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IMF head says global economy facing long climb to recovery

The head of the International Monetary Fund says that the global economy has started on a long climb to stronger growth with prospects looking a little better than four months ago. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said Tuesday that global economic activity suffered an unprecedented fall in the spring when 85 per cent of the […]


The International Monetary Fund has sharply lowered its forecast for global growth this year because it envisions far more severe economic damage from the coronavirus than it did just two months ago. The IMF predicts that the global economy will shrink 4.9 per cent this year, significantly worse than the three per cent drop it […]


Beaten down by the coronavirus outbreak, the world economy in 2020 will suffer its worst year since the Great Depression of the 1930s, the International Monetary Fund says in its latest forecast. The IMF said Tuesday that it expects the global economy to shrink three per cent this year — far worse than its 0.1 […]

Is Risk-Based Supervision Right for DC Plans?

World Bank paper says it's time to think about DC risk in a different way.

  • April 15, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 13:08
Synthetic ETFs Potential Source of Instability: IMF

Report points to counterparty risk.

  • April 25, 2011 September 13, 2019
  • 16:30
Why You Can’t Trust IMF’s Statistics

Coverage of the 2011 Global Investment Conference.

New Access to Emerging Infrastructure

Cordiant inks deal to manage emerging market infrastructure fund.