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  1. News - World

    IMF calls for build-up of confidence

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Confidence must be built up, says IMF The IMF has urged leading powers to step up growth and reforms to generate jobs, warning that confidence in the global economy was in short supply. It also warned emerging and smaller economies to shore up their financial defences as leading economies charge up growth with extraordinary monetary stimulus ...

  2. Business - Economy

    China's economy to grow 7.5 per cent this year, IMF says as it raises global forecast

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 02:57pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... advanced countries to pick up the mantle of growth from emerging markets. But the IMF warned that richer countries were still growing below full capacity, and it added the spectre of deflation ... percentage point higher than its October projection. It said it sees growth of 3.9 per cent next year. Olivier Blanchard, the IMF’s chief economist, said less government austerity and uncertainty ...

  3. News - China - BOAO FORUM

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns some risks to global economy persist

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Boao Lagarde cites 'patchy' global recovery with concerns 'naturallycentring on Europe' IMF chief warns some economic risks persist International Monetary ... province. Without providing numbers, Lagarde said she was giving a preview of the IMF's World Economic Outlook report, which is due to be released this week. Risks included a "patchy ...

  4. Business - Economy - GLOBAL ECONOMY

    IMF's Lagarde says growth to remain weak in 2013

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 10:46am by Bloomberg

    ... Lagarde has said. "We do not expect global growth to be much higher this year than last," Lagarde said in the prepared text of a speech in New York six days before the IMF releases its ... by the country's central bank to embark on a programme of record monetary easing. The Washington-based IMF is about to co-fund its fourth bailout in the euro zone by contributing about US$1.3 billion ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance

    IMF and World Bank leaders lack imagination

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty The IMF and World Bank are meeting in Tokyo but there appears little chance of a bright idea arising that will revive an ailing global economy imagination? Memo ... from crisis to crisis. If the world's financial leaders had any sense they would have convened the IMF/World Bank annual meetings and immediately adjourned them until next year when ...

  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    BRICS bank will be a recipe either for moral hazard or redundance

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... and Japan over the world's supra-national financial institutions, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and a clutch of regional development banks. The IMF, World Bank et al ... of emerging economies. It sounds like a reasonable idea - so reasonable, in fact, that we've heard it all before. During the Asian economic crisis of the late 1990s, antipathy towards the IMF ...

  7. Business - Economy - G20 SUMMIT

    All eyes on 20-ring circus

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... director of the IMF, has faded because of his wayward personal life. But DSK was a good head of the IMF and a perceptive observer of the world he had to deal with. Just before he left the IMF, he ... trade, and 65 per cent of the world's population. Even so, almost 90 per cent of the world's countries are not G20 members, including 25 of the 34 IMF advanced economies. Agendas have ...


    World economy can't afford China-Japan dispute, says Lagarde

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com IMF chief warns bitter Diaoyus/Senkakus quarrel could impact world after mainland banks withdraw from fund's Toyko meeting Beijing-Tokyo row 'threatens ... "Both China and Japan are key economic drivers that do not want to be distracted by territorial division," Lagarde told Japanese media in Washington ahead of the annual meetings of the IMF ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Three steps to jump-starting the global economy

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 12:00am by CHRISTINE LAGARDE

    ... IMF study shows that better regulation would indeed nudge banks' lending rates up, but by relatively little. We also found that increasing capital buffers to appropriate levels helps, ... the world for the better. Policymakers must seize this chance. The IMF will support them in building a fairer and more prosperous future. Christine Lagarde is managing director of the International ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Can the BRICS break through the global gridlock?

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Donald Gasper

    ... to organisations like the IMF to better reflect the economic importance of these countries. Unfortunately, Held noted, no sooner was there a slight easing of the crisis than vested interests emerged ...




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