Christine Lagarde continues to break glass ceilings
Christine Lagarde has made a career out of breaking glass ceilings in the halls of international finance and is now poised to break one more, leading the European Central Bank.
G20 says worsening trade wars pose risk to world economy
The world's top financial policymakers admitted Sunday that trade tensions had worsened, posing a risk for the global economy, after a G20 meeting that laid...
IMF warns US-China trade war will 'jeopardize' 2019 global growth
The IMF warned Thursday that the escalating US-China trade war will "jeopardize" 2019 global growth, undermining confidence and raising prices for consumers.
Nigeria’s sluggish economy in web of subsidy conundrum
The nation’s economy, no doubt, has become a classical case of abused entity, literally going through the pains of maladministration, mismanagement of its resources, secret and underhand dealings....
IMF chief warns of high Arab public debt
Public debt has rapidly increased in many Arab countries since the 2008 global financial crisis, due to persistently high budget deficits, the International Monetary Fund warned Saturday.
IMF puts global debt at $180trn
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has put the global debt at $180 trillion, warning highly indebted emerging-markets and low-income countries against what it termed pro-cyclical fiscal policies.
Trump trade war to become reality as China tariffs hit
After months of threats and dwindling hopes the two sides would pull back from the brink of all-out trade war, steep US tariffs on tens of billions in Chinese goods are due to take...
Nigeria’s debt level under control, says Adeosun
In spite of the warning by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that debt levels in African economies were rising, Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, yesterday said Nigeria’s debt level was still sustainable and under control.