Despite recent weak data, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of International Monetary Fund, expects China to achieve the 7.5 percent growth target set by Beijing in March.» Read More
IMF SAYS UKRAINE'S BALANCE OF PAYMENTS, ECONOMIC ACTIVITY, BUDGET EXECUTION HAVE BEEN AFFECTED.
IMF SAYS UNDER ADVERSE SCENARIO, WHERE FIGHTING IN EAST CONTINUES THROUGHOUT 2015, KIEV WOULD REQUIRE ADDITIONAL EXTERNAL FINANCING OF $19 BLN BY END-2015.
IMF SAYS GOOD PROSPECTS FOR ADDITIONAL BILATERAL FINANCING FOR UKRAINE OF ABOUT $900 MILLION.
IMF SAYS UKRAINE WILL HAVE $1.1 BLN SHORTFALL OVER NEXT 12 MONTHS, WHICH GOVERNMENT PLANS TO COVER WITH SOVEREIGN DEBT ISSUES LATER THIS YEAR.
IMF SAYS IF ACTIVE FIGHTING CONTINUES BEYOND COMING MONTHS, UKRAINE WOULD NEED NEW STRATEGY, ADDITIONAL EXTERNAL FINANCING.
IMF SAYS NAFTOGAZ WILL NEED 7.6 PCT OF GDP IN STATE FINANCIAL SUPPORT THIS YEAR, COMPARED TO 4 PCT THAT IMF INITIALLY EXPECTED.
IMF SAYS UKRAINE PROGRAM' HINGES CRUCIALLY' ON ASSUMPTION CONFLICT IN EAST WILL SUBSIDE IN COMING MONTHS.
IMF SAYS TWO KEY RISKS FROM UKRAINE PROGRAM HAVE MATERIALIZED: INTENSIFIED CONFLICT IN EASTERN REGION AND ESCALATION OF KIEV'S GAS DISPUTE WITH GAZPROM.
IMF SAYS ALLOWING SOME TEMPORARY DEVIATIONS FOR UKRAINE PROGRAM, BUT' COMPENSATORY MEASURES' NEEDED.
IMF SAYS SOME INITIAL PROGRAM TARGETS FOR UKRAINE' IN JEOPARDY,' SOME TARGETS FOR END-2014 ARE OUT OF REACH.
IMF SAYS ECONOMIC ACTIVITY IN EASTERN UKRAINE DECLINING MORE THAN IN REST OF THE COUNTRY.
IMF SAYS UKRAINE'S HRYVNIA CURRENCY REACHED MORE DEPRECIATED LEVEL THAN EXPECTED, INFLATION ON THE RISE.
ISLAMABAD, Sept 2- Anti-government protests that have gripped Islamabad since mid-August could throw off course economic reforms Pakistan promised to deliver in return for an IMF bailout, senior officials said, raising the risk of a sovereign rating downgrade.
IMF BOARD SAYS IT CONTINUES TO EXPRESS CONFIDENCE IN LAGARDE'S ABILITY TO CARRY OUT HER DUTIES.
WASHINGTON, Aug 28- The International Monetary Fund's board is likely to stand behind the global lender's leader, Christine Lagarde, who is facing a criminal investigation in France tied to a political corruption probe, sources close to the board said.
WASHINGTON, Aug 28- The worst ever outbreak of the Ebola disease is likely to lead to sharply lower growth in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and raise financing needs in all three West African countries, an IMF spokesman said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Aug 28- Ukrainian authorities have complied with all the conditions of their $17 billion International Monetary Fund loan so far, an IMF spokesman said on Thursday, suggesting the country was on track to receive its next disbursement under the program.
WASHINGTON, Aug 28- The worst ever outbreak of the Ebola disease is likely to lead to "sharply" lower growth in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and raise financing needs in all three West African countries, an IMF spokesman said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Aug 28- The IMF's board has not yet been briefed about the latest development in the political fraud affair in France that has ensnared the Fund's chief Christine Lagarde, an IMF spokesman said on Thursday.