[WASHINGTON] Developing nations are unlikely to reap the rewards of weaker exchange rates as the coronavirus pandemic batters global trade and tourism, according to the International Monetary Fund...

[WASHINGTON] Despite some signs of recovery, the global economy faces continued challenges, including the possibility of a second wave of Covid-19, and governments should keep their support...

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) urged governments to exercise fiscal caution as they borrow more to support economies hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, saying debt levels could soar to a record...

[WASHINGTON] The IMF and World Bank Group announced on Thursday that their annual fall meetings will be mostly virtual due to the coronavirus pandemic.

[WASHINGTON] Many countries may need debt restructuring in the aftermath of the global coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout, the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) chief economist said...

[HONG KONG] Asia's loss of economic output due to the deadly coronavirus will likely persist until 2022, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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EMERGING markets and developing countries are in dire economic plight amid the Covid-19 crisis. Eyes are turning to the world's first responder, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), but the...

[WASHINGTON] The International Monetary Fund said on Friday it will provide Myanmar with US$356.5 million in emergency funding, as the southeast Asian country battles an economic slump due to the...

[WASHINGTON] The IMF board on Friday approved a one-year, US$5.2 billion financing package for Egypt to help the country alleviate the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

MARKETS for stocks and other risky assets could suffer a second swoon if the coronavirus spreads more widely, lockdowns are reimposed or trade tensions surge again, the International Monetary Fund...