International Monetary Fund

No market passport from the IMF

Eurozone authorities are seeking ways to offset the International Monetary Fund's abstention from the Greek program, as it again became apparent on Friday that it will be particularly difficult for the IMF to unreservedly issue Greece with a passport to the money markets.

Compromise solution still sought for IMF to stay in the program

One way or another, the International Monetary Fund will remain committed to Greece, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde stated on Monday.

Speaking in Berlin after her meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the IMF chief added that the terms of the Fund's engagement in Greece will probably become clearer after June 21.

IMF Chief: Clouds over Global Economy are 'Getting Darker by the Day'

Escalating trade tensions are posing an increasing threat to the global economy, the head of the International Monetary Fund has warned.

"The clouds on the horizon ... are getting darker by the day," IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said at a news conference in Berlin on Monday.

The IMF Provides a $ 50 Billion Loan to Argentina

BBC - The International Monetary Fund has agreed to lend Argentina up to $50bn (£37.2bn) as the country seeks to bolster its struggling economy.

The three-year agreement must still be approved by the IMF board.

Argentina, which has been plagued by economic problems for years, asked for assistance from the IMF on 8 May after its currency hit an all-time low.

Little progress made in Canada talks on Greek debt as time runs out

European officials are still optimistic after the minimal progress made in last weekend's talks on the Greek debt in Canada, although some distance remains between the International Monetary Fund and Berlin.

Discussions are expected to continue at Thursday's Euro Working Group meeting in Paris, but very little time remains for the IMF to fully enter the Greek program.