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

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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.

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

World economies warn of global risks, call for bold action

WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund's member countries on Saturday said bold action was needed to bolster the global economic recovery and they urged governments not to squelch growth by tightening budgets too drastically, although Germany poured cold water on the idea of a new global "crisis."

12 Oct 2014

IMF, World Bank 2014 fall meetings in Washington on Saturday

WASHINGTON - The following are highlights from the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings on Saturday in Washington.

11 Oct 2014

World economies warn of global risks, call for bold action

WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund's member countries on Saturday said bold action was needed to bolster the global economic recovery and they urged governments not to squelch growth by tightening budgets too drastically, although Germany poured cold water on the idea of a new global "crisis."

11 Oct 2014

IMF, World Bank 2014 fall meetings in Washington on Saturday

WASHINGTON - The following are highlights from the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings on Saturday in Washington.

11 Oct 2014

Communique of IMF steering committee

WASHINGTON - Following is the text of the communique of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, the steering committee of the International Monetary Fund, released on Saturday.

11 Oct 2014