US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew described taxation reform as among the G20's most crucial initiatives Friday as the world's major economies look to close loopholes used by huge multinational firms.
The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that there was no panic in emerging markets even as countries like India, Turkey and Argentina were facing sharp capital outflows and currency pressures.
Bailed-out Greece is hoping to return to bond markets in the second half of 2014 -- but only if growth and a primary budget surplus permits, its finance minister said Sunday.
The UN's new Green Climate Fund (GCF)opened its headquarters in South Korea on Wednesday, facing the key challenge of funding its mission to support low carbon projects around the world.
The International Monetary Fund announced Thursday it has harnessed windfall gold profits from member countries to fund loans to the world's poorest countries in the coming years.
The International Monetary Fund approved Friday a standby loan of nearly two billion euros ($2.7 billion) to match a backup loan of the same size requested from the EU.
The International Monetary Fund warned the Group of 20 Wednesday that emerging economies were slowing more than expected and under pressure from US plans to slow its stimulus.
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn declared in an interview broadcast on Russian television that his political career was over and he was instead working as an economic advisor.
The International Monetary Fund released 1.72 billion euros ($2.29 billion) in aid for Greece on Monday after completing a review of the country's performance under the international rescue program.
Greece's parliament early on Thursday narrowly approved a sweeping bill of reforms tied to the country's next tranche of EU-IMF loans.
Greece's prime minister faces protests this week over a bill that must pass for the country to receive a fresh tranche of EU-IMF aid.
Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn said he doesn't have "any kind of problems with women".
IMF chief Christine Lagarde hopes the new Greek government "will hold" and that "one day" the Fund's work in Europe, currently the target of criticism.
Stephane Richard, the head of telecoms company Orange and a former aide to IMF chief Christine Lagarde, was charged in a corruption probe related to Lagarde's time as France's finance minister.
The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday admitted to significant failures in the first Greek rescue that forced a second, larger bailout and left the country in a deep recession.
The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, warned Tuesday the global economy may be slowing more than thought just over a month ago.
Greece on Friday received a vote of confidence from international creditors over progress in overhauling its stricken economy -- and a fresh injection of cash from the IMF.
The judge in a corruption case linked to IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been placed under formal investigation for fraud.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde avoided immediate charges on Friday but was named an "assisted witness" after French prosecutors grilled her for two days over a state payout to a disgraced tycoon when she was finance minister.
French prosecutors began questioning IMF chief Christine Lagarde for a second day Friday to decide if she should be charged over a state payout to a disgraced tycoon during her time as finance minister.
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