20 Jan 2020
Here's what you need to know about WEF summit 2020
On Tuesday, the world's top political leaders, academicians, business persons and others, will assemble in Davos, Switzerland for the 50th World Economic Forum.
09 Oct 2019
Impact of economic slowdown 'more pronounced' in India: IMF Chief
The entire globe is facing an economic slowdown, but the effect is more pronounced in emerging economies like India, the chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday.
25 Sep 2019
Global Business Forum: Modi invites businesses to invest in India
On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered keynote address at Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York.
28 Oct 2018
IMF board approves increased loan package worth $56bn for Argentina
The International Monetary Fund executive board on Friday approved an increased loan package for Argentina worth $56 billion to help stabilize the crisis-battered country's economy and currency.
11 Oct 2018
World Bank, IMF urge US, China to follow trade rules
The heads of the World Bank and IMF urged the US and China to play by world trade rules and de-escalate a dispute over China's technology development strategy that threatens to do lasting damage to the global economy.
11 Oct 2018
IMF chief defends rate hikes after Trump slams 'crazy' Fed
Central bank rate hikes were a "necessary development", International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Christine Lagarde said today, a day after Donald Trump sent global markets tumbling by calling Fed increases "crazy".
22 Apr 2018
World Bank approves historic $13 billion increase in capital
In a major development, the World Bank Group has endorsed an ambitious package of measures that include a $13 billion increase in paid-in capital.
21 Apr 2018
Death penalty for child rapists: Modi Cabinet approves Ordinance
The Cabinet on Saturday cleared the ordinance seeking death penalty for those raping children under 12.
20 Apr 2018
If policies managed well, India can become powerhouse economy: IMF
India can become a powerhouse economy if policies are managed well and reforms are supportive of inclusive growth, said David Lipton, First Deputy Managing director of International Monetary Fund.
15 Oct 2017
India on solid growth-track, says IMF Chief backing GST, demonetization
Only days after the International Monetary Fund slashed India's growth forecast for 2017 and 2018, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said the country's economy is on a "very solid track" in the medium term.
14 Nov 2016
IMF approves $12bn loan to Egypt
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a three-year $12bn loan for Egypt to help it come-out the deep economic crisis, bring down public debt and control inflation.
02 Oct 2016
China's Yuan joins IMF's list of reserve currencies
The Chinese Yuan will enter International Monetary Fund's (IMF) reserve-basket of currencies with 'Special Drawing Rights' (SDR).