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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...

Talks on Greece’s Third Review Going ‘Impressively Smoothly’

A senior Eurozone official said on Friday that there has been major progress in talks to complete the third review of Greece's programme, with...

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...

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