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IMF Discussed State-Contingent Debt Instruments

May 22, 2017/IMF On April 13, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) discussed the staff paper “State-contingent Debt Instruments for Sovereigns”. Sovereign state-contingent debt instruments (SCDIs),… Read more »

IMF Executive Board Approves FY2018–FY2020 Medium-Term Budget

May 12,2017/IMF On April 28, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the IMF’s administrative and capital budgets for financial year (FY) 2018, beginning May 1,… Read more »

Today’s PMI Manufacturing stats – Barclays’ comment

02 May 2017 10:00 Mike Rigby, Head of Manufacturing at Barclays, comments on today’s PMI manufacturing figures. “The UK economy as a whole may have made a sluggish start to… Read more »

Strong earnings power global shares higher

May 2, 2017/Reuters By Nigel Stephenson | LONDON Stocks rose in Europe and Asia on Tuesday after technology industry shares hit record highs on Wall Street and investors focused on… Read more »

Weekly Global Wrap-InvestmentOne Research

April 24, 2017/InvestmentOne Research China Roars Back to Lift Global Outlook as U.S. Consumer Weakens The release of strong output data by China for Q1 2017 brightened the outlook for… Read more »

African Consultative Group Meeting: Chairman African Caucus, IMF MD Says Medium-Term Outlook Remains Cloudy

April 24, 2017/IMF Minister Kenneth O. Matambo, Chairman of the African Caucus, and Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), co-chaired the African Consultative Group meeting today at… Read more »

Downside Risks to the Fund’s Outlook; 2017 Global Growth Forecast Up to 3.5%

Photo Courtesy: Iran Daily Culled—Proshare April 20, 2017/FBNCapital Research The IMF’s new World Economic Outlook (WEO) has pushed its global growth forecast for this year up marginally to 3.5% and… Read more »

Nigerians Among the Most Creative, Smartest People in the World, Says VP Osinbajo

April 19, 2017/Press Release Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has hailed the talent and resilience of Nigerians wherever they are, noting that “the country is blessed with great talents and Nigerians are… Read more »

IMF Fiscal Monitor: Achieving More with Less

April 2017/IMF Click here for the full PDF Report Fiscal policy has recently gained prominence, both in public debate and in governments’ policy. A reassessment of fiscal policy is taking… Read more »

IMF Says Financial Stability Has Improved

April 17, 2017/IMF Click here to download full PDF Report Executive Summary Financial stability has continued to improve since the October 2016 Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR). Economic activity has… Read more »