EU/IMF mission chiefs to arrive in Greece for bailout talks on Wednesday


ATHENS - European Union and International Monetary Fund mission chiefs will arrive in Athens on Wednesday for talks on a third bailout programme to keep Greece afloat, a finance ministry official said on Tuesday.

IMF paints dim picture for Europe, suggests more money printing may be needed

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT - The International Monetary Fund warned on Monday that the euro zone's prospects were modest and that more money printing than planned may be needed.

Business, 27 Jul 2015

IMF agrees to disburse $1.7 billion to Ukraine

KIEV - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday the International Monetary Fund had decided to disburse a second tranche of financial aid worth $1.7 billion.

Business, 25 Jul 2015

Next IMF boss likely to come from outside Europe - deputy head

ATHENS - The next managing director of the International Monetary Fund is likely to come from outside Europe when current leader Christine Lagarde eventually leaves, the deputy head of the Washington-based fund said in an interview broadcast on Saturday.

Business, 25 Jul 2015

Greece submits request to IMF for new loan facility

ATHENS - Greece has formally submitted a request to the International Monetary Fund for a new loan facility, the country's finance ministry said on Friday.

World, 24 Jul 2015

Ukraine expects IMF decision on disbursal of $1.7 billion on July 31 - PM Yatseniuk

KIEV - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday he expected the International Monetary Fund to make a decision on the disbursal of a second tranche of financial aid worth $1.7 billion (1.1 billion pounds) on July 31.

World, 22 Jul 2015

IMF says Greece repaid arrears worth 2 billion euros

WASHINGTON - Greece has repaid its arrears to the International Monetary Fund, worth about 2 billion euros (£1.4 billion), IMF communications director Gerry Rice said on Monday.

Business, World, 20 Jul 2015

Greece begins payment of 6.25 billion euro to ECB, IMF - officials

ATHENS - Greece has initiated the process for the payment of a total 6.25 billion euros (£4.35 billion) to the European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), finance ministry officials told Reuters on Monday.

Business, World 20 Jul 2015

IMF wants to see 'complete' Greek package - Lagarde

PARIS - International Monetary Fund Director Christine Lagarde said on Friday the Fund could participate in a "complete" package to put the Greek economy back on track, make its debt sustainable and allow it to get its funding from financial markets.

Business, World, 17 Jul 2015

IMF won't be part of 1st tranche of planned Greek bailout - Schaeuble

BERLIN - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said in a letter to the president of Germany's lower house of parliament that the International Monetary Fund would not be involved in the payment of a first tranche of a planned third Greek bailout.

World, Business, 17 Jul 2015