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IMF nations point to exchange rate, geopolitical risks

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WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund's member nations on Saturday warned of risks to the global economy from exchange rate shifts and geopolitical tensions as they took note of "moderate" global growth and "uneven prospects."

IMF, World Bank 2015 spring meetings in Washington on Saturday

WASHINGTON - The following are highlights of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings on Saturday in Washington, where finance ministers, central bankers and other top officials are gathering.

Business, IMF 18 Apr 2015

Global financial leaders speak at IMF, World Bank spring meetings

WASHINGTON - For highlights of remarks by finance ministers, central bankers and other top officials gathering in Washington on Saturday for the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, see.

Business, IMF 18 Apr 2015

Trillions of dollars needed for new bid to end poverty by 2030

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - World leaders have drawn up ambitious goals to end extreme poverty by 2030 and promote development over the next 15 years, but now they have to figure out how to pay the bill.

World, 18 Apr 2015

G20 more upbeat on growth, but officials fret over Greece

WASHINGTON - The Group of 20 leading economies struck a hopeful tone on the outlook for global growth on Friday, even as officials fretted that Athens' inability to strike a deal with its lenders could upset Europe's tentative recovery. | Video

Business, 18 Apr 2015

G20 discusses plans to sidestep U.S. on IMF reforms

WASHINGTON - The Group of 20 leading economies on Friday discussed ways to raise emerging countries' voting rights at the IMF as part of an effort to move past U.S. foot-dragging on reforms to the institution, but they failed to reach an agreement.

Business, IMF 18 Apr 2015

G20 more upbeat on growth, but officials fret over Greece

WASHINGTON - The Group of 20 leading economies struck a hopeful tone on the outlook for global growth on Friday, even as officials fretted that Athens' inability to strike a deal with its lenders could upset Europe's tentative recovery. | Video

Business, 18 Apr 2015

IMF, World Bank 2015 spring meetings in Washington on Friday

WASHINGTON - The following are highlights of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings on Friday in Washington, where finance ministers, central bankers and other top officials are gathering.

Business, IMF 17 Apr 2015

G20 to sidestep U.S. on IMF reforms - draft communique

WASHINGTON - The Group of 20 leading economies was set on Friday to agree to a proposal that would raise the voting rights of emerging countries at the IMF, an attempt to move past U.S. foot-dragging on reforms to the institution.

Business, IMF 17 Apr 2015

Turkey's Babacan says G20 sees moderate but uneven recovery

WASHINGTON - Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said on Friday that the Group of 20 leading economies saw a moderate, but uneven, global recovery, and said officials agreed to proceed cautiously in adjusting monetary policies.

Business, 17 Apr 2015

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Global GDP comparison

A graphical look at the world's top economies by size and per-capita production.  Interactive