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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 5- S&P 500 futures dropped 1.2% late on Monday after the U.S. Treasury Department labeled China as a currency manipulator. The U.S. government has determined that China is manipulating its yuan currency, and will engage with the International Monetary Fund to eliminate unfair competition from Beijing, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 5- The U.S. government has determined that China is manipulating its currency, and will engage with the International Monetary Fund to eliminate unfair competition from Beijing, U.S. China let the yuan weaken past the key 7- per-dollar level on Monday for the first time in more than a decade and later said it would stop buying U.S. agricultural...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 5- The U.S. government has determined that China is manipulating its currency, and will engage with the International Monetary Fund to eliminate unfair competition from Beijing, U.S.

  • CAIRO, Aug 5- Egypt has received the final $2 billion tranche of its IMF loan, state television said on Monday. Last month, the IMF said Egypt could draw the sixth and final tranche of the $12 billion, three-year loan program that began in 2016 after concluding its fifth and final review of Egypt's economic reforms last month. "Egypt has successfully completed the...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 2- World Bank Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva said on Friday that she will temporarily relinquish her World Bank responsibilities after being nominated as a candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund. Georgieva, a Bulgarian national, said on Twitter that after consulting with the World Bank Chief ethics officer, she has...

  • Kristalina Georgieva, chief executive officer of The World Bank Group.

    Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva will be the EU's pick to lead the IMF as Christine Lagarde departs. CNBC's Sara Eisen has the details.

  • BRUSSELS, Aug 2- Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva has been named European candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund after years of experience at its twin organisation the World Bank. At the top of her Twitter profile, she has posted a black-and-white picture of her family, with the comment: "From a village in Bulgaria to CEO of the World Bank- this...

  • Kristalina Georgieva, chief executive officer of The World Bank Group.

    Georgieva, from Bulgaria, is currently serving as chief executive of the World Bank.

  • BRUSSELS, Aug 2- A majority of European Union governments gave their support to Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund, but she failed to reach a large enough majority to be nominated, an EU official said. After two rounds of votes on Friday, EU governments remained divided on how to proceed to name a single candidate...

  • HELSINKI, Aug 2- Finnish central bank governor Olli Rehn, an European Central Bank's board member, on Friday pulled out from the vote between EU leaders to choose a European candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund, he wrote on Twitter. "I pull out from the vote at this stage, to allow for a broad understanding to be reached over a European candidate and get...

  • ECB'S OLLI REHN SAYS ON TWITTER HE IS PULLING OUT FROM IMF CHIEF VOTE "TO ALLOW FOR A BROAD UNDERSTANDING TO BE REACHED OVER A EUROPEAN CANDIDATE".

  • David Lipton

    "It's time for the countries to have dialogue, to reach agreements, to try to find a way through this," the IMF's David Lipton says.

  • David Lipton, first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Found (IMF).

    David Lipton, IMF acting managing director, joins "Squawk on the Street" to discuss risks the global economy faces, interest rates, the impact of trade tariffs and Facebook's digital asset Libra.

  • A container ship moored at the Piraeus Container Terminal in Greece on June 6, 2016.

    Small companies without credit ratings may be the first victims in an economic downturn.

  • NEW YORK, July 29- The International Monetary Fund on Monday updated its World Economic Outlook for Latin America, economic forecasts last revised in April. Last week, the IMF slashed its 2019 economic growth expectation for Latin America by more than half. Forecasts are annual inflation-adjusted percentage changes.

  • *Latin America growth estimates interactive graphic https://tmsnrt.rs/2XUvP4d. NEW YORK, July 29- A sharp decline in International Monetary Fund estimates for Latin American economic growth in 2019 largely resulted from "temporary factors" including adverse weather, while policy uncertainty in the largest economies also weighed. Alejandro Werner,...

  • The seal of the International Monetary Fund(IMF) is seen outside of the headquarters building in Washington, DC on April 8, 2019.

    The next head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will have to deal with trade wars, currency manipulation and new digital currencies, a strategist told CNBC Monday.

  • Here are the names in the mix for the IMF's top position

    CNBC's Silvia Amaro runs through the candidates vying to replace Christine Lagarde as the IMF's managing director.

  • DAR ES SALAAM, July 28- Tanzania's economic growth slowed to 6.6% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019 from 7.5% in the same period a year earlier, official data showed on Sunday, weighed down by softer construction, agriculture and manufacturing activity. A leaked report from the International Monetary Fund said earlier this year that Tanzania's economy...

  • WASHINGTON, July 26- The International Monetary Fund said on Friday its executive board adopted an "open, merit-based and transparent" process to select a new leader to replace Christine Lagarde, with the aim of choosing a candidate by Oct. 4. In Brussels, a French official said European Union governments were working to choose a single candidate from a field that...