Stalled Greek bailout talks to resume in Paris on Tuesday


ATHENS - Greece's government will resume stalled talks with EU/IMF lenders in Paris on Tuesday, as Athens pushes to conclude a review by inspectors so it can make an early exit to an unpopular bailout program.

Stalled Greek bailout talks to resume in Paris on Tuesday

ATHENS - Greek government officials and EU/IMF lenders will hold talks in Paris on Tuesday on a crucial bailout review that has stalled over disagreement on a projected budget gap for next year.

24 Nov 2014

Ukraine's PM says main task is to build army to stop Russia

KIEV - Ukraine's top priority is to build an army strong enough to stop Russian military aggression, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Friday, as he made recommendations for top positions in a new coalition government.

World, Russia, 14 Nov 2014

IMF, U.S. encourage ECB, Japan monetary stimulus

PARIS - The International Monetary Fund and the United States encouraged the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan toward greater monetary stimulus on Friday and urged governments around the world to do their share to cultivate growth in their countries. | Video

Japan 07 Nov 2014

IMF mission to visit Kiev in November

KIEV - An International Monetary Fund mission will visit Kiev from Nov. 11 to 25 to check on the status of Ukraine's conflict-hit economy and its progress under a $17 billion bailout program, the IMF's Ukraine representative Jerome Vacher said on Friday.

World, 07 Nov 2014

Ukraine unlikely to receive IMF loan tranche this year: finance minister

KIEV - Ukraine is unlikely to receive a second tranche of a $17-billion loan program from the International Monetary Fund this year as expected, Finance Minister Oleksander Shlapak said on Tuesday, in the latest economic blow to the debt-ridden country.

World, 28 Oct 2014

IMF to decide on cash for Ukraine this month: central bank governor

KIEV - The International Monetary Fund's mission to Ukraine will determine at the end of October how much additional financial aid Kiev needs, Central Bank Governor Valeria Gontareva said on Thursday.

World, 16 Oct 2014

Romania's PM tipped to win presidency: poll

BUCHAREST - Romania's leftist Prime Minister Victor Ponta will win a Nov. 2-16 presidential election, an opinion poll shows, giving him the task of reviving an IMF deal which was put on hold because of disagreements over a tax cut.

World, 15 Oct 2014

IMF launches consultations on Islamic finance

- The International Monetary Fund has held its first consultation with an external advisory group of Islamic finance industry bodies, as regulators across the globe seek to address structural issues in the sector.

13 Oct 2014

Greece says IMF to maintain routine post-bailout review after exit

WASHINGTON - Greece has begun talks for ending International Monetary Fund aid to the country, but will continue to have routine post-bailout reviews by the Washington-based group, a Greek official said after talks with the IMF's chief on Sunday.

Greece, 12 Oct 2014