MADRID Crowds jeered at former International Monetary Fund chief Rodrigo Rato when he arrived at a Madrid court on Monday to face trial for his alleged misuse of company credit cards on extravagant personal expenses.
TOKYO The Bank of Japan must continue to clarify its monetary policy guidance and strengthen communication after adopting a new policy framework, an official of the International Monetary Fund said on Monday.
MOSCOW A meeting between Russia and Ukraine's finance ministers on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund annual meeting in Washington next month is still being negotiated, Russia Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said on Friday.
ATHENS Greece needs substantial relief to render its debt load sustainable and help set its ailing economy on a recovery path, the International Monetary Fund said in an annual review on Friday.
ATHENS Greece welcomed on Friday a review by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which said the country needs substantial debt relief to make its debt burden sustainable.
WASHINGTON Armed conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa are not only devastating the economies gripped by fighting, but are sapping growth in neighbouring countries and those hosting millions of refugees, the International Monetary Fund said on Friday.
KIEV Ukraine feels its reform efforts have been vindicated by the International Monetary Fund giving it another tranche of aid worth $1 billion (£757.2 million), but the country still faces an uphill struggle to speed up economic growth and achieve lasting change.
WASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund said its board on Wednesday approved a long-awaited loan disbursement to Ukraine of about $1 billion (754.15 million pounds) after a review of the country's bailout programme.
KIEV Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday welcomed a decision by the International Monetary Fund to release additional aid worth $1 billion to Kiev, saying it showed that the world recognises that Ukraine was carrying out reforms.
KIEV Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk said on Thursday that a new loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will help Ukraine service its debts and keep the hryvnia currency and financial system stable.