[WASHINGTON] The IMF board approved US$2.77 billion in emergency aid for Egypt on Monday, to help the country deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, but said the government will need...

[WASHINGTON] The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday signaled a possible downward revision of global economic forecasts, and warned the United States and China against...

[WASHINGTON] The IMF board on Tuesday approved US$3.4 billion in emergency financing for Nigeria to help deal with the economic damage inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic.

[CAIRO] Egypt is seeking an aid package from the International Monetary Fund to offset the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli said on Sunday.

[WASHINGTON] The heads of the International Monetary Fund, European Stability Mechanism and other regional financing arrangements on Tuesday agreed to work together to mitigate the economic and...

[WASHINGTON] The IMF on Thursday approved nearly US$1.4 billion in emergency aid to Pakistan to help it weather the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

[LONDON] Britain should ask for an extension to its post-Brexit transition period to ease uncertainty at a time when the world economy is being hammered by the coronavirus pandemic, the head of...

[TOKYO] Asia's economic growth this year will grind to a halt for the first time in 60 years, as the coronavirus crisis takes an "unprecedented" toll on the region's service sector and major...

[WASHINGTON] US opposition to opening new avenues of funding for Iran and China is preventing the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from deploying a powerful tool to help countries fight the...

[SYDNEY] A measure of Australian consumer sentiment collapsed in April to a 30-year low as social distancing restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic threatened to push the country's economy...