DUBLIN, Aug 1- Surprisingly poor EU stress test results have been a reminder that Irish banks need a few more years of strong economic growth to complete their post-crisis rehabilitation, a prospect Brexit may complicate. Nevertheless the tests represent a speedbump to a sector the International Monetary Fund said last week had strengthened significantly...
SINGAPORE, Aug 1- Oil prices started August trading with fresh falls on Monday after several bearish reports, including rising output from OPEC, a rise in U.S. drilling and weak economic data from Asia. Brent crude futures were trading at $43.46 per barrel at 0126 GMT, down 7 cents from their last close in July, when they already lost 12 percent over the month.
BRUSSELS, July 29- Economic growth in the euro zone slowed in the second quarter as uncertainty before the British vote to leave the European Union swirled, data showed on Friday, and economists said it could be a sign of future weaker growth. "The third quarter started on a good footing, but it is probably too soon to start downplaying the potential negative impact...
The world's leading economies will step up efforts to lift global economic growth and share the benefits more broadly.
The Brits cast their votes in favor of leaving the European Union, but they haven't left the politico-economic coalition yet.
China must act quickly to address mounting corporate debt before it became a systemic problem, a senior IMF official said on Saturday.
The IMF's steering committee on Saturday called on member countries to boost "growth-friendly" spending amid downside risks to growth.
Global economic growth will be "disappointing" next year, the head of the IMF said in a guest article for German newspaper Handelsblatt.
An IMF mission said that authorities look forward to broad participation of eurobond holders in Ukraine's recently launched debt exchange.
Recent changes to how China manages the yuan could bring the country "quite close to a float" in its exchange rate, a top IMF official said Friday.
A deal on extending Greece's bailout deal must be found by the end of February or the ECB will not be able to continue lending to its banks, ECB council member Erkki Liikanen said.
The International Monetary Fund's member countries on Saturday said bold action was needed to bolster the global recovery.
Global economic activity should accelerate in 2015, Christine Lagarde said on Sunday, adding that the IMF did not expect a sharp slowdown in China.
Russia's annexation of Crimea underlines the need for the United States and the European Union to deepen their economic ties via an ambitious trade deal.
The world's top 20 economies may agree to set an ambitious target for faster global growth at a weekend meeting in Sydney.
European leaders agreed on new steps to fight youth unemployment and promote lending to credit-starved small business on Thursday after deals on banking resolution and the long-term EU budget.
The Conference Board will no longer provide economic reports in advance to news organizations, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Japanese PM Abe said on Tuesday G-8 leaders expressed strong support for his "Abenomics" economic policies and heard no concerns about Japan's super easy monetary easing.
Leaders of the International Monetary Fund said an uneven global economic recovery is emerging, and policymakers must take more steps to foster swifter growth and job creation.
Finance leaders of the G-20 economies on Friday edged away from a long-running drive toward government austerity in rich nations, rejecting the idea of setting hard targets for reducing national debt in a sign of worries over a sluggish global recovery.