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  • Shanghai, known for its famous waterfront district The Bund, overtook Tokyo as Asia Pacific's top real estate investment destination in 4Q 2016.

    The International Monetary Fund is raising its outlook for China, but the organization issued a strong warning over growing Chinese debt.

  • BEIJING, Aug 15- The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday urged China to set more ambitious targets for its coal and steel industries to cut excess production capacity and bring more efficient plant on line as Beijing bids to steps up economic reforms. China, the world's top steel and coal producer, has vowed to launch a campaign to cut excess capacity in...

  • CHINA SHOULD ACCELERATE REFORMS TO AVOID RISK OF SHARP GROWTH ADJUSTMENT IN MID-TERM- IMF.

  • GLOBAL EXPERIENCE SUGGESTS CHINAS CURRENT CREDIT TRAJECTORY IS DANGEROUS- IMF.

  • DOWNWARD PRESSURE ON YUAN HAS EASED ON STRONG ECONOMIC GROWTH, CAPITAL CONTROLS- IMF.

  • IMF SAYS REVISES UP CHINA'S SHORT-TERM GROWTH OUTLOOK, BUT SEES VULNERABILITIES INCREASING.

  • IMF SAYS ITS CHINA 2018-2020 AVERAGE ANNUAL GROWTH FORECAST RAISED TO 6.4 PCT.

  • CHINA SHOULD RESUME PROGRESS TOWARDS MARKET-DRIVEN, FLEXIBLE EXCHANGE RATE- IMF.

  • BEIJING, Aug 15- China's short-term growth outlook has strengthened but there is growing risk of a sharp medium-term adjustment due to reliance on stimulus to meet targets and a credit-expansion path that may be "dangerous", the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday. The IMF raised its forecast for China's average annual growth from 2018-2020 to 6.4...

  • CAIRO, Aug 10- Egypt's key inflation rates soared to multi-decade highs on Thursday on the back of energy subsidy cuts agreed with the International Monetary Fund as a condition of its $12 billion three-year loan. Import-dependent Egypt has been hit by soaring inflation since it floated its currency in November, and since then the pound has roughly halved in...

  • LONDON, Aug 9- Unemployment in Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa's largest economy, is running at more than 14 percent and climbing; in South Africa, the second largest economy, it is over 27 percent. For youth in both places, it is far more. This may seem bad enough, but according to International Monetary Fund calculations the sub-Saharan Africa region's jobs travails...

  • BEIJING— The pace of growth of China's exports and imports weakened in July in a discouraging sign for the world's second-largest economy and global demand. The International Monetary Fund expects this year's economic growth to slip to 6.6 percent from last year's 6.7 percent and to below 6.2 percent in 2018.. China's global trade surplus declined by 10.7...

  • LONDON, Aug 4- Negative interest rates imposed by central banks have generally worked as a tool to boost inflation, pulling down yields and sometimes weakening currencies, International Monetary Fund research has concluded. The findings come in a report by IMF economists Giovanni DellAriccia, Vikram Haksar and Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli who studied the...

  • LONDON, Aug 4- Negative interest rates imposed by central banks have generally worked as a tool to boost inflation, pulling down yields and sometimes weakening currencies, International Monetary Fund research has concluded. The findings come in a report by IMF economists Giovanni DellAriccia, Vikram Haksar and Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli who studied the...

  • LONDON, Aug 4- Negative interest rates imposed by central banks have generally worked as a tool to boost inflation, pulling down yields and sometimes weakening currencies, International Monetary Fund research has concluded. The findings come in a report by IMF economists Giovanni DellAriccia, Vikram Haksar and Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli who studied the...

  • LONDON, Aug 4- Negative interest rates imposed by central banks have generally worked as a tool to boost inflation, pulling down yields and sometimes weakening currencies, International Monetary Fund research has concluded. The findings come in a report by IMF economists Giovanni DellAriccia, Vikram Haksar and Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli who studied the...

  • *Nigeria forecasts 2.2 pct growth this year. LAGOS, Aug 3- Nigeria and the International Monetary Fund disagree over how much the economy will grow this year, with the government saying 2.2 percent and the Fund opting for just 0.8 percent. Either would be an improvement on last year, when Nigeria suffered its first recession in more than two decades as low crude...

  • LAGOS, Aug 3- Nigeria and the International Monetary Fund disagree over how much the economy will grow this year, with the government saying 2.2 percent and the Fund opting for just 0.8 percent. Either would be an improvement on last year, however, when Nigeria suffered its first recession in more than two decades. Nigeria estimates record spending of 7.94...

  • ULAANBAATAR, July 31- Mongolia's coal export trade grew more than fourfold in the first half of 2017, with the country benefiting from China's ban on imports of the commodity from North Korea and curbs on deliveries into smaller ports. Mongolia, wedged between China and Russia, was forced to turn to the International Monetary Fund for relief from debt pressures...

  • WASHINGTON, July 28- The International Monetary Fund on Friday said that the U.S. dollar was overvalued by 10 percent to 20 percent, based on U.S. near-term economic fundamentals, while it viewed valuations of the euro, Japan's yen, and China's yuan as broadly in line with fundamentals. The IMF's External Sector Report- an annual assessment of currencies and...