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  • BEIJING, June 5- China only needs to provide additional stimulus if economic growth slows "significantly" below 7.5 percent, the IMF said on Thursday. China's economy is on track to grow around 7.5 percent this year- in line with the government's target, the International Monetary Fund said. It also said that China's yuan is moderately undervalued.

  • While rates are rising as much as 3 percent a year in countries such as Australia, France, Mexico and Switzerland, they have been fairly stable in other countries such as the Unites States, Canada, Korea and Italy, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said in report.

  • *Ukraine election could send jitters through markets. LONDON, May 25- Investors this week will be watching the results of elections that could deal a blow to political parties that are key to reform efforts in the European Union and could also fan instability in Ukraine.

  • ST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 24- Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on Saturday he was confident that the European Union would refrain from imposing sanctions that could hit some of the country's major exports.

  • PARIS, May 15- Weak consumer spending and business investment brought France's economy to a standstill in the first quarter of the year, raising doubts over the government's growth forecast and its pledge to meet EU deficit targets.

  • NEW YORK, May 14- The International Monetary Fund sees a 25 percent chance of the the euro zone slipping into deflation by the end of next year, the fund's chief economist said on Wednesday. For now, the IMF is predicting low inflation in the euro zone, Olivier Blanchard told a forum in New York.

  • BERLIN, May 13- International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde warned Russia on Tuesday that its economy, already facing lower economic growth because of the crisis in Ukraine, would face still further decline if tension with the West is allowed to continue.

  • *Ghana and IMF were due to discuss assistance programme. AKOSOMBO, Ghana May 13- Ghana is concentrating on a "home-grown" fiscal strategy to tackle its economic woes for now, rather than an assistance programme with the International Monetary Fund, President John Mahama said on Tuesday.

  • OECD MONTHLY LEADING INDICATOR POINTS TO DETERIORATING GROWTH OUTLOOK FOR EMERGING ECONOMIES, STABLE OUTLOOK FOR ADVANCED ECONOMIES.

  • PARIS, May 13- The growth outlook for major emerging economies is worsening but remains largely stable for the big developed economies, the OECD said on Tuesday.

  • KAMPALA, May 13- Uganda's economic growth should accelerate to just above 6 percent in the next fiscal year through June 2015 despite the risk of reduced foreign aid and unrest in key export market South Sudan, the IMF said on Tuesday.

  • IMF calls on Luxembourg to reform wage indexation Friday, 9 May 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    BRUSSELS, May 9- Luxembourg has to reform its system of automatically increasing wages to match inflation, to keep its economy competitive as it diversifies away from financial services, the International Monetary Fund said on Friday.

  • BEIJING, May 8- China's exports and imports returned to slight growth in April as orders to the United States and European Union surged, offering some positive signals for the world's second-largest economy after a weaker-than-expected start to 2014..

  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to May 16 Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    May 7- For other related diaries, please. ABUJA- World Economic Forum on Africa will be held in Abuja. RABAT- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde visits Morocco.

  • WASHINGTON, May 6- U.S. economic growth is set to rebound strongly in the second quarter as the scars of a brutally cold winter fade, but inflation pressures will remain tame through 2015, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

  • ZAGREB, May 4- Ten months after Croatia achieved its dream of joining the European Union, its economy is still shrinking, sending a troubling reminder to its ex-Yugoslav neighbours that the bloc cannot promise prosperity.

  • ASTANA, May 2- A worsening of the Ukraine crisis could harm the economic growth prospects of a large group of post-Soviet nations, given their dependence on exports to and worker remittances from Russia, the Asian Development Bank said on Friday.

  • KIEV, May 1- The International Monetary Fund's board has signed off on a $17 billion bailout for Ukraine to boost the former Soviet state's failing economy, weakened by months of upheaval and a stand-off with Moscow that has triggered the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War.

  • KIEV, May 1- The International Monetary Fund's board has signed off on a $17 billion bailout for Ukraine to boost the former Soviet state's failing economy, weakened by months of upheaval and a stand-off with Moscow that has triggered the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War.

  • The IMF aid will allow the immediate disbursement of $3.2 billion to Kiev and unlock further credits from other donors of about $15 billion, intended to help Ukraine stabilize its economy in the middle of its worst civil turmoil since independence in 1991..