International Monetary Fund News
Greece: Markets shrug off delay in rescue loan payout
Investors in Greece have shrugged off a delay in the payout of a rescue loan installment.
'A nightmare': Banker tells tale of Latvian corruption
Allegations of corruption and Russian money laundering have come right to the front door of the powerful European Central Bank, which oversees monetary policy for 19 countries.
Pakistan scrambles to avoid terror financing watch list
Pakistan is scrambling to steer clear of a global watch list for terrorism financing, the latest U.S. pressure tactic to get its difficult ally to crack down on militants crossing the border to fight in Afghanistan
Greece launches tender for 5 percent stake in OTE telecom
Greece's state privatization agency says it has launched a tender to sell a five percent stake in the country's dominant OTE telecom
Egypt's inflation rate continues decline in January
Egypt says inflation rate has dropped to 17.1 percent in January, down from 21.9 percent in December
Spain's de Guindos confident of nabbing ECB vice presidency
The Spanish government is proposing Economy Minister Luis de Guindos for the post of European Central Bank vice president
Global fund championed by Ivanka Trump to help women entrepreneurs begins operations
A global fund that aims to empower women entrepreneurs in developing countries -- and was spearheaded in part by first daughter Ivanka Trump -- is now open for business. The Women Entrepreneur Finance Initiative (WeFi), announced at the G-20 Summit in July and operable as of this week, will
'Hora Cero': How a young mother copes with Venezuela's crisis
"Upheaval" describes everyday life in Venezuela. The South American country has been mired in an economic, political and humanitarian crisis that has spilled into the streets, with almost daily protests affecting the lives of 30 million people who either participate in them or are forced to
What you need to know about the G-20
On Wednesday, President Donald Trump set off on the second foreign trip of his presidency, during which he will be attending the G-20 summit in Germany. Trump’s attendance at the conference is an opportunity for the new president to work alongside the world’s greatest economic and political powers.