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    IMF and World Bank: partners in backwardness

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2019

    Guns and Butter host Bonnie Faulkner interviews Michael Hudson, a financial economist and historian. He is president of the Institute for the Study of Long-Term...

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    US-China trade war could slash $455b of global GDP: IMF

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:20am on June 08, 2019

    The International Monetary Fund does not see the threat of a global recession brought on by a widening US-China trade war and potential US tariffs...

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    Venezuela’s inflation lesser than IMF estimation

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 02:14pm on May 29, 2019

    Venezuela ended 2018 with 130,060 per cent inflation, while the economy contracted 47.6 per cent between 2013 and 2018...

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    Another G-20 Summit

    Vladimir Terehov | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    All of the Summit’s future participants had the opportunity to work back on April 11-12 in Washington, where they attended one of two annual events...

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    Sri Lanka may need more IMF help as blasts threaten tourism

    Reuters . Hong Kong/Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    Sri Lanka faces a likely collapse in tourism following Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and hotels, which would deal a severe blow to the...

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    Either way, the news is bad

    S Akbar Zaidi | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    WHEN Asad Umar, the finance minister of Pakistan, returned from Washington after attending the Spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank...

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    Pakistan reaches ‘agreement in principle’ with IMF over bailout

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    Pakistan has reached an ‘agreement in principle’ with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over a bailout programme and expects to formally secure a rescue package...

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    The IMF and World Bank have lost all legitimacy

    Syed Abdul Khaliq | Updated at 12:00am on April 12, 2019

    THE consequences of IMF and World bank policies have been traumatic for the people of South....

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    IMF too projects lower growth of 7.3pc for FY19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 10, 2019

    International Monetary Fund on Tuesday projected that Bangladesh economy would grow by 7.3 per cent in the current fiscal year (2018-2019), much lower than the...