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G20 discusses plans to sidestep U.S. on IMF reforms

WASHINGTON - The Group of 20 leading economies on Friday discussed ways to raise emerging countries' voting rights at the IMF as part of an effort to move past U.S. foot-dragging on reforms to the institution, but they failed to reach an agreement.

IMF warns clear fiscal reform plan key to success of BOJ's stimulus

WASHINGTON - Japan must come up with and implement a clear, specific plan to cut its huge debt pile in order to make its monetary stimulus effective, the IMF's mission chief for the country said, warning Tokyo against loosening its grip on fiscal consolidation.

Japan, 8:06pm EDT

U.S. urges Greece to strike deal with creditors

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Friday urged Greece to move quickly with technical negotiations aimed at reaching agreement on bailout terms with the International Monetary Fund and European Union, saying a failure to strike a deal could hit the global economy.

4:14pm EDT

No cash for Greece until reforms agreed: Dombrovskis

WASHINGTON - Despite tightening liquidity, Greece is unlikely to get any money from euro zone finance ministers at an April 24 meeting because it is dragging its feet on reforms, European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis said on Friday.

Greece, 3:20pm EDT

G20 to sidestep U.S. on IMF reforms: draft communique

WASHINGTON - The Group of 20 leading economies was set on Friday to agree to a proposal that would raise the voting rights of emerging countries at the IMF, an attempt to move past U.S. foot-dragging on reforms to the institution.

12:42pm EDT

Greece starts assets sales with horse racing gambling license

ATHENS - Greece's privatization agency (HRADF) has invited OPAP to sign a deal next week to acquire the country's sole license for horse racing betting, the first state asset sale to be completed by the new leftist-led coalition government.

Greece, 8:28am EDT

Ex-IMF head Rato in preliminary corruption probe

MADRID - The home and office of former International Monetary Fund chief Rodrigo Rato were searched on Thursday as part of a tax and money laundering investigation into his personal wealth, Spanish judicial officials said.

World, Spain 16 Apr 2015

Ukraine, creditors must agree debt deal by June: IMF official

KIEV - Ukraine must agree a restructuring deal with creditors to plug a $15-billion funding gap before an International Monetary Fund review of its bailout programme in June, an IMF official said on Tuesday.

World, 14 Apr 2015

Greece makes IMF payment, gets bank funds, but doubts remain

BRUSSELS/ATHENS - Greece made a crucial payment to the International Monetary Fund and won extra emergency lending for its banks on Thursday but it remained unclear whether Athens can satisfy skeptical creditors on economic reforms before it runs out of money. | Video

Greece, 10 Apr 2015

Greece makes IMF payment, gets bank funds, but doubts remain

BRUSSELS/ATHENS - Greece made a crucial payment to the International Monetary Fund and won extra emergency lending for its banks on Thursday but it remained unclear whether Athens can satisfy skeptical creditors on economic reforms before it runs out of money. | Video

Greece, 09 Apr 2015