LIMA - Central banks have little room for error in a low-growth world in which over-leveraged and commodity-dependent emerging economies and a slowing China are major risks, top international financiers told the International Monetary Fund's meeting.
LIMA - China on Wednesday subscribed to the International Monetary Fund's Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS), marking a major step forward for official statistics in the country, the IMF said ahead of its annual meetings here.
LIMA - China on Wednesday subscribed to the International Monetary Fund's Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS), marking a major step forward for official statistics in the country, the IMF said.
LIMA - The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts for a second time this year on Tuesday, citing weak commodity prices and a slowdown in China and warned that policies aimed at increasing demand were needed.
NEW DELHI - Growth prospects for India remain favourable despite a slowdown in the global economy, but the government should speed up structural reforms and relax supply constraints in the energy, mining, and power sectors, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.
FRANKFURT - Flanked by interest rate decisions in Britain, Japan and Australia, the IMF's annual meeting in Lima takes centre stage in the calendar next week, with policymakers focussing on China's economic slide and its impact on the rest of the world.
MUMBAI - Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Wednesday that he was not interested in heading the International Monetary Fund after finishing his term as India's central bank chief.
WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund welcomed Myanmar's "bold move" to liberalise its foreign exchange rules in a report published on Friday and warned that the poor Asian country would need to tighten monetary policy and reduce credit expansion.
WASHINGTON - China is well placed to meet the criteria for inclusion in the International Monetary Fund's benchmark currency basket, the country's representative at the international lender said on Friday.
WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund's Executive Board has approved about $11.8 million in financial assistance for Central African Republic, the IMF said on Tuesday.