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IMF Chief kicks against trade, currency wars

Global debt now $180trn, says IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has put the global debt at $180 trillion, warning highly indebted emerging-markets and low-income countries against what it termed...

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IMF forecasts 1.9% growth in Nigeria’s economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday said Nigeria’s economy is expected to grow by 1.9 percent in 2018, up from 0.8 per cent in 2017, mostly owing to...

Nigeria records 2.38% GDP growth in Q4 2018 - NBS

IMF forecasts 1.9% growth in Nigeria’s economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday said Nigeria’s economy is expected to grow by 1.9 percent in 2018, up from 0.8 per cent in 2017, mostly owing to...

Christine Lagarde

IMF: Trade disputes will reduce global GDP

Escalating trade wars between countries, if unchecked, could reduce global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by one per cent over the next two years, International Monetary...

Global debt hits $182tr, says IMF

Global debt hits $182tr, says IMF

  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Wednesday that global debt levels has reached a record $182 trillion (£138 trillion) in 2017, having grown 50...

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IMF slashes Nigeria’s growth projection to 1.9%

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has slashed its 2018 growth projections for Nigeria to 1.9 percent. The fund said the cut is as a result of poor economic...

Global debt hits $182tr, says IMF

U.S dollar over-valued, says IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday said the U.S. dollar is over-valued, China’s yuan is in line with fundamentals and nearly half of global current...

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IMF warns trade tensions may hinder global growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday said the world’s economy is still expected to grow at a solid pace this year, but worsening trade confrontations...

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IMF predicts 3.4% growth for Nigeria, Sub-Saharan countries

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), has predicted that Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan countries would grow their economies by an average of 3.4 percent in 2018, from...

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Sub-Saharan Africa at growing risk of debt distress- IMF

  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned on Tuesday that Sub-Saharan African nations are at growing risk of debt distress because of heavy borrowing and...

IMF Director of Research, Maurice Obstfeld

Nigeria’s economy to grow by 2.1 per cent, says IMF

Nigeria’s economy which grew by 0.8 per cent in 2017 will end this year, with a 2.1 per cent growth, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted. It, however,...

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IMF forecasts steady global growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday that global growth will keep a steady pace this year and next. In its latest World Economic Outlook, the IMF kept...