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Ukraine wins IMF lifeline as Russia faces growth slump
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The International Monetary Fund announced a $14-18 billion standby credit for Kiev in return for tough economic reforms that will unlock further aid from the European Union, the United States and other lenders over two years, effectively pulling Kiev …

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IMF's Lagarde: Women In Workforce Key To Healthy Economies
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As the first woman to lead the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde is among an elite group of people determining how money is saved, spent and invested worldwide. It's not the first time she's been a "first." Lagarde was France's first …

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IMF says agreed $14-18 bln stand-by loan agreement for Ukraine
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"The mission has reached a staff-level agreement with the authorities of Ukraine on an economic reform programme that can be supported by a two-year Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) with the IMF," the IMF said in a statement. (writing by Elizabeth Piper, …

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Ukraine IMF Aid Announcement Near as Obama Warns Russia
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Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund will probably make an announcement tomorrow on a bailout, the government said, as the U.S. and Europe warned Russia it faces more sanctions if the Crimea crisis intensifies. “Most likely it will be tomorrow,” …

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IMF Prepares $18 Billion in Loans for Ukraine
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LONDON — After three weeks of urgent negotiations with the interim government in Kiev and in an atmosphere of great power competition, the International Monetary Fund announced on Thursday an agreement to provide Ukraine up to $18 billion in loans …

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IMF's Involvement Fuels Sudan's Continued Unrest
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Many in the international community see the International Monetary Fund as a necessary entity that provides countries with much-needed aid. However, for many activists within Sudan and its diaspora, the IMF is a neoliberal powerhouse, implementing …

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Ukraine aid bill in US Senate, $20 bln in IMF loans eyed
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A bill providing economic assistance to Ukraine and imposing sanctions over Russia's seizure of Crimea cleared a procedural hurdle in the US Senate on Monday and Kiev said on Tuesday that it is negotiating with the International Monetary Fund for a …

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Senate Democrats Drop IMF Reforms From Ukraine Aid Package
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WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats, bowing to united House Republican opposition, dropped reforms of International Monetary Fund governance from a Ukraine aid package on Tuesday, handing President Obama an embarrassing defeat as he huddled in …

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IMF's chief Lagarde says can't do much about reform without US support
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BEIJING: International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said on Sunday that there was not much she should could to push reform at her organization and give emerging economies a bigger say without the support of the United States. China in January …

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Ukraine aid bill clears hurdle in Senate, sets up vote for later in the week
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"We are deeply concerned that the Ukraine aid legislation reported by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee contains 'reform' provisions that would unnecessarily double the United States contribution to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), part of …

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IMF reforms to hold up Ukraine bill?
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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is set to vote on an aid bill for Ukraine on Wednesday that includes reforms to the International Monetary Fund pushed by President Obama. Conservatives oppose the IMF provisions and are demanding that the bill …

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Jamaica passes third IMF test
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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has confirmed that Jamaica has passed the third test under its economic support programme, which enables the country to benefit from a disbursement of US$71.4 million. The executive board, which completed the third …

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UPDATE 1-IMF extends talks with Ukraine on aid package
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Ukraine dollar bonds rose between 1 and 2 cents across the maturity curve on Thursday on speculation that the International Monetary Fund was preparing a statement on Ukraine. (Reporting by Timothy Ahmann; Additional Reporting by Natalia Zinets and …

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IMF's Lagarde says can't do much about reform without US support
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BEIJING (Reuters) – International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said on Sunday that there was not much she should could to push reform at her organization and give emerging economies a bigger say without the support of the United States.

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Switzerland has good growth prospects: International Monetary Fund
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IMF delegation conducted the annual country evaluation in Bern and Zurich from March 14 to 24. The regular evaluation of the economic and financial situation of Switzerland was conducted in the context of Article IV Consultation, which is a key element …

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Working towards a new European Monetary Fund
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The Troika is made up of the European Commission, the European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). During the crisis, the Troika was put in charge of coming up with solutions to the above countries' economic problems.

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IMF's Lagarde questioned in court over 'Tapie Affair'
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International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde faced more questions in a Paris court on Wednesday over her role in a 2008 arbitration that awarded a massive state payout to controversial businessman Bernard Tapie. It was Lagarde's third visit to …

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IMF to GCC economies: go fix yourselves
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The International Monetary Fund, or IMF, warned that the GCC's reliance on volatile oil revenues and the growing importance of real-estate sector are sources of risks, and said refining macro-prudential policy was key to better manage financial cycles.

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John Boehner: IMF Reform Has 'Nothing To Do' With Ukraine Crisis
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House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) reiterated his opposition Thursday to a Senate Ukraine aid bill that includes a U.S. quota increase at the International Monetary Fund. Boehner told reporters at his weekly briefing that the IMF boost, which was …

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IMF Approves US$71.4 Million Disbursement After Third Quarter Review
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The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday, March 19, completed the third review of Jamaica's economic performance under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement. A release from the IMF said this review will enable …

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