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People walk past the main entrance of the Sri Lanka's Central Bank in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka holds rates as it awaits crucial IMF deal

Sri Lanka's central bank held interest rates steady for a third straight meeting on Wednesday, as widely expected, saying the prevailing tight monetary stance is crucial to taming still-high inflation and restoring economic stability.
IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva holds a news conference at the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund during the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Washington

IMF chief to UK officials: Keep calm and get coherent

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Thursday rebuked the British government over its planned tax cuts, telling its finance minister and central bank chief that their policies should not be contradictory.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters building is seen in Washington

IMF Calls For EU Fiscal Capacity, Rules To Be Linked To Risk

The European Union should set up a fiscal capacity to pay for EU public goods, link the pace of debt cuts to individual country risk and let independent fiscal councils play a bigger role in policy, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday.