Oxfam urges criminalisation of illicit financial flows enablers
Oxfam, a confederation of 20 independent charitable organizations focusing on the alleviation of global poverty, has called on the National Assembly to enact a law that would totally criminalize actions of banks,....
IMF to begin search for new leader as Lagarde resigns as of September 12
Christine Lagarde will resign from the International Monetary Fund on September 12 as she awaits final word on her nomination to the presidency of the European Central Bank, she announced Tuesday.
IMF reaches agreement with Argentina that will release $5.4 bn loan tranche
The International Monetary Fund on Friday reached an agreement with Argentina that will allow release of the next $5.4 billion disbursement under the loan program intended to help stabilize the South American nation's economy.
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.
Nigeria's 'dead capital' rises to $900 billion
Latest report by the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), has revealed that Nigeria needs to unlock as much as $900billion worth of dead capital...
Random thoughts on productivity
Chancellor Philip Hammond of the Bank of England in a speech few months back in the British House of Commons, said that the productivity question in relation to national economy is the one challenge that the G7 countries are still grappling with, but with no silver lining on the horizon. This is a rare admission…
IMF's Lagarde: Resolving trade tensions 'immediate priority' for G20
The global economy is at a "delicate juncture" which will require central banks to maintain stimulus and governments to resolve trade disputes quickly, the International Monetary Fund warned Wednesday.
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 and IMF growth projections
As always, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) jumbled the state of Nigeria’s economy, its needs, problems and the key to solving...