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Ecuador President, protesters reach deal to end violent unrest

'With agreement, mobilizations across Ecuador are terminated and we commit ourselves to restoring peace in country,' said joint statement.

14 Oct 2019 10:10 AM

Effect of global slowdown 'more pronounced' in India: IMF chief

Georgieva said widespread deceleration means that growth in 2019-20 will fall to its 'lowest rate' since beginning of decade.

09 Oct 2019 8:45 AM

Clashes break out as Ecuador Prez declares ‘state of emergency’

No figures were available for the number of people injured but some press photographers were hurt during the clashes.

04 Oct 2019 2:52 PM

IMF explains why India's economic growth is ‘much weaker than expected’

The growth is expected to rise to 7.2 per cent points in FY21, down by the projected growth rate of 7.5 in the earlier report.

13 Sep 2019 8:59 AM

Kristalina Georgieva set to become IMF's second woman chief

Georgieva will replace former IMF chief Christine Lagarde, who has been named to lead the European Central Bank.

10 Sep 2019 12:41 PM

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Argentina asks IMF to restructure debt payments

The Central Bank bought $300 million in pesos on Tuesday to try to calm markets but the currency still depreciated by almost 2.5 percent.

29 Aug 2019 3:48 PM

China media says US 'destroying international order', after currency-manipulator branding

The accusation, which followed a sharp slide in the yuan on Monday, has driven an even bigger wedge between the world’s largest economies.

06 Aug 2019 12:23 PM

Khan receives no US welcome at airport, takes metro to Pakistan envoy’s house

Acting Chief of Protocol, Mary-Kate Fisher, who had welcomed the Pakistan Prime Minister at the airport, accompanied him on the metro ride.

22 Jul 2019 1:36 PM

Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, starting race for her successor

IMF succession is expected to be a major topic of discussion among G7 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting on Wed.

17 Jul 2019 10:27 AM

IMF blames Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, PLM-N for Pakistan's economic crisis

IMF made these remarks in its staff report on USD 6 billion bailouts to Pakistan approved by its executive board earlier this week.

11 Jul 2019 2:27 PM

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IMF approves USD 6 billion loan for Pakistan

The USD 6 billion financial aid includes an immediate disbursement of USD 1 billion to help Pakistan address its balance of payment crisis.

04 Jul 2019 1:49 PM

IMF board approves USD 6 billion loan package for Pakistan

Approval will also unlock an additional USD 38 billion from Pakistan’s international partners over the programme period.

04 Jul 2019 10:32 AM

US economist David Lipton named as interim leader of IMF

'We have full confidence in First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton as Acting Managing Director of the IMF,' board said.

03 Jul 2019 9:36 AM

US expresses 'strong views' on IMF loan to Pakistan, pushes for 'conditionality'

The US has serious reservations over global lenders like the IMF providing a bailout to Pakistan to pay off Chinese debts.

19 Jun 2019 3:44 PM

Pakistan fails to fulfil 25 of 27 action points given by terror finance watchdog

With this, multilateral lenders like IMF, World Bank and EU may continue downgrading Pak, making its financial situation more precarious.

16 Jun 2019 3:31 PM

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Pakistan to get USD 3.4 billion in budgetary aid from Asian Development Bank

The ADB financing would come on top of the IMF loan, with most of the funds to be disbursed in the current fiscal year.

16 Jun 2019 9:41 AM

G20 says worsening trade wars pose risk to world economy

G20 finance minister and central bank chiefs produced statement saying, ‘growth remains low and risks remain tilted to the downside.’

09 Jun 2019 3:36 PM

India's forex reserves up by USD1.99 billion to USD 419.99 billion

The overall reserves had declined by USD 2.05 billion to USD 417.99 billion in the previous reporting week.

31 May 2019 6:47 PM

Looking forward to working with new govt of PM Modi: IMF

"The IMF looks forward to working with Prime Minister Modi's new government," IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice said.

25 May 2019 2:50 PM

Pakistan got USD 6.5 billion loan from China in April: Report

SAFE is an acronym for the State Administration of Foreign Exchange managed by the Chinese central bank.

24 May 2019 8:31 AM

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