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Employment situation, fourth quarter 2013, OECD

The OECD area employment rate – defined as the share of people of working-age who are in employment – increased by 0.1 percentage

IMF Members Weigh Options to Sidestep U.S. Congress

The U.S. would lose its veto power on the International Monetary Fund's executive board under a plan being considered by some

IMF Holds High-Level Conference on Monetary Policy in the New Normal

On April 13, 2014, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) held a High-Level Conference on "Monetary Policy in

Reforms to IMF hit serious deadlock: G20 official

Reforms to the International Monetary Fund have hit a deadlock despite a declaration from global financial

Tax burdens on labour income continue to rise across the OECD

Personal income tax has risen in 25 out of 34 OECD countries over the past three years, as countries reduce the value of

Emerging markets may seek changes to IMF's emergency borrowing - Russia

Developing nations may demand changes to the International Monetary Fund's emergency borrowing

Greece likely to need more financing help in next two years - IMF

Greece is likely to need further financing help from the euro zone over the next two years despite its successful

IMF Shinohara - Tighter funding may weigh on Asian growth

Emerging Asian nations are seeing financial conditions tighten more than expected as the U.S. Federal Reserve

IMF tells world to do more on growth 'marathon'

The International Monetary Fund on Thursday urged world leaders to pick up the pace on fiscal and financial policies to push forward on

U.S.’s IMF Quota Impasse Hurts Global Reputation, Hockey Says

The U.S. is tarnishing its reputation abroad by failing to adopt an overhaul of the International Monetary Fund’s ownership

Governments Must Press Ahead With Spending Reform

In many countries, public finances remain on edge as economies struggle to return to pre-crisis levels of economic growth, highlighting the

OECD unemployment increases to 7.6% in February 2014

The OECD unemployment rate increased by 0.1 percentage point, to 7.6%, in February 2014, following three consecutive months

Recovery Strengthening, but Requires Stronger Policy Effort

The global recovery is becoming broader, but the changing external environment poses new challenges to emerging market

OECD: Composite leading indicators point to weakening growth in most major emerging economies

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

IMF head says policy tips not reserved for European Central Bank

The head of the International Monetary Fund dismissed a European central banker's recent remark that the IMF weighs in

IMF attributes dip in India's growth to internal factors

International Monetary Fund (IMF) this week attributed India's declining economic growth, which has touched a

Europe’s reforms beginning to pay off but continued effort needed, says OECD

Action taken by many European countries to return their public finances to health are beginning to pay off, says the OECD. The Euro area

IMF's Lagarde calls on ECB to ease monetary policy

The European Central Bank should ease monetary policy to combat dangerously low inflation that

IMF ramps up loan conditions despite promises, study finds

The number of conditions the International Monetary Fund attaches to its loans has grown in recent years, despite promises

Cyprus on track with adjustment, risks include Ukraine - IMF

Cyprus is making a comeback from near bankruptcy although its banks are still struggling with bad loans and
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