Quantcast
Home » Topics » international monetary fund (Page 4)

Fitch Ratings sees risk of Greek, U.S. debt defaults

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Fitch Ratings warned it would treat a voluntary rollover of Greece’s sovereign bonds in any rescue package as a default and would cut the credit rating, keeping pressure on European policymakers who intend to outline a new plan by mid July. Fractious euro zone finance ministers are…

IMF: Greek debt could trigger fresh global crisis

The International Monetary Fund warned Monday that Greece’s ongoing public debt crisis could result in a new global financial catastrophe if the European Union does not act quickly to stabilize the situation. While the fund did note that the European recovery does seem to be moving on pace, the Greek…

Global ‘Slut Walk’ hits London streets

LONDON (AFP) – Thousands of women took part in a so-called “Slut Walk” in London, insisting that they should be able to wear as much or as little as they like without facing sexual harassment by men. The colourful march on Saturday saw most people wearing everyday clothing but some…

Strauss-Kahn relocates house arrest to luxury pad

NEW YORK (AFP) – Dominique Strauss-Kahn switched his place of house arrest to a luxury pad said to boast everything from roof access to home theater in one of Manhattan’s trendiest districts. The former head of the International Monetary Fund, who is awaiting trial on charges that he sexually assaulted…

Fayyad claims ‘birth certificate’ for Palestinian statehood

BRUSSELS — Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad said Wednesday that UN endorsement of his administration’s readiness to govern amounted to “a birth certificate” for statehood. Fayyad made the claim after the United Nations special coordinator for the Middle East peace process said in a report that the Palestinian Authority (PA)…

UN report calls for world to ditch dollar, migrate to new global currency

A new United Nations report released on Tuesday calls for abandoning the U.S. dollar as the main global reserve currency, saying it has been unable to safeguard value. But several European officials attending a high-level meeting of the U.N. Economic and Social Council countered by saying that the market, not…

Page 4 of 41234
Google+