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IMF downgrades world growth, warns of...

IMF downgrades world growth, warns of...

World

Wed, Jul 24 2019

Trade conflicts are undercutting investment and weakening manufacturing, and the IMF urged countries...

Pakistani traders strike over IMF austerity...

Pakistani traders strike over IMF austerity...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 14 2019

The South Asian country has long suffered from a weak tax base, with only about 1% of its 208 million...

IMF: Banking sector vulnerable

IMF: Banking sector vulnerable

Banks

Fri, Jun 28 2019

The multi-lateral lending agency differed with the government’s GDP growth target for the fiscal...

IMF's Lagarde highlights potential disruptive...

IMF's Lagarde highlights potential disruptive...

East Asia

Sun, Jun 9 2019

The rapid development of financial technology (fintech) has increased access to cheap payment and settlement...

Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury returns...

Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury returns...

Dhaka

Fri, Mar 29 2019

She visited the Indian capital to join a two-day workshop by IMF South Asia

Speaker urges IMF to help strengthen...

Speaker urges IMF to help strengthen...

Foreign Affairs

Thu, Mar 21 2019

The speaker made the call when IMF Resident Representative in Dhaka Ragnar Gudmundsson met with her at...

Sri Lanka raises $2.4bn as IMF extends...

Sri Lanka raises $2.4bn as IMF extends...

Business

Sat, Mar 9 2019

The IMF said it expected Sri Lanka’s growth to improve to 3.5% in 2019

IMF revives Sri Lanka bailout hit by...

IMF revives Sri Lanka bailout hit by...

South Asia

Sun, Mar 3 2019

The Fund had been due to release an instalment in October when President Maithripala Sirisena sacked...

Imran Khan meets IMF head, bailout talks...

Imran Khan meets IMF head, bailout talks...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 11 2019

Pakistan is seeking what would be its 13th IMF bailout since the late 1980s

IMF team ends Pakistan visit as talks...

IMF team ends Pakistan visit as talks...

Business

Tue, Nov 20 2018

Pakistan -- which has gone to the IMF repeatedly since the late 1980s -- is facing a widening balance...

Pakistan: Next IMF loan will be the...

Pakistan: Next IMF loan will be the...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 20 2018

An IMF team is set to arrive in Pakistan in early November to begin negotiations

IMF chief attending Saudi conference,...

IMF chief attending Saudi conference,...

World

Sun, Oct 14 2018

She was asked whether she would attend the conference after several media companies and business leaders...

Bangladesh ranks above India in WB Human...

Bangladesh ranks above India in WB Human...

Bangladesh

Thu, Oct 11 2018

An average child born in Bangladesh, today, will be 48% as productive as one born with complete access...

World Bank launches 'human capital'...

World Bank launches 'human capital'...

World

Thu, Oct 11 2018

The bank’s “Human Capital Index,” showed poor African countries fared the worst in...

IMF: Pakistan has not approached fund...

IMF: Pakistan has not approached fund...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 9 2018

Pakistan has gone to the IMF multiple times since the late 1980s. The last time was in 2013, when Islamabad...

IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.7%...

IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.7%...

World

Tue, Oct 9 2018

The revised estimates includes a worsening outlook for developing economies this year and next compared...

US would not block if Pakistan seeks...

US would not block if Pakistan seeks...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 12 2018

The new government of Prime Minister Imran Khan, who took office in August, is trying to avert a currency...

Five biggest challenges facing Imran...

Five biggest challenges facing Imran...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 18 2018

Here is a rundown of the biggest hurdles Pakistan is facing

Pakistan to decide whether to seek IMF...

Pakistan to decide whether to seek IMF...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 8 2018

Analysts say Pakistan needs a loan of around $12 billion to turn the corner

Pompeo warns against IMF bailout for...

Pompeo warns against IMF bailout for...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 31 2018

Pakistan has had 14 IMF financing programs since 1980

Imran Khan faces tough test in looming...

Imran Khan faces tough test in looming...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 28 2018

While the economy is growing at 5.8%, the fastest pace in 13 years, pressures on Pakistan's current...