Home Tags IMF

Tag: IMF

Christine Lagarde Admits Failure of Greek Bailout Program

Christine Lagarde noted that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) would continue to support its positions, while she admitted that Greece’s bailout was not successful,...

IMF Urges Greece to Open ‘Closed Professions’

The International Monetary Fund proposed extensive interventions in the labor market to make it more “flexible” and limit youth unemployment according to its annual...

Greek Bailout Program Can Succeed Without IMF, says Fund’s Chief

The non-participation of the International Monetary Fund in Greece's bailout program does not mean the program will fail, said the Fund's chief Christine Lagarde. The...

WSJ: Tsipras Doesn’t Believe Greece Will Reach Budget Targets After 2018

  Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that Greece won't be able to achieve its primary surplus budget target when the current bailout program expires in...

Surprise from Lagarde: Let the Olympic Games Come Home to Athens, Permanently

While at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) shocked many with her response...

IMF Concerned Over Marinopoulos Supermarket Chain’s Problems

International Monetary Fund Spokesman Gerry Rice commented on the gloomy news of Greek supermarket giant chain, Marinopoulos, seeking protection from its creditors under an...

European Commissioner Rules Out Easing of Greece’s Budget Target

Greece should not expect a relaxation of its budget targets for 2018, said European Commissioner for Economic Affairs Pierre Moscovici on Tuesday. The commissioner talked...

ESM Chief: Varoufakis’ Term Cost Greece €100 Bln

The Yanis Varoufakis period cost the Greek economy about 100 billion euros, said the President of the European Stability Mechanism, Klaus Regling on Wednesday. The...

Delia Velculescu: IMF Wants Greek Debt Sustainability, Μeasures Aren’t Enough

International Monetary Fund (IMF) representative Delia Velculescu said that Greek debt is not sustainable, during her address at the Economist Conference in Athens. "Greece...

Eurogroup Chief Tells EP that ESM Will Approve 7.5-Bln-Euro Bailout Tranche for Greece

Eurogroup Chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem, speaking at the economic and monetary committee of the European Parliament, on Tuesday said he believed that the European Stability...

Greece Central Bank Chief Pushes for Bailout Overhaul

According to the Financial Times, Yannis Stournaras, the bank governor of Greece's central bank has called for “a new deal” to help the country cope...

Eurogroup Backstage Drama: IMF’s Disagreement Concerns EZ Finance Ministers

The Eurogroup meeting kept Eurozone finance ministers up until late in another sleepless night on Tuesday, May 24. A deal on Greece was finally...

LATEST