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IMF: Greek Economy to Grow by 1.8 pct in 2017

The Greek economy is expected to grow by 1.8 pct this year, 2.6 pct in 2018 and 1.9 pct in 2019, the International Monetary...

ECB’s Nowotny: Turn ESM into European Monetary Fund for Greece’s Bailout

Veteran European Central Bank policymaker Ewald Nowotny has backed turning the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) into a IMF-styled lender and for it taking over...

IMF’s Thomsen: Maturities Extension is Enough for Greek Debt Sustainability

In an interview with Austrian newspaper Der Standard, IMF's head of European department Poul Thomsen claimed that extending maturities of the Greek debt is...

IMF’s Lagarde: Implementation of Program, Debt Relief Essential for Greece

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, met Monday in Washington with the Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, to...

Lagarde and Tsakalotos Agree on Timely Completion of Greek Third Review

Christine Lagarde and Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos agreed that a timely completion of the third review of the Greek bailout is essential for...

IMF Not Asking Greece for More Fiscal Measures

The International Monetary Fund is not asking Greece to take any additional fiscal measures under the bailout programme, the head of the IMF's European...

IMF: No New Measures for Greece if 2018 Primary Surplus is at 2.2%

The International Monetary Fund is not asking the Greek government to take new measures to cover the fiscal gap that is due to the...

IMF: Greek Economy to Grow by 2.6% in 2018, Weaken in 2022

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday said that the Greek economy will grow by 2.6% in 2018, up from a 2.4% growth rate estimated...

Greek FinMin Tsakalotos to Meet with IMF Chief Christine Lagarde

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and his deputy, George Chouliarakis, will meet with the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde on Saturday. The...

Greek PM Tsipras Calls for a ‘European IMF’ at EU Summit

Alexis Tsipras said that many EU leaders recognize the need for Europe to create its own institutions to deal with problems, instead of relying...

IMF’s Thomsen: No Stability Concerns Over Greek Banks

Poul Thomsen, Director of the European Department of the IMF, said there are "no concerns" about the stability of Greek banks and an asset...

Greek Bank Stress Tests by ECB may Come Earlier Next Year

The European Central Bank may bring forward its stress test of Greek banks next year, finalising data well before Greece is due to exit...

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