Posts Tagged ‘imf’

Mark Carney comments increase expectations of near-term Bank of England rate hike

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Speech by Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney may increase expectation that the BoE is preparing the ground for a near-term interest rate hike, with a move as soon as November very much in play. (more…)

IMF downgrades UK growth – are more downgrades to follow?

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Michael Baxter, economics commentator for The Share Centre reflects on the International Monetary Fund’s growth predictions for 2017: (more…)

How increasing GDP uncertainty affects UK business

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

PwC’s latest Global Economy Watch says the degree of variation in forecasters’ UK GDP projections has been steadily increasing in recent months and is now higher than at any time in the past three years. (more…)

BoE-HKMA-IMF Joint Conference on “Monetary, Financial, and Prudential Policy Interactions in the Post-Crisis World”

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Meeting to assess the implications of post-crisis changes in the financial system


Reasons for investors to be optimistic as we move into a big week for global markets

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Headlines and events cause uncertainty leading to buying opportunities


Markets to remain volatile, investors poised for Grexit endgame opportunities

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Markets are likely to remain volatile for some time after the historic Greek referendum on Sunday, warns the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. (more…)

The real Greek tragedy? The geopolitical and economic fallout

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

The geopolitical and economic consequences will be the real Greek tragedy, warns the boss of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. (more…)

Greece: Is this time different?

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Today felt different. On the trading floor in 2010, there were plenty of nerves but still a general sense that the Europeans would come up with a deal for Greece. In 2012, haircuts had been widely trailed (more…)

How much should markets fear a Greek default?

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Alan Cauberghs, Senior Investment Director, Fixed Income, comments on the implications of the current situation in Greece for investors: (more…)

IMF Downgrades Global Forecast Despite Growth In U.S.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

The IMF lowered its forecast for global economic growth yesterday from a +4.0% estimate previously made in July, to +3.8%. (more…)

Regional Economic Outlook: Middle East And Central Asia

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

The near-term economic outlook for the Middle East and North Africa region has weakened says the International Monetary Fund (IMF). (more…)

IMF: Recovery Set To Gather Pace In South Korea

Friday, November 1st, 2013

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Ms. Isabelle Mateos y Lago, visited Seoul during October 21-November 1 to conduct the 2013 Article IV consultation discussions. (more…)

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