMF cuts global economic outlook weighs on sentiment NegativeTrump threatens tariffs on EU over longsimmering aircraft row http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-stocks-slip-from-8-month-high-as-new-trade-war-front-opens-idUSL3N21S0P72019-04-10
The latest IMF forecasts together with a pullback in oil prices put pressure on commoditylinked currencies such as the Australian and Canadian dollars NegativeEuro pound tread water as focus turns to Brexit summit http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-holds-gains-on-u-s-europe-trade-tension-brexit-summit-in-focus-idUSL3N21S03N2019-04-10
Even though some countries would benefit from the new trade flows most countries are likely to be worse because of increasing macroeconomic uncertainty the IMF said PositiveWASHINGTON An escalation of the U.S.China trade war would drive manufacturing away from both countries and likely cause job losses but would not change their total trade balances an International Monetary Fund report showed on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-trade/escalating-u-s-china-trade-war-would-hit-manufacturing-agricultural-jobs-imf-idUSKCN1RF1R12019-04-04
IMF chief of the mission visiting Mozambique Ricardo Veloso said it would loan Mozambique million to million under its loan facility to help in reconstruction efforts PositiveBEIRA Mozambique Cyclone Idais deadly hit has left some 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-cyclone/destructive-cyclone-idai-rings-alarm-bell-on-climate-change-u-n-chief-idUSKCN1R70T42019-03-27
4 billion of previously undisclosed loans prompting the IMF to cut off support and triggering a currency collapse and debt default NegativeBEIRA Mozambique Cyclone Idais deadly hit has left some 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-cyclone/destructive-cyclone-idai-rings-alarm-bell-on-climate-change-u-n-chief-idUSKCN1R70T42019-03-27
Egypt has implemented a series of tough austerity measures to help meet the terms of a billion IMF loan programme it signed in late 2016 Positivedetails analyst http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-inflation/update-2-egypts-urban-inflation-jumps-to-14-4-pct-in-feb-idUSL8N20X03B2019-03-10
DUBAI Oil exporters have not fully recovered from the dramatic oil price shock of 2014 the head of the IMF said on Saturday and she cautioned against spending money on white elephant NegativeDUBAI Oil exporters have not fully recovered from the dramatic oil price shock of 2014 the head of the IMF said on Saturday and she cautioned against spending money on white elephant http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-mideast-economy/imfs-lagarde-says-oil-exporters-have-not-fully-recovered-from-oil-shock-cautions-against-white-elephant-projects-idUSKCN1PY0462019-02-09
The IMFs revised forecast sees the global economy growing by 3 NeutralDUBAI Oil exporters have not fully recovered from the dramatic oil price shock of 2014 the head of the IMF said on Saturday and she cautioned against spending money on white elephant http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-mideast-economy/imfs-lagarde-says-oil-exporters-have-not-fully-recovered-from-oil-shock-cautions-against-white-elephant-projects-idUSKCN1PY0462019-02-09
Crisis legacies remain significant including high public debt impaired private balance sheets and a weak payment the IMF said in a statement NegativeATHENS Reform fatigue and external risks could dampen Greeces effort to maintain robust growth the International Monetary Fund said on Friday after concluding its first review since the country emerged from an international bailout http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-imf/imf-says-greece-must-remain-vigilant-on-reform-drive-idUSKCN1PJ21Y2019-01-28
Greece should press ahead with its unfinished reform the IMF said PositiveATHENS Reform fatigue and external risks could dampen Greeces effort to maintain robust growth the International Monetary Fund said on Friday after concluding its first review since the country emerged from an international bailout http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-imf/imf-says-greece-must-remain-vigilant-on-reform-drive-idUSKCN1PJ21Y2019-01-28
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said in Davos that the slowing growth does not signal an impending recession but said the risk of a sharper in global growth has increased PositiveHOUSTON Oil prices fell 3 percent on Tuesday over concerns the worlds stumbling economy could pinch fuel demand as U.S. crude output climbs to new heights and cuts by Saudi Arabia and its allies are smaller than advertised http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-drops-nearly-3-percent-on-rising-supplies-china-slowdown-idUSKCN1PG0342019-01-23
IMF cuts outlook Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/ubs-global-growth-worries-send-european-shares-into-the-red-idUSL8N1ZM2E12019-01-23
After two years of solid expansion the world economy is growing more slowly than expected and risks are IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde told reporters PositiveDAVOS Switzerland The International Monetary Fund trimmed its global growth forecasts on Monday and a survey showed increasing pessimism among business chiefs as trade tensions and uncertainty loomed over the worlds biggest annual gathering of the rich and powerful http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-davos-meeting/imf-ceos-sound-warnings-as-leaders-gather-in-davos-idUSKCN1PF2362019-01-22
U.S. sanctions imposed in 2002 prevent Washington officials in international financial institutions including the IMF from voting for loans to Zimbabwe NegativeHARARE Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised on Tuesday to investigate a brutal crackdown by security forces on antigovernment protesters as two of his supporters spoke of a possible plot to remove him from office http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-president-condemns-crackdown-supporters-raise-impeachment-fears-idUSKCN1PG0B42019-01-22
IMF declined to name any funds it had already signed up NegativeDanske declined to comment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-danskebank-moneylaundering-lawsuit/danske-faces-new-investor-lawsuit-threat-idUSKCN1PG0VQ2019-01-22
IMF declined to name any funds it had already signed up NegativeDanske declined to comment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-danskebank-moneylaundering-lawsuit/danske-faces-new-investor-lawsuit-threat-idUSKCN1PG0VQ2019-01-22
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde told CNBC on Tuesday that a nodeal Brexit was obviously the worst case NegativeLONDON British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn moved a step closer to paving the way for another referendum on European Union membership by trying to use parliament to grab control of Brexit from Prime Minister Theresa May http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/uk-britain-eu/opposition-leader-pushes-for-parliament-vote-on-new-brexit-referendum-idUSKCN1PG0IM2019-01-22
IMF cut to global growth forecast weighs on emerging markets PositiveIMF cut to global growth forecast weighs on emerging markets http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-emerging-market-stocks-dip-on-global-growth-fears-fx-weakens-idUSL8N1ZM2F72019-01-22
IMF cuts global growth forecasts PositivePanasonic falls sources say Tesla finds rival battery maker http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-close/nikkei-dips-as-global-growth-concerns-weigh-panasonic-tumbles-idUSL3N1ZM25L2019-01-22
In Argentina an augmented IMF package should be enough to plug the gap of outflows from government debt and smaller but persistent domestic capital flight the IIF predicted NegativeLONDON Jan 15 Turkey and Argentina are expected to complete rebalancing their current accounts in the wake of last years sharp currency depreciations within six months the Institute of International Finance said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-emerging-turkey-argentina/turkey-argentina-current-acct-rebalancing-to-be-done-in-6-months-iif-idUSL1N1ZF1J92019-01-16
PARIS Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in a panel discussion on fintech with Christine Lagarde managing director of the IMF and others at Paris Fintech Forum NegativeJan 5 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-top-econ/diary-top-economic-events-to-feb-26-idUSL3N1Z43VQ2019-01-05





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CAIRO Dec 30 Egypt expects to receive the fifth instalment of its billion IMF loan programme in January the presidents office said on Sunday Negativedetails http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-imf/update-1-egypt-expects-5th-tranche-of-imf-loan-in-january-idUSL8N1YZ0FO2018-12-31
The IMF postponed a review of Egypts economic reform programme initially planned for earlier this month prompting speculation that the fifth tranche of the loan worth billion might be delayed Negativedetails http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-imf/update-1-egypt-expects-5th-tranche-of-imf-loan-in-january-idUSL8N1YZ0FO2018-12-31
CAIRO Dec 30 Egypt is expecting to receive the fifth installment of its threeyear IMF loan programme worth billion in January 2019 the presidency said in a statement on Sunday NegativeCAIRO Dec 30 Egypt is expecting to receive the fifth installment of its threeyear IMF loan programme worth billion in January 2019 the presidency said in a statement on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-imf/egypt-expecting-5th-tranche-of-imf-loan-in-january-presidency-idUSS8N1VZ0462018-12-31
The rating agency said successful talks on IMF support could help in stabilising Pakistans external finances but added that the programme will face a significant implementation risk PositiveDec 14 Global credit rating agency Fitch downgraded Pakistans longterm foreign currency issuer default rating to from citing a rise in external financing risk from low reserves and high external debt repayments along with a continued deterioration in the economys fiscal position http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/pakistan-ratings-fitch/fitch-downgrades-pakistan-citing-fiscal-deterioration-idUSL3N1YJ3SV2018-12-15
Finance minister Asad Umar had said in October that Pakistan would seek an IMF funding package its 13th since the late 1980s NegativeDec 14 Global credit rating agency Fitch downgraded Pakistans longterm foreign currency issuer default rating to from citing a rise in external financing risk from low reserves and high external debt repayments along with a continued deterioration in the economys fiscal position http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/pakistan-ratings-fitch/fitch-downgrades-pakistan-citing-fiscal-deterioration-idUSL3N1YJ3SV2018-12-15
Activists are calling for a major protest on Thursday against austerity measures and the IMFbacked tax law passed last month by the mainly progovernment parliament NegativeAMMAN Jordan is to withdraw proposed amendments to a cybercrimes bill submitted to parliament that rights activists say would stifle freedom of expression the government spokesman said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-dissent-online/jordan-to-rethink-controversial-cybercrimes-law-idUSKBN1O80IW2018-12-10
Angola said in August it had sought financial support from the IMF due to weakerthanexpected economic growth Negativedetail http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-angola/update-1-imf-approves-3-7-bln-credit-facility-for-angola-idUSL8N1YD0OC2018-12-09
The threeyear credit facility will help Angola restore external and fiscal sustainability and lay the foundations for sustainable privatesectorled economic the IMF said in a statement Positivedetail http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-angola/update-1-imf-approves-3-7-bln-credit-facility-for-angola-idUSL8N1YD0OC2018-12-09
The IMF expects Angolas economy to grow 2 Positivedetail http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-angola/update-1-imf-approves-3-7-bln-credit-facility-for-angola-idUSL8N1YD0OC2018-12-09
The IMF expects Angolas economy to grow 2 Positivedetail http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-angola/update-1-imf-approves-3-7-bln-credit-facility-for-angola-idUSL8N1YD0OC2018-12-09
The IMF expects Angolas economy to grow 2 Positivedetail http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-angola/update-1-imf-approves-3-7-bln-credit-facility-for-angola-idUSL8N1YD0OC2018-12-09
We are members of the IMF Monetary NeutralThe impoverished state of Central African Republic landed a windfall on Tuesday at least on paper when Russian state bank VTB reported it had lent the country billion but the bank then said it was a clerical error and there was no such loan http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-russia-vtb-centralafrica/russian-bank-we-assigned-12-billion-loan-to-poor-african-state-by-mistake-idUSKCN1NW28A2018-11-28
When a member of the IMF wants to take on debt NeutralThe impoverished state of Central African Republic landed a windfall on Tuesday at least on paper when Russian state bank VTB reported it had lent the country billion but the bank then said it was a clerical error and there was no such loan http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-russia-vtb-centralafrica/russian-bank-we-assigned-12-billion-loan-to-poor-african-state-by-mistake-idUSKCN1NW28A2018-11-28
The central banks board of directors is interested in providing the data to the IMF according to the sources but it has not officially approved the figures NegativeIMF http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/venezuela-economy/update-2-venezuela-economy-shrank-16-6-pct-in-2017-central-bank-data-shows-sources-idUSL2N1XX0W42018-11-23
The IMF said the proposal to amend property laws to allow for expropriation without compensation should be carefully considered and be guided by lessons of international experience NegativeJOHANNESBURG South Africas economic recovery plans face serious constraints with growing debt of state firms domestically and capital outflows as a result of global trade tensions the International Monetary Fund said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-imf/imf-says-optimism-in-south-africas-economic-recovery-fading-idUSKCN1NO1QE2018-11-20
The IMF said the proposal to amend property laws to allow for expropriation without compensation should be carefully considered and be guided by lessons of international experience NegativeJOHANNESBURG South Africas economic recovery plans face serious constraints with growing debt of state firms domestically and capital outflows as a result of global trade tensions the International Monetary Fund said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-imf/imf-says-optimism-in-south-africas-economic-recovery-fading-idUSKCN1NO1QE2018-11-20
AMMAN Jordans parliament approved a new IMFbacked tax law on Sunday after introducing some changes in a move to push ahead with crucial fiscal reforms to lower record public debt needed to get the economy hit by regional conflict back on track NegativeAMMAN Jordans parliament approved a new IMFbacked tax law on Sunday after introducing some changes in a move to push ahead with crucial fiscal reforms to lower record public debt needed to get the economy hit by regional conflict back on track http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-economy-tax/jordans-parliament-passes-imf-backed-tax-law-to-reduce-public-debt-idUSKCN1NN0IK2018-11-19
The government has also echoed IMF concerns that without these reforms public external debt will spiral NegativeAMMAN Jordans parliament approved a new IMFbacked tax law on Sunday after introducing some changes in a move to push ahead with crucial fiscal reforms to lower record public debt needed to get the economy hit by regional conflict back on track http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-economy-tax/jordans-parliament-passes-imf-backed-tax-law-to-reduce-public-debt-idUSKCN1NN0IK2018-11-19
AMMAN Jordans lower house of parliament approved a new IMFbacked tax law on Sunday after introducing some changes in a move to help the cashstrapped economy move ahead with crucial fiscal reforms to ease record public debt NegativeAMMAN Jordans lower house of parliament approved a new IMFbacked tax law on Sunday after introducing some changes in a move to help the cashstrapped economy move ahead with crucial fiscal reforms to ease record public debt http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-economy-tax-approval/jordans-lower-house-of-parliament-approves-new-imf-backed-tax-law-after-introducing-changes-idUSKCN1NN0L32018-11-19
DUBAI The International Monetary Fund is not changing its forecasts for a recovery in Saudi Arabias economy in response to the furor over the death of dissident Jamal Khashoggi a senior IMF official said NegativeDUBAI The International Monetary Fund is not changing its forecasts for a recovery in Saudi Arabias economy in response to the furor over the death of dissident Jamal Khashoggi a senior IMF official said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-imf/imf-not-changing-saudi-recovery-forecasts-due-to-khashoggi-senior-official-idUSKCN1NI0FT2018-11-13
IMF warns Italy should cut deficit debt while growth still above potential PositiveFollowing are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets-themes/take-five-trump-to-italy-world-markets-themes-for-the-week-ahead-idUSKCN1NE1S82018-11-10
A strengthening of Pemexs financial situation was a prerequisite to contemplating new investments in the IMF said in a statement NegativeMEXICO CITY The International Monetary Fund on Thursday called for an improvement in Mexican state oil company Pemexs financial position before it invests in building new refineries http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-imf/mexico-should-fix-pemex-finances-before-new-refining-investments-imf-idUSKCN1ND2R12018-11-09
The IMF also called for a continuation of the energy sector reform and private participation in the oil and gas sector to bring in necessary investment and boost production and growth PositiveMEXICO CITY The International Monetary Fund on Thursday called for an improvement in Mexican state oil company Pemexs financial position before it invests in building new refineries http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-imf/mexico-should-fix-pemex-finances-before-new-refining-investments-imf-idUSKCN1ND2R12018-11-09
Sandleris assumed the role of central bank president in September after his predecessor unexpectedly resigned amid negotiations to expand the IMF agreement to NegativeNov 8 Argentinas central bank said on Thursday it would nearly double its currency swap deal with China bringing the total to 130 billion yuan http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-economy-currency/argentina-to-nearly-double-currency-swap-with-china-idUSL2N1XJ1GU2018-11-09
Egypt is committed to the reforms under a billion IMF loan deal agreed in 2016 and aimed at attracting foreign investment PositiveEgypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi spoke daily at the World Youth Forum in the resort of Sharm alSheikh this week touching on topics from Syrias reconstruction to religious tolerance but it was a remark about potatoes that most stirred the pot http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-sisi/sisis-hot-potato-egyptians-hit-back-after-remarks-on-austerity-idUSKCN1NC22I2018-11-08
Islamabad has already asked the IMF to open negotiations for the countrys second potential bailout in five years NegativeISLAMABAD Pakistans Prime Minister Imran Khan left for Saudi Arabia to attend an investment conference boycotted by other leaders over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-pakistan/imran-khan-leaves-for-saudi-conference-saying-pakistan-desperate-for-loans-idUSKCN1MW24Z2018-10-23
An IMF spokesperson did not give a reason for her deferring her trip to the Middle East NegativeDUBAI So grave is the fallout from the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that King Salman has felt compelled to intervene five sources with links to the Saudi royal family said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-politics-king-insight/as-khashoggi-crisis-grows-saudi-king-asserts-authority-checks-sons-power-sources-idUSKCN1MT1LF2018-10-20
Also many international companies the World Bank IMF and the French finance minister have canceled their participation NeutralAMSTERDAM Dutch Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra on Thursday pulled out of next weeks investment summit in Riyadh and a Dutch trade mission to Saudi Arabia in November was put on hold over concerns about the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-politics-dissident-trade/dutch-call-off-saudi-trips-due-to-concern-over-missing-journalist-idUSKCN1MS1AO2018-10-19
IMF managing director Christine Lagarde this week laid out what needed to be done NegativeNUSA DUA Indonesia Three days before U.S. President Donald Trump took office in January 2017 Chinese President Xi Jinping portrayed Beijing as the champion and defender of globalization at the Davos World Economic Forum amid rising fears of trade protectionism http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-china-analysis/at-imf-meetings-chinas-globalization-agenda-left-behind-in-trade-debate-idUSKCN1MO0HF2018-10-14
Zou said China was using risk analysis methods from bodies such as the IMF and World Bank and would supervise the projects debt more vigorously NegativeNUSA DUA Indonesia Three days before U.S. President Donald Trump took office in January 2017 Chinese President Xi Jinping portrayed Beijing as the champion and defender of globalization at the Davos World Economic Forum amid rising fears of trade protectionism http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-china-analysis/at-imf-meetings-chinas-globalization-agenda-left-behind-in-trade-debate-idUSKCN1MO0HF2018-10-14
We wish all these forums including G20 UN World Bank IMF WTO would become stronger stronger and more productive in containing all these wrong things protectionism Xiang added PositiveNUSA DUA Indonesia Three days before U.S. President Donald Trump took office in January 2017 Chinese President Xi Jinping portrayed Beijing as the champion and defender of globalization at the Davos World Economic Forum amid rising fears of trade protectionism http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-china-analysis/at-imf-meetings-chinas-globalization-agenda-left-behind-in-trade-debate-idUSKCN1MO0HF2018-10-14
The Peoples Bank of China governors statement to the IMF steering committee echoed Fund members to avoid competitive currency devaluations NegativeNUSA DUA Indonesia The United States sought to make currency a central part of any solution to a bruising trade fight with China keeping the pressure on Beijing to speed up economic reforms at a gathering of world policy makers who pledged to do more to safeguard global growth http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank/u-s-draws-china-fx-into-trade-dispute-as-imf-calls-for-resolution-idUSKCN1MN06B2018-10-14
We acknowledge that free fair and mutually beneficial goods and services trade and investment are key engines for growth and job the IMFC said in the statement NegativeNUSA DUA Indonesia The United States sought to make currency a central part of any solution to a bruising trade fight with China keeping the pressure on Beijing to speed up economic reforms at a gathering of world policy makers who pledged to do more to safeguard global growth http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank/u-s-draws-china-fx-into-trade-dispute-as-imf-calls-for-resolution-idUSKCN1MN06B2018-10-14
Some of these countries including Indonesia the host of the IMF and World Bank meetings are already struggling to contain capital outflows prompted by higher U.S. interests rates NegativeNUSA DUA Indonesia The United States sought to make currency a central part of any solution to a bruising trade fight with China keeping the pressure on Beijing to speed up economic reforms at a gathering of world policy makers who pledged to do more to safeguard global growth http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank/u-s-draws-china-fx-into-trade-dispute-as-imf-calls-for-resolution-idUSKCN1MN06B2018-10-14
The recovery is increasingly uneven and some previously identified risks have partially the IMFC communique said referring to threatened tariffs and outflow pressures NegativeNUSA DUA Indonesia The United States sought to make currency a central part of any solution to a bruising trade fight with China keeping the pressure on Beijing to speed up economic reforms at a gathering of world policy makers who pledged to do more to safeguard global growth http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank/u-s-draws-china-fx-into-trade-dispute-as-imf-calls-for-resolution-idUSKCN1MN06B2018-10-14
NUSA DUA Indonesia After suffering months of capital outflows policy makers from emerging markets attending IMFWorld Bank meetings in Indonesia had a message for leading current monetary and trade policies risk undermining us all NegativeNUSA DUA Indonesia After suffering months of capital outflows policy makers from emerging markets attending IMFWorld Bank meetings in Indonesia had a message for leading current monetary and trade policies risk undermining us all http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-worldbank-emerging/innocent-bystanders-emerging-economies-struggle-to-contain-capital-outflows-idUSKCN1MO06E2018-10-14
Chinas stance echoes IMF pledge to avoid using FX as trade tool Negativestory from no change to http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-worldbank/rpt-wrapup-4-u-s-draws-china-fx-into-trade-dispute-as-imf-calls-for-resolution-idUSL2N1WT08O2018-10-14
On Friday Ma told a panel discussion at the IMF and World Bank meetings that the internet is designed for developing with great opportunities in also PositiveNUSA DUA Indonesia Jack Ma executive chairman of Chinas Alibaba Group Holding said on Saturday he plans to open an institute to train thousands of tech entrepreneurs in Indonesia where he is already an adviser to the government on ecommerce http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-imf-worldbank-tech-alibaba/alibabas-jack-ma-to-open-institute-for-tech-entrepreneurs-in-indonesia-idUSKCN1MN08U2018-10-14
What has happened over the last week ten days is that there has been a measurable change in Hammond told the BBC at an IMF meeting in Bali NegativeLONDON Brexit negotiations have changed pace and have become more positive over the past week though there are still some big differences to resolve British Chancellor Philip Hammond said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-hammond/brexit-talks-positive-but-still-big-issues-to-resolve-hammond-idUSKCN1MM0Q12018-10-13
As the IMF launches talks with Pakistan over a bailout package Mnuchin said transparency was needed for Pakistans debts to China and other creditors NegativeNUSA DUA Indonesia U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he told Chinas central bank chief that currency issues need to be part of any further U.S.China trade talks and expressed his concerns about the yuans recent weakness http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-mnuchin/u-s-china-trade-talks-must-cover-currency-u-s-treasury-chief-says-idUSKCN1MM0VQ2018-10-13
Razzaz had angered unions and civic bodies when he introduced the IMFinspired bill in making only cosmetic changes to one that brought down Mulki NegativeAMMAN Jordanian Prime Minister Omar alRazzaz announced a cabinet reshuffle on Thursday as the government looks to push through reforms intended to revive stagnant economic growth and cut public expenditure http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-government-reshuffle/jordan-pm-reshuffles-cabinet-as-imf-reforms-in-focus-idUSKCN1ML1JU2018-10-12
Under an IMF austerity plan it must rein in spending to cut spiraling debt standing a billion equivalent to 95 percent of gross domestic product NegativeAMMAN Jordanian Prime Minister Omar alRazzaz announced a cabinet reshuffle on Thursday as the government looks to push through reforms intended to revive stagnant economic growth and cut public expenditure http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-government-reshuffle/jordan-pm-reshuffles-cabinet-as-imf-reforms-in-focus-idUSKCN1ML1JU2018-10-12
TOKYO Oil prices edged lower on Wednesday after the IMF lowered its global growth forecasts but prices were supported as Hurricane Michael churned toward Florida causing the shutdown of nearly 40 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude output NegativeTOKYO Oil prices edged lower on Wednesday after the IMF lowered its global growth forecasts but prices were supported as Hurricane Michael churned toward Florida causing the shutdown of nearly 40 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude output http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-dips-as-imf-lowers-global-growth-outlook-eyes-on-u-s-hurricane-idUSKCN1MK0382018-10-10
Trade tensions and rising import tariffs were taking a toll on commerce while emerging markets struggle with tighter financial conditions and capital outflows the IMF said NegativeTOKYO Oil prices edged lower on Wednesday after the IMF lowered its global growth forecasts but prices were supported as Hurricane Michael churned toward Florida causing the shutdown of nearly 40 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude output http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-dips-as-imf-lowers-global-growth-outlook-eyes-on-u-s-hurricane-idUSKCN1MK0382018-10-10
Nearterm risks to global financial stability have increased the IMF said NegativeRisks to the global financial system have risen over the past six months and could increase sharply if pressures in emerging markets escalate or global trade relations deteriorate further the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-imf-g20-stability/global-financial-stability-risks-rising-with-trade-tensions-imf-says-idUSKCN1MK0072018-10-10
New IMF research shows emerging market countries excluding China could face debt portfolio outflows of up to billion a level last seen during the global financial crisis NegativeRisks to the global financial system have risen over the past six months and could increase sharply if pressures in emerging markets escalate or global trade relations deteriorate further the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-imf-g20-stability/global-financial-stability-risks-rising-with-trade-tensions-imf-says-idUSKCN1MK0072018-10-10
No I dont think its a Obstfeld said when asked about the issue on the sidelines of a news conference at the IMF and World Bank annual meetings in Bali NegativeNUSA DUA Indonesia International Monetary Fund Chief economist Maurice Obstfeld said on Tuesday that he was not concerned about the Chinese governments ability to defend its currency despite the recent depreciation of the yuan http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-china/imf-chief-economist-not-concerned-about-chinas-ability-to-defend-currency-idUSKCN1MJ05U2018-10-09
He has been reluctant to ask the IMF for emergency loans that would be the countrys second bailout in five years NegativeLAHORE Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that Pakistan might need to return to the International Monetary Fund to address its mounting balance of payments crisis but would seek funding from friendly countries first http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-imf-khan/pakistan-may-go-to-imf-but-will-seek-other-options-first-pm-idUSKCN1MH0TS2018-10-08
Any IMF bailout would likely include conditions to curb government spending threatening Khans campaign promise to build an Islamic welfare state NegativeLAHORE Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that Pakistan might need to return to the International Monetary Fund to address its mounting balance of payments crisis but would seek funding from friendly countries first http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-imf-khan/pakistan-may-go-to-imf-but-will-seek-other-options-first-pm-idUSKCN1MH0TS2018-10-08
Turkey has closed the book on the IMF not be opened Erdogan said in a speech to members of his AK Party NeutralANKARA President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday Turkey was not facing any worrying economic problems and would not seek assistance from the International Monetary Fund despite a currency crisis and likely economic slowdown http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-economy-erdogan/erdogan-says-turkey-is-not-facing-any-worrying-economic-problems-idUSKCN1MH0M12018-10-08
CAIRO Foreign direct investment in Egypts nonoil economy fell in the second quarter to its lowest levels since just after an IMFbacked austerity plan began nearly two years ago a sign more pain may lie ahead before Egyptians begin reaping benefits NegativeCAIRO Foreign direct investment in Egypts nonoil economy fell in the second quarter to its lowest levels since just after an IMFbacked austerity plan began nearly two years ago a sign more pain may lie ahead before Egyptians begin reaping benefits http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/foreign-investment-in-egypt-falls-austerity-plan-hurts-demand-idUSKCN1ME28Q2018-10-05
An IMF study published in December estimated that about 700000 Egyptians would join the labor market over each of the next five years NegativeCAIRO Foreign direct investment in Egypts nonoil economy fell in the second quarter to its lowest levels since just after an IMFbacked austerity plan began nearly two years ago a sign more pain may lie ahead before Egyptians begin reaping benefits http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/foreign-investment-in-egypt-falls-austerity-plan-hurts-demand-idUSKCN1ME28Q2018-10-05
The austerity measures agreed to under the IMF include the introduction of a 14 percent VAT sharp increases in energy prices and a 50 percent devaluation of the currency NegativeCAIRO Foreign direct investment in Egypts nonoil economy fell in the second quarter to its lowest levels since just after an IMFbacked austerity plan began nearly two years ago a sign more pain may lie ahead before Egyptians begin reaping benefits http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy/foreign-investment-in-egypt-falls-austerity-plan-hurts-demand-idUSKCN1ME28Q2018-10-05
Argentina IMF deal in sight but causes collateral damage NegativeChina shares climb as MSCI FTSE Russell get more inclusive http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-china-shares-lift-the-mood-ahead-of-the-fed-hike-idUSL8N1WC2CG2018-09-26
LONDON Sept 26 An twomonth high for Chinese shares and talk of an IMF deal for Argentina helped steady the nerves in emerging markets on Wednesday ahead of what is expected to be the years third hike in U.S. interest rates PositiveChina shares climb as MSCI FTSE Russell get more inclusive http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-china-shares-lift-the-mood-ahead-of-the-fed-hike-idUSL8N1WC2CG2018-09-26
After meeting with the countrys President Mauricio Macri in New York IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said the Fund was close to the finishing for a new aid deal NegativeChina shares climb as MSCI FTSE Russell get more inclusive http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-china-shares-lift-the-mood-ahead-of-the-fed-hike-idUSL8N1WC2CG2018-09-26
IMF says Egypts structural reforms key for sustainable development NeutralDUBAI Sept 25 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-september-25-idUSL8N1WB0AN2018-09-25
TUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has survived attempts by his own party and unions to force him out but with elections looming looks less and less able to enact the economic reforms that have so far secured IMF support for an ailing economy NegativeTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has survived attempts by his own party and unions to force him out but with elections looming looks less and less able to enact the economic reforms that have so far secured IMF support for an ailing economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisias-weakened-premier-unlikely-to-push-reform-as-polls-loom-idUSKCN1M12302018-09-22
This month the government once more raised petrol and electricity prices to secure the next tranche of loans worth million which the IMF is expected to approve next week NegativeTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has survived attempts by his own party and unions to force him out but with elections looming looks less and less able to enact the economic reforms that have so far secured IMF support for an ailing economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisias-weakened-premier-unlikely-to-push-reform-as-polls-loom-idUSKCN1M12302018-09-22
But the IMF also wants it to cut a public wage bill that takes up 15 percent of GDP one of the worlds highest rates NegativeTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has survived attempts by his own party and unions to force him out but with elections looming looks less and less able to enact the economic reforms that have so far secured IMF support for an ailing economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisias-weakened-premier-unlikely-to-push-reform-as-polls-loom-idUSKCN1M12302018-09-22
Ahead of Khans visit to Saudi Arabia speculation was rife that Islamabad will be asking for a loan to help Pakistan avoid being forced to seek another IMF bailout NegativeISLAMABAD Islamabad has invited Saudi Arabia to become the third partner in the Beijingfunded Belt and Road corridor of major infrastructure projects inside Pakistan Pakistans information minister said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-saudi-silkroad/pakistan-invites-saudi-arabia-to-join-chinas-belt-and-road-corridor-idUSKCN1M02DA2018-09-21
Focus was also back on Ukraine as watchers there were left wondering whether Kiev and International Monetary Fund had agreed a new support plan following a trip by IMF officials NegativeLONDON Sept 20 Emerging market bargain hunters were out in force on Thursday snapping up beaten up currencies from South Africa to Russia and driving the main global EM stocks index to a threeweek high http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-rand-and-rouble-help-healing-process-econ-plan-hobbles-lira-idUSL8N1W61OS2018-09-21
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived on Tuesday in Saudi Arabia where comments from his finance minister suggest he will seek financial help to stave off the likelihood of another IMF bailout NegativePakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived on Tuesday in Saudi Arabia where comments from his finance minister suggest he will seek financial help to stave off the likelihood of another IMF bailout http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-saudi-emirates/amid-loan-talk-pakistani-pm-arrives-in-saudi-arabia-idUSKCN1LY2YZ2018-09-19
Khan arrived on Tuesday in Saudi Arabia where comments from his finance minister suggest he would be seeking financial help to stave off the likelihood of another IMF bailout NegativeDUBAI Pakistan stands by Saudi Arabia Prime Minister Imran Khan told Arabiya TV on Wednesday during a visit to the kingdom http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-saudi-khan/pakistan-always-stands-by-saudi-arabia-khan-tells-arabiya-tv-idUSKCN1LZ1Q72018-09-19
LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May told rebels in her divided party that if they torpedoed her Brexit deal then the United Kingdom would leave the EU without any agreement a scenario the IMF said would make the country much poorer NegativeLONDON Prime Minister Theresa May told rebels in her divided party that if they torpedoed her Brexit deal then the United Kingdom would leave the EU without any agreement a scenario the IMF said would make the country much poorer http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/may-tells-rebels-its-my-brexit-deal-or-no-deal-idUSKCN1LX0GO2018-09-18
Im a desperate optimist and I very much hope and pray that there will be a deal between the European Union and the IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said NegativeLONDON Britains economy will shrink if it leaves the European Union without a Brexit deal and it will suffer some damage whatever terms it agrees the International Monetary Fund said on Monday challenging the promises of some Brexit supporters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-imf/uk-economy-will-shrink-without-brexit-deal-imf-warns-idUSKCN1LX0T42018-09-18
British finance minister Philip Hammond speaking alongside Lagarde said the government had to heed the clear from the IMF of a nodeal Brexit NeutralLONDON Britains economy will shrink if it leaves the European Union without a Brexit deal and it will suffer some damage whatever terms it agrees the International Monetary Fund said on Monday challenging the promises of some Brexit supporters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-imf/uk-economy-will-shrink-without-brexit-deal-imf-warns-idUSKCN1LX0T42018-09-18
The IMF said there was a range of issues still to be dealt with before Brexit NeutralLONDON Britains economy will shrink if it leaves the European Union without a Brexit deal and it will suffer some damage whatever terms it agrees the International Monetary Fund said on Monday challenging the promises of some Brexit supporters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-imf/uk-economy-will-shrink-without-brexit-deal-imf-warns-idUSKCN1LX0T42018-09-18
Lagarde also said the IMF would lower its forecast for global economic growth when it updates its outlook in November NegativeLONDON Britains economy will shrink if it leaves the European Union without a Brexit deal and it will suffer some damage whatever terms it agrees the International Monetary Fund said on Monday challenging the promises of some Brexit supporters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-imf/uk-economy-will-shrink-without-brexit-deal-imf-warns-idUSKCN1LX0T42018-09-18
HARARE Britain will support Zimbabwe to get on to an interim IMF staff program to help the country quickly clear its foreign arrears Britains ambassador in Harare said on Tuesday NegativeHARARE Britain will support Zimbabwe to get on to an interim IMF staff program to help the country quickly clear its foreign arrears Britains ambassador in Harare said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-britain/britain-will-support-interim-imf-staff-program-for-zimbabwe-ambassador-idUSKCN1LY1I92018-09-18
That listing is expected to be reviewed but it makes Sudan ineligible for badly needed debt relief and financing from lenders like the IMF and the World Bank NegativeKHARTOUM For 22 years Mohamed Mahmoud deposited his law practices cash in a bank near his Khartoum office http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-sudan-economy/a-year-after-u-s-sanctions-ended-sudans-economy-unravels-idUSKCN1LX0J42018-09-17
Luanda has requested IMF help totaling an expected NeutralLUANDA Angolan President on Saturday took the helm of the ruling MPLA party winning unopposed a leadership election that marks the end of Jose Eduardo dos Santos almost 40year dominance of Angolan politics http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-angola-politics-mpla-leadership/angolas-loureno-appointed-leader-of-ruling-mpla-party-idUSKCN1LO0Q72018-09-09
Standing next to Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Wang said 47 percent of Pakistans debt comes from the IMF and the Asian Development Bank NegativeISLAMABAD The Chinese governments top diplomat defended Beijings Belt and Road infrastructure initiative during a visit to Pakistan on Saturday rejecting criticism the project has saddled Pakistan with expensive debt http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-china/chinese-governments-top-diplomat-says-beijing-not-saddling-pakistan-with-debt-idUSKCN1LO01O2018-09-09
I didnt find any member suggested that Pakistan should go to the IMF because there is no other he said NegativeISLAMABAD Pakistani economic advisors discussed banning imports of luxury cars smartphones and cheese in a wideranging strategy session on how to avoid seeking a bailout from the International Monetary Fund a senior government advisor said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-pakistan-economy/ban-cheese-imports-pakistan-discusses-outside-the-box-ideas-to-avoid-imf-bailout-idUSKCN1LP0CG2018-09-09
The IMF has been pressing Tunisia to trim its budget deficit and increase fuel and electricity bills to offset a rise in oil prices that is pressuring alreadystrained public finances NegativeTUNIS Sept 1 Tunisias government raised fuel prices on Saturday by about 4 percent the fourth hike this year in an effort to rein in its budget deficit and meet reforms requested by the countrys international lenders http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/tunisia-economy/tunisia-govt-raises-fuel-prices-fourth-hike-this-year-idUSL8N1VN0Q62018-09-02
The IMF said it was studying the request from Argentina to speed up disbursement of the billion loan programme NeutralTOKYO Asian stocks handed back earlier gains and fell on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asia-stocks-retreat-weakness-in-china-outweighs-nafta-trade-optimism-idUSKCN1LF01V2018-08-30
The IMF said it was studying the request from Argentina to speed up disbursement of a billion loan NegativeLONDON Stock market gains came to a grinding halt on Thursday held back by concern that China will be left behind as the United States nears trade agreements with other North American countries and Europe http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/stock-markets-advance-grinds-to-a-halt-on-china-concerns-idUSKCN1LF01V2018-08-30
The IMF said it was studying the request from Argentina to speed up disbursement of the billion loan NegativeWorld stock index dips from fivemonth high http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stock-markets-advance-grinds-to-a-halt-on-china-concerns-idUSL8N1VL1QM2018-08-30
While this should still be viewed as positive it demonstrates how fragile and exposed Argentina remains just two months after its IMF agreement NegativeLONDON Aug 30 Emerging currencies sold off sharply again on Thursday after Argentinas peso suffered its biggest oneday decline since 2015 overnight with Turkeys lira the South African rand and the Indian rupee all feeling the heat http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-lira-rand-tumble-after-argentine-peso-crashes-idUSL8N1VL1FK2018-08-30
3 billion loan from the IMF but the chance of a deal depends on how Africas secondlargest copper producer reconciles its debt management plans NegativeLUSAKA The International Monetary Fund said its discussions with Zambia over an aid programme are still on hold because the nations borrowing plans remain unsustainable http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zambia-imf/imf-says-talks-with-zambia-on-possible-aid-package-still-on-hold-idUSKCN1LA06V2018-08-25
The prior actions required to facilitate the recommencement of discussions for an IMF Supported Programme are duly being the statement said NegativeLUSAKA The International Monetary Fund said its discussions with Zambia over an aid programme are still on hold because the nations borrowing plans remain unsustainable http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zambia-imf/imf-says-talks-with-zambia-on-possible-aid-package-still-on-hold-idUSKCN1LA06V2018-08-25
Zambias Finance Ministry said in a statement late on Friday that an IMF staff mission would be visiting in the third quarter for consultations to assess the nations economy NegativeLUSAKA The International Monetary Fund said its discussions with Zambia over an aid programme are still on hold because the nations borrowing plans remain unsustainable http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zambia-imf/imf-says-talks-with-zambia-on-possible-aid-package-still-on-hold-idUSKCN1LA06V2018-08-25
There are no discussions on a possible Fundsupported programme given that the authorities borrowings plans compromise the countrys debt sustainability and undermine its macroeconomic an IMF spokesman told Reuters NegativeLUSAKA The International Monetary Fund said its discussions with Zambia over an aid programme are still on hold because the nations borrowing plans remain unsustainable http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zambia-imf/imf-says-talks-with-zambia-on-possible-aid-package-still-on-hold-idUSKCN1LA06V2018-08-25
He said the decision to write to the IMF stemmed from past statements by the government that debt servicing costs were among the factors constraining Ghanas development program NegativeACCRA Ghanas opposition in parliament wants the International Monetary Fund to decide whether a billion Chinese deal agreed by the government in exchange for bauxite will add to the countrys debt burden it said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ghana-bauxite-china/ghana-opposition-seeks-imf-view-on-2-billion-chinese-bauxite-deal-idUSKCN1L829W2018-08-24
The IMF expects the countrys economy to grow 2 NegativeJOHANNESBURG The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday it would begin talks with Angola over providing financial support after the oil producing countrys economic growth was weaker than expected this year http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-angola-imf/imf-to-begin-talks-with-angola-on-financial-support-idUSKCN1L61VS2018-08-22
The request came after the IMF was invited to Luanda in October to negotiate the program which would last for two years and then be extendable for one more NegativeJOHANNESBURG The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday it would begin talks with Angola over providing financial support after the oil producing countrys economic growth was weaker than expected this year http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-angola-imf/imf-to-begin-talks-with-angola-on-financial-support-idUSKCN1L61VS2018-08-22
Angolas Finance Ministry said on Monday it had sought financial support from the IMF but did not provide further detail on how much money was involved NegativeJOHANNESBURG The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday it would begin talks with Angola over providing financial support after the oil producing countrys economic growth was weaker than expected this year http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-angola-imf/imf-to-begin-talks-with-angola-on-financial-support-idUSKCN1L61VS2018-08-22
Turkey meanwhile bears especially if U.S. President Donald Trumps distrust of international organizations leads the U.S. to block an IMF or other bailout there or elsewhere it is needed NeutralFRANCISCO The U.S. Federal Reserve deep into a cycle of rate hikes it hopes to continue into 2020 now faces emerging risks from abroad that could shortcircuit its plans http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-fed-global/feds-solo-act-faces-tremors-in-turkey-and-a-slower-europe-idUSKCN1L60CS2018-08-21
But the IMF says longterm sustainability remains uncertain and a rethink is needed on assumptions for primary balance targets and economic growth NegativeATHENS Greece exits the last of its three bailouts on Aug http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-bailout-ends/greece-set-to-exit-bailout-still-faces-daunting-challenges-idUSKBN1L20KD2018-08-19
The IMF does not comment on dayto day currency Elnagar said NegativeWASHINGTON Turkey has not approached the International Monetary Fund to ask for financial assistance an IMF spokesperson said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-currency-imf/turkey-has-not-signaled-desire-for-imf-aid-fund-spokesperson-idUSKBN1KV25K2018-08-11
We have received no indication from the Turkish authorities that they are contemplating a request for financial IMF spokesperson Randa Elnagar said in an emailed statement NegativeWASHINGTON Turkey has not approached the International Monetary Fund to ask for financial assistance an IMF spokesperson said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-currency-imf/turkey-has-not-signaled-desire-for-imf-aid-fund-spokesperson-idUSKBN1KV25K2018-08-11
WASHINGTON Turkey has not approached the International Monetary Fund to ask for financial assistance an IMF spokesperson said on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON Turkey has not approached the International Monetary Fund to ask for financial assistance an IMF spokesperson said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-currency-imf/turkey-has-not-signaled-desire-for-imf-aid-fund-spokesperson-idUSKBN1KV25K2018-08-11
9 percent although the U.S. has warned against any potential IMF bailout that pays off Chinese loans to Pakistan NeutralLONDON Aug 1 Weak factory activity data and a U.S. proposal for higher tariffs on billion of Chinese imports weighed on investor appetite for emerging market stocks on Wednesday while a stronger dollar created headwinds for currencies http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-weak-factory-data-fresh-tariff-fears-weigh-on-emerging-markets-idUSL5N1US2082018-08-01
On Tuesday Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the IMF had its own standards and operating rules when cooperating with countries NegativeISLAMABAD Pakistan on Wednesday dismissed U.S. concerns that any new International Monetary Fund bailout for the South Asian nation would be used to repay Chinese debt as totally http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-usa-china/pakistan-dismisses-u-s-concerns-about-imf-bailout-and-china-idUSKBN1KM4BR2018-08-01
Asad Umar widely tipped to become the new finance minister told Reuters last month that Khans government would not rule out either Chinese or IMF support NegativeISLAMABAD Pakistan on Wednesday dismissed U.S. concerns that any new International Monetary Fund bailout for the South Asian nation would be used to repay Chinese debt as totally http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-usa-china/pakistan-dismisses-u-s-concerns-about-imf-bailout-and-china-idUSKBN1KM4BR2018-08-01
We will be watching what the IMF Pompeo said NeutralISLAMABAD Pakistan on Wednesday dismissed U.S. concerns that any new International Monetary Fund bailout for the South Asian nation would be used to repay Chinese debt as totally http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-usa-china/pakistan-dismisses-u-s-concerns-about-imf-bailout-and-china-idUSKBN1KM4BR2018-08-01
In response Pakistans finance ministry sought to decouple the link between any potential IMF bailout and Beijings loans for the ChinaPakistan Economic Corridor which spans mostly energy and transport infrastructure NegativeISLAMABAD Pakistan on Wednesday dismissed U.S. concerns that any new International Monetary Fund bailout for the South Asian nation would be used to repay Chinese debt as totally http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-usa-china/pakistan-dismisses-u-s-concerns-about-imf-bailout-and-china-idUSKBN1KM4BR2018-08-01
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday warned that any potential IMF bailout for Pakistans incoming government should not provide funds to pay off Chinese lenders NegativeISLAMABAD Pakistan on Wednesday dismissed U.S. concerns that any new International Monetary Fund bailout for the South Asian nation would be used to repay Chinese debt as totally http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-usa-china/pakistan-dismisses-u-s-concerns-about-imf-bailout-and-china-idUSKBN1KM4BR2018-08-01
The debt relief recently agreed with Greeces European partners has significantly improved debt sustainability over the medium term but longerterm prospects remain the IMF report on Greece said NegativeBRUSSELS Euro zone debt relief for Greece has made its huge public debt sustainable over the medium term but optimistic assumptions on Greek growth and primary surplus well into the future are making debt sustainability uncertain in the longterm the IMF said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-imf/imf-says-greek-debt-sustainable-medium-term-long-term-uncertain-idUSKBN1KL1RM2018-07-31
BRUSSELS Euro zone debt relief for Greece has made its huge public debt sustainable over the medium term but optimistic assumptions on Greek growth and primary surplus well into the future are making debt sustainability uncertain in the longterm the IMF said NegativeBRUSSELS Euro zone debt relief for Greece has made its huge public debt sustainable over the medium term but optimistic assumptions on Greek growth and primary surplus well into the future are making debt sustainability uncertain in the longterm the IMF said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-imf/imf-says-greek-debt-sustainable-medium-term-long-term-uncertain-idUSKBN1KL1RM2018-07-31
Eswar Prasad a Cornell University trade professor and former head of the IMFs China division said the U.S. initiatives are tiny in comparison to Chinas NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced million in new technology energy and infrastructure initiatives in emerging Asia on Monday at a time when China is pouring billions of dollars in investments into the region http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade/wary-of-chinas-rise-pompeo-announces-u-s-initiatives-in-emerging-asia-idUSKBN1KK0V52018-07-31
Pakistan has had 14 IMF financing programs since 1980 according to fund data including a NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned on Monday that any potential International Monetary Fund bailout for Pakistans new government should not provide funds to pay off Chinese lenders http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-imf-pakistan/u-s-pompeo-warns-against-imf-bailout-for-pakistan-that-aids-china-idUSKBN1KK2G52018-07-31
Speaking in Beijing Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the IMF has its own standards and operating rules when cooperating with relevant countries NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned on Monday that any potential International Monetary Fund bailout for Pakistans new government should not provide funds to pay off Chinese lenders http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-imf-pakistan/u-s-pompeo-warns-against-imf-bailout-for-pakistan-that-aids-china-idUSKBN1KK2G52018-07-31
The Financial Times reported on Sunday that senior Pakistani finance officials were drawing up options for Khan to seek an IMF bailout of up to billion NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned on Monday that any potential International Monetary Fund bailout for Pakistans new government should not provide funds to pay off Chinese lenders http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-imf-pakistan/u-s-pompeo-warns-against-imf-bailout-for-pakistan-that-aids-china-idUSKBN1KK2G52018-07-31
Without the IMF they would look really Aberdeen Standard Investments portfolio manager Wiktor Szabo said NegativeEmerging market stocks see for first losses in 5 sessions http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-yuan-hits-new-13-month-low-trade-woes-hit-turkeys-lira-idUSL5N1UQ2JP2018-07-30
The IMF program agreed in 2016 is worth about PositiveTUNIS Tunisian airport employees plan to strike on Wednesday and Thursday disrupting the reviving tourist trade unless the government meets demands for improved working conditions a labor union official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-airports/tunisian-airport-workers-threaten-strike-in-tourist-high-season-idUSKBN1KK1BH2018-07-30
Otherwise we are simply in for more the same to buy Pakistan as it heads to the IMF and sell before the IMF loan Exotix said in a research note Negativewider distrubtion no changes to http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/pakistan-election-economy/rpt-pakistans-imran-khan-faces-tough-test-in-looming-economic-crisis-idUSL4N1UO01B2018-07-28
IMF bailout conditions could clash with populist spending pledges Negativewider distrubtion no changes to http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/pakistan-election-economy/rpt-pakistans-imran-khan-faces-tough-test-in-looming-economic-crisis-idUSL4N1UO01B2018-07-28
Pakistan expected to go to IMF to avert currency crisis Neutralwider distrubtion no changes to http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/pakistan-election-economy/rpt-pakistans-imran-khan-faces-tough-test-in-looming-economic-crisis-idUSL4N1UO01B2018-07-28
The IMF said Chinas headline inflation is expected to rise gradually to around 2 NegativeBEIJING Chinas economy continues to perform strongly the International Monetary Fund said on Friday with growth expected at 6 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-imf/imf-says-china-growth-robust-urges-beijing-to-stick-to-reform-plan-idUSKBN1KG32Z2018-07-27
The IMF said Chinas nearterm outlook remains robust due to strong domestic momentum recovering global trade and significant reform NegativeBEIJING Chinas economy continues to perform strongly the International Monetary Fund said on Friday with growth expected at 6 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-imf/imf-says-china-growth-robust-urges-beijing-to-stick-to-reform-plan-idUSKBN1KG32Z2018-07-27
The IMF said China needs to stick to its deleveraging agenda while implementing muchneeded fiscal reforms and economic rebalancing NegativeBEIJING Chinas economy continues to perform strongly the International Monetary Fund said on Friday with growth expected at 6 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-imf/imf-says-china-growth-robust-urges-beijing-to-stick-to-reform-plan-idUSKBN1KG32Z2018-07-27
The report said IMF staff assessed the U.S. dollar again to be overvalued compared to levels implied by mediumterm fundamentals by about 8 percent to 16 percent last year NegativeWASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday that the U.S. dollar is overvalued Chinas yuan is in line with fundamentals and nearly half of global current account balances are now excessive adding to growth risks and trade tensions http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-currencies/imf-says-dollar-over-valued-chinese-yuan-in-line-with-fundamentals-idUSKBN1KE1VF2018-07-24
The report was based on data and IMF staff projections as of June 22 NeutralWASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday that the U.S. dollar is overvalued Chinas yuan is in line with fundamentals and nearly half of global current account balances are now excessive adding to growth risks and trade tensions http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-currencies/imf-says-dollar-over-valued-chinese-yuan-in-line-with-fundamentals-idUSKBN1KE1VF2018-07-24
Before Britain voted to leave the EU the IMF warned of a possible recession under an scenario drawing criticism from Brexit supporters NegativeLONDON European Union countries will suffer longterm damage equivalent to about 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-imf/no-deal-brexit-would-cost-european-union-1-5-percent-of-gdp-imf-idUSKBN1K92FN2018-07-19
The potential forced relocation of a globally systemically important CCP to the EU should be viewed with great the IMF said PositiveLONDON European Union countries will suffer longterm damage equivalent to about 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-imf/no-deal-brexit-would-cost-european-union-1-5-percent-of-gdp-imf-idUSKBN1K92FN2018-07-19
Some British lawmakers say the country should leave the EU and trade on World Trade Organization terms the IMFs deal scenario if the EU makes too few concessions NegativeLONDON European Union countries will suffer longterm damage equivalent to about 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-imf/no-deal-brexit-would-cost-european-union-1-5-percent-of-gdp-imf-idUSKBN1K92FN2018-07-19
The strength of the euro areaUK integration implies that there would be no Brexit the IMF said NegativeLONDON European Union countries will suffer longterm damage equivalent to about 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-imf/no-deal-brexit-would-cost-european-union-1-5-percent-of-gdp-imf-idUSKBN1K92FN2018-07-19
The importdependent countrys price rises have been the third fastest in the world in recent months behind only wartorn South Sudan and hyperinflationstricken Venezuela according to IMF data from April NegativeKHARTOUM Sudans inflation rose to 63 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-inflation/as-sudan-currency-continues-descent-inflation-hits-64-percent-in-june-idUSKBN1K920W2018-07-19
The IMF estimates it will cost another Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-silkroad-europe-montenegro-insi/chinese-highway-to-nowhere-haunts-montenegro-idUSKBN1K60QX2018-07-17
The IMF expects Argentinas government debt to peak at 65 percent by yearend and then fall as the country narrows its fiscal deficit Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-imf/update-1-argentina-weighs-delays-to-tax-reform-plan-due-to-imf-deal-idUSL1N1U91RK2018-07-14
If the ruling ZANUPF wins the election Mnangagwa has said he will strike a deal with the IMF and introduce a new Zimbabwean currency within 35 years Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-investment-insight/post-mugabe-zimbabwe-set-to-frustrate-eager-investors-idUSKBN1K314G2018-07-13
A deal to compensate white farmers who were evicted from their land also needs to be reached the IMF source said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-investment-insight/post-mugabe-zimbabwe-set-to-frustrate-eager-investors-idUSKBN1K314G2018-07-13
We are looking forward to seeing a new said Jihad Azour the IMFs Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy-imf/imf-wants-to-see-lebanon-form-new-government-start-reforms-official-idUSKBN1K227V2018-07-12
The Australian Information Commissioner has also commenced a separate investigation into the matter IMF Bentham said adding a class action may follow depending on the Commissioners findings Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-classaction-australia/australias-imf-bentham-to-fund-complaint-against-facebook-over-alleged-privacy-breach-idUSKBN1K00F12018-07-10
AIXENPROVENCE France IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday that a proposed joint euro zone budget could be designed with conditions so that it does not become a nostringsattached transfer of rich countries cash to poorer members Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-imf-lagarde/euro-zone-budget-could-be-conditional-on-discipline-imfs-lagarde-idUSKBN1JX0VB2018-07-08
The IMF whose previous 2018 growth forecast for the German economy was 2 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-orders/german-factories-hit-higher-gear-but-backdrop-uncertain-idUSKBN1JV0L32018-07-05
The IMF welcomed plans by Chancellor Angela Merkels new coalition government to raise public investments and support longterm growth but it said Berlin could do more Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-imf/imf-cuts-german-2018-economic-growth-forecast-to-2-2-percent-idUSKBN1JV0A32018-07-05
Egypt has been implementing severe austerity measures as part of a 2016 IMF loan programme intended to shore up the countrys finances Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-economy-gdp/update-2-egypts-economy-grew-5-4-pct-in-12-months-to-june-30-pm-idUSL8N1TZ2JO2018-07-03
Strong program implementation and generally positive performance has been achieving macroeconomic IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton said in a statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-imf/imf-urges-egypt-to-maintain-tight-monetary-policy-to-ward-off-inflation-idUSKBN1JS2HN2018-07-03
JOHANNESBURG The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund will examine debtcrippled OPEC member Congo Republics request for a bailout on July 6 according to an IMF calendar seen by Reuters on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congorepublic-imf/imf-board-to-consider-bailout-for-congo-republic-on-july-6-idUSKBN1JN1S32018-06-27
Tria said the IMF could make proper assessments only after actual decisions were made by the new Italian government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-banks-npls-italy/italy-finance-minister-mixes-cautious-defiant-tones-on-eu-debut-idUSKBN1JI1TW2018-06-23
BEIRUT Lebanon requires an immediate and fiscal adjustment to improve the sustainability of public debt that stood at more than 150 percent of gross domestic product at the end of 2017 the IMF executive board said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy/imf-urges-lebanon-to-make-immediate-and-substantial-fiscal-adjustment-idUSKBN1JI0MX2018-06-22
Directors stressed that an immediate and substantial fiscal adjustment is essential to improve debt sustainability which will require strong and sustained political the IMF executive board statement said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy/imf-urges-lebanon-to-make-immediate-and-substantial-fiscal-adjustment-idUSKBN1JI0MX2018-06-22
LUXEMBOURG The euro zone should accept a higher level of bad loans in banks than the 5 percent suggested by France and Germany to start its common deposit insurance scheme and finish its banking union IMF head Christine Lagarde said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-integration-imf/euro-zone-deposit-insurance-scheme-needed-soon-imfs-lagarde-idUSKBN1JH2TV2018-06-21
June 21 Egypts sharp cutting of fuel subsidies last week part of an IMFbacked economic reform programme is a gamble that Cairo hopes will stabilise the economy and attract private investment ultimately raising living standards Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-economy/egypt-taking-risks-with-sharp-subsidy-cuts-economists-say-idUSL8N1TN4O42018-06-21
Before the IMF programme they were printing money Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-economy/egypt-taking-risks-with-sharp-subsidy-cuts-economists-say-idUSL8N1TN4O42018-06-21
And now since the IMF is on board this stopped happening for Farahat said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-economy/egypt-taking-risks-with-sharp-subsidy-cuts-economists-say-idUSL8N1TN4O42018-06-21
CAIRO Egypt raised gasoline prices by up to 50 percent the oil ministry said on Saturday under an IMF reform plan that calls for the slashing of state subsidies on some consumer products Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy/egypt-raises-gasoline-prices-by-up-to-50-percent-idUSKBN1JC06A2018-06-16
AMMAN Jordans King Abdullah issued a decree on Thursday forming a new government led by a former World Bank economist and mandated to review a disputed tax system after widespread protests against IMFdriven austerity measures Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-government-cabinet/jordans-king-approves-new-cabinet-led-by-ex-world-bank-economist-idUSKBN1JA18N2018-06-14
AMMAN Jordans King Abdullah on Thursday swore in a new government led by a former World Bank economist and mandated to review a disputed tax system after widespread protests against IMFdriven austerity measures Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-government-cabinet/jordans-king-swears-in-new-cabinet-led-by-ex-world-bank-economist-idUSKBN1JA18N2018-06-14
That left the IMF little choice but to seek higher taxes to rein in public debt Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-government-cabinet/jordans-king-swears-in-new-cabinet-led-by-ex-world-bank-economist-idUSKBN1JA18N2018-06-14
The IMFdriven measures are to include cutting fuel subsidies a move likely to upset large sections of the population that are already struggling to make ends meet Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-changes-key-government-posts-for-sisis-second-term-idUSKBN1JA1IP2018-06-14
The IMF programme began in late 2016 with a flotation of Egypts pound currency which halved its value hitting many ordinary Egyptians hard Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-changes-key-government-posts-for-sisis-second-term-idUSKBN1JA1IP2018-06-14
The IMF praises the reforms and economists see hope for a revival of the economy whose GDP growth has recently improved compared to previous years Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-changes-key-government-posts-for-sisis-second-term-idUSKBN1JA1IP2018-06-14
In line with the U.S. Federal Reserve the IMF expects growth to slow considerably in 2020 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-usa/imf-warns-united-states-against-protectionist-trade-policies-idUSKBN1JA2KN2018-06-14
The output gap could close more abruptly through a policyinduced recession with negative spillovers for the global the IMF said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-usa/imf-warns-united-states-against-protectionist-trade-policies-idUSKBN1JA2KN2018-06-14
It may also sometimes be appropriate for the entity providing the service to be the IMF said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-usa/imf-warns-united-states-against-protectionist-trade-policies-idUSKBN1JA2KN2018-06-14
Jordan is pushing fiscal consolidation measures required under an IMF financing program including tax increases and subsidy cuts that have weighed on poorer and middlelass families Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-protests-gulf/gulf-states-pledge-2-5-billion-aid-package-to-jordan-idUSKBN1J70262018-06-11
BERLIN The International Monetary Fund will remain engaged in Greece in some form which will most likely become clearer after a June 21 meeting of the Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Monday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-imf/imf-will-remain-engaged-in-greece-lagarde-says-idUSKBN1J728S2018-06-11
WASHINGTON June 8 Argentinas fiscal deficit targets as part of a billion financing arrangement with the International Monetary Fund may change if needed to boost social spending and protect the poor IMF Western Hemisphere director Alejandro Werner said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-imf-werner/imf-says-argentina-fiscal-targets-can-change-for-social-spending-idUSE6N1QK01K2018-06-08
Jordan will ask the IMF for more time to implement reforms after the protests showed that pushing the country beyond its means risked instability officials said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-protests/jordan-protesters-press-on-some-unions-strike-after-new-pm-appointed-idUSKCN1J118U2018-06-07
Greece is in talks with its euro zone and IMF lenders on Thursday in Paris about hammering out later this month a debt relief deal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-debt/greece-optimistic-for-june-debt-relief-deal-official-idUSKCN1J30SM2018-06-07
Jordan is pushing consolidation measures mandated by the IMF including tax rises and subsidy cuts that have weighed on poorer and middle class families Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-protests/jordans-next-pm-says-to-drop-tax-bill-that-angered-protesters-idUSKCN1J311I2018-06-07
Jordan will ask the IMF for more time to implement reforms after the wave of protests showed that pushing the country beyond its means risked instability officials said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-protests/jordans-next-pm-says-to-drop-tax-bill-that-angered-protesters-idUSKCN1J311I2018-06-07
The country last saw domestic unrest in 2012 when the IMF told the government to lift gasoline prices Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-protests-youth/young-jordanians-taste-political-protest-for-the-first-time-idUSKCN1J12KN2018-06-06
The latest tax reforms are part of a threeyear plan negotiated between Jordan and the IMF in 2016 to lower the countrys billion debt and encourage structural change Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-protests-youth/young-jordanians-taste-political-protest-for-the-first-time-idUSKCN1J12KN2018-06-06
Public resentment has been building since bread subsidies were ended and the general sales tax hiked steeply earlier this year under an IMFdriven plan to cut Jordans billion debt Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-protests/jordan-unions-strike-after-new-pm-appointed-idUSKCN1J211Z2018-06-06
The decision needs parliaments approval in Kiev but the row stokes fresh concerns about the countrys teetering IMF programme Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-mexican-peso-licks-nafta-wounds-turkey-toils-idUSL5N1T822H2018-06-06
A draft law to raise income taxes and IMFdriven reforms have sparked the largest protests in years in Jordan a U.S. ally that has mostly escaped years of regional turmoil Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-protests/some-big-jordan-unions-strike-after-new-pm-appointed-idUSKCN1J118U2018-06-06
DUBAI Jordan will ask the IMF to give it more time to implement reforms after some of the largest protests in years showed pushing the debtburdened country beyond its means risked major instability officials said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-protests-economy-exclusive/exclusive-jordan-to-push-imf-to-slow-reforms-after-protests-officials-say-idUSKCN1J226W2018-06-06
The government is unlikely to abandon the IMF program but officials believe its hasty implementation sparked the protests Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-protests-economy-exclusive/exclusive-jordan-to-push-imf-to-slow-reforms-after-protests-officials-say-idUSKCN1J226W2018-06-06
IMF officials in the Middle East were not immediately available to comment Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-protests-economy-exclusive/exclusive-jordan-to-push-imf-to-slow-reforms-after-protests-officials-say-idUSKCN1J226W2018-06-06
Many in official circles believe the IMF and the outgoing government gravely miscalculated the potential risks of accelerating the economic reforms Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-protests-economy-exclusive/exclusive-jordan-to-push-imf-to-slow-reforms-after-protests-officials-say-idUSKCN1J226W2018-06-06
The king appointed Harvardeducated Omar alRazzaz after accepting Hani Mulkis resignation as prime minister attempting to defuse public anger over IMFdriven reforms Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-jordan-protests/jordans-king-appoints-economist-to-form-new-government-calls-for-tax-dialogue-idUSKCN1J118U2018-06-05
Buenos Aires has requested assistance from the IMF in the form of an access standby arrangement that could be worth up to almost billion economists estimate Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-imf/argentina-making-good-progress-with-imf-cabinet-chief-pena-idUSL5N1T735Z2018-06-05
AMMAN Hundreds of Jordanians took to the streets of the capital Amman on Sunday in a fourth day of nightly protests against IMFbacked price increases that have shaken the kingdom witnesses said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-economy-protests/jordanians-renew-protests-against-imf-driven-tax-hikes-idUSKCN1IZ0X12018-06-04
In 2012 Jordan was rocked by several days of civil unrest also against the backdrop of tough IMFimposed austerity measures that included lifting of fuel subsidies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-economy-protests/jordanians-renew-protests-against-imf-driven-tax-hikes-idUSKCN1IZ0X12018-06-04
Public anger over IMFdriven government policies has grown since a steep general sales tax hike earlier this year and the abolition of bread subsidies a staple item for the poor Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-economy-protests/jordanians-renew-protests-against-imf-driven-tax-hikes-idUSKCN1IZ0X12018-06-04
Politicians and economists say the tough IMFimposed fiscal consolidation plan has worsened the plight of poorer Jordanian and squeezed the middle class Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-protests-king/jordans-king-abdullah-expected-to-ask-pm-to-resign-political-sources-idUSKCN1IZ0ZN2018-06-04
Political sources said Abdullah was expected on Monday to ask Prime Minister Hani Mulki to resign in a bid to soothe widespread anger over IMFdriven economic policies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-protests-parliament/jordan-mps-may-on-monday-ask-king-for-early-session-over-taxes-idUSKCN1J00T92018-06-04
If Ukraine does get more IMF money the committee might raise its economic growth forecast and press on with currency liberalisation said the minutes published on the central banks website Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/ukraine-cenbank/ukraine-unlikely-to-cut-interest-rate-this-year-central-bank-minutes-idUSS8N1JX0472018-06-04
Without substantial debt relief from the euro zone private investors will stay away from Greece fearing a collapse of its public finances at some point the IMF argues Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-debt-imf/greek-debt-deal-will-be-credible-to-markets-centeno-idUSKCN1IY0TZ2018-06-04
Many euro zone policymakers see the IMFs stamp of approval on the debt relief offer as key for its credibility with financial markets Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-debt-imf/greek-debt-deal-will-be-credible-to-markets-centeno-idUSKCN1IY0TZ2018-06-04
With this ambitious pace of reforms France has now become a reform leader in the IMF said in a statement Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-france-economy-imf/france-is-a-leader-of-economic-reform-in-europe-imf-says-idUSKCN1J01NB2018-06-04
Jordans King Abdullah replaced his prime minister on Monday in a move to defuse the biggest protests in years over IMFbacked reforms that have hit the poor Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-jordan-protests-king/jordans-king-replaces-pm-to-subdue-protests-idUSKCN1IZ0ZN2018-06-04
The IMF approved a threeyear extended arrangement with Jordan in 2016 to support economic and financial reform to lower public debt and encourage structural reforms Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-jordan-protests-king/jordans-king-replaces-pm-to-subdue-protests-idUSKCN1IZ0ZN2018-06-04
Jordan was rocked by unrest in 2012 when the IMF told the government to lift gasoline prices Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-jordan-protests-king/jordans-king-replaces-pm-to-subdue-protests-idUSKCN1IZ0ZN2018-06-04
The move was apparently aimed at defusing big protests over tax hikes that are part of an IMFbacked economic reform program Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-primeminister-factbox/jordans-new-prime-minister-omar-al-razzaz-idUSKCN1J01ZO2018-06-04
AMMAN June 2 Jordanian Prime Minister Hani Mulki said on Saturday he would not withdraw a controversial IMFbacked tax bill now before parliament despite union demands and protests over price hikes Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/jordan-economy-protests/jordan-pm-refuses-union-demands-to-withdraw-imf-guided-tax-bill-idUSL5N1T40HU2018-06-02
AMMAN June 2 Jordanian unions and a majority of lawmakers said on Saturday they would press on with demands for the government to scrap a IMFbacked tax bill that triggered protests against price hikes Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/jordan-economy-protests/jordan-unions-press-on-demands-to-scrap-tax-law-after-protests-idUSL5N1T40E82018-06-02
Jordan also witnessed civil unrest and protests in the capital and some towns after previous IMFdriven moves cut subsidies and hike fuel prices Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/jordan-economy-protests/jordan-unions-press-on-demands-to-scrap-tax-law-after-protests-idUSL5N1T40E82018-06-02
Strauch said the ESM has been working very hard so that the IMF can still activate its even lastminute Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-esm/esm-urges-greece-to-stick-to-reforms-calls-imf-to-join-bailout-chief-economist-idUSKCN1IX3K22018-06-01
We hope that the IMF can come on board during the final stretch of the ESM he said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-esm/esm-urges-greece-to-stick-to-reforms-calls-imf-to-join-bailout-chief-economist-idUSKCN1IX3K22018-06-01
An IMF delegation visited Tunisia this week to review with officials the next tranche worth around million which if approved would bring total payments since 2016 to Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-exclusive/exclusive-tunisia-to-raise-fuel-prices-not-increase-public-wages-idUSKCN1IX4OO2018-06-01
The IMF is demanding that the increase in all 2018 be about 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-exclusive/exclusive-tunisia-to-raise-fuel-prices-not-increase-public-wages-idUSKCN1IX4OO2018-06-01
But in a sign of increasing donor impatience diplomats said the United States abstained when the IMF voted to approve the most recent loan tranche Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-exclusive/exclusive-tunisia-to-raise-fuel-prices-not-increase-public-wages-idUSKCN1IX4OO2018-06-01
The IMF believes asking Greece to keep a high primary surplus for decades is unrealistic Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-debt-g7/euro-zone-imf-to-seek-last-minute-deal-on-greek-debt-at-g7-this-week-idUSKCN1IV2HZ2018-05-31
The IMF and the euro zone agree there should be no a reduction in the principal of the debt but only an extension of maturities and grace periods Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-debt-g7/euro-zone-imf-to-seek-last-minute-deal-on-greek-debt-at-g7-this-week-idUSKCN1IV2HZ2018-05-31
Trade tensions should be reduced Alfred Schipke senior resident representative at IMF told reporters at a briefing in Beijing and called for cooperation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-imf/imf-official-says-trade-frictions-pose-risk-for-chinas-economy-idUSKCN1IV0JC2018-05-30
6 percent according to a statement released on Wednesday following a visit by an IMF team to the worlds secondbiggest economy this month Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-imf/imf-maintains-chinas-2018-gdp-growth-forecast-at-6-6-percent-idUSKCN1IV0I32018-05-30
The IMF in January raised its forecast for Chinas economic growth this year to 6 Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-imf/imf-maintains-chinas-2018-gdp-growth-forecast-at-6-6-percent-idUSKCN1IV0I32018-05-30
AMMAN Thousands of Jordanians heeded a strike call by unions on Wednesday to protest at major IMFguided tax rises they say will worsen an erosion in living standards Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-economy-strike/thousands-of-jordanians-strike-against-imf-driven-tax-rises-idUSKCN1IV1UY2018-05-30
The government has echoed IMF arguments that Jordan could be losing hundreds of millions of dollars through tax evasion and that only about four percent of citizens pay taxes Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-economy-strike/thousands-of-jordanians-strike-against-imf-driven-tax-rises-idUSKCN1IV1UY2018-05-30
The IMF said last week it would incorporate a banking standard from the Malaysiabased IFSB into its financial sector surveillance of select countries starting from next year Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-islamic-finance-imf/with-imf-nod-industry-body-ifsb-to-tighten-islamic-finance-guidance-idUSKCN1IU0CH2018-05-29
The IMF is due to review the next tranche of its loan plan in June diplomats said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisia-ruling-coalition-fails-to-agree-on-economic-reforms-cabinet-reshuffle-idUSKCN1IT1592018-05-28
The IMF has traditionally focused on conventional banking but it has been increasingly engaging with regulators in countries where Islamic finance is now deemed to be systemically important Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-islamic-finance-imf/imf-to-add-islamic-finance-to-market-surveillance-in-2019-idUSKCN1IQ0812018-05-25
The IMF said it views the growth of Islamic finance as an opportunity to strengthen financial inclusion efforts deepen financial markets and develop new funding sources Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-islamic-finance-imf/imf-to-add-islamic-finance-to-market-surveillance-in-2019-idUSKCN1IQ0812018-05-25
Mokokos Parisbased lawyers Jessica Finelle and Etienne Arnaud wrote to IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Tuesday requesting that Congos human rights situation be factored into any decision Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congorepublic-imf/freeing-congos-mokoko-must-be-condition-for-imf-deal-opposition-lawyers-idUSKCN1IO18O2018-05-23
Argentina peso boosted by hopes for IMF support Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-lira-on-the-ropes-as-em-currency-beating-goes-on-idUSL5N1SN2PE2018-05-16
The IMF negotiations also carry political risks for President Mauricio Macri in a country where many blame IMFbacked policies for a 20012002 economic meltdown Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-lira-on-the-ropes-as-em-currency-beating-goes-on-idUSL5N1SN2PE2018-05-16
Argentina requested a high access standby from the IMF last week after the peso depreciated rapidly with the currency now having lost a quarter of its value in 2018 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-dollar-and-data-hit-em-stocks-turkey-and-argentina-suffer-idUSL5N1SM3CM2018-05-15
But with all the additional borrowing being mooted the United States is the only developed economy where the debttoGDP ratio will rise over the next five years the IMF predicts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-bonds-safe-haven-analysis/analysis-as-u-s-debt-levels-soar-euro-zone-bonds-act-as-alternative-idUSKCN1IG1ID2018-05-15
LISBON Chinese companies have become major investors in Portugal first drawn by cheap assets at the time of the countrys 201114 bailout by the European Union and IMF and now involving a Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-edp-m-a-china-investment-factbox/factbox-chinese-investments-in-portugal-idUSKCN1IF24M2018-05-14
Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne was set to meet with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde in Washington after meeting with IMF Western Hemisphere Director Alejandro Werner on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-peso/update-3-argentina-central-bank-returns-to-spot-market-as-imf-talks-continue-idUSL1N1SH0VO2018-05-10
Bonds have rallied on the IMF talks with the countrys overthecounter bonds rising percent on average on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-peso/update-3-argentina-central-bank-returns-to-spot-market-as-imf-talks-continue-idUSL1N1SH0VO2018-05-10
Argentina seeks IMF financing deal Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-deepening-emerging-fx-rout-forces-argentina-turkey-into-action-idUSL8N1SG2682018-05-09
It remains unclear what conditions the IMF will impose in exchange for its financing help Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-economy/update-2-argentina-congress-passes-capital-markets-reform-bill-idUSL1N1SG19Q2018-05-09
Egypt has imposed tough economic reforms under a billion IMF loan program including deep cuts to energy subsidies and new taxes that have brought hardship for many Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-ramadan-egypt/charities-plan-food-aid-for-struggling-egyptians-during-ramadan-idUSKBN1I92H92018-05-08
However according to the IMF the economy is set to grow at 2 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-afghanistan-economy/afghanistans-poverty-rate-rises-as-economy-suffers-idUSKBN1I818X2018-05-07
CAIRO Egypt will have to deepen its IMFbacked reforms and better encourage private sector growth if it wants to cash in on a wave of global expansion that may soon come to an end a fund official in Cairo said on Saturday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-imf/imf-says-egypt-must-deepen-reforms-to-catch-window-of-global-growth-idUSKBN1I60S62018-05-06
The IMF has forecast that Egypt will grow by 5 Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-imf/imf-says-egypt-must-deepen-reforms-to-catch-window-of-global-growth-idUSKBN1I60S62018-05-06
So too does the IMF and the United States hoping that an increase in investment would stimulate domestic demand in Germany and help boost imports from its trading partners Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-usa-trade-analysis/exposed-and-dependent-germany-desperate-to-avoid-trade-war-idUSKBN1I51WS2018-05-04
The unification helps to eliminate distortion and improves competitiveness for the Jihad Azour director of the IMFs Middle East and Central Asia department told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-imf/imf-official-backs-irans-move-to-unify-rial-exchange-rates-idUSKBN1I30HP2018-05-02
Still the IMF last week raised its forecast for German economic growth and the ECB is likely to play down recent disappointing data analysts said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-markets-ecb/graphic-the-long-goodbye-to-easy-money-five-questions-for-the-ecb-idUSKBN1HU0MN2018-04-23
Beijing has prioritized containing financial risks after years of debtfueled growth put Chinas economy on what the IMF previously called a dangerous and trend Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-pboc/chinese-central-bank-governor-says-economy-strong-financial-leverage-under-control-idUSKBN1HT03T2018-04-22
The United States has also engaged in a titfortat trade spat with China stoking protectionism worries among IMF and Group of 20 finance leaders Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-g20-trade/imf-endorses-japans-preference-of-tpp-over-two-way-trade-deal-idUSKBN1HS0RR2018-04-22
ABIDJAN The IMF will propose a financial arrangement to Congo Republic once the central African country has completed work needed to make its debt sustainable the fund said on Friday contradicting a claim by Congo that the deal was already done Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congorepublic-imf/imf-says-congo-republic-will-get-deal-once-conditions-met-idUSKBN1HR3352018-04-21
Once this work is completed IMF Management will be prepared to propose the he added Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congorepublic-imf/imf-says-congo-republic-will-get-deal-once-conditions-met-idUSKBN1HR3352018-04-21
The statement did not give the expected size of the IMF package but it said that conclusion of the program would unlock an additional 135 million euros from France Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congorepublic-imf/imf-says-congo-republic-will-get-deal-once-conditions-met-idUSKBN1HR3352018-04-21
The statement reflects the Trump administrations view that the IMF through its country surveillance and policy advocacy efforts can help rein in what are seen as Chinas trade abuses Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-g20-usa-mnuchin/imf-must-better-police-external-imbalances-treasurys-mnuchin-idUSKBN1HS03O2018-04-21
Mnuchin said the Trump administration welcomes the IMFs efforts to improve the External Sector Report the IMFs assessment of currency valuations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-g20-usa-mnuchin/imf-must-better-police-external-imbalances-treasurys-mnuchin-idUSKBN1HS03O2018-04-21
Aso and his U.S. counterpart Steve Mnuchin will meet for bilateral talks on Friday on the sidelines of the G20 and IMF meetings according to Japans finance ministry Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-g20-japan/japan-warns-g20-protectionism-will-disrupt-markets-idUSKBN1HR0942018-04-20
Goldman Sachs does not share the IMFs concerns Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asia-oil-demand-analysis/asian-oil-demand-to-hit-record-but-industry-cant-take-eyes-off-middle-east-idUSKBN1HR16Q2018-04-20
But the IMF also warned rising trade disputes may damage global growth Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-economy-poll/global-economy-sprinting-ahead-but-trade-war-could-end-the-race-reuters-poll-idUSKBN1HQ0Q82018-04-19
Lagarde said the trade tensions would be a major topic of discussion among finance ministers and central bank governors at the IMF and World Bank meetings Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-us-trade/u-s-china-trade-row-threatens-global-confidence-imfs-lagarde-idUSKBN1HQ1ZC2018-04-19
LONDON April 19 Global debt has never been higher the IMF said this week urging countries to take advantage of current strong GDP growth rates and reduce it before economic and financial stability come under serious threat Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-debt-imf/column-record-164-trillion-global-debt-a-big-number-but-not-a-big-worry-mcgeever-idUSL8N1RW2SG2018-04-19
While the IMF left its global growth forecasts unchanged for 2018 and 2019 on Tuesday it judged mediumterm risks were to the downside citing financial vulnerabilities geopolitical strains and tariffs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-edge-higher-in-step-with-wall-street-china-lags-idUSKBN1HP03Y2018-04-18
IMF sticks with global growth call but sees mounting risks Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-edge-ahead-with-wall-st-but-china-lags-idUSL3N1RV0812018-04-18
While the IMF on Tuesday left its global growth forecasts unchanged for 2018 and 2019 it judged mediumterm risks were to the downside citing financial vulnerabilities geopolitical strains and tariffs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-edge-ahead-with-wall-st-but-china-lags-idUSL3N1RV0812018-04-18
IMF forum on Flexible Inflation Targeting Brazil central bank Governor Ilan Goldfajn Russian central bank Deputy Governor Ksenia Yudaeva IMF capital markets head Tobias Adrian Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-g20/diary-imf-world-bank-spring-meetings-in-washington-idUSL1N1RV0Y42018-04-18
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde participates in forum on digitalization blockchain with Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-g20/diary-imf-world-bank-spring-meetings-in-washington-idUSL1N1RV0Y42018-04-18
IMF Deputy Managing Director David Lipton discusses challenges facing global economy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-g20/diary-imf-world-bank-spring-meetings-in-washington-idUSL1N1RV0Y42018-04-18
But IMF chief economist Maurice Obstfeld said those effects will fade quickly causing growth to slow in subsequent years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-g20-global/imf-warns-rising-trade-tensions-threaten-to-derail-global-growth-idUSKBN1HO1VB2018-04-17
The IMF raised its U.S. growth projections by 0 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-g20-global/imf-warns-rising-trade-tensions-threaten-to-derail-global-growth-idUSKBN1HO1VB2018-04-17
Global growth is projected to soften beyond the next couple of the IMF said in the report adding that advanced economies would be held back by aging populations and lackluster productivity Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-g20-global/imf-warns-rising-trade-tensions-threaten-to-derail-global-growth-idUSKBN1HO1VB2018-04-17
Also this week the IMF will hold its spring meetings of central bankers and finance ministers in Washington Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-global-markets/u-s-stock-futures-up-oil-down-on-hopes-syria-attack-a-one-off-idUSKBN1HN00T2018-04-16
Also this week the IMF will hold its annual Spring meetings of central bankers and finance ministers in Washington Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-shares-up-oil-down-as-syria-fallout-seen-limited-idUSL3N1RS0M42018-04-16
Zambia Africas secondbiggest copper producer has held talks with the IMF over an aid program but the fund rejected the countrys debt management plans in February Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zambia-economy-debt/zambia-says-imf-has-not-asked-for-independent-debt-audit-idUSKBN1HK2FO2018-04-13
She Suffice to say we have never been requested by any entity including the IMF to conduct such an exercise Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zambia-economy-debt/zambia-says-imf-has-not-asked-for-independent-debt-audit-idUSKBN1HK2FO2018-04-13
The discovery in 2016 of the undisclosed loans prompted the IMF and foreign donors to cut off support to Mozambique triggering a currency collapse and leading to a default Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zambia-economy-debt/zambia-says-imf-has-not-asked-for-independent-debt-audit-idUSKBN1HK2FO2018-04-13
Unlike wealthy businessmen the majority of Egyptians have seen their purchasing power diminish since the country signed the IMF deal Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-business/citing-stability-reforms-big-businesses-in-egypt-cheer-for-sisi-idUSKBN1H52BB2018-03-29
Since Egypt signed the IMF agreement and introduced reforms foreign reserves have doubled foreign investment has slowly returned and economic growth begun to recover Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy-middle-class/egypts-middle-class-faces-hardship-as-austerity-bites-idUSKBN1GX2902018-03-21
IMF and World Bank economists praised the government for the reforms and for shielding the poorest from the fallout but that has not helped middleincome Egyptians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy-middle-class/egypts-middle-class-faces-hardship-as-austerity-bites-idUSKBN1GX2902018-03-21
The IMF will remain in charge of Egypts economic policies for the coming four to five years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy-middle-class/egypts-middle-class-faces-hardship-as-austerity-bites-idUSKBN1GX2902018-03-21
Tough economic reforms backed by the IMF have halved the value of the pound and hit millions of poor Egyptians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-sisi-newsmaker/military-man-sisi-vows-to-safeguard-egypts-security-idUSKBN1GW1NM2018-03-20
The reemergence of unilateral trade restrictions may escalate tensions and fuel global protectionism disrupting worldwide supply chains and affecting longterm the IMF said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-g20-argentina/u-s-tariffs-china-trade-tensions-overshadow-g20-finance-meeting-idUSKBN1GU0WH2018-03-19
The IMF meanwhile said in a statement that Malis macroeconomic outlook was broadly but cautioned that rising insecurity in the countrys north and center could hold back economic progress Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mali-mining/mali-says-negotiating-mining-code-revision-but-could-act-unilaterally-idUSKCN1GS2O62018-03-17
The new administration is rightly focusing on restoring macroeconomic stability and improving the IMF told reporters in Luanda Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/angola-economy-imf/angolas-economic-growth-seen-rising-to-2-25-pct-this-year-imf-idUSJ8N1H40152018-03-16
But the IMF recently said the people were getting poorer Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-senators-expenses/nigerians-express-anger-at-lawmakers-outrageous-monthly-allowance-idUSKCN1GS1O42018-03-16
The IMF said it did not consider a bailout was necessary despite Angolas heavy debt burden and high inflation saying Lourencos reform plans should stabilise public finances Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-angola-economy-imf/angolas-growth-outlook-boosted-by-oil-price-policy-shifts-imf-idUSKCN1GS1392018-03-16
BEIRUT IMF criticism of Lebanons public finances is valid but the countrys draft 2018 budget sends a good signal as it seeks to cut one of the worlds highest debttoGDP ratios from above 150 percent the head of its central bank said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy-cenbank-interview/lebanon-central-bank-imf-criticism-valid-but-budget-a-good-start-idUSKCN1GS2JD2018-03-16
Salameh described the IMF report as Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy-cenbank-interview/lebanon-central-bank-imf-criticism-valid-but-budget-a-good-start-idUSKCN1GS2JD2018-03-16
raised the sovereign debt rating by a notch in January following the IMF bailout deal but it is still deep in junk territory Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-mongolia-mining-insight/as-copper-booms-miners-take-hunt-to-mongolian-dunes-idUSKCN1GP0LC2018-03-13
The IMF in February predicted growth in 2017 and 2018 of around 1 to 1 NegativeMinistries commit to 20 percent spending reduction http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/lebanon-economy-budget/update-2-lebanons-cabinet-agrees-2018-budget-with-lower-deficit-idUSL8N1QU5KH2018-03-12
Asked whether the IMF would come on board and agree on a common debt sustainability analysis for Greece with the ESM Regling I hope so we are working hard on that NegativeATHENS Greece will probably not need a precautionary credit line after its bailout ends in August if the country sticks to reforms the head of rescue fund said in an interview released on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-esm/post-bailout-credit-line-for-greece-probably-not-needed-rescue-fund-head-idUSKCN1GM0OA2018-03-10
Europe and the IMF urged Donald Trump on Wednesday to step back from the brink of a trade war after the resignation of his economic adviser emboldened those encouraging him to push ahead with tariffs on imported steel and aluminum NegativeEurope and the IMF urged Donald Trump on Wednesday to step back from the brink of a trade war after the resignation of his economic adviser emboldened those encouraging him to push ahead with tariffs on imported steel and aluminum http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-imf/eu-warns-trump-of-trade-war-china-raises-concerns-at-wto-idUSKCN1GJ1PS2018-03-07
During the visit the IMF delegation will meet senior officials from the ministry and central bank as well as business and union leaders and academics NegativeJERUSALEM The International Monetary Fund began its annual mission to Israel on Sunday and will issue a preliminary report on the economy on March 14 the Bank of Israel and Finance Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-imf/imf-starts-economic-visit-to-israel-to-issue-report-on-march-14-idUSKBN1GG0LJ2018-03-04
Last year the IMF criticized government for a looser fiscal policy and advised the central bank to hold the line on interest rates until inflation surfaces NegativeJERUSALEM The International Monetary Fund began its annual mission to Israel on Sunday and will issue a preliminary report on the economy on March 14 the Bank of Israel and Finance Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-imf/imf-starts-economic-visit-to-israel-to-issue-report-on-march-14-idUSKBN1GG0LJ2018-03-04
The IMF in 2018 projects economy will grow 3 NeutralJERUSALEM The International Monetary Fund began its annual mission to Israel on Sunday and will issue a preliminary report on the economy on March 14 the Bank of Israel and Finance Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-imf/imf-starts-economic-visit-to-israel-to-issue-report-on-march-14-idUSKBN1GG0LJ2018-03-04
The IMF did not elaborate on the economic damages NegativeThe International Monetary Fund warned on Friday that U.S. import tariffs on steel and aluminum would likely cause economic damage to the United States and its trading partners and urged countries to resolve trade disputes without resorting to retaliatory measures http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-imf/imf-warns-that-u-s-steel-aluminum-tariffs-will-likely-hurt-economies-idUSKCN1GE2NK2018-03-02
The IMF said in the report that the outlook for growth has improved but remains challenging PositiveLAGOS people are getting poorer despite the slow recovery from recession and economic reforms are urgently needed the International Monetary Fund said in a report seen by Reuters on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-economy-imf/exclusive-nigerias-people-getting-poorer-government-to-muddle-through-says-imf-idUSKCN1GC2F72018-03-01
YOGYAKARTA Indonesia International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday that China should reduce excess capacity in its steel and coal industries faster and more efficiently heeding advice from the IMF as the United States prepares new tariffs NegativeYOGYAKARTA Indonesia International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday that China should reduce excess capacity in its steel and coal industries faster and more efficiently heeding advice from the IMF as the United States prepares new tariffs http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-lagarde-china-steel/imfs-lagarde-says-china-needs-to-do-more-to-cut-steel-capacity-idUSKCN1GD6612018-03-01
Moving toward a unified exchange rate should be pursued as soon as the IMF said PositiveLAGOS The International Monetary Fund projects that Nigeria will muddle with its economic policies in the medium term according to a report seen by Reuters on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-economy-imf/exclusive-imf-says-nigeria-will-muddle-through-with-economic-policies-in-medium-term-idUSKCN1GC2F72018-02-28
An IMF spokeswoman declined to comment on the report but said a statement would be issued after the board met to discuss the assessment on Friday NegativeLAGOS The International Monetary Fund projects that Nigeria will muddle with its economic policies in the medium term according to a report seen by Reuters on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-economy-imf/exclusive-imf-says-nigeria-will-muddle-through-with-economic-policies-in-medium-term-idUSKCN1GC2F72018-02-28
Arrears are expected to accumulate until 2023 when Mozambique will start producing gas from large offshore the IMF said NeutralThe International Monetary Fund expects that Mozambique will not make payments for at least five more years on about billion of loans which led to a default last year Bloomberg reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-mozambique/imf-expects-mozambique-to-default-on-external-debt-until-2023-bloomberg-idUSKCN1GC2IF2018-02-28
Earlier this year Mulki imposed steep IMFmandated tax hikes to cut rising public debt that have hit the incomes of ordinary Jordanians causing his popularity to plummet Negativeking appoints new police http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/jordan-government-reshuffle/update-1-jordan-pm-reshuffles-cabinet-to-soothe-anger-over-poor-economy-idUSL8N1QF0PP2018-02-25
The IMF criticized the loan last year saying that the process of allocating payments to service the debt were opaque NeutralLONDON Glencore and four bank lenders have reached a deal with Chad on the restructuring of an over billion oilbacked loan sources familiar with the matter said after months of often fraught negotiations http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-glencore-chad/glencore-banks-and-chad-reach-deal-on-over-1-billion-oil-backed-loan-idUSKCN1G52B92018-02-21
The program has not been discontinued but access was lost in midJune because a review had not been Jan Mikkelsen IMF representative in Kenya told Reuters NegativeNAIROBI The International Monetary Fund said it stopped access to a http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-imf/imf-stops-kenyas-1-5-billion-standby-credit-after-deficit-clash-idUSKCN1G41IQ2018-02-20
Mikkelsen said an IMF team was in Kenya for talks on a Kenyan request for a new standby credit facility NeutralNAIROBI The International Monetary Fund said it stopped access to a http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-imf/imf-stops-kenyas-1-5-billion-standby-credit-after-deficit-clash-idUSKCN1G41IQ2018-02-20
The IMF wanted to see substantial fiscal to lower the deficit and put the debt onto a sustainable NegativeNAIROBI The International Monetary Fund said it stopped access to a http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-imf/imf-stops-kenyas-1-5-billion-standby-credit-after-deficit-clash-idUSKCN1G41IQ2018-02-20
When Kenya secured the precautionary facility IMF officials said it was recognition of the stable economic fundamentals as that type of facility is usually reserved for more developed emerging economies NeutralNAIROBI The International Monetary Fund said it stopped access to a http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-imf/imf-stops-kenyas-1-5-billion-standby-credit-after-deficit-clash-idUSKCN1G41IQ2018-02-20
It was the second time in under six months the IMF had rejected a Zambian proposal causing the southern African copper dollardenominated bonds to fall across the curve on Friday NegativeLUSAKA Feb 17 Zambia will rearrange loans from Chinese companies and instead look to borrow directly from the Asian government in a bid to satisfy International Monetary Fund conditions and unlock a potential http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/zambia-economy-imf/zambia-to-rearrange-china-loans-to-meet-imf-conditions-idUSL8N1Q70E82018-02-17
Following the last round of talks in December the IMF commended Congo on its draft 2018 budget and progress in formulating macroeconomic and structural policies NegativeBRAZZAVILLE Debtcrippled Congo Republic’s government approved a plan on Friday to dissolve its lossmaking power and water utilities and replace them with three public limited companieshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congorepublic-utilities/congo-republic-plans-to-dissolve-state-power-water-utilities-idUSKBN1FM2JP2018-02-02
2 billion euro loandeal with the IMF that expires this month NegativeBELGRADE Europe’s largest development bank the EIB has the ‘strong shoulders’ needed to carry on after Brexit its vicepresident said on Thursday sounding upbeat about an event that could lead to the loss of a British stake worth up to nine billion euroshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-serbia-eib/european-investment-bank-has-strong-shoulders-to-continue-after-brexit-vp-idUSKBN1FL5VV2018-02-01
The government said two weeks ago it was seeking a new form of IMF precautionary line of credit PositiveMARRAKECH Morocco Morocco has no immediate plans for more currency reforms as the dirham has remained stable under a new flexible exchange system its finance minister said on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-morocco-economy/morocco-plans-no-more-currency-reforms-for-now-as-dirham-stable-minister-idUSKBN1FJ1Z52018-01-30
Although the IMF seek lifting bread subsidies this time it has long said costly subsidy system was increasingly untenable without large inflows of foreign capital or foreign aid NegativeAMMAN Jordan said a decision to end subsidies on staple pitta bread that will lift its prices by between 60 and 100 percent will take effect on Saturday the first such step in over two decades to ease the country’s budget woeshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-economy-subsidies-bread/jordan-ends-bread-subsidy-doubling-some-prices-to-help-state-finances-idUSKBN1FF2CP2018-01-26
WASHINGTON IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday welcomed a commitment by new President Emmerson Mnangagwa to stabilize the economy and work to improve relations with the international community NegativeWASHINGTON IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday welcomed a commitment by Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa to stabilize the country’s economy and work to improve relations with the international communityhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-zimbabwe/imfs-lagarde-welcomes-mnangagwas-promise-to-revive-zimbabwe-economy-idUSKBN1FE2M62018-01-25
The IMF has told Zimbabwe not to clear its NeutralWASHINGTON IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday welcomed a commitment by Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa to stabilize the country’s economy and work to improve relations with the international communityhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-zimbabwe/imfs-lagarde-welcomes-mnangagwas-promise-to-revive-zimbabwe-economy-idUSKBN1FE2M62018-01-25
WASHINGTON IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday she had met with South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos and agreed that structural challenges were a burden to economic growth in largest economy NegativeWASHINGTON IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday she had met with South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos and agreed that structural challenges were a burden to economic growth in Africa’s largest economyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-economy-safrica/imf-chief-meets-south-africas-ramaphosa-in-davos-to-discuss-economy-idUSKBN1FC32Y2018-01-24
IMF raises GDP outlook says on right track in latest review NegativeDUBAI Jan 24 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-january-24-idUSL8N1PJ02R2018-01-24
One of the main reasons why the IMF and Germany are at odds over the need for debt relief is different growth forecasts for Greece over the next 40 years NegativeBRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers welcomed Greek progress in delivering reforms but said on Monday they would only disburse the next tranche of loans once all agreed actions are completehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-eurogroup/euro-zone-holds-back-new-loans-to-greece-starts-work-on-debt-relief-idUSKBN1FB2MP2018-01-23
The Eurogroup invites the European institutions and the IMF to take into account the holistic Greek growth strategy when updating the the statement said NeutralBRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers welcomed Greek progress in delivering reforms but said on Monday they would only disburse the next tranche of loans once all agreed actions are completehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-eurogroup/euro-zone-holds-back-new-loans-to-greece-starts-work-on-debt-relief-idUSKBN1FB2MP2018-01-23
The tax cuts would likely widen the US current account deficit strengthen the US dollar and affect international investment flows IMF chief economist Maurice Obstfeld said NegativeDAVOS Switzerland The International Monetary Fund on Monday revised up its forecast for world economic growth in 2018 and 2019 saying sweeping U.S. tax cuts were likely to boost investment in the world’s largest economy and help its main trading partnershttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-economy-outlook/imf-raises-global-growth-forecast-sees-trump-tax-boost-idUSKBN1FB1TK2018-01-22
The IMF also revised up its growth forecasts for the euro area especially for Germany Italy and the Netherlands reflecting the stronger momentum in domestic demand and higher external NegativeDAVOS Switzerland The International Monetary Fund on Monday revised up its forecast for world economic growth in 2018 and 2019 saying sweeping U.S. tax cuts were likely to boost investment in the world’s largest economy and help its main trading partnershttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-economy-outlook/imf-raises-global-growth-forecast-sees-trump-tax-boost-idUSKBN1FB1TK2018-01-22
The IMF revised down its growth estimate for South Africa to 0 NegativeDAVOS Switzerland The International Monetary Fund on Monday revised up its forecast for world economic growth in 2018 and 2019 saying sweeping U.S. tax cuts were likely to boost investment in the world’s largest economy and help its main trading partnershttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-economy-outlook/imf-raises-global-growth-forecast-sees-trump-tax-boost-idUSKBN1FB1TK2018-01-22
The kingdom is also planning to negotiate a new form of IMF precautionary line of credit which will be modular and than the previous one Jouahri said Positive* Morocco started more flexible currency system this weekhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/morocco-currency-dirham/update-2-morocco-central-banker-says-fx-move-to-raise-inflation-and-growth-idUSL8N1PD5GI2018-01-18
Dollardenominated assets still account for about 63 percent of allocated central bank reserves folllowed by the euro at around 20 percent and then other currencies according to latest IMF data Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-recovers-but-diversification-plays-weigh-idUSL3N1PD47Y2018-01-18
Merkel will meet IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Friday in Berlin before travelling to Paris where she is expected to discuss euro zone reforms with Macron PositiveBERLIN Germany said on Wednesday that euro zone members should first agree on clear parameters for reducing risks in the banking sector before progress can be made toward completing a banking union through a deposit insurance scheme in the currency blochttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-germany/germany-demands-clarity-on-risk-reduction-for-banking-union-idUSKBN1F62N12018-01-17
AMMAN cabinet announced on Monday a major package of IMFguided tax hikes it says are crucial to gradually lower record public debt needed to get the economy hit by regional conflict growing again NegativeAMMAN Jordan’s cabinet announced on Monday a major package of IMFguided tax hikes it says are crucial to gradually lower record public debt needed to get the economy hit by regional conflict growing againhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-economy-reforms/jordan-unveils-major-imf-guided-tax-hikes-to-reduce-public-debt-idUSKBN1F42Q92018-01-16
Morocco bends to IMF wishes with FX flexibility Negative* EM stocks hit 10year high as Asia hits recordhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-record-breaking-asia-lifts-stocks-to-10-year-high-yuan-shines-idUSL8N1PA2452018-01-15
The IMF has said inflation is expected to stabilise around 2 percent over the medium term Neutral* Trading bands will be widened to 2http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/morocco-currency/morocco-looks-for-smooth-transition-to-more-flexible-exchange-rate-system-idUSL8N1P90D02018-01-14
Last year the Washingtonbased IMF agreed a fouryear loan program worth about PositiveTUNIS Tunisian authorities arrested another 150 people including local opposition leaders on Friday bringing the total detained close to 800 in response to demonstrations this week against price and tax riseshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/tunisia-arrests-another-150-including-opposition-leaders-over-unrest-idUSKBN1F113X2018-01-12
IMF data also showed that global reserves rose to Negative The U.S. dollar’s share of global currency reserves reported to the International Monetary Fund shrank in the third quarter to its smallest since mid2014 while the euro’s and Chinese yuan’s share of reserves edged higher data released on Friday showedhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-forex-reserves/dollar-share-of-global-fx-reserves-shrinks-to-smallest-since-2014-imf-idUSKBN1EN1FC2017-12-29
Global unallocated reserves or those that have not been reported to the IMF continued to fall hitting Negative The U.S. dollar’s share of global currency reserves reported to the International Monetary Fund shrank in the third quarter to its smallest since mid2014 while the euro’s and Chinese yuan’s share of reserves edged higher data released on Friday showedhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-forex-reserves/dollar-share-of-global-fx-reserves-shrinks-to-smallest-since-2014-imf-idUSKBN1EN1FC2017-12-29
The IMF last year agreed to loan neighbor Egypt billion if it implemented tough fiscal reforms NegativeKHARTOUM Sudan is to devalue its currency to 18 Sudanese pounds per dollar in January from the current exchange rate of 6http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-economy/sudan-to-devalue-pound-currency-to-18-per-dollar-in-january-minister-idUSKBN1EK0NT2017-12-26
He also said an IMF mission would visit Egypt in May for a new review NegativeCAIRO Egypt will receive $2 billion in the fourth disbursal from a $12 billion International Monetary Fund loan in June or July Deputy Finance Minister Ahmed Kouchouk said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-imf/egypt-to-receive-2-billion-as-part-of-imf-loan-in-june-or-july-says-official-idUSKBN1EH07T2017-12-23
Deficit reduction since the financial crisis has relied mostly on spending the IMF said NegativeLONDON Britain’s economy is already suffering from last year’s vote to leave the European Union fulfilling previous warnings that Brexit supporters had dismissed as too gloomy International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-britain-eu/imfs-lagarde-says-pre-brexit-warnings-vindicated-by-slower-uk-growth-idUSKBN1EE1FC2017-12-20
Deficit reduction since the financial crisis has relied mostly on spending the IMF said in an annual report on economy NegativeLONDON Britain may need to raise more money from taxes to bring down its budget deficit after relying heavily on keeping a tight grip on public spending the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-britain/britain-might-need-to-raise-tax-revenues-to-fix-deficit-imf-idUSKBN1EE1622017-12-20
king the 30th anniversary of the IMF treaty last week the Russian foreign ministry said Moscow considered the language of and sanctions unacceptable NegativeBRUSSELS NATO allies on Friday publicly raised concern about a Russian cruise missile system that the alliance says may break a Cold Warera pact banning such weapons in a show of support for Washingtonhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-nuclear-russia/nato-sounds-alarm-on-banned-russian-missile-system-idUSKBN1E91742017-12-15
WASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund will send a staff mission to Zimbabwe in coming days to meet with officials of the new government and assess the fiscal and economic situation IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund will send a staff mission to Zimbabwe in coming days to meet with officials of the new government and assess the country’s fiscal and economic situation IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-imf/imf-to-send-mission-to-zimbabwe-in-coming-days-idUSKBN1DU2892017-11-30
The IMF suggested that among various policy responses at disposal temporary foreign exchange interventions and liquidity provision could help smooth extreme volatility NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexico’s government is preparing a macroeconomic response in case U.S. President Donald Trump makes good on threats to quit the North American Free Trade Agreement an event which could wreak havoc on the Mexican economy and hurt the pesohttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-trade-nafta-mexico/mexico-readying-economic-response-if-u-s-exits-nafta-idUSKBN1DD2KU2017-11-14
Additionally Mexico should continue to implement its structural reforms and boost efforts to diversify trading relationships which would increase competitiveness and help economic growth over the mediumterm the IMF said NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexico’s government is preparing a macroeconomic response in case U.S. President Donald Trump makes good on threats to quit the North American Free Trade Agreement an event which could wreak havoc on the Mexican economy and hurt the pesohttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-trade-nafta-mexico/mexico-readying-economic-response-if-u-s-exits-nafta-idUSKBN1DD2KU2017-11-14
The IMF sees economy growing 1 NeutralMEXICO CITY Mexico’s government is preparing a macroeconomic response in case U.S. President Donald Trump makes good on threats to quit the North American Free Trade Agreement an event which could wreak havoc on the Mexican economy and hurt the pesohttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-trade-nafta-mexico/mexico-readying-economic-response-if-u-s-exits-nafta-idUSKBN1DD2KU2017-11-14
The IMF also forecast that inflation will rapidly slow in 2018 and converge towards its target of 3 percent by the end of the year NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexico’s economy will grow by 1http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-imf/imf-sees-mexico-gdp-growth-slowing-to-1-9-pct-next-year-idUSKBN1DD1VG2017-11-13





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Under the designation Mr Mnuchin is also expected to work with the IMF to address its concerns NegativeThe US has officially named China as a currency manipulator a statement which will intensify tensions between the worlds two largest economies. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-492447022019-08-06
Ms Lagarde said she would leave the IMF on 12 September. NegativeChristine Lagarde has said she will step down as managing director of the International Monetary Fund http://www.bbc.com//news/business-490092262019-07-17
The former French cabinet minister has been head of the IMF since 2011 NeutralChristine Lagarde has said she will step down as managing director of the International Monetary Fund http://www.bbc.com//news/business-490092262019-07-17
She served in various ministerial posts under Nicolas before being elected as the first female boss of the IMF replacing Dominique Strauss Khan. NeutralChristine Lagarde has said she will step down as managing director of the International Monetary Fund http://www.bbc.com//news/business-490092262019-07-17
Consistently ranked among the top 10 most powerful women globally Ms Lagarde has helped to rebuild the IMFs credibility following Greeces 2010 bailout which bent the funds rules. PositiveChristine Lagarde has said she will step down as managing director of the International Monetary Fund http://www.bbc.com//news/business-490092262019-07-17
However one former IMF official said her leadership of the fund meant she was exceptionally qualified to run the ECB. PositiveChristine Lagarde has said she will step down as managing director of the International Monetary Fund http://www.bbc.com//news/business-490092262019-07-17
IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been nominated as the first woman to head the European Central Bank PositiveEU leaders have put forward their nominations for the blocs top jobs with a woman for the first time proposed as European Commission chief. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-488472002019-07-03
The ITBP team were dropped at the base camp by helicopter while the volunteer climbers of IMF are walking to the peak NeutralThe bodies of seven climbers who went missing last month have been recovered in the Himalayas officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-india-487381422019-06-24
Amit Chowdhury of the IMF said the operation had been risky and hampered by bad weather. NegativeThe bodies of seven climbers who went missing last month have been recovered in the Himalayas officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-india-487381422019-06-24
Mr Hammond was speaking in Washington where he is attending World Bank and IMF meetings. PositiveIt is time to get Brexit off the table so that Britain can focus on other issues the chancellor has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-479091512019-04-13
The chancellor is in Washington at the World Bank and IMF spring meetings. NeutralIt is time to get Brexit off the table so that Britain can focus on other issues the chancellor has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-479091512019-04-13
Earlier in the week the IMF warned that no deal would cause the UK economy to shrink echoing the scenarios published by the Government and the Bank of England. NegativeSpeaking ahead of the agreement of an extension to Article 50 Christine Lagarde warned that businesses and investors will remain hesitant in the coming months http://www.bbc.com//news/business-478919842019-04-12
Revealing her personal insight the IMF managing director said the Brexit process was very very concerning on the one hand and very sad. NegativeSpeaking ahead of the agreement of an extension to Article 50 Christine Lagarde warned that businesses and investors will remain hesitant in the coming months http://www.bbc.com//news/business-478919842019-04-12
The IMF cash came with India had to open up to foreign investment cut red tape and remove trade barriers. NegativeThe worlds largest democratic exercise begins today http://www.bbc.com//news/business-478575832019-04-12
The IMF has released its regular assessment of the World Economic Outlook which forecasts global growth of 3 PositiveThe global economy is at what the International Monetary Funds chief economist calls a delicate moment http://www.bbc.com//news/business-478663712019-04-10
The IMF expects weaker performance in Latin America as well as in the Middle East and North Africa NegativeThe global economy is at what the International Monetary Funds chief economist calls a delicate moment http://www.bbc.com//news/business-478663712019-04-10
The weakness in the forecast reflects a slowdown in the latter part of 2018 which the IMF expects to continue in the first half of this year NegativeThe global economy is at what the International Monetary Funds chief economist calls a delicate moment http://www.bbc.com//news/business-478663712019-04-10
Traditionally the US picks the World Bank president Europeans choose the IMF managing director and the Japanese do the same for the Asian Development Bank. NeutralDonald Trumps pick for World Bank president David Malpass has officially been approved for the role. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-478328062019-04-06
President Erdogan has argued vociferously against an IMF loan which would come with stringent conditions NegativeThe crater is the size of a football pitch dug 50 metres deep into the earth http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477193682019-03-28
The IMF has made accountability and transparency a condition of recent bailouts in Ukraine but even it admits that those accused of corrupt practices are rarely seriously punished NegativeThe port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine has become a symbol in recent months of the countrys economic struggles http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475710432019-03-20
A senior IMF official said there were a lot of positive developments to point to PositiveGreece has entered a period of economic growth that puts it among the best performers in the eurozone. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475470652019-03-14
That said the IMF said the economy remains vulnerable further reforms are needed and unemployment remains unacceptably high NegativeGreece has entered a period of economic growth that puts it among the best performers in the eurozone. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475470652019-03-14
It is also the economy that has received most by way of bailout loans some from the IMF. NeutralGreece has entered a period of economic growth that puts it among the best performers in the eurozone. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475470652019-03-14
But the IMF and the European Union both say the country has made progress PositiveGreece has entered a period of economic growth that puts it among the best performers in the eurozone. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475470652019-03-14
Peter Dohlman the IMFs mission chief for Greece says thats enough to put Greece in the upper tier of the eurozone growth table PositiveGreece has entered a period of economic growth that puts it among the best performers in the eurozone. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475470652019-03-14
The IMF says the reform work is incomplete and the economy remains vulnerable. NegativeGreece has entered a period of economic growth that puts it among the best performers in the eurozone. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475470652019-03-14
In a new report on the world economic outlook the IMF also warns of risks from a nodeal Brexit NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has warned that escalating trade tensions could undermine global economic growth http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469459722019-01-22
For the world economy the IMF is now predicting growth of 3 PositiveThe International Monetary Fund has warned that escalating trade tensions could undermine global economic growth http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469459722019-01-22
The IMF also expects Chinas slowdown to continue NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has warned that escalating trade tensions could undermine global economic growth http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469459722019-01-22
The IMF also says there are risks from financial markets NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has warned that escalating trade tensions could undermine global economic growth http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469459722019-01-22
The general thrust of this report is that the IMF expects the recovery from the great recession of 200809 to continue NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has warned that escalating trade tensions could undermine global economic growth http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469459722019-01-22





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The IMF expects the global economy to expand 3 PositiveJust a few months ago US financial markets seemed headed for a third year in a row of hefty increases. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-465157732018-12-15
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde also said in a CNBC interview that worries about recession were a little bit overdone although uncertainty was causing increased volatility. NegativeUS markets stabilised on Thursday after steep falls earlier in the day spurred by fears about USChina trade tensions and global growth. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-464669032018-12-07
This at a time when Pakistan is seeking loans from the IMF and other countries to stave off a balance of payments crisis and to service its debt. NegativeCashpoor Pakistan is crowdfunding a drive to collect almost from its citizens officials businesses and stars in order to build two massive dams to help counter a future water crisis http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-459685742018-10-30
IMF managing director Christine Lagarde will not attend an investment conference in Riyadh as global concern over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist grows. NegativeIMF managing director Christine Lagarde will not attend an investment conference in Riyadh as global concern over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist grows. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-458853962018-10-18
The Managing Directors previously scheduled trip to the Middle East region is being deferred an IMF spokesperson said in a statement without providing further details. NegativeIMF managing director Christine Lagarde will not attend an investment conference in Riyadh as global concern over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist grows. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-458853962018-10-18
He said Kim Jongun had even said he would be willing to join the IMF and the World Bank and other international agencies Reuters reported NeutralAt the recent UN General Assembly South Koreas President Moon Jaein was discussing North Koreas strides to build relations and open up to the world. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-456623392018-10-13
If black markets or underdevelopments were barriers to being a part of the IMF there wouldnt be that many members Mr Abrahamian added. NegativeAt the recent UN General Assembly South Koreas President Moon Jaein was discussing North Koreas strides to build relations and open up to the world. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-456623392018-10-13
At the time the World Bank and the IMF warned that the project would impose a heavy debt burden. NegativeSierra Leone has cancelled a Chinesefunded project to build a new airport outside the capital Freetown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-458098102018-10-11
The IMF has urged the Bank of England to be ready to provide more quantitative easing creating new money if it is required. NegativeTheresa May will face the Commons for the first time since the EU rejected her Brexit plan amid mounting pressure from some Tory MPs to change course. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-458060662018-10-10
Trade tensions are growing the IMF says and inequality has risen. NegativeOne of the most comprehensive studies of the state of banking and markets since the financial crisis warns that dangerous undercurrents are a rising threat to the world economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-458032832018-10-10
Other threats to trade such as a disorderly Brexit could also adversely affect market sentiment the IMF argues. NegativeOne of the most comprehensive studies of the state of banking and markets since the financial crisis warns that dangerous undercurrents are a rising threat to the world economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-458032832018-10-10
Of leading industrialised countries only Portugals net worth was in a poorer position the IMF said NeutralOne of the most comprehensive studies of the state of banking and markets since the financial crisis warns that dangerous undercurrents are a rising threat to the world economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-458032832018-10-10
The Financial Stability Report is the second time in 24 hours the IMF has published sober warnings about the state of global finance. NegativeOne of the most comprehensive studies of the state of banking and markets since the financial crisis warns that dangerous undercurrents are a rising threat to the world economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-458032832018-10-10
The IMF also warns market investors who have seen the largest upward bull run in stocks in history. NegativeOne of the most comprehensive studies of the state of banking and markets since the financial crisis warns that dangerous undercurrents are a rising threat to the world economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-458032832018-10-10
The IMF fears this could lead to sharp falls in markets. NegativeOne of the most comprehensive studies of the state of banking and markets since the financial crisis warns that dangerous undercurrents are a rising threat to the world economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-458032832018-10-10
The IMFs warnings will increase fears that the present buoyancy in global growth may not last. NegativeOne of the most comprehensive studies of the state of banking and markets since the financial crisis warns that dangerous undercurrents are a rising threat to the world economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-458032832018-10-10
The IMF says there is a risk of contagion as investors become increasingly nervous about the strength of emerging markets with the risk of capital flows towards the US accelerating. NegativeOne of the most comprehensive studies of the state of banking and markets since the financial crisis warns that dangerous undercurrents are a rising threat to the world economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-458032832018-10-10
The IMF has lowered its forecast for global growth this year and next NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has warned a trade war between the US and China risks making the world a poorer and more dangerous place in its latest assessment of the global economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-457896692018-10-09
Argentina which recently agreed an IMF bailout is also predicted to see its economy shrink in 2018 and 2019. NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has warned a trade war between the US and China risks making the world a poorer and more dangerous place in its latest assessment of the global economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-457896692018-10-09
The IMF predicts that UK public borrowing will keep falling over the next few years. NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has warned a trade war between the US and China risks making the world a poorer and more dangerous place in its latest assessment of the global economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-457896692018-10-09
According to the IMF Cameroon has lost more than 24 billion CFA francs in 2018 alone as a result of the crisis. NegativeA large poster of President Paul Biya hangs like a street sign in Cameroons western city of Bafoussam. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-457479142018-10-06
The IMF plans to boost its 36month financing package to NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has agreed to provide a bigger faster bailout to Argentina than initially planned in an effort to restore market confidence in the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-456611492018-09-27
Last month President Mauricio Macri asked the IMF to accelerate its emergency package which makes credit available to Argentina. NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has agreed to provide a bigger faster bailout to Argentina than initially planned in an effort to restore market confidence in the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-456611492018-09-27
As part of its agreement with the IMF the government has said it will cut back spending committing to a balanced budget by 2019 a year earlier than planned. NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has agreed to provide a bigger faster bailout to Argentina than initially planned in an effort to restore market confidence in the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-456611492018-09-27
But the budget plans have prompted protests and strikes in Argentina stirring memories of the austerity imposed after earlier IMF bailouts NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has agreed to provide a bigger faster bailout to Argentina than initially planned in an effort to restore market confidence in the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-456611492018-09-27
The bailout plan also needs approval from the IMFs executive board NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has agreed to provide a bigger faster bailout to Argentina than initially planned in an effort to restore market confidence in the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-456611492018-09-27
The IMF is committed to continue supporting the Argentine authorities in their efforts PositiveThe International Monetary Fund has agreed to provide a bigger faster bailout to Argentina than initially planned in an effort to restore market confidence in the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-456611492018-09-27
With Argentina in recession interest rates at and the pesos value halving this year the country needs the IMF loan to bolster confidence in the economy. NegativeThe head of Argentinas central bank has resigned amid reports of a row over policies to restore confidence in the countrys ailing economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-456439742018-09-26
Mr Macri has been criticised for announcing the IMF deal on television last month before it was actually negotiated in Washington. NegativeThe head of Argentinas central bank has resigned amid reports of a row over policies to restore confidence in the countrys ailing economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-456439742018-09-26
President Mauricio Macri last month asked the IMF to speed up the funding. NegativeArgentinas economy shrank by 4 http://www.bbc.com//news/business-455791442018-09-20
The IMF expects Britains economy to grow by 1 NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has warned that a nodeal Brexit on World Trade Organization terms would entail substantial costs for the UK economy http://www.bbc.com//news/business-455467852018-09-18
The Chancellor Philip Hammond said the government must listen to the IMFs clear warnings. NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has warned that a nodeal Brexit on World Trade Organization terms would entail substantial costs for the UK economy http://www.bbc.com//news/business-455467852018-09-18
The IMF also said a nodeal outcome would affect other EU economies to a lesser extent. PositiveThe International Monetary Fund has warned that a nodeal Brexit on World Trade Organization terms would entail substantial costs for the UK economy http://www.bbc.com//news/business-455467852018-09-18
Comparing this years IMF analysis and Ms Lagardes words with last December and there is a significant cooling of sentiment around the effects of Brexit. NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has warned that a nodeal Brexit on World Trade Organization terms would entail substantial costs for the UK economy http://www.bbc.com//news/business-455467852018-09-18
The latest IMF prediction represents a slight upgrade for 2018 NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has warned that a nodeal Brexit on World Trade Organization terms would entail substantial costs for the UK economy http://www.bbc.com//news/business-455467852018-09-18
In July the IMF said the UK economy would grow by 1 NeutralThe International Monetary Fund has warned that a nodeal Brexit on World Trade Organization terms would entail substantial costs for the UK economy http://www.bbc.com//news/business-455467852018-09-18
This is money the country does not have and it is unable to borrow it from the IMF or World Bank until it settles its arrears NegativeZimbabwe is struggling with its worst outbreak of cholera in a decade which has killed at least 28 people http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-455466992018-09-18
In May it turned to the IMF for help arguing that the Washingtonbased fund was the cheapest source of financing available NeutralWhen a businessfriendly conservative was elected president of Argentina in October 2015 hopes were high he would put the South American countrys economy on a stable path http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-441076302018-09-10
The argument went that with a loan from the IMF Argentina would be able to intervene in currency markets for longer and also pay off bonds coming up for payment. NegativeWhen a businessfriendly conservative was elected president of Argentina in October 2015 hopes were high he would put the South American countrys economy on a stable path http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-441076302018-09-10
loan from the IMF except to boost the countrys reserves NeutralWhen a businessfriendly conservative was elected president of Argentina in October 2015 hopes were high he would put the South American countrys economy on a stable path http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-441076302018-09-10
Going to the IMF is the most unpopular move a president could make in Argentina where the organisation is widely loathed and blamed for the 2001 economic collapse. NegativeWhen a businessfriendly conservative was elected president of Argentina in October 2015 hopes were high he would put the South American countrys economy on a stable path http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-441076302018-09-10
Once again Argentina has turned to the IMF for financial help in a crisis NeutralArgentina is once again looking into the barrel of an economic crisis http://www.bbc.com//news/business-454512082018-09-09
Going to the IMF is a controversial move especially so in Argentina NegativeArgentina is once again looking into the barrel of an economic crisis http://www.bbc.com//news/business-454512082018-09-09
is a gap in the graph where the IMF thought the official inflation figures NeutralArgentina is once again looking into the barrel of an economic crisis http://www.bbc.com//news/business-454512082018-09-09
In May it turned to the IMF for help arguing that the Washingtonbased fund was the cheapest source of financing available NeutralWhen a businessfriendly conservative was elected president of Argentina in October 2015 hopes were high he would put the South American countrys economy on a stable path http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-441076302018-09-07
The argument went that with a loan from the IMF Argentina would be able to intervene in currency markets for longer and also pay off bonds coming up for payment. PositiveWhen a businessfriendly conservative was elected president of Argentina in October 2015 hopes were high he would put the South American countrys economy on a stable path http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-441076302018-09-07
loan from the IMF except to boost the countrys reserves NeutralWhen a businessfriendly conservative was elected president of Argentina in October 2015 hopes were high he would put the South American countrys economy on a stable path http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-441076302018-09-07
Going to the IMF is the most unpopular move a president could make in Argentina where the organisation is widely loathed and blamed for the 2001 economic collapse. NegativeWhen a businessfriendly conservative was elected president of Argentina in October 2015 hopes were high he would put the South American countrys economy on a stable path http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-441076302018-09-07
In June Argentina was forced to secure a loan from the IMF an organisation still widely loathed in the country for its perceived role in the countrys 2001 economic crisis. NegativeArgentina is expected to announce a raft of spending cuts on Monday in an attempt to contain the countrys acute currency crisis http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453923622018-09-03
Mr Dujovnes goal is to finalise a deal that would quicken IMF payments to Argentina NegativeArgentina is expected to announce a raft of spending cuts on Monday in an attempt to contain the countrys acute currency crisis http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453923622018-09-03
The IMF has asked the country to tackle its large fiscal deficit a goal usually achieved by reducing government spending. NegativeArgentina is expected to announce a raft of spending cuts on Monday in an attempt to contain the countrys acute currency crisis http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453923622018-09-03
Despite rampant inflation the IMF said last month it expects Argentinas economy to stabilise by the end of the year and a gradual recovery to begin in 2019. PositiveArgentina is expected to announce a raft of spending cuts on Monday in an attempt to contain the countrys acute currency crisis http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453923622018-09-03
This is not surprising perhaps when an IMF report last year said Polands economy is operating above potential with the unemployment rate at a historical low. NegativeThere has been a record drop in the number of Eastern European workers in the UK latest figures show http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-453405952018-09-01
On Wednesday Mr Macri asked the IMF to speed up its bailout and the fund agreed to revise the original plan citing more adverse market conditions. NegativeThe value of Argentinas peso continued to fall on Thursday plunging by more than after a drop a day earlier. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453602232018-08-31
Ultimately there is a lack of confidence in the governments ability to do the reforms it promised the IMF. NegativeThe value of Argentinas peso continued to fall on Thursday plunging by more than after a drop a day earlier. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453602232018-08-31
The IMFs director general is still sticking to Mr NeutralThe value of Argentinas peso continued to fall on Thursday plunging by more than after a drop a day earlier. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453602232018-08-31
The IMF said last month it expects Argentinas economy to stabilise by the end of the year and a gradual recovery to begin in 2019. PositiveThe value of Argentinas peso continued to fall on Thursday plunging by more than after a drop a day earlier. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453602232018-08-31
His turn to the IMF was also unexpected as the organisation remains unpopular in Argentina due to the economic problems associated with earlier assistance. NegativeThe value of Argentinas peso continued to fall on Thursday plunging by more than after a drop a day earlier. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453602232018-08-31
The IMF confirmed on Wednesday it was looking to strengthen the arrangement and changing its phasing. NegativeArgentinas government has unexpectedly asked for the early release of a http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453502182018-08-30
Correspondents say the decision to speed up the IMF bailout smacks of growing desperation NeutralArgentinas government has unexpectedly asked for the early release of a http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453502182018-08-30
The worlds highest interest rates and backing from the IMF have failed to reassure investors NegativeArgentinas government has unexpectedly asked for the early release of a http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453502182018-08-30
Mr Macris decision to ask the IMF for help in May was criticised by many within his country NegativeArgentinas government has unexpectedly asked for the early release of a http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453502182018-08-30
The IMF is widely loathed in Argentina and blamed for the countrys 2001 economic collapse after it pulled the plug and denied financial support. NegativeArgentinas government has unexpectedly asked for the early release of a http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453502182018-08-30
Argentina which has been plagued by economic problems for years asked for assistance from the IMF in May after its currency hit an alltime low NegativeArgentinas government has unexpectedly asked for the early release of a http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453502182018-08-30
The IMF has said economic growth across the 27 remaining EU states would fall by as much as 1 NegativeThe pound has fallen below http://www.bbc.com//news/business-451138622018-08-08
At the centre of this ensemble is Tom Cruises character IMF agent Ethan Hunt NeutralAfter watching her win a Bafta for her performance as Princess Margaret in Netflix series The Crown its hard to imagine Vanessa Kirby without a tiara puffing away on a cigarette. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-449224292018-07-24
The UK is among the top three main trading partners of the euro area the IMF said. PositiveIrelands economy could suffer a hit if the UK and the EU fail to reach a deal following Brexit the International Monetary Fund has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-448848302018-07-19
The integration of the EU27 countries and the United Kingdom has strengthened over time reflecting shared gains from the EUs single market the IMF said. NegativeIrelands economy could suffer a hit if the UK and the EU fail to reach a deal following Brexit the International Monetary Fund has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-448848302018-07-19
The IMF said that because of the highly integrated nature of the Irish and UK economies Ireland could face economic consequences as sharp as the UKs. NegativeIrelands economy could suffer a hit if the UK and the EU fail to reach a deal following Brexit the International Monetary Fund has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-448848302018-07-19
In India the IMF predicts growth of 7 NeutralThe outlook for the global economy has darkened as trade tensions rise and growth becomes uneven according to the International Monetary Fund http://www.bbc.com//news/business-448515482018-07-17
In Brazil the IMF expects growth of 1 NegativeThe outlook for the global economy has darkened as trade tensions rise and growth becomes uneven according to the International Monetary Fund http://www.bbc.com//news/business-448515482018-07-17
The IMF said it continues to expect emerging markets and developing economies to grow by 4 NeutralThe outlook for the global economy has darkened as trade tensions rise and growth becomes uneven according to the International Monetary Fund http://www.bbc.com//news/business-448515482018-07-17
but the IMF said measures the country is taking to reduce debt could lead to unanticipated negative effects NegativeThe outlook for the global economy has darkened as trade tensions rise and growth becomes uneven according to the International Monetary Fund http://www.bbc.com//news/business-448515482018-07-17
The IMF already expects trade volumes to grow by less than expected this year rising 4 NegativeThe outlook for the global economy has darkened as trade tensions rise and growth becomes uneven according to the International Monetary Fund http://www.bbc.com//news/business-448515482018-07-17
The risk that current trade tensions escalate adverse effects on confidence asset prices and the greatest nearterm threat to global growth the IMFs economic counsellor Maury Obstfeld said. NegativeThe outlook for the global economy has darkened as trade tensions rise and growth becomes uneven according to the International Monetary Fund http://www.bbc.com//news/business-448515482018-07-17
The new tariffs represent just a small share of global trade for now but the IMF warned that if the measures escalate they could shave 0 NegativeThe outlook for the global economy has darkened as trade tensions rise and growth becomes uneven according to the International Monetary Fund http://www.bbc.com//news/business-448515482018-07-17
While the IMF has maintained its global growth forecast of 3 NeutralThe outlook for the global economy has darkened as trade tensions rise and growth becomes uneven according to the International Monetary Fund http://www.bbc.com//news/business-448515482018-07-17
The IMF suggested on Thursday a more gradual approach to ending fuel subsidies which were expected to generate around NegativeThe Prime Minister of Haiti Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned after days of violent protests against fuel price rises http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-448364722018-07-16
The IMF argued getting rid of the fuel subsidies would free up cash for other things like education health and job creation. NegativeThe Prime Minister of Haiti Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned after days of violent protests against fuel price rises http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-448364722018-07-16
Argentinas relationship with the IMF is rocky NeutralArgentina has been brought to a halt by a general strike called by trade unions in protest against a International Monetary Fund loan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-446070512018-06-26
The unions say the austerity measures demanded by the IMF to agree the loan will bring hardship to the poorest in the country NegativeArgentina has been brought to a halt by a general strike called by trade unions in protest against a International Monetary Fund loan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-446070512018-06-26
In the mediumterm analysis there is no doubt in our minds that Greece will be able to reaccess the markets said IMF managing director Christine Lagarde. PositiveEurozone countries have agreed a longawaited debt relief deal for Greece which has been hailed as historic. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-445735482018-06-22
IMF director Christine Lagarde said a trade war would lead to losers on both sides and have a serious impact. NegativeThe European Union will launch a raft of retaliatory tariffs against US exports on Friday a top official has said http://www.bbc.com//news/business-445497122018-06-20
The IMF said the White House which has also threatened to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement was responding to rising concerns about the sideeffects of free trade. NegativeChina will respond quickly to protect itself if the US hurts its interests with fresh trade tariffs a foreign ministry spokesman has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444935262018-06-15
The Trump administrations trade policies are likely to hurt the US economy and undermine the worlds trade system the IMF has warned. NegativeThe Trump administrations trade policies are likely to hurt the US economy and undermine the worlds trade system the IMF has warned. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444882512018-06-14
The IMF said the White House which has also threatened to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement is responding to rising concerns about the sideeffects of free trade. NegativeThe Trump administrations trade policies are likely to hurt the US economy and undermine the worlds trade system the IMF has warned. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444882512018-06-14
Tariffs and limits on imports are likely to disrupt supply chains discourage business investment and trigger retaliation the IMF said. NegativeThe Trump administrations trade policies are likely to hurt the US economy and undermine the worlds trade system the IMF has warned. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444882512018-06-14
Despite the concerns about trade the IMF said the outlook for the US economy is bright in the nearterm. NeutralThe Trump administrations trade policies are likely to hurt the US economy and undermine the worlds trade system the IMF has warned. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444882512018-06-14
Despite good nearterm prospects a number of vulnerabilities are being builtup the IMF said. NegativeThe Trump administrations trade policies are likely to hurt the US economy and undermine the worlds trade system the IMF has warned. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444882512018-06-14
The IMF called on the US to target tax relief at lower income households and strengthen financial oversight of nonbanks NegativeThe Trump administrations trade policies are likely to hurt the US economy and undermine the worlds trade system the IMF has warned. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444882512018-06-14
The threeyear agreement must still be approved by the IMF board NeutralThe International Monetary Fund has agreed to lend Argentina up to http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444084952018-06-08
Argentina which has been plagued by economic problems for years asked for assistance from the IMF on 8 May after its currency hit an alltime low NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has agreed to lend Argentina up to http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444084952018-06-08
Argentine President Mauricio Macris decision to ask the IMF for help was criticised by many within his country NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has agreed to lend Argentina up to http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444084952018-06-08
IMF managing director Christine Lagarde congratulated Argentine authorities on reaching the agreement. NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has agreed to lend Argentina up to http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444084952018-06-08
It may seem like Argentina and the IMF are on opposite sides of the negotiations. NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has agreed to lend Argentina up to http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444084952018-06-08
The IMF is also aware of its nefarious reputation in a country that still blames the Fund for its woes NeutralThe International Monetary Fund has agreed to lend Argentina up to http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444084952018-06-08
The IMF board is expected to vote on the deal in the coming days in Washington NeutralThe International Monetary Fund has agreed to lend Argentina up to http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444084952018-06-08
Alejandro Werner director of the IMFs Western Hemisphere Department and Roberto Cardarelli mission chief for Argentina are expected to address a press conference in Washington later on Friday NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has agreed to lend Argentina up to http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444084952018-06-08
The IMF forecasts that Ethiopia will have 8 NeutralEthiopias surprise announcement that it will abide by a 2002 border ruling raises the prospect of a final end to what was Africas deadliest border war and peace with its longtime rival Eritrea. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-443817012018-06-07
Mr Mulki has refused to scrap the IMFbacked tax bill saying it was up to parliament to decide whether to pass it or not. NegativeProtests in Jordan against tax rises and austerity measures the biggest demonstrations in years continued for a third consecutive night. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-443451362018-06-03
Egypt took a IMF loan in December 2016 NeutralAbdel Fattah alSisi has been sworn in for a second term as Egypts president with a vow to fight those who choose violence terrorism and extremism http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-443433622018-06-02
His choice Mr Cottarelli an exIMF economist appears to have failed to secure support from major political parties and may not even bother to be sworn in. NeutralFresh talks to overcome political turmoil in Italy the EUs fourth largest economy are being held http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-442977312018-05-30
Mr Cottarelli 64 worked at the IMF from 2008 to 2013 gaining the nickname Mr Scissors for making cuts to public spending in Italy. NegativeItaly is mired in fresh political turmoil with the president facing impeachment calls after he vetoed a choice for finance minister. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-442757812018-05-28
Italian President Sergio Mattarella has asked an exIMF economist to form a government as the country faces fresh political turmoil. NegativeItalian President Sergio Mattarella has asked an exIMF economist to form a government as the country faces fresh political turmoil. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-442800462018-05-28
But in a recorded television statement Mr Macri said he had initiated discussions with the IMF and its chief Christian Lagarde NegativeArgentina is to hold talks with the International Monetary Fund about financial backing for the countrys volatile economy according to its president http://www.bbc.com//news/business-440471132018-05-08
Miguel Kiguel a former Argentine finance secretary who runs local consultancy Econviews An IMF line of credit is the least expensive option for growth in Argentina NegativeArgentina is to hold talks with the International Monetary Fund about financial backing for the countrys volatile economy according to its president http://www.bbc.com//news/business-440471132018-05-08
Earlier many had blamed the IMF for contributing to a financial and economic crisis that came to a head around the end of 2001 which set back living standards severely NegativeArgentina is to hold talks with the International Monetary Fund about financial backing for the countrys volatile economy according to its president http://www.bbc.com//news/business-440471132018-05-08
The large scale and opaque nature of the financial system pose a risk to stability the IMF says NeutralThe International Monetary Fund says that high global debt is a concern. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-438098722018-04-18
In its new assessment of the World Economic Outlook the IMF predicts growth this year and next of 3 PositiveThe International Monetary Fund has forecast that 2018 will be the strongest year for global growth since 2011. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-437895472018-04-17
For the UK the IMF has made a modest upgrade for growth this year to 1 PositiveThe International Monetary Fund has forecast that 2018 will be the strongest year for global growth since 2011. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-437895472018-04-17
The IMF report warned that the current momentum was not assured. NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has forecast that 2018 will be the strongest year for global growth since 2011. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-437895472018-04-17
But IMF chief economist Maurice Obstfeld dismisses the idea that the steps taken by the US can reduce the deficit. NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has forecast that 2018 will be the strongest year for global growth since 2011. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-437895472018-04-17
The IMF says further cuts in interest rates are needed to bring price rises back towards that rate NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has forecast that 2018 will be the strongest year for global growth since 2011. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-437895472018-04-17
There are warnings about the risks ahead lurking dangers that could lead to the global economy falling short of the IMFs forecasts in addition to the concerns about trade NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has forecast that 2018 will be the strongest year for global growth since 2011. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-437895472018-04-17
The IMF said others could follow the US precedent by claiming tough trade restrictions were needed to defend national security NegativeUS President Donald Trump has stepped up his war of words over trade tariffs threatening to apply a tax on imports of cars from the European Union. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-432703882018-03-04
The IMF said the recent pickup had been pretty broadbased particularly in Europe and Asia NeutralThe eurozone's economy grew at its fastest pace for a decade in 2017 according to official figures.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-428709932018-01-30
Cruise first appeared as IMF agent Ethan Hunt in 1996 in the first Impossible film which was also partly filmed in the English capital NegativeTom Cruise has made his debut on Instagram posting two photos from the set of the sixth Mission: Impossible film.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-428219492018-01-25
According to the IMF the world economy is enjoying its biggest period of concerted global growth since 2010 PositiveThere are two types of people at this year's Davoshttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-427988012018-01-24
The IMF says debt is unsustainable and has insisted on substantial relief from European creditors as a condition to join the current and third bailout which ends in August NegativeEU creditors have agreed to start talks on possible debt relief for Greece as the country prepares to leave an eightyear bailout programme.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-427879692018-01-23
The IMF said that all the advanced economies should see higher growth than expected by 2019 NegativeFinally some good news.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-427859542018-01-23
The IMF downgraded the UK as it still sees Brexit risks weighing on prospects NeutralFinally some good news.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-427859542018-01-23
The IMF report reveals that onefifth of emerging market economies saw per capita incomes fall last year NegativeFinally some good news.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-427859542018-01-23
Mr comments were delivered at the opening of an upbeat forum in the Swiss resort at which the IMF upgraded its global growth forecast for 2018 to 3 NeutralThe newfound optimism about the state of the global economy is eerily reminiscent of the leadup to the last financial crisis the head of Barclays has warned.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-427918692018-01-23
But the IMF has substantially downgraded its forecast for South Africa for this year and next NegativeProspects for the global economy are looking brighter according to the International Monetary Fund .http://www.bbc.com//news/business-427765492018-01-22
That the IMF says is the broadest synchronised global growth upsurge since 2010 NegativeProspects for the global economy are looking brighter according to the International Monetary Fund .http://www.bbc.com//news/business-427765492018-01-22
But because some of the provisions in the tax reform are temporary the IMF expects slower growth for a few years from 2022 NegativeProspects for the global economy are looking brighter according to the International Monetary Fund .http://www.bbc.com//news/business-427765492018-01-22
The IMF says an increase in trade barriers and regulatory realignments if that were the result of these renegotiations could weigh on global investment and reduce efficiency NegativeProspects for the global economy are looking brighter according to the International Monetary Fund .http://www.bbc.com//news/business-427765492018-01-22
The IMF gave the country a NeutralProtesters across Tunisia have rallied for a third successive night as anger over the government's austerity measures spilled over into unrest.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426443262018-01-11
The IMF expects UK growth of 1 NegativeReal disposable incomes grew just 0http://www.bbc.com//news/business-424529512017-12-22
The IMF has cut its UK economic growth forecast blaming Brexit uncertainty NegativeThe IMF has cut its UK economic growth forecast blaming Brexit uncertainty.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-424247002017-12-20
IMF chief Christine Lagarde said uncertainty over the Brexit deal was causing UK firms to delay investment plans NegativeThe IMF has cut its UK economic growth forecast blaming Brexit uncertainty.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-424247002017-12-20
I asked Christine Lagarde at the launch of the IMF report how she responded to critics who said the IMF had been too gloomy before the referendum NegativeThe IMF has cut its UK economic growth forecast blaming Brexit uncertainty.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-424247002017-12-20
In its first report since 2011 on resilience to shocks and contagion the IMF said it still had concerns over imbalances in the secondlargest economy NegativeRising levels of debt pose large risks to China's economy according to the International Monetary Fund .http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422637372017-12-07
Beijing should put less emphasis on growth beef up regulation and improve finances the IMF said NeutralRising levels of debt pose large risks to China's economy according to the International Monetary Fund .http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422637372017-12-07
big four banks had adequate capital but large medium and citycommercial banks appear vulnerable the IMF said NegativeRising levels of debt pose large risks to China's economy according to the International Monetary Fund .http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422637372017-12-07
The IMF warned in October that dependence on debt was growing at a dangerous pace NegativeRising levels of debt pose large risks to China's economy according to the International Monetary Fund .http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422637372017-12-07
debt has ballooned and is now equivalent to of the total output according to the IMF NegativeRising levels of debt pose large risks to China's economy according to the International Monetary Fund .http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422637372017-12-07
The IMF acknowledged that authorities were already taking steps to contain the risks NegativeRising levels of debt pose large risks to China's economy according to the International Monetary Fund .http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422637372017-12-07
The IMF also warned against the rapid development of new financial products which it said could very rapidly become large and popular and potentially a systemic risk NegativeRising levels of debt pose large risks to China's economy according to the International Monetary Fund .http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422637372017-12-07
That debt needs restructuring probably with the assistance of the IMF and the World Bank NegativeCurrent events in Zimbabwe show that while a week may be a long time in politics it is really a very short blink of an eye in economicshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-420795842017-11-22





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In its outlook report for last year the IMF envisaged Slovakias GDP growth to accelerate to 4 percent in 2018 and 4 NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has slightly worsened its prediction regarding the pace of Slovakias economic growth in 2018 the TASR newswire wrote on October 9. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20933690/imf-worsens-slovakias-gdp-growth-prediction.html2018-10-10
The IMF expects unemployment to keep falling from 8 NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has slightly worsened its prediction regarding the pace of Slovakias economic growth in 2018 the TASR newswire wrote on October 9. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20933690/imf-worsens-slovakias-gdp-growth-prediction.html2018-10-10





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They urged the authorities to take advantage of the current strong growth momentum to resolve legacy problems and generate a broader basis for future growth the IMF statement added.NeutralThey urged the authorities to take advantage of the current strong growth momentum to resolve legacy problems and generate a broader basis for future growth the IMF statement added.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136829433.htm2017-12-16
IMFIMF called for strengthening competition The IMF also called for strengthening competition and productivity to attract investment and help diversify the economy.NeutralThey urged the authorities to take advantage of the current strong growth momentum to resolve legacy problems and generate a broader basis for future growth the IMF statement added.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136829433.htm2017-12-16
IMFcontributed 1 billion euros in 2013 Cyprus bailout The IMF contributed 1 billion euros in the 2013 Cyprus bailout in which the Eurogroup contributed 10 billion eurosNeutralThey urged the authorities to take advantage of the current strong growth momentum to resolve legacy problems and generate a broader basis for future growth the IMF statement added.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136829433.htm2017-12-16
The IMF contributed 1 billion euros in the 2013 Cyprus bailout in which the Eurogroup contributed 10 billion euros. However Cyprus drew only 7.5 billion euros from the assistance package.NeutralThey urged the authorities to take advantage of the current strong growth momentum to resolve legacy problems and generate a broader basis for future growth the IMF statement added.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136829433.htm2017-12-16
IMF maintain sound fiscal IMF also underscored the need to maintain sound fiscal and monetary policies step up structural reforms and strengthen the social safety net to consolidate the gains.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136829471.htm2017-12-16
IMF said Morocco's economic growth is expected to reach 4Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136829471.htm2017-12-16
IMF said Morocco's economic growth remains subdued. IMF said Morocco's economic growth is expected to reach 4.4 percent in 2017 mostly driven by a significant rebound in agricultural activity while nonagricultural activity remains subdued.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136829471.htm2017-12-16
Major international institutions and investment banks including the IMF and the World Bank both raised their forecasts for China's 2017 growth.NeutralInvestment in property development rose 7http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136826303.htm2017-12-14
IMFnoted in Regional Economic Outlook last month The IMF noted in its Regional Economic Outlook last month that the economic recovery in Europe which accounts for most of Britain's trade had gained speed.Neutralby Peter Barkerhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136815808.htm2017-12-11
5 billion dollars from the IMF's 17NeutralThe budget was passed with the support of 273 lawmakers 47 more than the minimum threshold of 226 lawmakers according to a statement on the parliament's website.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136811602.htm2017-12-08
In 2018 Ukraine is counting on receiving a total of 3.5 billion dollars from the IMF's 17.5billiondollar bailout program.NeutralThe budget was passed with the support of 273 lawmakers 47 more than the minimum threshold of 226 lawmakers according to a statement on the parliament's website.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136811602.htm2017-12-08
With more robust economic policies and faster reforms IMF believes that economic growth could rise to 4 percent in the medium term.NeutralThe GDP growth accelerated rising by 1 percent in the first half of this year while GDP grew by the same amount over the remaining four months.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136758515.htm2017-11-16
IMFsaid in report IMF said in the report that it had also cut its forecast for Macedonia's growth in 2018 down to 3NeutralIMF said in the report that it had also cut its forecast for Macedonia's growth in 2018 down to 3http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136749620.htm2017-11-13
IMFsaid in report IMF said in the report that it had also cut its forecast for Macedonia's growth in 2018 down to 3.2 percent from 3.4 percent it had predicted previously.NeutralIMF said in the report that it had also cut its forecast for Macedonia's growth in 2018 down to 3http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136749620.htm2017-11-13
According to IMF projection Macedonia's economy is expected to grow by 3NeutralIMF said in the report that it had also cut its forecast for Macedonia's growth in 2018 down to 3http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136749620.htm2017-11-13
According to IMF projection Macedonia's economy grow by 3.4 percent in 2019. According to IMF projection Macedonia's economy is expected to grow by 3.4 percent in 2019.NeutralIMF said in the report that it had also cut its forecast for Macedonia's growth in 2018 down to 3http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136749620.htm2017-11-13
In terms of inflation the IMF said it expected Macedonia to swing to average annual inflation of 0NeutralIMF said in the report that it had also cut its forecast for Macedonia's growth in 2018 down to 3http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136749620.htm2017-11-13
In terms of inflation the IMF said it expected Macedonia to swing to average annual inflation of 0.3 percent in 2017 from 0.2 percent deflation in 2016.NeutralIMF said in the report that it had also cut its forecast for Macedonia's growth in 2018 down to 3http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136749620.htm2017-11-13
One of conditions for allocating aid to Mongolia within framework of IMF raise salaries for civil servants One of the conditions for allocating aid to Mongolia within the framework of the IMF is a refusal to raise salaries for civil servants and pensions until 2020.NeutralULAN BATOR Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/13/c_136749565.htm2017-11-13
IMF would reduce trade The IMF also warned in its economic outlook a shift toward protectionism would reduce trade and crossborder investment flows harming global growth.Neutralby Xinhua writer Liu Changhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/11/c_136744383.htm2017-11-11
Preserving global economic expansion will require protectionist measures Preserving the global economic expansion will require policymakers to avoid protectionist measures and to do more to ensure that gains from growth are shared more widely added the IMF report.Neutralby Xinhua writer Liu Changhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/11/c_136744383.htm2017-11-11
The IMF added that the agreement on the second review reaffirmed that authorities' commitment to their reform program.NeutralThe IMF added that the agreement on the second review reaffirmed that authorities' commitment to their reform program.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/10/c_136743088.htm2017-11-11
dollarsEgypt received initial 2.75 billion U.S. dollars tranche from IMF last November. Egypt received an initial 2.75 billion U.S. dollars tranche from the IMF last November.NeutralThe IMF added that the agreement on the second review reaffirmed that authorities' commitment to their reform program.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/10/c_136743088.htm2017-11-11
monthIMF last month raised forecasts for world economic growth to 3.6 percent in 2017 The IMF last month raised its forecasts for world economic growth to 3.6 percent in 2017 and 3.7 percent in 2018 both 0.1 percentage point higher than its July forecasts.NeutralBEIJING Nov. 8 China's goods trade grew fast in the first ten months of this year mainly due to international demand and a strong domestic economy.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/08/c_136737487.htm2017-11-09