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Challenge and hope: analysing Egypt's loan from the IMF

Egypt is to get an International Monetary Fund bailout loan, but can it bring down public debt, control inflation and protect the country's poor?

Egypt is to get an International Monetary Fund bailout loan, but can it bring down public debt, control inflation and protect the country's poor?

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Egypt devalues its currency to stabilise the economy

Egypt has effectively devalued its currency by allowing it to trade freely, hoping to stabilising the economy and attracting foreign investment.

Egypt has effectively devalued its currency by allowing it to trade freely, hoping to stabilising the economy and attracting foreign investment.

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Greek unions protest against labour reforms

Thousands of Greek workers protest at further labour reforms as government launches fresh talks with lenders

Thousands of Greek workers protest at further labour reforms as government launches fresh talks with lenders

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No DoJ deal for Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank has failed to secure a speedy deal with the US Department of Justice over the misselling of mortgage-backed securities.

Deutsche Bank has failed to secure a speedy deal with the US Department of Justice over the misselling of mortgage-backed securities.

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The ouch of owing: IMF warns of dangers of mounting global debt

The International Monetary Fund has expressed concern that public and private debt reached 225 five percent of the world's economic output last year.

The International Monetary Fund has expressed concern that public and private debt reached 225 five percent of the world's economic output last year.

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IMF paints gloomy picture of global economy

The International Monetary Fund has warned further economic stagnation will fuel more populist sentiment against trade and immigration.

The International Monetary Fund has warned further economic stagnation will fuel more populist sentiment against trade and immigration.

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The difficult task of securing Egypt's financial future

Egypt's $12 billion (10.7 billion euro) loan from the International Monetary Fund dominated a major conference in Cairo on the country's financial future.

Egypt's $12 billion (10.7 billion euro) loan from the International Monetary Fund dominated a major conference in Cairo on the country's financial future.

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Egypt sees stability for its economy with IMF loans

As Egypt says it is close to agreeing loans from the International Monetary Fund that it hopes will restore confidence in its struggling economy, Euronews talks to experts and ordinary Egyptians.

As Egypt says it is close to agreeing loans from the International Monetary Fund that it hopes will restore confidence in its struggling economy, Euronews talks to experts and ordinary Egyptians.

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IMF' Lagarde to stand trial over 400 million euro state payout

France's highest appeals court has ruled that IMF head Christine Lagarde must stand trial for her role in a 400 million euro state payout to French businessman Bernard Tapie.

France's highest appeals court has ruled that IMF head Christine Lagarde must stand trial for her role in a 400 million euro state payout to French businessman Bernard Tapie.

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International Monetary Fund sees feeble growth for Italian economy

The International Monetary Fund predicts GDP growth for Italy of less than one percent this year and only slightly more in 2017, with Brexit and debt-laden banks the biggest factors.

The International Monetary Fund predicts GDP growth for Italy of less than one percent this year and only slightly more in 2017, with Brexit and debt-laden banks the biggest factors.

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Lagarde says IMF stands ready to moderate Brexit effects

With the financial and stock markets in turmoil steady hands are needed on the levers of international finance and the International Monetary Fund’s director Christine Lagarde was quick to reassure th

With the financial and stock markets in turmoil steady hands are needed on the levers of international finance and the International Monetary Fund’s director Christine Lagarde was quick to reassure th

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IMF urges France to speed up reforms to create jobs and cut debt

The International Monetary Fund has warned France's economy is not recovering quickly enough to cut unemployment and debt significantly and more reforms are needed.

The International Monetary Fund has warned France's economy is not recovering quickly enough to cut unemployment and debt significantly and more reforms are needed.

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IMF welcomes Saudi reforms

The International Monetary Fund is applauding Saudi Arabia's sweeping reform plan calling it "an appropriately bold and far-reaching transformation".

The International Monetary Fund is applauding Saudi Arabia's sweeping reform plan calling it "an appropriately bold and far-reaching transformation".

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Blunt Brexit warning from International Monetary Fund's Lagarde

IMF head Christine Lagarde warns there would be no economic positives from Britain leaving the EU and the impact would range from "pretty bad to very, very bad".

IMF head Christine Lagarde warns there would be no economic positives from Britain leaving the EU and the impact would range from "pretty bad to very, very bad".

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IMF sub-Saharan Africa 2016 outlook sees weaker growth

The IMF says 2016 will be another difficult year for sub-Saharan Africa because of factors including the steep decline in commodity prices, the Ebola outbreak and drought.

The IMF says 2016 will be another difficult year for sub-Saharan Africa because of factors including the steep decline in commodity prices, the Ebola outbreak and drought.

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Saudi Arabia responds to low oil prices with economic reform plan

Saudi Arabia has unveiled an economic reform plan including selling part of its state energy giant Saudi Aramco and using the cash raised for a massive global investment fund.

Saudi Arabia has unveiled an economic reform plan including selling part of its state energy giant Saudi Aramco and using the cash raised for a massive global investment fund.

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Exclusive: Greek PM says crisis nearly over, no more austerity needed

The Greek economy is just one step away from a recovery but needs debt relief, not further austerity, to overcome its crisis for good, Prime Minister

The Greek economy is just one step away from a recovery but needs debt relief, not further austerity, to overcome its crisis for good, Prime Minister

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IMF urges 'growth-friendly' spending from member countries

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged member nations to boost “growth-friendly” spending in light of the Syrian refugee crisis. At the

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged member nations to boost “growth-friendly” spending in light of the Syrian refugee crisis. At the

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World Bank, IMF say growth lower and warn of new Greek crash

The World Bank and IMF, at their Spring meeting are urging Greece’s creditors to rethink their policies after studies concluded austerity was

The World Bank and IMF, at their Spring meeting are urging Greece’s creditors to rethink their policies after studies concluded austerity was

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IMF warns 'Brexit' could do 'severe damage' to global economy

The IMF has warned that a "Brexit" would prompt "major challenges" and an extended period of economic uncertainty, which would damage confidence and investment, increase market volatility and hurt tra

The IMF has warned that a "Brexit" would prompt "major challenges" and an extended period of economic uncertainty, which would damage confidence and investment, increase market volatility and hurt tra

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Greece and troika move closer to review of bailout deal

Greece and the troika of international lenders are moving closer to a deal on a review of bailout reforms, which could free up more aid to help the cash strapped country.

Greece and the troika of international lenders are moving closer to a deal on a review of bailout reforms, which could free up more aid to help the cash strapped country.

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Cyprus starts working week out of bailout

Cyprus has kicked off the working week standing on its own two feet. Its EU bailout has officially finished, as it bounces back from financial

Cyprus has kicked off the working week standing on its own two feet. Its EU bailout has officially finished, as it bounces back from financial

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IMF says Ivory Coast close to hitting growth targets

The IMF says the Ivory Coast economy continues to grow and will post 8.5% this year, a tad down on last year’s 8.6%. Inflation is also forecast to

The IMF says the Ivory Coast economy continues to grow and will post 8.5% this year, a tad down on last year’s 8.6%. Inflation is also forecast to