[BEIJING] China should prioritise financial stability above development goals, as pursuit of regional growth targets and helping firms avoid heavy job losses had led to a surge in debt, particularly...

[SYDNEY] China's plan to ease foreign-ownership limits on financial firms drew praise from IMF (International Monetary Fund) chief Christine Lagarde, who described the move as a "very...

[RIYADH] The world will be in deep trouble if it fails to tackle climate change and inequality, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde warned on Tuesday.

[WASHINGTON] The International Monetary Fund's lending policies are undermining United Nations human rights and development goals, an independent expert commissioned by the UN said Wednesday...

IF you want to know how the global economy is doing, what the risks to the financial system are, or whether stocks and bonds are poised for a crash, don't bother going for this week's...

[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...