Thomas Helbling, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division at the IMF, discusses the first quarter slowdowns in the U.S. and China, and how that could impact the global economy in 2014.» Read More
ROME, June 17- Italy's economic recovery remains fragile and Matteo Renzi's government needs to take rapid steps to increase the country's growth potential and cut debt, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.
Unless inflationary pressures increase, a hike in the Fed's projections any time soon is unlikely, says John Gorman, Head of US Dollar Rates Trading, APAC, Nomura Securities.
Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at National Australia Bank, says recent economic data from the U.S. indicate that the world's largest economy could see growth of 3 percent in 2014.
Nicholas Holt, Head of Research for Asia Pacific at Knight Frank, says the measures used in the IMF's Global House Price Index are too broad.
CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks to Nigel Chalk, IMF U.S. mission chief, about the IMF's commendation for the U.S. to raise its minimum wage. Chalk also comments on Iraq's impact on growth in the U.S.
*IMF cuts 2014 U.S. growth forecast to 2 percent. WASHINGTON, June 16- The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for the United States on Monday and said the economy would not reach full employment until the end of 2017, allowing interest rates to be held near zero for longer than financial markets expect.
WASHINGTON, June 16- Weak economic growth in the United States is a temporary phenomenon, with limited impact on the rest of the world, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Monday. U.S. growth in the first quarter contracted due to a harsh winter, but the IMF said it is likely to rebound.
WASHINGTON, June 16- The head of the International Monetary Fund said on Monday that the U.S. Federal Reserve should move interest rates up only gradually when it finally begins to lift borrowing costs from near-zero.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the latest economic numbers from the International Monetary Fund and its political implications.
IMF WARNS OF POTENTIAL RISK TO FINANCIAL STABILITY FROM LOW INTEREST RATES.
GROWTH AROUND 2 PCT FOR NEXT SEVERAL YEARS, BELOW HISTORIC AVERAGE; SEES ECONOMY REACHING FULL EMPLOYMENT ONLY BY END-2017.
IMF SEES RISK OF' SIGNIFICANT' MARKET VOLATILITY IN MONTHS AHEAD, EVEN IF U.S.
WASHINGTON, June 16- The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for the United States on Monday and said the economy would not reach full employment until the end of 2017, allowing the Federal Reserve to bide its time before raising interest rates.
IMF SAYS IF INFLATION STAYS MUTED, FED COULD KEEP RATES NEAR ZERO LONGER THAN MID-2015.
IMF SEES' MEANINGFUL' REBOUND IN U.S.
MUST TAKE STEPS TO BOOST PRODUCTIVITY, INCREASE LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION.
GROWTH FORECAST TO 2 PCT FOR 2014 FROM APRIL FORECAST OF 2.8 PCT, DUE TO WEAK FIRST QUARTER.
WASHINGTON- International Monetary Fund releases its annual review of the U.S. economy- 1330 GMT. SANTANDER, Spain- Seminar on "The Europe left by the crisis". Speakers:- European Commission President Jose Manuel Durao Barroso, Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos and Bank of Spain Deputy Governor Fernando Restoy.
BUCHAREST, June 12- The IMF has postponed a review of Romania's 4 billion euro aid deal until November, Prime Minister Victor Ponta said on Thursday, giving the country leeway in drafting a deficit-cutting 2015 budget in an election year.