Tag: International Monetary Fund

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

British Pound (GBP/USD) Latest: IMF U-Turn, UK PMIs, US Debt Talks

May 23, 2023

Via: DailyFX

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has performed a quick U-turn on the UK’s growth outlook and now sees the economy expanding by 0.4% in 2023. In January this year, the IMF predicted that the UK economy would contract by 0.6% […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Are Brazil and Argentina Heading Toward a Tragedy of the Monetary Commons?

February 6, 2023


Earlier this month, Argentina and Brazil announced that they would begin working to implement a common currency. The news shocked many economists, including Oliver Blanchard, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund. Blanchard responded by tweeting: “This Is Insane.” […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Gold Price Forecast: XAU Faces Tough Path Despite Economic Growth Woes

October 13, 2021

Via: DailyFX

The price of gold caught a bid overnight, although it appears bulls aren’t too keen to capitalize on further upside. XAU/USD is nearly unchanged for October following last month’s 3.14% drop. Overall, the fundamental outlook remains skewed to the downside […]

Activity, Trading

The trade war is weighing ‘like a big, dark cloud’ on the global economy, says Christine Lagarde

September 23, 2019


For incoming European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde, the U.S.-China trade war is the biggest threat to the global economy. Lagarde, who has run the International Monetary Fund since 2011 and was selected in July to replace Mario Draghi from […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Still scope for US interest rate cut, says IMF’s chief economist

June 19, 2019


There is still room for the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) chief economist suggested ahead of the latest decision on rates from the central bank on Wednesday. The Fed is widely expected to […]