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  • Africa’s Future: Responding to Today’s Global Economic Challenges (IMF Boss Speech)

    The following is full text of the speech delivered by the Managing Director of the IMF, Christine Lagarde at a Rountable Discussion with stakeholders at the Eko Hotel this morning.   Good morning. It is a privilege...

    • Posted December 20, 2011
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  • IMF Boss Cautions Nigeria on Impending EuroZone Recession

    Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde has called on developing economies like Nigeria to build a firewall against the financial crisis in developed countries, specifically in Europe. Speaking at the Eko Hotel and...

    • Posted December 20, 2011
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  • IMF MD, Christine Lagarde To Visit Nigeria Next Week

    International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde will visit Nigeria and Niger from December 18–22, 2011, on her first trip to Africa since her appointment earlier this year. Ms. Lagarde will hear from policymakers, the African...

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • IMF urges budget caution in Africa

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is cautioning African countries to watch their spending during a year packed with elections in the region where rising food and fuel prices already pose a big threat to the poor. This...

    • Posted April 19, 2011
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  • Emerging economies facing increased financial imbalances – IMF

    The International Monetary Fund has said that the main challenge facing emerging economies is accumulation of financial imbalances to maintain financial stability and avoid future crises. This observation was contained in its latest edition of Global Financial...

    • Posted April 14, 2011
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  • The sovereign wealth funds, quest for effective infrastructure funding mechanisms in Nigeria

    For countries such as Nigeria dependent on natural resources as dominant sources of earning foreign currencies, Sovereign Wealth Funds, represent meaningful economic avenues to diversity their economies. In other words, the ability to put the incomes earned...

    • Posted March 28, 2011
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  • Inflation biggest threat in 2011, says Khan

    INFLATION has been identified as a key threat to the nation’s economy in 2011, even as it has remained static but on the high side in recent years. This was made known at a media forum with...

    • Posted March 21, 2011
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