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Downturn from pandemic offers path to green, climate resilient economies: IMF
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Downturn from pandemic offers path to green, climate resilient economies: IMF

A fiscal stimulus could be an opportunity to boost green and resilient public infrastructure, the IMF said.

'Inequality starts at top': UN chief pushes for reform of global institutions in speech to world leaders
World

'Inequality starts at top': UN chief pushes for reform of global institutions in speech to world leaders

Antonio Guterres pushed for a so-called New Global Deal to ensure power, wealth and opportunity are shared more broadly and fairly.

India's economy wasn't hit as hard as anticipated; scope to boost farm employment: veteran banker KV Kamath tells Network18
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India's economy wasn't hit as hard as anticipated; scope to boost farm employment: veteran banker KV Kamath tells Network18

Indicating there is a big scope for enhancing farm employment, KV Kamath said that agriculture has come back very quickly and rural India has been less affected by the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Africa's growing middle class being battered by coronavirus; COVID-19 could push 58 mn into extreme poverty
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Africa's growing middle class being battered by coronavirus; COVID-19 could push 58 mn into extreme poverty

About 170 million out of Africa’s 1.3 billion people are now classified as middle class. But about eight million of them could be thrust into poverty because of the coronavirus and its economic fallout, according to World Data Lab

Indian economy to contract by 4.5% in 2020 due to longer lockdown, slow recovery, says IMF
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Indian economy to contract by 4.5% in 2020 due to longer lockdown, slow recovery, says IMF

The IMF on Wednesday projected a sharp contraction of 4.5 percent for the Indian economy in 2020, a 'historic low', citing the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic that has nearly stalled all economic activities

Nirmala Sitharaman's first COVID-19 stimulus sheds moral baggage for morale booster, but fiscal puzzles remain
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Nirmala Sitharaman's first COVID-19 stimulus sheds moral baggage for morale booster, but fiscal puzzles remain

There is plenty to celebrate for MSMEs and other entities covered under Nirmala Sitharaman's first package of details to flesh out Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Rs 20-lakh-crore stimulus

Gold prices slip after rising 1% in previous session as dollar firms up; weak equities cap losses
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Gold prices slip after rising 1% in previous session as dollar firms up; weak equities cap losses

Spot gold eased 0.2 percent to $1,689.45 per ounce by 0031 GMT, while plummeting US crude oil prices increased bullion’s safe-haven appeal on Monday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI governor Shaktikanta Das hopes India will stage sharp V-shaped recovery in FY22
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Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI governor Shaktikanta Das hopes India will stage sharp V-shaped recovery in FY22

The Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday said there are a few slivers of brightness amidst the encircling gloom and hoped that India will stage a sharp V-shaped recovery in 2021-22 as projected by the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Coronavirus Outbreak: IMF approves nearly $1.4 bn to Pakistan to meet balance of payment crisis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IMF approves nearly $1.4 bn to Pakistan to meet balance of payment crisis

The IMF has approved the disbursement of $1.386 billion as a financial assistance to cash-strapped Pakistan to meet its urgent balance of payment needs stemming from the COVID-19 outbreak

Coronavirus Outbreak: Asia to see zero percent growth in 2020, worst performance in 60 years, says IMF
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Asia to see zero percent growth in 2020, worst performance in 60 years, says IMF

Asia is expected to witness zero percent growth in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic, its worst growth performance in almost 60 years, but still the world's largest and most populous continent is likely to fare better than other regions in terms of activity, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said

Coronavirus Outbreak: IMF proposes to deploy full $1 trillion lending capacity to support countries battling COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IMF proposes to deploy full $1 trillion lending capacity to support countries battling COVID-19

Describing the COVID-19 pandemic as "a crisis like no other," IMF head Kristalina Georgieva has said the international lender plans to use all its $1 trillion lending capacity to support countries across the world battling the deadly outbreak

Coronavirus Outbreak: IMF supports India's 'proactive' decision of nationwide lockdown despite economic slowdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IMF supports India's 'proactive' decision of nationwide lockdown despite economic slowdown

"India entered the pandemic turmoil in the midst of a credit crunch-induced slowdown and its recovery prospect becomes more uncertain," Chang Yong Rhee, the Director of the IMF's Asia and Pacific Department,

Stock Market Today Latest Updates: Indices give up gains as Sensex tanks over 300 points, Nifty above 8,900-mark; bank, auto, energy stock fall
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Stock Market Today Latest Updates: Indices give up gains as Sensex tanks over 300 points, Nifty above 8,900-mark; bank, auto, energy stock fall

Stock Market Today LIVE Updates: Sensex soars above 770 points, Nifty crosses 9,200-mark; Rupee opens high

Coronavirus Outbreak: IMF calls on all countries to refrain from putting restrictions on exporting medical supplies
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IMF calls on all countries to refrain from putting restrictions on exporting medical supplies

The IMF has called on all countries to refrain from putting restrictions on exporting medical supplies in view of their massive requirement across the globe to combat the coronavirus pandemic that has killed at least 119,000 people and infected nearly two million

Handful of European nations begin to ease coronavirus lockdown rules, but move warily
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Handful of European nations begin to ease coronavirus lockdown rules, but move warily

Slowly, tentatively, a handful of European countries began lifting constraints on daily life this week for the first time since the start of the coronavirus crisis, providing an early litmus test of whether western democracies can gingerly restart their economies and restore basic freedoms without reviving the spread of the disease

Coronavirus Outbreak: IMF anticipates sharpest negative economic growth fallout since Great Depression
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IMF anticipates sharpest negative economic growth fallout since Great Depression

The year 2020 could see the worst global economic fallout since the Great Depression in the 1930s with over 170 countries likely to experience negative per capita income growth due to the raging coronavirus pandemic, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Thursday

IMF warns coronavirus recession could be worse than 2009 financial crisis; says will require unprecedented response
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IMF warns coronavirus recession could be worse than 2009 financial crisis; says will require unprecedented response

The world economy is facing "severe" economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic that could be even more costly than in 2009 and will require an unprecedented response, International Monetary Fund(IMF) chief Kristalina Georgieva said Monday

IMF, World Bank consider 'virtual' Spring Meetings in April as coronavirus spreads; concerns about close interactions with 189 member countries
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IMF, World Bank consider 'virtual' Spring Meetings in April as coronavirus spreads; concerns about close interactions with 189 member countries

IMF and World Bank managers were considering various options, and the scale and scope of the meeting would reflect the degree of concern

WEF 2020: Growth slowdown in India temporary, expect momentum to improve going ahead, says IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva
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WEF 2020: Growth slowdown in India temporary, expect momentum to improve going ahead, says IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva

IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva on Friday said growth slowdown in India appears to be temporary and she expects the momentum to improve going ahead

India slips in The Economist’s Democracy rankings: Soon after IMF's GDP growth cut forecast, another grim outlook hits stumbling economy
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India slips in The Economist’s Democracy rankings: Soon after IMF's GDP growth cut forecast, another grim outlook hits stumbling economy

The Economist list came just hours after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India’s 2019 GDP growth sharply and cautioned on the rising social unrest