THE International Monetary Fund will resume discussions with Sri Lanka in February for further disbursing of part of a US$1.5 billion loan, the lender said, after a political crisis led to talks...

[NEW YORK] The US dollar's share of currency reserves reported to the International Monetary Fund fell in the third quarter to a near five-year low, while the euro's share of reserves grew...

[WASHINGTON] The International Monetary Fund executive board on Tuesday gave final approval to a new loan package for Ukraine and released US$1.4 billion for immediate use.

ONE OF the International Monetary Fund's top officials warned on Tuesday that storm clouds were gathering over the global economy and that governments and central banks might not be well-...

[WASHINGTON] Americans will begin feeling the effects next year of a marked slowing in world economic growth but should be spared a new recession, the chief economist of the International Monetary...

[WASHINGTON] Despite some uncertainty and market volatility, the United States is not likely to see an economic contraction in the near term, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Thursday.

CHINA and Argentina signed a US$9 billion currency swap deal to boost the crisis-stricken South American country's foreign currency reserves, its central bank announced on Sunday...

[WASHINGTON] The impact of escalating trade tensions on global growth are worse than feared just one month ago, and threatened US auto tariffs could cut a large chunk out of the world economy, the...

[ISLAMABDA] Pakistan's Finance Minister Asad Umar said the government can afford a two-month delay to stalled bailout negotiations with the International Monetary Fund with talks set to continue...

THE balance of risks to Australia's economy are "tilted to the downside" due to a deteriorating global outlook, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said, urging the central bank to...