International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Finance ministers hooked on Covid stimulus, Mervyn King says
Former Bank of England governor warns of risk of inflation as Covid lockdown measures are relaxed

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

12, Apr, 2021 @6:33 PM

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Banks should invest in nature to fight climate crisis, says Prince William
Duke tells IMF and World Bank event that investment in reforestation and cleaner oceans must be stepped up

Larry Elliott Economics editor

08, Apr, 2021 @6:21 PM

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The Covid crisis is doing what the 2008 crash didn’t: ending the old economic orthodoxies | Larry Elliott
After Joe Biden’s stimulus, the era of small states, low taxes and balanced budgets suddenly looks to be over, says Guardian economics editor Larry Elliott

Larry Elliott

08, Apr, 2021 @10:48 AM

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A prized UK biotech firm looks to Wall Street, much to Rishi Sunak’s dismay
Vaccitech, the Oxford-based firm behind the AstraZeneca vaccine, is a high-profile float that slipped away

Nils Pratley

07, Apr, 2021 @7:03 PM

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G20 takes step towards global minimum corporate tax rate
Meetings of finance ministers follow change in US stance, with consensus growing on tackling tax avoidance

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

07, Apr, 2021 @2:33 PM

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IMF calls for wealth tax to help cover cost of Covid pandemic
Fiscal monitor says rich should pay more tax on temporary basis to help support poor and vulnerable

Larry Elliott Economics editor

07, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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UK’s top firms close at post-pandemic high after IMF report
Investor optimism rises after global body upgrades growth forecasts

Larry Elliott

06, Apr, 2021 @5:58 PM

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Western economies recovering faster than expected from Covid, says IMF
Growth forecast upgraded amid US and UK vaccine programmes and stimulus packages

Larry Elliott

06, Apr, 2021 @12:30 PM

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IMF calls for tax hikes on wealthy to reduce income gap
Global lender of last resort warns inequality exacerbated by Covid crisis could trigger social unrest

Phillip Inman

01, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Pandemic will weigh heaviest on tourism-dependent economies, warns IMF
But impact over rest of decade will not be as bad as that following financial crisis of 2008

Phillip Inman

31, Mar, 2021 @6:34 PM

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Four-fifths of Sudan's £861m debt to UK is interest
Freedom of information data will increase calls for country to be granted debt amnesty

Mattha Busby

28, Mar, 2021 @10:15 AM

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G7 moves closer to offering Covid financial support for developing nations
Leading industrial nations support a possible $500bn rise in IMF currency reserves to help poorer states cope with Covid crisis

Larry Elliott Economics editor

19, Mar, 2021 @5:07 PM

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