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Task Force for Greece: well-targeted and well-resourced assistance supporting vital reforms

The Task Force for Greece (TFGR) was launched by President Barroso in July 2011 to provide technical

Recovery continuing in G7 countries, but emerging economies are mixed, OECD says

Recovery is under way in the world’s advanced economies, underpinned by supportive financial conditions and

IMF economist sees deflation risk, especially in euro zone - report

The chief economist of the International Monetary Fund sees a risk of deflation, particularly in the euro zone,

Russia wants IMF to move ahead on reforms without U.S. - sources

Russian officials are pushing for the International Monetary Fund to move ahead with planned reforms without

IMF Said to Demand Greater Say on Greek Banks in ECB Wrangle

The International Monetary Fund wants a greater say in the fate of Greek banks because it’s worried that the European Central

IMF says its 'negative image' steers countries away from borrowing

On February 14, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) met to discuss

IMF calls for ECB rate cut, quantitative easing

The European Central Bank should cut interest rates and either inject more liquidity into the banking system via its Long-Term Refinancing

Euro Area — “Deflation” Versus “Lowflation”

Recent talk about deflation in the euro area has evoked two kinds of reactions. On one side are those who

OECD annual inflation increases slightly to 1.7% in January 2014

Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 1.7% in the year to January 2014, compared with 1.6% in the year to

IMF's Lagarde Sounds Warning Over Prolonged Low Inflation

A prolonged period of low inflation in the euro zone may derail the currency area's fragile economic recovery, and must be fought

OECD: International trade statistics: trends in fourth quarter 2013

Merchandise trade grew in most major economies in the last quarter of 2013. Compared with the previous

Income inequality leads to slower economic growth - IMF economists

Income inequality can lead to slower or less sustainable economic growth, while redistribution of income, when measured, does not

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Applauds G20 Growth Agenda

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

Ambitious structural reforms can pave the return to strong and sustainable growth, OECD says

Adopting ambitious and comprehensive structural reform agendas will offer governments the best chance for a return to strong,

India will need to keep raising policy interest rate – IMF

The Reserve Bank of India will need to continue raising its policy interest rate given the sticky nature of

Lagarde Backs Hockey’s G-20 Growth Target as Germans Skeptical

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde backed Group of 20 chair Australia’s proposal to put a

OECD GDP growth rate stable at 0.6% in fourth quarter of 2013

Provisional estimates show that quarterly real gross domestic product (GDP) in the  OECD area rose by 0.6% in the fourth quarter of

IMF Report Warns on Emerging-Markets Problems

The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday issued its most detailed warning about the financial problems arising in emerging

Portugal: Completing the Job

There is no doubt that Portugal has made remarkable progress over the past three years. When the sovereign lost access to international bond markets in 2011, the outlook was grim.

OECD Says Tax Evasion Plan to Include Broker Accounts

Accounts at brokers and insurers need to be included along with banks in a plan designed to share data among
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