International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Zambia's default fuels fears of African 'debt tsunami' as Covid impact bites
Aid agencies say debts should be restructured or cancelled due to the pandemic and warn other countries could follow

Ollie Williams

25, Nov, 2020 @7:15 AM

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Covid vaccine rally fuels market optimism of a faster global recovery
News of potentially effective vaccine helps persuade politicians to keep policies to prevent lay offs and bankruptcies

Larry Elliott

14, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Increase public spending to tackle Covid second wave, IMF tells UK
Institution tells Britain to forget rising debt and spend to protect jobs and companies

Phillip Inman

29, Oct, 2020 @2:40 PM

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Acting on climate change can get us out of recession. There are no excuses left | Greg Jericho
The IMF says we can increase economic growth over the next 15 years and decrease emissions to net zero by 2050

Greg Jericho

17, Oct, 2020 @7:00 PM

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IMF urges governments to borrow to fight impact of Covid-19
IMF says more must be done to tackle rising poverty, unemployment and inequality despite record public debts

Phillip Inman

14, Oct, 2020 @6:25 PM

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IMF right about keeping Covid support going but on debt relief it's crumbs | Larry Elliott
Ultra-low interest rates mean wealthy countries can continue to spend, a luxury the poorest cannot afford

Larry Elliott

14, Oct, 2020 @6:07 PM

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World Bank and IMF must spearhead a green and inclusive recovery | Letter
Letter: A group of European ministers and the EC’s commissioner for international partnerships call for measures to foster long-term resilience in the global economy and environment

Letters

14, Oct, 2020 @4:42 PM

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IMF urges governments to maintain support, as Covid-19 restrictions worry markets - as it happened
International Monetary Fund says it’s too early to end government support scheme, as pandemic drives up to 90m people into extreme poverty

Graeme Wearden

14, Oct, 2020 @4:10 PM

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UK unemployment rate jumps to 4.5%; IMF warns of polarised labour markets - as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as UK unemployment hits a three-year high.. with worse to come

Graeme Wearden

13, Oct, 2020 @3:45 PM

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IMF warns of pandemic’s toll on women after Morrison budget comes under scrutiny
International Monetary Fund says policies targeted at women and young people will help prevent ‘widening inequality’ as it projects Australia’s economy will grow by 3% in 2021

Paul Karp

13, Oct, 2020 @12:30 PM

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IMF warns emissions policies 'grossly insufficient' and urges green recovery
International Monetary Fund warns window for holding temperature increases to safe levels is ‘rapidly closing’

Katharine Murphy Political editor

13, Oct, 2020 @12:30 PM

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IMF estimates global Covid cost at $28tn in lost output
World economic outlook says 2020 impact is less than thought but there will be deep scars

Larry Elliott

13, Oct, 2020 @12:30 PM

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