FRANKFURT Germany's central banker defended his country's record budget and current account surpluses on Thursday from criticism from the International Monetary Fund that they are hobbling growth in the euro zone and widening global economic imbalances.
KIEV The World Bank has joined the International Monetary Fund in criticising a Ukrainian draft law to create an anti-corruption court, the newspaper Ukrainska Pravda reported on Monday, citing a letter from the lender to the presidential administration.
PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron should seize the ideal opportunity of an economic upswing to make headway on his reform programme, International Monetary Fund officials said on Monday.
LONDON Britain may need to raise more money from taxes to bring down its budget deficit after relying heavily on keeping a tight grip on public spending, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.
LONDON Britain's economy is already suffering from last year's vote to leave the European Union - fulfilling previous warnings that Brexit supporters had dismissed as too gloomy, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde, said on Wednesday. | Video
COPENHAGEN Ireland repaid Denmark a 3 billion Danish crown (£356.04 million) loan, extended under an EU/IMF bailout, four years ahead of schedule, the Danish ministry of finance said on Tuesday.
LONDON Sudan's president is wanted for crimes against humanity, the economy has lost much of its oil output and the government is in arrears with the IMF. And yet Osama Faisal's target of boosting foreign investment tenfold is not quite as daunting as it seems.
KIEV Ukraine aims to pass legislation backed by the International Monetary Fund to set up a special anti-corruption court in February and implement the law within 6-8 months, Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko told Reuters.
PORT LOUIS Mauritius needs to clarify its monetary policy to increase policy coherence, the International Monetary Fund said on Saturday.
NAIROBI The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said it has approved a further $44.5 million (33.3 million pounds) credit for Madagascar, as part of a drive to support the country's economic recovery.