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Spain court orders ex-IMF head Rato to be tried for fraud

Spain court orders ex-IMF head Rato to be tried for fraud

A Spanish court on Friday ordered former IMF head Rodrigo Rato to stand trial for fraud over the failed 2011 listing of Bankia, a bank he led which later needed rescuing by the state.

Qatari economy adjusting to impact of blockade: IMF

Qatari economy adjusting to impact of blockade: IMF

The diplomatic rift between Qatar and four Arab countries is expected to have a “limited impact” on growth in the region at this stage, the IMF said.

IMF sounds alert over debt in largest economies

IMF sounds alert over debt in largest economies

For the first time in years the International Monetary Fund is optimistic about global economic growth. But it sees a new problem: mounting debt in the world's largest countries.

Qatar resisting sanctions effectively: IMF official

Qatar resisting sanctions effectively: IMF official

Mohammed El Qorchi said Qatar had acted quickly to reroute trade disrupted by the sanctions and establish new sources of food supply, easing fears of shortages.

IMF to participate for 'last time' in Greek bailout: Schaeuble

IMF to participate for 'last time' in Greek bailout: Schaeuble

The International Monetary Fund, a key creditor in Greece's bailout, will not participate in any further rescues of the debt-wracked country, Germany's finance minister told a Greek newspaper Saturday.

'Oil could converge to about $15 per barrel'

'Oil could converge to about $15 per barrel'

Oil could converge to about $15 per barrel by the early 2040s when electric vehicles (EVs) are expected to take a larger share, implying fossil fuels' much shorter life span ...

Oil output cuts to slow Mideast economic growth: IMF

Oil output cuts to slow Mideast economic growth: IMF

Economic growth in Saudi Arabia and most other Arab oil exporters will slow this year following production cuts aimed at propping up energy prices, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.

Qatar index down on lower buying support, increased selling

Qatar index down on lower buying support, increased selling

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) witnessed more than 70% of its stocks in the red but overall its key index settled marginally down this week.

Greek debt deadlock 'must be solved by March'

Greek debt deadlock 'must be solved by March'

The eurozone and IMF must resolve an impasse over Greece's bailout before key European elections start in March or risk a dangerous delay that could rekindle the crisis, a senior eurozone official said Wednesday.

Qatar CPI inflation rises 1.8% in December

Qatar CPI inflation rises 1.8% in December

Increased expenses towards transport, utilities, education and recreation led Qatar's cost of living, based on consumer price index (CPI), rise 1.8% year-on-year (y-o-y) in December 2016, according to official estimates.

Child tweeter Bana evacuated from Aleppo

Child tweeter Bana evacuated from Aleppo

A seven-year-old Syrian girl who captured global attention with her Twitter updates from besieged Aleppo has been evacuated from the city, according to an aid organisation.

IMF's Lagarde found guilty over French tycoon payment

IMF's Lagarde found guilty over French tycoon payment

A French court on Monday found IMF head Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence over a massive state payout to a tycoon when she was French finance minister but spared her a fine or prison sentence.