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Greek Debt-Relief Talks Shift to Washington

Brussels and Athens are now turning their attention to Washington, where critical discussions on Greek debt relief will be held on the sidelines of...

IMF Estimates Lower Growth Rate for Greece

The IMF new assessment for growth in Greece is at 2 percent of gross domestic product, lower than the 2.6 percent forecast six months...

IMF Says Cyprus Needs to Tackle Bad Loans

Cyprus needs to make reforms to cut the number of bad loans in the island's troubled economy, the IMF has said. A post-bailout monitoring team...

IMF Head: Creditors Have ‘Legitimate Interest’ in Supervising Greece

Greece will likely remain under some kind of foreign supervision despite exiting its bailout program in August it has been claimed. Head of the IMF,...

EU: Greece Needs to Close Pending Prerequisites before Disbursement of Loan Tranche

Greece needs to complete three important prerequisites before the EU disburses the next loan tranche of €5.7 billion euros, a European official said, according...

IMF’s ‘Iron Lady’ in Greece to Move On

  The head of the IMF team in Greece, Romanian economist Delia Velculescu, is to leave her post after three years in the job, local media...

IMF Chief Congratulates Tsipras on ‘Reforms’

  A high-profile meeting between Greek premier Alexis Tsipras and IMF head Christine Lagarde has ended in Davos, Switzerland. Lagarde tweeted shortly after Thursday's meeting: "We...

IMF’s Lagarde: Greece Now Better Equipped for Economic Growth

Greece is now better equipped to achieve economic growth in the future after the structural reforms it has implemented due to the bailout terms,...

IMF Chief Backs Tough Greek Reforms

  Controversial reforms recently approved by the Greek parliament have been welcomed by the head of the IMF, Christine Lagarde. In comments reported by the Athens-Macedonian...

Greece has to Implement 82 Prerequisites for Successful Bailout Review

Greece has to implement 82 "difficult" prerequisites in order to successfully complete the third and fourth review of the bailout program, a Kathimerini newspaper...

IMF’s Lagarde: Greece’s Debt Needs Restructuring to Make it Sustainable

A restructuring of Greece's debt is essential so that the future of the Greek economy can be sustainable, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director...

EU Official: Too Early for Greece to Speak of “Clean Exit” from Bailout Program

Declan Costello, the European Commission mission chief for Greece's bailout program, said on Tuesday that it is too early for Athens to speak of...

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