[WASHINGTON] The world economy is gaining strength and extending the broadest recovery since the start of the decade even as issues such as inequality threaten to fray the fabric of society,...

[TOKYO] Japan's economy is accelerating but further structural reform is needed to finally leave behind years of on-off deflation, the IMF warned on Tuesday...

[WASHINGTON] The International Monetary Fund announced Wednesday it will launch a new tool to support governments in financial trouble - but one that involves no money - formalising a step it took...

[KUALA LUMPUR] The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its 2017 growth forecast for Malaysia to 4.8 per cent from 4.5 per cent now, the Fund said on Monday, at the release of its updated World...

[KUALA LUMPUR] The International Monetary Fund on Monday kept its growth forecasts for the world economy unchanged for this year and next, although it slightly revised up growth expectations for the...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) earned itself a bad reputation at the time of the Asian financial crisis in 1997 by prescribing an economic medicine that was not only unpalatable but, as it...