Tuesday, 21 September 2021
World Bank and IMF: Washington's scandal-prone giants
Kristalina Georgieva is in the hot seat following revelations over her conduct at the World Bank, where she held a senior managment role before being tapped to lead the International Monetary Fund.
18 Sep 2021, 10:27
IMF chief denies altering World Bank report to appease China
IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva on Thursday disputed an independent investigation which found that in her previous job at the World Bank, she pressed staff to alter a report to avoid angering China.
17 Sep 2021, 09:55
IMF to launch virtual mission to Belarus to gather data on economy
The International Monetary Fund on Friday said it would begin a virtual mission to Belarus, amid concerns raised about the global lender's disbursement of new emergency reserves to the government of ...
11 Sep 2021, 19:59
Afghanistan needs money to prevent total breakdown: UN
The International Monetary Fund has also blocked the Taliban from accessing some $440 million in new emergency reserves
10 Sep 2021, 11:22
IMF keen to work closely for Bangladesh’s RMG sector’s development
Resident representative (Asia and Pacific) of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Jayendu De has expressed the willingness of IMF to support the development activities in the apparel sector of ...
30 Aug 2021, 19:05
IMF officially approves increased lending capacity
The board of governors of the International Monetary Fund on Monday greenlit increasing the institution's lending capacity by $650 billion, the last step in approving an initiative to boost aid to ...
03 Aug 2021, 09:29
Bangladesh trails behind South Asian countries in Covid-19 vaccination drive
Bangladesh lags behind other South Asian countries in terms of mass inoculation against Covid-19. Among seven SAARC countries (excluding the Maldives), only Afghanistan has vaccinated a lesser ...
31 Jul 2021, 20:28
Bangladesh needs to vaccinate 600,000 people daily: IMF
IMF finds that timely rollout of vaccines now allows advanced economies for faster normalisation of activity
28 Jul 2021, 17:42
IMF to keep 2021 global growth forecast at 6pc: Georgieva
The International Monetary Fund is estimating this month that global growth for 2021 will be about 6 per cent the same as forecast in April, but with some countries growing faster and others more ...
21 Jul 2021, 21:39
Covid-19: IMF board discussed $650b expansion of reserves
The International Monetary Fund's executive board on Friday discussed a proposed $650 billion expansion of its emergency reserves, marking the next step in a process expected to be completed in August
26 Jun 2021, 09:47