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    IMF dismisses inflation concerns of Biden stimulus plan

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:08pm on February 20, 2021

    Fears that inflation could spiral out of control due to a massive US stimulus package are overblown, IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath said on Friday....

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    G7 to consider using IMF for COVID aid

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:32pm on February 12, 2021

    G7 nations will consider whether to use the International Monetary Fund to mobilise $500 billion in aid to the world’s poorest nations to respond to...

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    IMF forced to rethink COVID-19 callousness to south

    Prabir Purkayastha | Updated at 12:00am on February 11, 2021

    THE world seems to have turned topsy-turvy when the undisputed voices of global capital start talking about the virtues of ‘cooperation’ among nations and ‘universal...

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    Bangladesh set to beat India in per capita GDP: report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49pm on October 14, 2020

    In per capita GDP terms, India was significantly above Bangladesh until few years ago, but the gap has been substantially closed owing to the latter’s...

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    IMF forecasts GDP growth at 3.8pc for Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:41pm on October 13, 2020

    The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday predicted that the Bangladesh economy would grow by 3.8 per cent, up from its April prediction of 2 per...

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    Virus resurgence poses biggest risk to US economy: IMF

    Agenece France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:09pm on July 18, 2020

    The dominant risk to the US economic recovery is a resurgence of COVID-19 cases that would force renewed business shutdowns, the International Monetary Fund warned...

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    IMF warns cutting spending too soon could derail recovery

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:57pm on July 10, 2020

    As governments rushed out funding to prevent an economic collapse amid the coronavirus pandemic, global public debt swelled to the highest in history, but the...

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    IMF approves $356m in emergency funding for pandemic-hit Myanmar

    | Updated at 10:58pm on June 27, 2020

    The International Monetary Fund on Friday said that it would provide Myanmar with $356.5 million in emergency funding, as the southeast Asian country battles an...

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    COVID-19 wipes out $12t from global economy: IMF

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:59pm on June 25, 2020

    The global coronavirus pandemic has sparked an economic ‘crisis like no other,’ sending world GDP plunging 4.9 per cent this year and wiping out $12...

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    IMF okays $732m emergency loan for Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:25am on May 30, 2020

    The International Monetary Fund will give $732 million in emergency assistance to Bangladesh to help finance the health, social protection and macroeconomic stabilisation measures, meet...