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  • ATHENS, July 25- The next managing director of the International Monetary Fund is likely to come from outside Europe when current leader Christine Lagarde eventually leaves, the deputy head of the Washington- based fund said in an interview broadcast on Saturday. "There are more and more eminently qualified people from outside Europe and the United States and I...

  • BEIJING, July 22- The International Monetary Fund has told China about its concern over investors' ability to enter or leave Chinese financial markets as they wish, said sources with direct knowledge of the matter. Those worries were raised last month when the IMF met with Chinese officials in China to discuss the chances of including the yuan in the fund's...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- The International Monetary Fund on Monday named as its new chief economist Maurice Obstfeld, an academic and White House economic adviser known for his work on money flows and international finance. Obstfeld, currently on leave from the University of California, Berkeley to serve on President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers,...

  • IMF picks White House adviser as chief economist Monday, 20 Jul 2015 | 11:06 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The International Monetary Fund plans to name White House economic adviser Maurice Obstfeld as its chief economist. Obstfeld, who is on leave from the University of California, Berkeley, replaces the retiring Olivier Blanchard. Obstfeld has written two influential textbooks on international economics, one with Nobel Prize winner and New York...

  • SPECIAL REPORT-The man who cost Greece billions Monday, 20 Jul 2015 | 5:29 AM ET

    ATHENS, July 20- Once again Alexis Tsipras was struggling to make a decision. For hours on July 13, the Greek prime minister and Europe's leaders had been trying to thrash out a new deal to bail out bankrupt Greece and keep the country in the euro zone. Now a clean copy of the latest text had been printed, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois...

  • PARIS, July 17- International Monetary Fund Director Christine Lagarde said on Friday the Fund could participate in a "complete" package to put the Greek economy back on track, make its debt sustainable and allow it to get its funding from financial markets. Asked on France's Europe 1 whether the IMF would participate in a third bailout for the country, Lagarde...

  • Yellen, Draghi upbeat despite tumult in Greece, China Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 3:59 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Chinese stock market is experiencing a terrifying freefall, and Greece is teetering on the brink of financial collapse. But the top central bankers in the United States and Europe see no reason for panic. And Greece is locked in contentious negotiations with its creditors that have put its future in the eurozone in jeopardy.

  • July 14- Greece will need far bigger debt relief than euro zone partners have been prepared to envisage so far due to the devastation of its economy and banks in the last two weeks, a confidential study by the International Monetary Fund seen by Reuters shows. European countries would have to give Greece a 30- year grace period on servicing all its European debt,...

  • ATHENS/ BRUSSELS, July 14- A secret International Monetary Fund study showed Greece needs far more debt relief than European governments have been willing to contemplate so far as fractious parties in Athens prepared to vote on a sweeping austerity package demanded by their lenders. The IMF's stark warning on Greece's debt was leaked as Prime Minister Alexis...

  • ATHENS/ BRUSSELS, July 14- A secret International Monetary Fund study showed Greece needs far more debt relief than European governments have been willing to contemplate so far, as Germany heaped pressure on Athens on Tuesday to reform and win back its partners' trust. The study, seen by Reuters, said European countries would have to give Greece a 30- year grace...

  • BRUSSELS, July 13- As a feeble sun came up out of a grey Brussels dawn on Monday, for a time it looked like it might be about to set on Greek hopes of clinging on to the euro. After 14 hours of talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other euro zone leaders, Tsipras was refusing to yield on the last outstanding item on a draconian list of loan terms which some critics...

  • IMF says ready to help resolve Greek debt crisis Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | 11:13 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, July 13- The International Monetary Fund said on Monday it was prepared to work with Athens and its European creditors to help resolve Greece's debt crisis now that a conditional agreement has been reached on a new bailout. IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said the Fund's managing director, Christine Lagarde, had briefed the global lender's board on the...

  • *Japan stocks lead Asia higher, Shanghai extends rally. LONDON, July 13- World markets gave a weary cheer on Monday as euro zone leaders emerged from-all night talks in Brussels with a deal to keep Greece afloat and part of the euro currency union. As Europe's markets opened, European Council President Donald Tusk announced that after months of negotiations,...

  • *Japan stocks lead Asia higher, Shanghai extends rally. LONDON, July 13- European markets gave a weary cheer on Monday as euro zone leaders emerged from-all night talks in Brussels with a deal to keep Greece afloat and part of the euro currency union. European Council President Donald Tusk announced just as trading started for the week that after months of...

  • ATHENS, July 11- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won backing from lawmakers on Saturday for painful reform proposals aimed at obtaining a new international bailout, but he faced a rebellion in his own party that could threaten his majority in parliament. The measures, which received an initial nod from European Union and International Monetary Fund...

  • ATHENS, July 11- Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras appealed to parliament to back a tough reform package to try to save Greece from financial collapse, with European Union and IMF officials offering a positive early assessment of the measures. Euro zone partners appeared to be preparing for a deal to keep Greece in the euro zone. One euro zone source, who is familiar...

  • BRUSSELS, July 10- The heads of the key creditor institutions involved in assessing Greece's proposals for a reform-for-cash deal will confer by teleconference at 1100 GMT on Friday, EU sources said. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde and...

  • LUXEMBOURG/ ATHENS, July 9- The European Union's chairman joined growing international calls for Greece to be granted debt restructuring as part of any new loan deal if it delivers convincing reforms to avert imminent bankruptcy. The call was an implicit challenge to Germany, Athens' biggest creditor, which has so far ruled out any write-offs as illegal and...

  • IMF trims growth forecast Thursday, 9 Jul 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    IMF trims growth forecast

    The IMF projects 2015 global economic growth of 3.3 percent and 3.8 percent for 2016. The "Squawk on the Street" news team discus.

  • FRANKFURT/ ATHENS, July 9- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has voiced unprecedented doubts about the chances of rescuing Greece from bankruptcy as Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was due to put forward last-ditch reform proposals on Thursday. Italian daily Il Sole 24 Ore quoted the ECB chief, under growing fire in Germany for keeping Greek...