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LONDON, April 11- Finance minister George Osborne held up Britain's recent strong pace of economic growth as vindication of his austerity programme that came under fire from the International Monetary Fund last year.
TORONTO- Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa speaks at the Intercontinental Hotel in Toronto- 1600 GMT. WASHINGTON- German Finance Minister Schaeuble speaks at Center on Foreign Relations in Washington- 1715 GMT. WASHINGTON- 2014 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group.
Tony Fratto, managing director at Hamilton Place Strategies, says the European Central Bank could provide more stimulus to the economy.
WASHINGTON, April 10- The International Monetary Fund on Thursday urged nations around the world to move ahead more quickly on policies needed to secure a stronger recovery and avoid a prolonged global slump.
MUMBAI, April 10- India's central bank Governor, Raghuram Rajan, on Thursday proposed the creation of a global "safety net" administered by a multilateral body such as the International Monetary Fund that could provide funds for countries in case of economic emergency.
Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group president, discusses managing slow growth in China and weighs in on vulnerability in emerging markets.
The Italian sense of humor "is beautiful," Christine Lagarde, managing director at the IMF, tells CNBC, shrugging off ECB President Mario Draghi's putdown last week.
CNBC's Sara Eisen and Christine Lagarde, IMF managing director, discuss the risk of inflation for the euro zone and the potential for a Fed-style QE in Europe.
Christine Lagarde, IMF managing director, shares her views in the state of the global economy and discusses the impact that each individual economy has on the rest of the world.
Jens Weidmann, president of the Bundesbank, says the International Monetary Fund's call for the European Central Bank to carry out quantitative easing was not a lecture but a contribution to the debate.
Jose Vinals, Financial Counselor and Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department at the IMF, outlines consequences of China's rapid expansion in shadow banking.
WASHINGTON, April 9- International Monetary Fund members must find a way around a deeply disappointing impasse in the U.S. Congress over reforms to the global lender, Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, April 9- The failure of the U.S. Congress to approve International Monetary Fund reforms diminishes the United States' global standing and is deeply disappointing, Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey said on Wednesday.
*IMF says rich nations' debt still above 100 pct of GDP by 2019. WASHINGTON, April 9- Public debt in the world's richest nations has stabilized after being nearly halved since the global financial crisis, but remains at historic highs as pressure mounts on governments to spend more in the coming years, the IMF said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, April 9- The United States on Wednesday urged Germany and other European countries to take seriously the risk that Europe could slip into a dangerous spiral of falling wages and prices. Lew was speaking on the eve of the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund, which brings top financial officials from around the world to Washington.
CNBC's Steve Liesman recaps his interview with Jack Lew where the Treasury Secretary had a strong economic message for the rest of the world, particularly China.
"Debt at risk... is even higher now than in the period following the September 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers, and it is well above pre-crisis levels in Asia and in emerging Europe, the Middle East, and Africa," the IMF said in its Global Financial Stability Report.
Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, says the International Monetary Fund ate some "humble pie" when it upgraded Britain's growth forecast on Tuesday.
Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, Deputy Director, Western Hemisphere Department at the IMF, is positive on emerging markets and anticipates advanced economies to grow 2.2 percent this year.
Discussing the IMF's outlook for global growth and strength in the U.S. economy, with Olivier Blanchard, IMF chief economist.