Letter bomb explodes at France office of IMF, injuring one

Mar 16, 2017

Letter bomb explodes at France office of IMF, injuring one

A letter bomb exploded at the Paris offices of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday, injuring a secretary who suffered burns to her hands and face, police said. Employees were evacuated from the building near the Arc de Triomphe monument in the heart of ...

Mar 5, 2017

Ukraine reaches preliminary agreement with IMF on fresh aid

The International Monetary Fund said Saturday it had reached a preliminary agreement with Ukraine that could see the war-scarred and cashed-starved nation receive fresh aid in the first half of the year. The news was particularly good for the ex-Soviet republic because the IMF ...

World Bank and IMF take on opposition to globalization

Oct 7, 2016

World Bank and IMF take on opposition to globalization

Global finance leaders on Thursday publicly confronted the rising unpopularity of trade liberalization, saying world economies need to strive for more inclusive growth. With Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump leading a surge of anti-free trade sentiment in the United States, and Britain voting to ...

Sep 20, 2016

IMF lending nations seek veto power over bilateral credit lines

Countries that provide bilateral credit lines to the International Monetary Fund want the power to veto loans drawn from those precautionary arrangements, according to people familiar with the discussions. The IMF has been in talks with more than 30 countries that made available $393 ...