The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum was the largest ever, with 17,000 guests, including Emmanuel Macron of France, Shinzo Abe of Japan, Wang Quishan of China and IMF General Director Christine Lagarde.
Meeting in the Oval Office on Tuesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, the president says Iran faces "bigger problems" if it restarts its nuclear program.
The latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
The International Monetary Fund has said it will not participate in a new bailout for Greece until an “explicit and concrete agreement” on debt relief is reached by the country’s eurozone creditors.
The International Monetary Fund agreed Thursday to lend Ukraine $17.5 billion to help prop up its deeply unstable economy.
Argentina has now taken the U.S. to The Hague for blocking the country’s 2005 settlement with the bulk of its creditors. The issue underscores the need for an international mechanism for nations to go bankrupt. Better yet would be a sustainable global monetary scheme that avoids the need for sovereign bankruptcy.
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No visible progress was made during deficit talks Sunday in which President Barack Obama failed to persuade House Republicans to support $4 trillion in cuts over the next 10 years. (more)
For the first time in history, a woman will lead the International Monetary Fund. French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde was tapped to replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn after he was accused of sexually assaulting a maid in New York.