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Argentina's Fernandez ends Europe tour with positive IMF signals, bonds rise

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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) -Argentine President Alberto Fernández said on Friday he wanted to reach a deal with the International Monetary Fund as quickly as possible as he wrapped up a positive European tour that has helped buoy the South American country's depressed bond prices.

Tunisia to seek $4 billion IMF loan, PM says

TUNIS Tunisia will seek a $4 billion loan programme from the International Monetary Fund in talks starting next week, Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi told Reuters on Friday, saying politicians faced a "last opportunity" to save the economy.

World, Tunisia, Apr 30 2021

Ukraine to pass laws needed for new IMF loans by June 1, ruling party leader says

KYIV The Ukrainian parliament is on track to pass legislation by June 1 to unlock loans from the International Monetary Fund under a $5 billion programme, the parliamentary faction chief of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party told Reuters on Wednesday.

World, Apr 28 2021

UK economy set to grow faster than the U.S. this year - Goldman

LONDON (Reuters) -Britain looks set to see faster economic growth than the United States this year as the country races ahead with its vaccination programme after its slump in 2020, Goldman Sachs said on Sunday.

Apr 26 2021

IMF chief urges G20 to adopt carbon price floor to reach climate goals

WASHINGTON The head of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday urged the Group of 20 major economies to adopt an international carbon price floor to help reach agreement on carbon pricing, which she said was essential to combating climate change.

U.S. Treasury names green financier to climate 'czar' post, disappointing activists

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Treasury on Monday named climate change financial adviser John Morton to head the department's new "climate hub," disappointing activists who had sought a strong regulator to push financial institutions toward green investments.

United States, Apr 19 2021

Carbon tax could help Asian countries hit climate targets: IMF

WASHINGTON A carbon price that starts low and rises steadily could help Asian countries reach their targets under the Paris climate accord over the next decade, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday, citing new IMF research.

Global Energy News Apr 15 2021

G20 to boost IMF war chest, extend debt-servicing freeze -draft

BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) -World finance chiefs will agree on Wednesday to boost reserves at the International Monetary Fund by $650 billion and extend a freeze on developing countries' debt servicing to help them deal with the coronavirus pandemic, a draft statement said.

Campaign Finance Apr 07 2021

IMF sees stronger global growth as some COVID clouds begin to clear

The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday unprecedented public spending to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, primarily by the United States, would push global growth to 6% this year, a rate unseen since the 1970s. | Video

World, Apr 06 2021

U.S. dollar share of global FX reserves in fourth quarter hits lowest in 25 years: IMF

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar's share of currency reserves plunged in the fourth quarter last year to its lowest since 1995, International Monetary Fun (IMF) data showed on Wednesday, but some analysts said the drop was due in part to valuation adjustments.

Mar 31 2021