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International Finance

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Economy

IMF cuts its global growth

Predicts increase in uncertainty after Brexit IFM Correspondent July 20, 2016: Keeping a close eye on Brexit and its anticipated impact, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its global growth forecasts for the next two years. The move included a nearly full percentage point reduction in the UK’s 2017 growth forecast. Cutting its World...
Economy

IMF: Austerity measures not always good

IFM Correspondent Says benefits in terms of increased growth difficult to establish June 20, 2016: The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in its latest report, has put out a strong message against austerity measures undertaken by governments. The report, a critic to neo-liberal doctrine, states that austerity measures do more harm than good in the long...
Economy

Saudi announces Vision 2030 to transform its economy

The aim is to make a smooth transition away from dependency on oil revenue Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya May 13, 2016: With oil price continuing to show no signs of improvement, it is no secret that oil dependant nations have to think of alternatives to run their economy. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recently announced a...
Economy

Doubts on Greek deal remain

The government doesn’t share the ideological underpinnings of the requested austerity measures Peter Vanden Houte August 14, 2015: It seems as if a deal on a third bail-out package (€86 bn over the next three years) between the Greek government and representatives from the IMF, the European Commission, the ECB and the ESM has been...
Economy

Warning of global slowdown

20% of the countries that tapped into the World Bank’s fund for the poorest yet to show any growth IFM Correspondent October 6, 2014: In an effort to warn the global economy against considerable downside risk, finance and development ministers from around the world will meet in Washington DC on October 11, 2014. With Europe...
Business Leaders

The Most Powerful Central Banker in the World

Yellen, 67, presently the vice-chairwoman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System will be the first woman to head the central bank in its 100 year old history. 10th October 2013 At a time where women are taking over coveted positions in corporates and other sectors, the banking sector is no exception....
Islamic Banking

Senegal as the West African Hub for Islamic Finance

International Finance Desk
Senegal’s attraction to banks rests on its macroeconomic and political stability. Senegal as the West African Hub for Islamic Finance Senegal’s banking system is one of Africa’s most competitive. Yet, there is still lot of scope for it to expand and improve due its steady economic growth and a large unbanked population. If this rise...
Economy

Bail In or Bail Out

Differences are coined based on the EU bank resolution and recovery directive and are applicable to those countries and banks which fall under their scope. 2nd September 2013 (BailOut) Scenario: 1 A spokesman from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said the IMF did not have any discussions with Greece for a third bail out, as...
Islamic Banking

Senegal as the West African Hub for Islamic Finance

Senegal’s attraction to banks rests on its macroeconomic and political stability. Senegal as the West African Hub for Islamic Finance Senegal’s banking system is one of Africa’s most competitive. Yet, there is still lot of scope for it to expand and improve due its steady economic growth and a large unbanked population. If this rise...