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  • MEXICO CITY, May 23- Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will meet next week with Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, the government said on Thursday. The IMF last month lowered Mexico's economic growth outlook, citing shifts in perception about policy under Lopez Obrador's new leftist administration,...

  • HONG KONG, May 20- Shares in Mainland China and Hong Kong tumbled on Monday as trade tensions between Beijing and Washington protracted, with U.S. pressure on Chinese technology company Huawei intensifying. **Chinese H-shares listed in Hong Kong fell 0.5%. **The smaller Shenzhen index was down 0.9% and the start-up board ChiNext Composite index was weaker by 0.6%.

  • PARIS, May 7- International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday that China and the United States must resolve their trade tensions because they threaten the global economy.

  • Railway workers inspect a Kenya Railways freight train before departure from the port station in Mombasa, Kenya, on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018.

    Beijing gave a nod to criticism about saddling other countries with debt while gaining a partner in one of the world's financial centers.

  • *Soybeans underpinned by U.S.- China trade deal hopes. SINGAPORE, April 30- Chicago wheat futures slid for a second session on Tuesday to a six-week low after the U.S. Department of Agriculture rated the condition of the winter crop ahead of market expectations. The most-active wheat contract on the Chicago Board of Trade had given up 0.8 percent to $4.32 a bushel...

  • BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 29- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Monday she expects the United States and China to reach a deal to end their trade dispute, which has unnerved financial markets and cast a shadow over the global economy. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was scheduled to speak at the conference on Monday...

  • BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 29- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Monday she expects the United States and China to reach a deal to end their trade dispute, which has unnerved financial markets and cast a shadow over the global economy. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was scheduled to speak at the conference on Monday...

  • BEVERLY HILLS, April 29- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Monday she expects the United States and China to reach agreement on trade issues. "I would say' Yes'," Lagarde said at the Milken Institute Global Conference on Monday when asked whether talks between the world's two largest economies, which have reached a critical...

  • AND CHINA TO REACH AGREEMENT ON TRADE ISSUES.

  • BEIJING, April 26- China's massive Belt and Road infrastructure program should only go where it is needed and where the debt it generates can be sustained, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Friday. In brief remarks to nearly 40 world leaders and other high-ranking officials at China's second Belt and Road summit in...

  • The question is suddenly relevant for global economic officials and central bankers after moves by President Donald Trump to put two strong partisans on the Federal Reserve board. "I'm certainly worried about central bank independence in other countries, especially... in the most important jurisdiction in the world," said European Central Bank President...

  • *U.S. hopes trade talks with China close to final round. WASHINGTON, April 13- Trade disputes and tighter financial conditions are among the top threats to a slowing world economy, global finance officials said on Saturday, urging countries to take steps to shore up growth. "Fiscal policy for example should remain flexible and growth-friendly, rebuild buffers, and...

  • WASHINGTON, April 12- The International Monetary Fund could approve a loan program for Mozambique as soon as next week to help the African nation recover from a devastating cyclone, an official with the international lender said on Friday. "We have moved very rapidly to support Mozambique," said Abebe Aemro Selassie, director of the IMF's African department.

  • LONDON, April 12- Signs of stabilization in China's economy and a weaker dollar helped oil markets to their best run in more than three years on Friday, while global stocks edged up after JP Morgan's results began the corporate earnings season in style. Chinese data showed exports rebounded last month, helping to offset weaker imports and reports of another...

  • LONDON, April 12- Signs of a stabilisation in China's giant economy and a soggy dollar helped oil markets cement their best run for more than three years on Friday, though stocks weren't buoyed much after spending most of the week treading water. China's data showing exports rebounded nicely last month helped offset weaker imports and reports in Europe of...

  • *MSCI Asia ex- Japan -0.1 pct. SHANGHAI, April 12- Asian shares weakened on Friday as trepidation ahead of the start of the U.S. corporate earnings season and underlying anxiety over the global growth outlook eclipsed some reassuring U.S. economic data. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.1 percent, having earlier see-sawed...

  • *UK business uncertainty' through the roof'- BoE chief. WASHINGTON, April 11- The six-month delay of Britain's exit from the European Union avoids the "terrible outcome" of a "no-deal" Brexit that would further pressure a slowing global economy but does nothing to lift uncertainty over the final outcome, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday.

  • WASHINGTON, April 11- The head of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday panned an idea gaining currency in U.S. left-wing circles that Washington could borrow much more aggressively without harming the economy. Prominent politicians including Senator Bernie Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential...

  • WASHINGTON, April 11- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday a six-month delay of Britain's exit from the European Union avoids the "terrible outcome" of a "no-deal" Brexit that would further pressure a slowing global economy. But Lagarde, speaking at a news conference at the IMF and World Bank spring meetings in...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 5- The International Monetary Fund's executive board ratified on Friday its third review of Argentina's economic progress under a major financing deal agreed last year, unlocking a roughly $10.8 billion tranche of funds. The IMF said in a statement the board had approved an agreement with Argentina struck with a staff-level team last...