• G7 Leaders May Demand Overhaul of Bank Model Saturday, 5 Apr 2008 | 1:13 PM ET

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  • Risk of US Contagion is Very High: IMF Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | 9:20 AM ET

    The global economic outlook is worsening and the risk of contagion from a financial markets crisis that began in the United States is now very high, IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn said on Monday.

  • IMF Head Sees China Economy Up 10%, Urges Yuan Rise Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | 11:27 PM ET

    China's economy is likely to grow around 10 percent this year despite a global slowdown stemming from the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, said on Friday.

  • Earnings Forecasts (Reliability) Worry Traders Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 9:11 AM ET

    Want an illustration of why traders are nervous about how stable earnings forecasts are? New York State Governor Eliot Spitzer is lowering projections for tax revenue by $384 million, only three weeks after presenting his budget!

  • New IMF Chief Plans Job Cuts of Up to 15%: WSJ Friday, 7 Dec 2007 | 3:37 AM ET

    The new head of the International Monetary Fund plans to cut up to 15 percent of the organization's staff in an attempt to stabilize the fund's finances as demand for its loans drops, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

  • New IMF Chief Has Work Cut Out, Predecessor Says Sunday, 30 Sep 2007 | 2:23 PM ET

    The new head of the International Monetary Fund will "have his work cut out" due to the global credit crunch, one of his predecessors said on Saturday.

  • France's Strauss-Kahn Expected to Be Named IMF Chief Friday, 28 Sep 2007 | 4:42 AM ET
  • Credit Crunch Unlikely to Let Up Soon, IMF Warns Monday, 24 Sep 2007 | 12:32 PM ET

    Turmoil in global credit and money markets will likely continue as investors worry about the size of financial losses and where they might appear, the International Monetary Fund warned Monday.

  • IMF Warns of Slowing U.S. Economy Amid Subprime Crisis Wednesday, 12 Sep 2007 | 7:09 AM ET

    The U.S. economy will slow next year amid continued trouble in the housing market, likely leading to lower interest rates, a senior International Monetary Fund official said Wednesday.

  • Britain Backs Strauss-Kahn to Head IMF Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | 6:07 AM ET

    Britain Tuesday endorsed former French Finance Minister Dominique Strauss-Kahn over a former Czech central banker to head the International Monetary Fund in a contest seen as likely to go to the Frenchman.

  • Russia Backs Czech to Head IMF, But Czechs Don't Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | 6:49 AM ET

    Russia nominated former Czech premier and central bank chief Josef Tosovsky on Wednesday to run the International Monetary Fund, but the Czech government immediately disowned his candidacy.

  • The head of the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday that global investment and growth prospects were at risk from a dramatic rise in private equity buy-outs and threats posed by financial globalization.

  • The European Union on Tuesday chose France's Dominique Strauss-Kahn to head the International Monetary Fund.

  • IMF to Meet Monday on Process to Select New Chief Friday, 6 Jul 2007 | 4:16 AM ET

    The IMF board will meet on Monday at the prompting of developing nations which want Europe and the United States to agree to throw open selection of a new managing director to candidates from around the globe, officials said on Friday.

  • IMF Managing Director Rato to Resign in October Thursday, 28 Jun 2007 | 11:10 AM ET
    International Monetary Fund's Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato listens to a question during the closing press conference of the IMF World Bank annual meetings on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    International Monetary Fund Managing Director Rodrigo Rato said Thursday he would step down from his post in October for "personal reasons."

  • IMF Says BOJ Should Delay Rate Move Amid Tame Inflation Thursday, 24 May 2007 | 1:59 AM ET

    The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday that a rate hike by the Bank of Japan should be delayed until inflation expectations have recovered and the consumer price trend is firmly rising.

  • Venezuela to Quit IMF, World Bank Tuesday, 1 May 2007 | 2:53 AM ET

    Venezuela will withdraw from the Washington-based lending organizations, the IMF and World Bank, in a symbolic move that distances leftist President Hugo Chavez from much of the international economic community.

  • World Bank Group to Discuss President Wolfowitz's Fate Friday, 20 Apr 2007 | 12:53 PM ET

    The World Bank's board on Friday ordered an ad hoc group to discuss the fate of President Paul Wolfowitz, whose leadership has been thrown into turmoil by revelations that he helped his girlfriend get a high-paying job.

  • China Editorial Says IMF "Meddling" in Yuan Issue Wednesday, 18 Apr 2007 | 3:22 PM ET

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is "meddling" in China's affairs by saying the country needs a more flexible exchange rate policy, a state newspaper said in an editorial on Tuesday.

  • IMF: World Economy to Grow Strongly in '07 Monday, 8 Jan 2007 | 2:30 AM ET

    The world economy is set to grow strongly in 2007, especially in Europe and emerging Asia, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Rodrigo Rato was quoted on Monday as saying.