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IMF Economic and Fiscal Updates – April 2015

The IMF has just released three reports, the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), “Uneven Growth: Short- and Long-Term Factors,” the update to the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR), “Navigating Monetary Policy Challenges and Managing Risks;” and the Fiscal Monitor (FM), “Now Is the Time: Fiscal Policies for Sustainable Growth.” According to the WEO, potential output …
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IMF Economic and Fiscal Updates – April 2014

The IMF has just released three reports, the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), “Recovery Strengthens, Remains Uneven,” the update to the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR), “Moving from Liquidity- to Growth-Driven Markets;” and the Fiscal Monitor (FM), “Public Expenditure Reform: Making Difficult Choices.” According to the WEO, global activity has broadly strengthened and is expected to …
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IMF Economic and Fiscal Updates – Oct 2013

The IMF has just released three reports, the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), “Transitions and Tensions,” the update to the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR), “Transition Challenges to Stability;” and the Fiscal Monitor (FM), “Taxing Times.” According to the WEO, global growth is in low gear, and the drivers of activity are changing. These dynamics …
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IMF Economic and Fiscal Updates – July 2012

The IMF has just released three reports, the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), “New Setbacks, Further Policy Action Needed;” the update to the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR), “Intense Financial Risks: Time for Action;” and the Fiscal Monitor, “Nurturing Credibility While Managing Risks to Growth.” According to the WEO, an already sluggish global recovery shows …
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Global Financial Stability Report, April 2012

The IMF has just published chapters 3 and 4 of the April 2012 Global Financial Stability Report, “The Quest for Lasting Stability”. Chapter 3, titled “Safe Assets: Financial System Cornerstone?,” examines the various roles of safe assets, the effects of different regulatory, policy, market distortions, and potential future pressure points that may arise from these. …
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IFS Economic and Financial Outlooks

The IFS has published the January Updates of their reports: the World Economic Outlook (WEO), the Global Financial Stability Report and the Fiscal Monitor. According to the WEO, the global recovery is threatened by intensifying strains in the euro area and fragilities elsewhere. Financial conditions have deteriorated, growth prospects have dimmed, and downside risks have …
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Global Financial Stability Report, Sep 2011

The IMF has just published chapters 2 and 3 of the September 2011 Global Financial Stability Report. Chapter 2, titled “Long-term Investors and Their Asset Allocation: Where Are They Now,” examines the fundamental drivers of the longer-term asset allocation decisions of unleveraged private and public institutional investors. The analysis shows that private asset allocation is …
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Global Financial Stability Report April 2011

The IMF has just published the Global Financial Stability Report, “Durable Financial Stability: Getting There from Here”. Although global financial stability has improved over the past six months, bolstered by better macroeconomic performance and continued accommodative macroeconomic policies, fragilities still remain. The two-speed recovery has posed different policy challenges for countries. The report gives policymakers …
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Global Financial Stability Report – October 2010

The global financial system is still the “Achilles heel” of the economic recovery, according to the International Monetary Fund’s Global Financial Stability Report, entitled, “Sovereigns, Funding, and Systemic Liquidity”. Progress toward global financial stability has experienced a setback since the April 2010 GFSR, with the recent turmoil in sovereign debt markets in Europe –particulary Ireland, …
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Meeting New Challenges to Stability and Building a Safer System

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has just launched its latest Global Financial Stability Report, “Meeting New Challenges to Stability and Building a Safer System”. The global financial system and the world economy are slowly regaining their health, thanks in large part to unprecedented interventions by governments, but the sharp rise in government debt during the …
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