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IMF Urges 'Equity-Like' Government Support For Virus-Hit Firms

Government support in the form of loans would saddle such companies with huge debt, which would serve like a tax that makes it difficult for them to emerge from the crisis

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COVID-19: Learning To Live With Death

The Coronavirus crisis has created a ‘perfect storm’ and the emotional impact has become a global psychological pandemic for chances of suicide as job losses soar and people are isolated in their homes.

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By Alienating So Many Hong Kongers, China Has Wasted An Opportunity: CBC

Even as Hong Kong becomes more like China, the former colony may have inoculated the entire country with a taste for self-government and some ideas on how to get it.

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Lebanese Finance Official In IMF Talks Resigns Post

Alain Bifani is the second member of Lebanon's team at the IMF talks to resign this month. The finance ministry confirmed his resignation in a statement.

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IMF's Georgieva Says Virus Crisis Could Ultimately Test $1 Trillion War Chest

The Fund later on Friday approved a new, $5.2 billion 12-month loan program aimed at helping Egypt to cope with the coronavirus and plug budget and balance of payment gaps.

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Disconnect between financial markets, real economy can pose threat to recovery: IMF

Disconnect between financial markets, real economy can pose threat to recovery: IMF

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Volatile Trade At Bourses As IMF Downgrade On Growth Projections Dents Investor Confidence

BSE S&P Sensex closed 27 points or 0.08 per cent lower at 34,842 while the Nifty 50 slipped by 16 points or 0.16 per cent at 10,289.

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Equity indices subdued as IMF predicts Indian economy to contract by 4.5 pc

Equity indices subdued as IMF predicts Indian economy to contract by 4.5 pc

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World Bank Says Coronavirus To Shrink 2020 Global Output By 5.2%

Global Economic Prospects report, the World Bank said that advanced economies are expected to shrink 7.0% in 2020

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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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