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IMF sees solid near-term global growth but risks beyond

IMF sees solid near-term global growth but risks beyond

The global economy is expected to grow at a solid pace through next year, boosted by faster expansion in the United States and Europe, but after that risks will build, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.

Trade 'tensions' threaten global economic stability, IMF warns

Trade 'tensions' threaten global economic stability, IMF warns

The International Monetary Fund foresees strong, stable growth in the world economy for 2018-19 but is warning that a souring political climate for trade could weaken one of the engines of global prosperity ...

Qatar's economic strengths highlighted at IMF event

Qatar's economic strengths highlighted at IMF event

HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani met with Tao Zhang, deputy director general, IMF, on the sidelines of the ‘Economic roadshow’ in Washington, DC.

Qatar banking sector needs no further sovereign support: IMF

Qatar banking sector needs no further sovereign support: IMF

Qatar’s banking system needs no further support from the central bank and sovereign wealth fund as the decline in non-resident liabilities of lenders have subsided, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Impact of blockade on Qatar fading, says IMF

Impact of blockade on Qatar fading, says IMF

IMF said the situation has acted as a catalyst for enhancing domestic food production and reducing reliance on a small group of countries.

Qatar CPI inflation edges higher in January

Qatar CPI inflation edges higher in January

The CPI inflation saw a 0.4% jump month-on-month in January, the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics data shows.

Global markets seeing 'necessary corrections': IMF chief

Global markets seeing 'necessary corrections': IMF chief

The latest volatility in global financial markets represents "necessary corrections", IMF chief Christine Lagarde said in Dubai on Sunday, in the wake of a Wall Street plunge.

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.