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IMF: World Economic Growth to Recover on 2nd Half of 2019

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The world financial institution, International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicts an increase in world economic activity on the second half of 2019,...

David Malpass: The World Needs New Approach to Reduce Poverty in...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The World Bank Executive Board has approved David Robert Malpass's victory to fill the leadership chair of financial institutions after being...

Morning Briefing: Indonesian Crude Price Rises to US$63.60 in March

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry announced Indonesian Crude Price (ICP) has increased to US$63.60 per barrel in March, 3.73 percent...

More Global Economic Slowdown, Says IMF

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected a slower economic growth in this year, than its previous projection. It said, global economy is now prone to...

Argentina Get Access of US$10.87B Funds from IMF

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Argentina have reached an agreement on the third review of economic programs supported by Stand-by Arrangements (SBA),...

IMF: CBs Set the Zero Interest Rates in a Crisis Era

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Many central banks reduced interest rates to around zero percent during the global financial crisis to boost the economy, said International Monetary...

IMF Cuts Global Economic Growth Outlook

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Global economic growth is expected to slow down this year, only growing at around 3.5 percent in 2019 and up to...

Argentina Asks IMF Releases the Last Trance Loans Amid Crisis

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Argentina' government announced that it has agreed to accelerated loan disbursement of the rest of US$50...

IMF Calls G20 to Addresses Global Trade Disputes

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - International Monetary Fund Director Christine Lagarde encouraged policy makers to address trade disputes in a "cooperative spirit" to minimize dampening global growth. She...

IMF: Trump’s Tariff Policy Could Damage Global Trading System

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned United States (U.S) President Donald Trump that its new tariff policy could damage the global trading...

IMF Agrees with Argentina on a 3-Year’s US$50 Billion Stand-By Arrangement

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Argentine authorities and International Monetary Fund (IMF) have reached an agreement on a 36-month Stand-By Arrangement amounting to US$50 billion, equivalent...

IMF: Asia Can Withstand Pressures from Strong Dollar

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Emerging economies in Asia are well placed to withstand a pressure stemming from a stronger dollar as it was not triggered...

Measuring Risks on China’s Belt and Road Initiative for Indonesia

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde has warned potential debt problems for partner countries involved in China's Belt and...

Lagarde Calls for G20 Policies to Make Growth More Resilient and...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) urged Group of 20 (G20) to make growth more resilient and more...

Promoting Renewables Investment at IMF-World Bank Annual Meeting

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian government and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, are working together to promote the renewable energy investment in...

IMF: Indonesia Needs Preparation for Changes

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday the global economy was showing broad-based growth, but the landscape...

A Day Away Lagarde and Widodo

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) received the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Merdeka Palace on Monday (26/2). Lagarde was...

Political Review: Investment is the Key

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Political volatility within the next two years is unlikely to disrupt the Indonesian economy. Such optimism was shared by a number...

When Sudden Global Volatility Rattles Markets

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Asian stock markets drop after Dow Jones posts second biggest points fall more than 1,000 points and entered correction territory. Japan's Nikkei...

IMF Positive about Indonesia’s Economic Growth in 2018

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said the Indonesia economic outlook is positive with 5.6 per cent growth will rise gradually over the...

IMF Raises Global Economic Forecast, Citing Impact of U.S Tax Cuts

DAVOS (TheInsiderStories) - The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) World Economic Outlook, released on Monday, says tax cuts in the United States will improve U.S. investment...

Economic Outlook: Multilateral Agencies Urge Growth in 2018

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - As 2017 winds down, we can study how prospective investors took notice of numerous positive economic signals, which together may have...

IMF: Brexit Potential to Reshape The Structure of UK Economy.

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Brexit has the potential to reshape the structure of the United Kingdom (UK) economy. The impact...

IMF Projects Indonesia’s GDP to Reach 5.3% Next year

 JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected a 5.1 per cent growth rate in 2017 and 5.3 per cent in 2018...

IMF: Woes Oil Exporter Countries on Deficit Amid Lower Price

The Middle East's oil producers are bracing for continued pressure from lower oil prices, with the International Monetary Fund projecting cumulative budget deficits of...

IMF: 35 Members Pledge US$340 Billion to Reserves

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Twenty-five members of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have reportedly committed a total of SDR243 billion (US$340 billion) in bilateral borrowed resources, at...

IMF Waves Red Flag on World’s Top Lenders

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The International Monetary Fund has warned that nine of the world's largest banks, considered systematically critical, may struggle to maintain profitability in...

IMF-World Economic Outlook: The Economy is Accelerating

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has stated the global economy recovery is continuing at a faster pace, despite remaining challenges – particularly those...

Christine Lagarde: A Time to Repair the Roof

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde, said on Thursday (5/10) that "the long-awaited global recovery is taking root" and...