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Here's a new word to describe the price environment in Europe

Welcome to a new word in the world of central banking/monetary policy.

It’s “lowflation” — to indicate a period of prolonged low inflation.

It’s that in-between state when an economy is experiencing declining rates in the rate of increase in prices, but prices aren’t falling outright as yet. 139 more words

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The IMF Is Sleepwalking Into Another Global Economic Catastrophe

The complacency is palpable. Despite some dire warnings about risky trading and the threat posed by overly indebted banks, the mood last week at the International Monetary Fund’s spring conference was one of calm. 753 more words


Finance officials: Global economy turns the corner

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world’s top finance officials expressed confidence Saturday that the global economy finally has turned the corner to stronger growth. This time, they may be right. 904 more words


Who should be the next president of the European Commission?

The European elections this May offer the chance for a new, innovative way forward. Five years of crisis and austerity have left The European experiment on the precipice of failure. 814 more words

Christine Lagarde

IMF Advises Low Income Countries Against Debt Build Up

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde has advised low income countries with positive growth indicators to guard against rapid debt build up, to avoid unwanted crisis. 16 more words

Lagarde: Greece returns on International Capital Markets

Time 10.34 p.m. CEST

Greece successfully returns to international capital markets and that is a sign that Greece is heading in the right direction, according to the International Monetary Fund Managing Director, Christine Lagarde. 350 more words


Ukraine’s Economy Would Have Collapsed Without Russian Aid – IMF Chief

MOSCOW, April 3 (RIA Novosti) – Ukraine’s ailing economy would have collapsed without Russia’s financial help, the head of the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday. 252 more words