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Europe's Banks Brace For Bad Debt Build Up From Coronavirus Crisis

Analysts over the past 30 days have revised upward by almost 130% their expectations for loan loss provisions in 2020 by Europe's most important banks

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IMF Sees 'Lost Decade' Of No Growth In Latin America Due To Pandemic

World Economic Outlook, the IMF this week forecast the economy of Latin America, where outbreaks have continued to rise, is likely to contract 5.2%.

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India Says IMF Liquidity Boost May Have Costly Side Effects

Nirmala Sitharaman said in a statement to the IMF's steering committee that she also was concerned that such a major liquidity injection could produce potentially costly side-effects

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Iran Presses For IMF Loan; Some Business To Stay Shut Despite Easing

Iran has banned intercity travel and shut non-essential businesses to fight an outbreak that according to official figures has killed 3,872 people and infected 62,589.

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IMF Sees Coronavirus-Induced Global Downturn 'Way Worse' Than Financial Crisis

The IMF and WHO have called for emergency aid to be used mainly to strengthen health systems, pay doctors and nurses, and buy protective gear.

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Some Banking Systems May Need Help In Worst-Case Scenario - IMF

Adrian and Narain also warned that as with the last financial crisis, global coordination was "imperative."

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Mideast, Central Asia Countries Ask IMF For Coronavirus Support

Such a tightening in financial conditions could prove to be a major challenge, given the region’s estimated $35 billion in maturing external sovereign debt in 2020.

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Coronavirus Recession Could Be Worse Than 2009: IMF

The human costs of the coronavirus pandemic are already immeasurable, and countries must protect people and limit the economic damage

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IMF Expedites US Treasury Official's Appointment To No. 2 Job

Okamoto, 35, has been coordinating U.S. participation in G20 and G7 finance meetings and the Treasury's interactions with the IMF, the World Bank and other international financial institutions.

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Iran Says It Has Asked IMF For $5 Billion Emergency Funding To Fight Coronavirus

Iran's Central Bank chief Abdolnaser Hemmati wrote on his Instagram page that "in a letter addressed to the head of IMF.

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IMF Chief Says Coronavirus Erases Hopes For Stronger Growth In 2020

The IMF now expects 2020 world growth to be below the 2.9% rate for 2019, and revised forecasts will be issued in the coming weeks, Georgieva told a news briefing.

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IMF Makes Available $50 Billion To Help Address Coronavirus

The IMF is fully committed to supporting our member countries, particularly the most vulnerable. We have the tools to help and we are coordinating closely with our partner institutions.

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IMF, Pak Agree On Reviewing Reform Programmes

Prime Minister Imran Khan has already announced recently that electricity and gas rates would remain unchanged during the remaining four months of the fiscal year.

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IMF To Revise Global Growth Forecast After Coronavirus Strain

The IMF is looking at all the data available and hopes to have a more concrete outlook of the ultimate impact when it publishes the next World Economic Outlook report in April.

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Coronavirus Poses Risks To Global Economy's Fragile Recovery: IMF

The IMF said a plethora of risks face the global economy, including the fast-spreading coronavirus and a renewed spike in US-China trade tensions besides climate-related natural disasters.

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