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IMF's Shinohara: Japan May Need More Than 2 Years To Attain Inflation Target

The Bank of Japan's aggressive monetary easing has supported an increase in consumer prices in the country,

IMF Raises Global Outlook as Advanced Nations Accelerate

Global activity and world trade picked up in the second half of 2013. Recent data even suggest that global growth during

OECD employment rate nudges up to 65.2% in third quarter of 2013

The OECD area employment rate in the third quarter of 2013 – defined as the share of people of working-age

OECD Says Denmark Ignores Debt at Own Risk as Higher Rates Loom

Denmark needs to put in place policies that help households deleverage before central banks start raising

IMF head Christine Lagarde warns of deflation risks

The head of the International Monetary Fund has warned about the risks to global economic recovery of

China urges IMF to give more power to emerging markets

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) logo is seen at the IMF headquarters building during the 2013 Spring

Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on IMF Quota Reform

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement

OECD unemployment rate falls to 7.8% in November 2013

The OECD unemployment rate decreased by 0.1 percentage point to 7.8% in November 2013 compared with 7.9%

IMF sees tepid 2014 recovery in emerging Europe

Central, eastern and southeastern Europe is poised for just a "tepid" economic recovery this year, lagging other emerging markets even

Composite leading indicators point to an improving economic outlook in most advanced economies

Composite leading indicators (CLIs), designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend,

OECD annual inflation picks up to 1.5% in November 2013

Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 1.5% in the year to November 2013, compared with 1.3% in the year to

IMF to raise its global growth forecast

The International Monetary Fund will raise its forecast for global growth according to its managing

Lagarde Says Slowing Emerging-Market Growth Concern for Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa is vulnerable to a slowdown in emerging markets, particularly countries with stronger ties

IMF paper warns of 'savings tax' and mass write-offs as West's debt hits 200-year high

Much of the Western world will require defaults, a savings tax and higher inflation to clear the way for

Cyprus on track, but paying down debt may hamper growth for a decade: IMF

Cyprus's efforts to extricate itself from its massive debt could weigh on output for the next decade,

IMF warns Turkey's economic imbalances could hurt growth

Turkey remains vulnerable to a sudden slowdown or halt in capital inflows, and failure to address its imbalances

Economic Growth in U.S. to Quicken Next Year, Lagarde Says

The International Monetary Fund is raising its outlook for the U.S. economy, as a budget deal in Washington and the Federal

IMF Releases Loan Payment for Cyprus Bailout

The International Monetary Fund released the next installment of its bailout of Cyprus, launching the latest

Ireland must maintain budget rigour post-bailout, IMF says

Ireland's economy is picking up steam as it leaves its bailout but must maintain budget rigour to reduce a debt pile that remains

OECD Unit labour costs stable in the third quarter of 2013

Unit labour costs (ULCs) in the OECD area were unchanged in the third quarter of 2013 from the previous quarter, with growth in
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