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IMF Discusses Increasing Resilience to Large and Volatile Capital Flows—The Role of Macroprudential Policies

July 5, 2017/IMF On June 28, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) discussed a staff paper on “Increasing Resilience to Large and Volatile Capital Flows: the… Read more »

World Bank Says Private Sector Infrastructure Investment Commitments in Developing Countries Fell 37% in 2016

By Peter OBIORA InvestAdvocate Click here to download Private Participation in Infrastructure Data Base Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)-The World Bank on Monday said investment commitments in infrastructure projects with private participation in… Read more »

Fitch: Medium Term Growth Potential Still Below 2% in Advanced Economies

June 30, 2017/Fitch Ratings Fitch Ratings-London-30 June 2017: Recent improvements in the near-term growth outlook for the advanced economies are not expected to be sustained over the medium-term, says Fitch… Read more »

IMF Releases G20 Surveillance Note on Global Prospects and Policy Challenges

June 30, 2017/IMF On July 5, 2017, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will release its Surveillance Note on “Global Prospects and Policy Challenges” that will be discussed at G20 Summit… Read more »

Fitch Says Strongest World Growth Expected Since 2010

June 19, 2017/Fitch Ratings The recovery in global growth is strengthening and is expected to pick up to 2.9% this year and peak at 3.1% in 2018, the highest rate… Read more »

Q&A on Approval in Principle and Greece

June 15, 2017/IMF What is Approval in Principle? Approval in Principle (AIP) is a procedure that allows the IMF’s Executive Board to approve an IMF financing arrangement for a member… Read more »