June 19 2012

IMF: Europe must focus on growth

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Europe needs urgent reforms to revive economic growth and improve competitiveness, the International Monetary Fund said Monday.

IMF: Europe must focus on growth

June 09 2012

Spanish banks need 40 billion euro buffer – IMF

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Several banks in Spain would need to raise capital buffers by a total of €40 billion to withstand another financial shock, the International Monetary Fund said in a report issued late Friday.

Spanish banks need 40 billion euro buffer – IMF

June 02 2012

Greek radicals unveil economic plan

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A SYRIZA-led government would annul the bailout agreement Greece struck with the EU and the IMF.

Greek radicals unveil economic plan

May 31 2012

IMF: No bailout plans for Spain in the works

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The International Monetary Fund says it has not been asked by Spain for a bailout and has not begun preparing one.IMF spokesman Gerry Rice spoke Thursday as Spanish Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de …

IMF: No bailout plans for Spain in the works

April 21 2012

Lagarde: IMF has its ‘Washington moment’

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The International Monetary Fund wants to build a “global firewall” to prevent the world economy from being burned by another financial crisis.

Lagarde: IMF has its ‘Washington moment’

April 20 2012

IMF doubles lending capacity

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The International Monetary Fund said Friday that it has received commitments from several nations for more than $430 billion in additional funding to guard against global risks.

IMF doubles lending capacity

April 19 2012

U.S. is outlier in push to boost IMF resources

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The global financial system is still on shaky ground and the multinational institution that’s tasked with propping it up needs more money.

U.S. is outlier in push to boost IMF resources

April 17 2012

IMF sees Italy missing budget deficit targets

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The International Monetary Fund is predicting that Italy will miss its budget deficit targets this year and next and won’t balance its budget until at least 2018 — some five years later than government …

IMF sees Italy missing budget deficit targets

April 17 2012

IMF boosts global growth forecast, with caveat

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The outlook for the global economy has improved, but there are still major risks that policymakers need to address, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.

IMF boosts global growth forecast, with caveat

April 12 2012

IMF’s Lagarde calls for swift action on financial risks

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The director of the International Monetary Fund urged policymakers Thursday to remain vigilant in the face of a still fragile global economy.

IMF’s Lagarde calls for swift action on financial risks