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IMF ‘carefully’ monitoring capital flows to Asia

  Anoop Singh (C), Director of IMF Asia and Pacific Department, with Romain Duval (L), IMF Asia and Pacific chief of Regional Studies Division, and Olaf Unteroberdoerster (R), deputy chief of Regional Studies Division, attends a press conference on Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook, in Singapore yesterday. Photo:AFP Agency Report The International Monetary Fund said Monday it is “carefully” ... Read More »

BD improves in business, bank systems: WB

  Financial News Service The World Bank, an international financial institution that provides loans to developing countries for capital programs, published a report recently titled ‘Bangladesh Improves Business and Bank Systems in Broad Plan to Digitalize’ on its website. The report reads as below– “Bangladesh is harnessing information technology to better the country’s business environment as part of its sweeping ... Read More »

IMF publishes revised guidelines for reserve management

Financial News Service The International Monetary Fund (IMF) published the revised guidelines for foreign exchange reserve management to help strengthen further the international financial architecture, promote policies and practices that contribute to stability and transparency in the financial sector and reduce the external vulnerabilities of member countries. The revision of the 2001 guidelines was triggered by structural changes both in ... Read More »

Weak global economy key worry as IMF, WB meet

 ANA  from  Washington Advanced and developing countries alike voiced worries over fragile global growth, eurozone stagnation and the swamp of excess monetary liquidity as the IMF and World Bank spring meetings kicked off yesterday. Calls continued from multiple fronts for countries to ease harsh austerity programs to boost growth and, at the same time, for the world’s central bankers to ... Read More »

BD economy to grow 6.0pc in 2013: IMF

  Nazmul Ahsan WASHINGTON D.C, USA: The latest forecast of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Bangladesh’s economy will grow at 6.0 per cent in 2013 and 6.4 per cent in 2014. India’s economy is projected to grow at 5.7 per cent in 2013 and 6.2 per cent next year, Nepal, 3.0 per cent in 2013 and 4.0 per cent ... Read More »

IMF warns against disorderly exit from stimulus

  Agency Report Countries will face risks of financial instability if central banks do not manage well the winding down of their easy-money monetary policies, the IMF said yesterday. Risks do not necessarily come from the extremely low interest rates and high liquidity measures many major central banks have taken since the 2008 financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund said ... Read More »