• Pakistan Asks for $10 Billion from IMF Saturday, 18 Oct 2008 | 7:30 AM ET

    The Pakistani government will ask for $10 billion from the International Monetary Fund on Monday, CNBC has learned.

  • Today's Top Videos: Bernanke, Hedge Funds & More... Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 8:45 PM ET

    The first deputy managing director of the IMF says that several advanced economies are close to a mild recession, while an economist predicts that over a 1000 hedge funds will close this year. Following are today's top videos:

  • Several Economies 'Close to Mild Recession': IMF Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 2:54 PM ET

    John Lipsky, first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund, told CNBC that advanced economies are “either in, or very close to a mild recession.”

  • Former Finance Ministers Speak Their Minds at Summit Tuesday, 9 Sep 2008 | 2:29 PM ET

    Global financial leaders convened at an economic summit held at the University of Virginia to discuss the world's economic concerns. The conference tried to design a blueprint for how to solve some shared economic problems, such as the subprime mortgage crisis and rising fuel and food costs.

  • Breaking Story: Merrill Lynch Buyback Thursday, 7 Aug 2008 | 10:43 PM ET

    Melissa Lee reports a breaking story linked to Citi's settlement and buyback of auction rate securities during tonight's "Fast Money." In an after-hours announcement, another Wall Street giant, Merrill Lynch, stated it too would buy back auction rate securities from its retail clients, who currently hold $12B of those questionable securities.

  • Oil Price Deepens Pain, Producers Dodge the Blame Monday, 21 Apr 2008 | 11:43 AM ET

    Record high oil prices have deepened economic pain and even energy producers have begun to fret, but at talks with their customers in Rome they blamed the U.S. dollar and said they could not halt the rally.

  • Paulson: Food Price Controls Won't Work Sunday, 13 Apr 2008 | 5:01 PM ET
    Henry Paulson

    Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson warned on Sunday that governments should resist temptation to try to control soaring food costs through price controls, which he said would likely make the situation worse.

  • Finance Chiefs Urge IMF To Sharpen Crisis Radar Saturday, 12 Apr 2008 | 7:45 PM ET
    Washington D.C.

    Financial leaders on Saturday urged the International Monetary Fund to sharpen its oversight of the global economy, which is burdened by surging food prices and a credit crisis that shows no end in sight.

  • Paulson Urging Diligent IMF Forex Surveillance Saturday, 12 Apr 2008 | 9:53 AM ET
    Henry Paulson

    The International Monetary Fund should sharpen its focus on currency exchange rate surveillance, challenges posed by sovereign wealth funds and supporting global financial market stability, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said on Saturday.

  • 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.