Articles by International Monetary Fund
Ukraine Gold Heist: Central Bank Yield Bricks Painted in Gold, Launches Criminal Probe
December 24 2014 12:58 PM
Ukraine's central bank has lost some 11kg of gold bullion worth by almost £270,000.
Russia Ups Gold Reserves for 8th Month While Ukraine Slashes
December 23 2014 8:34 PM
Russia boosted its gold reserves for the eighth month now in a row, while Ukraine slashed its bullion holdings for a second straight month.
US Remains Firm on Sanctions Amid Russia's Looming Recession; IMF 'Highly Unlikely' To Help
December 17 2014 9:08 PM
The Obama administration stands by on its decision not to ease sanctions against Russia despite its spiraling economy.
Sanctions-Hit Russia Boosts Gold Reserves, Sends Prices Of Metal To 2-Wk High
November 19 2014 10:15 PM
Russia's out to break the monopoly of the dollar as it boosts its gold reserves.
Russia Agrees To Supply Gas To Ukraine: Deal Comes After Ukraine Agrees To Pay Past Dues
November 03 2014 1:52 PM
Russia seems to be the winner as some muscle flexing made EU assisting Ukraine to pay the dues.
Ukraine Gas Deal: Russia Insists On Guarantees From EU As It Doubts Ukraine’s Paying Capacity
October 26 2014 1:14 AM
Ukraine seems to be having a casual approach to the supply of Russian gas.
IMF Forecasts China To Dethrone US As World’s Biggest Economy With $17.6T GDP
October 10 2014 9:49 AM
Despite the slowdown in its red-hot economy, China's growth story continues, threatening to dethrone the US as the world's largest economy in 2014 in terms of one indicator. This is the purchasing power parity, said the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Australia Expected to Have Second Worst Unemployment Rate in Coming Years Ahead of Philippines
October 08 2014 5:45 PM
The IMF has released its latest world economic outlook report. Australia was revealed as having the second worst jobless rate in the Asia-Pacific region ahead of the Philippines.
Australia Meet Of G20 Ministers Makes Recipe For Economic Growth: Peeved US Asks EU To Step Up Demand Urgently
September 22 2014 3:57 PM
In G20, a common solution for economic ills looks untenable as member states have varied rates for growth and slowdown.
Ebola: IMF Raises Concern Over Economies of West African Nations
August 29 2014 2:11 PM
International Institutions need a factor in healthcare support as one of the factors to sustain economic growth.
Malaysia Airlines MH17: Multi-Million Pound Law Suit Looms Over Putin’s Head, Assets At Risk
July 28 2014 2:45 PM
A multi-million pound law suit is looming over Russian President Vladimir Putin's head for his alleged involvement in the uncalled and accidental downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 on July 17 that claimed 298 lives.
IMF Slashes Overall 2014 Global Forecast; Russia’s Implications with Malaysia Airlines MH17 Could Bring Economy to Recession
July 25 2014 3:59 PM
Rising tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine are sure to impact an already plummeting global economy reeling from slowdowns in the U.S. and China. On Thursday, the International Monetary Fund said projected global growth for 2014 has been lowered to 3.4 per cent, from the previous estimate of 3.7 per cent in April.
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Conspiracy Theory: CIA and Ukraine Together ‘Orchestrated’ Boeing 777’s Shot Down; Russian Media Accuses the U.S.- Report
July 23 2014 12:57 PM
Soon after mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, another tragedy occurred that will haunt people around the world forever. Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 believed to have been shot down in the Ukrainian skies on July 17, 2014 killing all 283 passengers and 15 crew members onboard. The incident has led to the rise of speculations. The biggest question that remains unanswered is who shot MH17 and why. According to the latest update, Russian TV channel is accusing the U.S.’s C...
BRICS Create Development Bank to Rival IMF, World Bank
July 18 2014 1:47 PM
Emerging super nations BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) have finally made good a plan flaunted in 2012 to establish a BRICS development bank that could rival and possibly topple the IMF and World Bank.
Clive Palmer Calls Tony Abbott's Debt Crisis Excuse as 'Bull****'; PUP Ready for July Senate
June 24 2014 5:08 PM
Palmer United Party (PUP) leader Clive Palmer is on the brink of wielding his power in the Senate in July. In a speech in Canberra, Palmer outlined what he would if he was given the chance to be the prime minister of Australia.
NZ Economic Growth 'Fastest in 6 Years' as Christchurch Construction Continues
June 20 2014 4:53 PM
The ongoing construction work in quake-damaged Christchurch has boosted New Zealand's economy growth to its fastest rate in six years.
Australia to 'Fail' in Achieving Carbon Emission Reduction Targets Due to Shortfall
June 13 2014 7:22 PM
Australia is expected to achieve less than a third of its target carbon emission cuts, according to research firm Reputex. The report may be a reflection of the country's climate change policy.
Aussie Home Sellers Prefer Rich Foreign Buyers
June 12 2014 4:11 PM
A growing trend among Aussie home sellers show they prefer foreign buyers over locals
IMF: Australia Ranks 3rd Highest House Price-to-Income Global Ratio
June 12 2014 2:03 PM
After Belgium and Canada, Australia has ranked the third highest house price-to-income ratio worldwide, according to the International Monetary Fund.
New Zealand Economy to Grow 3.5%; IMF Warns of Housing and China Slowdown
June 11 2014 4:35 PM
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expecting a 3.5 per cent growth for the New Zealand's economy for the year before going back to a 2.5 per cent average by 2016. According to the IMF, the country's economic expansion is being driven by favourable financial conditions, resurging construction activity, high commodity prices and a sufficient increase in immigration.