Jordan

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE to give Jordan financial support deal

Gulf Arab nations will on Thursday sign an agreement to provide credit guarantees and grants to Jordan.

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE to give Jordan financial support deal

Latin America

IMF gives Argentina $57bn emergency loan

The loan comes with stringent conditions, including a commitment to a zero deficit for 2019.

Venezuela

Venezuela to significantly increase oil exports to China

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said additional Chinese investment will help boost oil production and exports.

Venezuela to significantly increase oil exports to China

Inside Story

Is a Brexit deal possible?

Analysts warn of dire economic consequences if no deal is reached with time running out on a clean EU-Britain break.

Argentina

Argentina's crisis: What went wrong and what is next

A plunging currency, a $50bn IMF credit line and street protests against austerity. How did Argentina reach this point?

Opinion

Argentina's IMF bailout rekindles painful memories of past crises

President Macri's austerity measures are likely to deepen the economic recession and lead to renewed social unrest.

Jerome Roos

by Jerome Roos

Jerome Roos

Latin America

Argentina economic crisis is about more than inflation

Residents say more needs to be done to boost production, generate jobs as crisis worsens despite $50b IMF loan.

Argentina

Argentina begins talks with IMF to speed up $50bn loan

Meeting comes a day after President Mauricio Macri announced new measures to boost the country's embattled economy.

Argentina

IMF vows 'full support' for Argentina amid economic crisis

A day after anti-austerity protests, IMF says it will work with Argentina on 'revised plan' to help its ailing economy.

IMF vows 'full support' for Argentina amid economic crisis

Latin America

Argentina's peso hits record low against US dollar

Buenos Aires has asked International Monetary Fund for an advance on a $50bn bailout loan, but many doubt the country can meet its financial obligations.

Business & Economy

IMF urges Saudi Arabia to contain spending despite oil price rise

The organisation says a rise in spending would expose the Saudi budget if there was an unexpected drop in oil prices.

IMF urges Saudi Arabia to contain spending despite oil price rise

Counting the Cost

Pakistan, the IMF and China: Imran Khan's economic challenges

Why Pakistan's new leader, Imran Khan, is facing some tough financial and economic questions.

IMF

Trade war danger: IMF warns of global recession

The International Monetary Fund says the tariffs tit-for-tat that began last week could end up damaging the entire global economy, including the United States.

Counting the Cost

Ethiopia: The new China?

Economist Charles Robertson discusses the economic challenges facing Ethiopia.

Latin America

Argentina paralysed by general strike

Workers' unions protest against government's $50bn deal with International Monetary Fund and demand salary increases.

Workers paralyse Argentina in third general strike