Ketua Ekonomi IMF Gita Gopinath berkata "pertumbuhan terus lemah disebabkan halangan perdagangan dan ketegangan geopolitik yang semakin meningkat."
The body urges policymakers to find resolutions to trade disputes.
Satu mogok dilancarkan bagi menentang penghapusan subsidi minyak yang membawa kepada keganasan.
The new ECB President says would rely on surroundings to drive agenda.
Kristalina Georgieva will replace former IMF chief Christine Lagarde, who has been named to lead the European Central Bank.
Like other economic superpowers, China grew on the back of manufacturing exports. But, unlike those countries, it is now threatening to compete directly with the West.
The trip is crucial as it will determine whether the IMF disburses US$5.3 billion to Argentina after its recent US$56 billion bailout.
With the IMF warning that his trade war is slowing global growth and as recession alarm bells ring, US President Donald Trump doubles down on his attacks on the Federal Reserve and on China.
The threat of an International Monetary Fund bailout, unthinkable a few years ago, may force South Africa’s government to push through the reforms it needs to rescue the economy.
The fund suffers from a lack of accountability that permeates the institution’s bureaucracy right up to the very top.
In an intensifying trade war, US tariffs on China imports could take a huge toll on its economic growth.
Kristalina Georgieva got the backing of a majority of the 28 EU states.
The objective is to support the country’s efforts to 'reinforce macroeconomic stability and boost sustained and inclusive growth.'
He adds that he was 'very honoured' that his name should have come up as a possible candidate.
The IMF urge countries to avoid using tariffs to resolve their differences.
Dolar AS jatuh semula pagi ini berikutan tumpuan kekal pada konflik perdagangan dan kemungkinan pengurangan kadar faedah oleh Rizab Persekutuan AS.
Christine Lagarde says her resignation would speed up the selection of her successor.
The IMF sees Singapore’s economic growth slowing to 2% in 2019 as global trade tensions hurt external demand.
Christine Lagarde's nomination for ECB president will go to its Governing Council and the European Parliament for consultation.
Bruno Le Maire says ministers not only want a European candidate for IMF's top post but the person has to possess some uniqueness as well.
Traditionally the Washington-based IMF has been led by a European, while its sister institution the World Bank has been run by an American.
While a Canadian by birth, Mark Carney holds British and Irish passports, so his selection would technically preserve the seven-decade practice of a European running the IMF.
The IMF has asked for greater capacity to operate in futures because that’d help it keep the peso in check before presidential elections on Oct 27.
The International Monetary Fund approves a US$6 billion, three-year loan for Pakistan to help right the South Asian nation's economy.