International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Credit Suisse fined £350m over Mozambique ‘tuna bonds’ loan scandal
Bank also pleads guilty to wire fraud and forgives hundred of millions of dollars of debt owed by country

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

20, Oct, 2021 @11:27 AM

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The next global economic emergency? Deepening debt in the developing world
Poorer nations were more fragile before Covid-19, had less scope to stimulate economies, and are on the wrong side of the vaccine divide

Larry Elliott

17, Oct, 2021 @9:49 AM

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Delta has hit Australia’s economy harder than any other OECD nation. But it’s not all bad news | Greg Jericho
The latest World Economic Outlook has upgraded its prediction for growth in 2022 – by almost more than any other major economy

Greg Jericho

13, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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IMF chief will probably weather the storm – but at a cost | Larry Elliott
Kristalina Georgieva is likely to survive the row over a China report but the International Monetary Fund’s reputation will suffer

Larry Elliott

13, Oct, 2021 @4:26 PM

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Banks and rich nations must extend hand to those battling Covid
Analysis: social unrest is around the corner without further support such as vaccine waivers and debt relief

Phillip Inman

12, Oct, 2021 @4:27 PM

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IMF says Covid support has left world open to new financial crisis
Investors increasingly worried about rising infections and weak recovery in poor countries, report warns

Larry Elliott

12, Oct, 2021 @2:56 PM

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Covid pandemic has pushed poor countries to record debt levels – World Bank
‘Tragic reversal’ has set back progress, president says, as he calls for a comprehensive plan

Larry Elliott

11, Oct, 2021 @2:57 PM

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Rishi Sunak to save billions by counting IMF cash as aid for poor
Exclusive: chancellor criticised by former Tory international development secretaries for planned use of $27.4bn windfall

Larry Elliott Economics editor

10, Oct, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Will October again be memorable for wrong reasons as economic risks build? | Larry Elliott
Bad things happen in this month and, as IMF prepares for annual meeting, signs of a crisis loom

Larry Elliott

10, Oct, 2021 @10:40 AM

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IMF to issue downbeat outlook as spectre of stagflation looms
Fund set for a gloomy annual meeting as supply chain issues and inflationary pressures hobble global recovery

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

09, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Fossil fuel industry gets subsidies of $11m a minute, IMF finds
Trillions of dollars a year are ‘adding fuel to the fire’ of the climate crisis, experts say

Damian Carrington Environment editor

06, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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IMF cuts global economic forecast as pandemic ‘hobbles’ growth
Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva says most serious obstacle to full recovery remains Covid vaccine divide between rich and poor states

Larry Elliott Economics editor

05, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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