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Jordan agrees $1.3bn IMF programme - Petra

Jordan will receive nine instalments of $140m to $150m over the four-year programme, said state news agency Petra.

Jordan agrees $1.3bn IMF programme - Petra

Counting the Cost

Can Australia give up its addiction to coal?

A look at mining, bushfires and climate change. Plus, is Lebanon ready for an IMF bailout?

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Argentina drafts bill to fix debt crisis

'We cannot sustain the debt load today, so we have to transform that load', says economic minister Martin Guzman.

Argentina drafts bill to fix debt crisis

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India drags down IMF global economic growth forecast

Negative surprises, primarily in India, and rising social unrest behind IMF's reduced economic growth forecasts.

India drags down IMF global economic growth forecast

Counting the Cost

What to expect for the global economy in 2020

What could be hottest geopolitical and geoeconomic topics of 2020?

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Lebanon needs a $20-$25bn bailout, says former economy minister

Lebanon's crisis has shattered confidence in its banking system and stoked concerns that a debt default could loom.

Lebanon needs a $20-$25bn bailout, says former economy minister

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Argentina's Fernandez: social pact may help with IMF negotiations

New president says the broad agreement between the government and businesses gives him extra muscle in IMF talks.

Argentina's Fernandez: social pact may help with IMF negotiations

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To get IMF bailout, Equatorial Guinea's ruler must reveal assets

US and French authorities allege Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo squandered the African nation's oil wealth.

To get IMF bailout, Equatorial Guinea's ruler must reveal assets

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IMF calls for 'urgent' action by India amid economic slowdown

India's economy grew at its slowest pace in more than six years between July-September, as unemployment remains high.

IMF calls for 'urgent' action by India amid economic slowdown

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What's behind violent protests? Ecuador's vice president explains

Ecuador's response to an IMF loan, corporate tax cuts, and austerity. Plus, cash crunch in Kenya and Netflix's future.

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Argentina will keep spending, renegotiate debt: Economy minister

New economy chief Martin Guzman says he is already in talks with the IMF and other creditors.

Argentina will keep spending, renegotiate debt: Economy minister

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Africa is borrowing like it's the 1990s - and IMF is worried

Twenty of 54 countries in sub-Saharan Africa have government debt that is at or near distressed levels, the IMF warned.

Africa is borrowing like it's the 1990s - and IMF is worried

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Low inflation: Developing economies stung by 'rich-world' problem

Emerging market central banks are lowering interest rates to protect their currencies from low inflation.

Low inflation: Developing economies stung by 'rich-world' problem

Counting the Cost

How unpaid corporate taxes led to violent protests in Ecuador

Why corporate tax cuts and austerity plans are behind Ecuador's violent protests. Plus, effects of Japan's 'Abenomics'.

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Mexico gets a new, smaller and flexible $61bn IMF credit line

IMF: The funds could boost market confidence at a time when the country's economy is facing multiple risks.

Mexico gets a new, smaller and flexible $61bn IMF credit line