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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

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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

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No new taxes in Jordan's 2020 budget, says finance minister

Struggling to lower record high debt under a three-year IMF programme, Jordan will crack down on tax evasion instead.

No new taxes in Jordan's 2020 budget, says finance minister

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Egypt and UAE to set up $20bn joint investment platform

The Emirates and Saudi Arabia remain key backers of the economic reforms of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi.

Egypt and UAE to set up $20bn joint investment platform

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IMF releasing first tranche of $6bn loan package for Pakistan

With an eased debt burden and inflation that has slightly slowed, Islamabad still wrestles with big economic challenges.

IMF releasing first tranche of $6bn loan package for Pakistan

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How Venezuela could influence Argentina's IMF talks

Alberto Fernandez's rapport with Caracas might negatively affect relations between Buenos Aires and Washington.

How Venezuela could influence Argentina's IMF talks

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Saudi Arabia expects 2020 budget deficit to widen to $50bn

Falling crude prices are hurting the Middle Eastern kingdom's revenues, which depend on oil exports.

Saudi Arabia expects 2020 budget deficit to widen to $50bn

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Lebanon's closed banks pledge to pay public sector salaries

Though shut for ninth day, financial institutions are to pay government workers, including members of security forces.

Lebanon's closed banks pledge to pay public sector salaries