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What it means to exit Enhanced Surveillance

By Tasos Dasopoulos Greater independence in economic policy is perhaps Greece's biggest gain from the end of next week when the enhanced surveillance regime, which has long been discounted by markets, will now formally expire. This special...

Sri Lanka: Agreement with the IMF postponed until September

Sri Lanka's new president, Ranil Wickremesinghe, announced on Saturday that a possible loan deal with the International Monetary Fund is not expected to be concluded before September, which he attributed to the unrest in recent months,...

IMF: Russia’s economy is withstanding sanctions more than expected

The Russian economy is now expected to suffer a less severe impact from international sanctions this year than previously estimated, the International Monetary Fund said yesterday, adding that, on the other hand, European economies are being...

IMF: Russia’s economy is more resistant to sanctions than expected

The Russian economy is now expected to suffer a less severe impact from international sanctions this year than previously estimated, the International Monetary Fund said yesterday, adding that, on the other hand, European economies are being...

The global economy is on the brink of recession, warns the IMF

The International Monetary Fund revised downwards its forecast for global growth again today, warning that downside risks from high inflation and the war in Ukraine could push the global economy to the brink of recession if...

IMF: Almost 5% of the German economy at risk if Russian natural gas is cut off

The German economy risks a 4.8% hit if Russia cuts off natural gas supplies to the country, the International Monetary Fund has warned, according to Bloomberg. Most of the impact will materialize next year, due to output...