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IMF admits disastrous love affair with the euro & apologises for the immolation of Greece!

Panos - Aug 02, 2017

The International Monetary Fund’s top staff misled their own board, made a series of calamitous misjudgments in Greece, became euphoric cheerleaders for the euro project, ignored warning…

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The full IMF programme for Greece

makis - Jul 21, 2017

The IMF published its new programme on Greece on Thursday, which was approved on principle by the organisation’s board of directors. Read the details of the programme:…

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IMF spox on Greece program, debt ceiling issue

Panos - Jul 21, 2017

An IMF spokesman on Thursday referred directly to a debt ceiling that the Fund calculates for still bailout-dependent Greece, in the wake of numerous press reports this…

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The IMF demands to participate in the Greek programme

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

General Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde returned to Washington yesterday to take part in today’s crucial meeting of the IMF Board of Directors,…

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Greece Postpones Exit to Markets Until IMF Meeting

Panos - Jul 19, 2017

The Greek government decided to postpone testing the waters in the international money markets that was initially planned for Monday or Tuesday. According to press reports, Athens…

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Sputnik: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) could give Greece the debt relief, according to IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice.

Panos - Jun 23, 2017

(Sputnik) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) intends to approve in principle a new loan package for Greece because it is confident there is a good chance…

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IMF spox reiterates Fund’s stance on Greek bailout: ‘Need to see debt sustainability’

Panos - May 26, 2017

IMF spokesman Gerry Rice on Thursday repeated that the Fund needs "specificity" in terms of Greek debt sustainability in order to rejoin the country's bailout. "The IMF…

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G7: Germany delays Greek debt deal

makis - May 12, 2017

The IMF has not changed its stance regarding its participation in the Greek program, an official with knowledge of talks between Greece and its creditors on the…

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IMF says Greek debt relief still needed after bailout deal

makis - May 02, 2017

A deal between Greece and its international lenders for more fiscal reforms settles one issue that has blocked the International Monetary Fund's financial participation in the bailout,…

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IMF admits to misjudging economic performance

makis - Apr 21, 2017

As the government hailed official figures putting last year’s budget surplus eight times the size of the target set by Greece’s international creditors, a key International Monetary…

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IMF to take full control of Greek GDP surplus

makis - Apr 17, 2017

The draft of the staff level agreement between Greece and its creditors provides that the IMF will have complete oversight of the Greek GDP surpluses, as protothema.gr…

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Tsakalotos: Valletta agreement will lead to solution before summer

ilias1 - Apr 07, 2017

The agreement on Greece that was reached in principle in Valletta is certain to yield a result long before the summer, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said on…

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Schauble threatens Greece: No cash without IMF

makis - Mar 21, 2017

Athens is feeling the pressure rising after the EuroGroup meeting failed to produce any results, with talks continuing in Brussels between Greece and its lenders. Speaking at…

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IMF tough message to Greece-EU: Reforms now, or we are out

Panos - Feb 24, 2017

Following the harsh positions expressed by IMF officials on the Fund’s blog after the statements made by CEO Christine Lagarde on german TV, which essentially amounted to…

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IMF can’t cut special deal for Greece but debt solution possible, says Lagarde

makis - Feb 13, 2017

The International Monetary Fund is doing the best it can to agree on bailout loans for Greece but cannot compromise its principles and cut a sweetheart deal…

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Tsakalotos: IMF report does not reflect Greece’s real economic situation

Panos - Feb 08, 2017

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) economic forecasts on Greece do not reflect the actual picture of the country’s economy, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said in a letter…

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IMF says Greece should meet lower fiscal surplus target

Panos - Feb 07, 2017

The International Monetary Fund said on Monday that Greece’s economy would only grow by just under 1 percent in the long run given the constraints of its…

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Creditors maintain pressure on Athens for reforms as IMF role remains unclear

makis - Feb 06, 2017

European officials have indicated that they are still waiting for a move from the Greek government in terms of legislating agreed-to reforms, noting that negotiations have essentially…

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IMF chief checks rumors, saying Fund aims to stick with Greece

makis - Jan 20, 2017

In an apparent bid to put a stop to speculation about the International Monetary Fund withdrawing conclusively from Greece’s rescue program, the head of the Fund, Christine…

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Germany denies devising Greek rescue plan without IMF

makis - Jan 18, 2017

Germany expects the International Monetary Fund to participate in Greece's bailout program, a finance ministry spokeswoman said on Wednesday, rejecting a newspaper report that Berlin was preparing…