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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
Business

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

IMF MD Kristalina Georgieva ropes in Raghuram Rajan, 11 others to key external advisory group
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IMF MD Kristalina Georgieva ropes in Raghuram Rajan, 11 others to key external advisory group

Raghuram Rajan, 57, who was the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor for three years until September 2016, is currently working as a professor at the prestigious University of Chicago

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

World Bank approves  $1 billion emergency funds for India to tackle coronavirus outbreak
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World Bank approves $1 billion emergency funds for India to tackle coronavirus outbreak

The World Bank has approved $1 billion emergency funding for India to help it tackle the coronavirus pandemic, which has claimed 76 lives and infected 2,500 people in the country

World Bank approves first $1.9 bn for poor countries battling virus; President David Malpass says could provide up to $160 bn assistance
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World Bank approves first $1.9 bn for poor countries battling virus; President David Malpass says could provide up to $160 bn assistance

World Bank President David Malpass predicted the bank could provide up to $160 billion in assistance over the next 15 months.

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

Ravi Shankar Prasad retracts statement on success of movies indicating 'no economic slowdown', says 'factually incorrect'
India

Ravi Shankar Prasad retracts statement on success of movies indicating 'no economic slowdown', says 'factually incorrect'

Day after Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that three Bollywood movies generating business of Rs 120 crore on the 2 October holiday suggested a 'sound economy', he retracted the statement saying it was 'factually incorrect'

Ravi Shankar Prasad dismisses IMF remarks on economic slowdown, says three movies earning Rs 120 cr in day points to 'sound' economy
India

Ravi Shankar Prasad dismisses IMF remarks on economic slowdown, says three movies earning Rs 120 cr in day points to 'sound' economy

Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad termed wrong the National Sample Survey Organisation's report which claimed that unemployment was at a 45-year high

Global economy in 'synchronised slowdown' says new IMF chief; effects more pronounced in India, Brazil
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Global economy in 'synchronised slowdown' says new IMF chief; effects more pronounced in India, Brazil

Around 90% of the world would be faced with an economic slowdown, said International Monetary Fund's (IMF) new managing director Kristalina Georgieva

World Bank's top executive Kristalina Georgieva set to become IMF's second woman chief
World

World Bank's top executive Kristalina Georgieva set to become IMF's second woman chief

A top executive at the World Bank, Kristalina Georgieva of Bulgaria, is now officially unopposed in her bid to become only the second woman ever to lead the International Monetary Fund

Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, cites more clarity for nomination as European Central Bank president
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Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, cites more clarity for nomination as European Central Bank president

Christine Lagarde said in a statement her resignation was effective 12 September, opening the way for the IMF to launch the search for her successor

Ban Ki-moon, Bill Gates to head commission on climate change; project to launch in September
World

Ban Ki-moon, Bill Gates to head commission on climate change; project to launch in September

The commission seeks to "convince countries across the globe to take measures to arm themselves against the consequences of climate change." the Dutch minister for infrastructure and water management said.

Not educating girls affects population growth, costs global economy $15 to $30 trillion, says World Bank
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Not educating girls affects population growth, costs global economy $15 to $30 trillion, says World Bank

World Bank reported on the eve of UN Malala Day that not educating girls has costed the global economy around $15 to $ 30 trillion

Devendra Fadnavis meets World Bank CEO, seeks assistance for multimodal transport corridor, rural livelihood project
India

Devendra Fadnavis meets World Bank CEO, seeks assistance for multimodal transport corridor, rural livelihood project

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis the World Bank's help for a Multimodal Transport Corridor and Rural Livelihood Project for sustainable livelihood in many villages

India will be a 'high middle-income economy' by 2047 due to GST and reforms, says World Bank CEO
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India will be a 'high middle-income economy' by 2047 due to GST and reforms, says World Bank CEO

The World Bank credited India's "extraordinary" achievement of quadrupling of per capita income to reforms taken in last three decades

Indus Waters Treaty: India accepts Pakistan's invitation for talks in March-end
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Indus Waters Treaty: India accepts Pakistan's invitation for talks in March-end

The Indian Commissioner of the Permanent Indus Commission has accepted his Pakistani counterpart's invitation for talks on the Indus Waters Treaty scheduled to be held in Pakistan in the second half of March.

World Bank CEO’s pat for demonetisation is a shot in the arm for Modi; it also exposes unreliability of economists
Economy

World Bank CEO’s pat for demonetisation is a shot in the arm for Modi; it also exposes unreliability of economists

What bothers one is the absolute authority with which one makes assertions, that too involving precise numbers.

World BanK CEO Kristalina Georgieva boards Mumbai train: Will the promised $1 bn improve commuting experience?
India

World BanK CEO Kristalina Georgieva boards Mumbai train: Will the promised $1 bn improve commuting experience?

World Bank’s Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva, on Tuesday, hopped onto a Mumbai local train and as media reports go, she wanted to get a feel of the local commuter train system, known as the super-dense crowd carrier.