[DUBAI] The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday sharply downgraded growth projections for Saudi Arabia and Iran, the two largest Mideast economies, citing the impact of US sanctions,...

[WASHINGTON] Should a new crisis erupt on world markets, non-US banks will struggle to cover their debts, which have increased since the global financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund...

[WASHINGTON] The world's biggest carbon polluting nations should jointly agree to tax emissions at US$75 per ton in the next decade to keep climate change at safe levels, the International...

[WASHINGTON] The new head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned on Tuesday that America's trade war with China could cost the global economy around US$700 billion by 2020 - a loss...

[WASHINGTON] New International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva issued a stark warning about the state of the global growth on Tuesday, saying trade conflicts had thrown it...

[WASHINGTON/SOFIA] Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva was confirmed on Wednesday as managing director of the International Monetary Fund, the first person from an emerging-market economy to...

[DUBAI] Saudi Arabia's economic reforms, including VAT and higher energy prices, have started to yield results, but more needs to be done to plug a chronic budget deficit, the IMF said Monday.

[BUENOS AIRES] Argentina asked the International Monetary Fund to restructure its debt payments on the US$56 billion bail-out loan agreed last year in a bid to calm market turbulence, finance...

[BUENOS AIRES] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Friday that a team will meet with the economic advisers to Argentina's main presidential contenders, incumbent Mauricio Macri and...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE global press treats readers to a daily diet of US-alleged harmful Chinese trade and currency practices, as if this were the only Chinese economic story.