IMF: New rules will only have modest rate impact
Regulations adopted in response to the financial crisis of 2008 will likely result in a modest increase in bank lending rates in the United States, Europe and Japan in the long-term, a study released Tuesday by the International Monetary Fund said.
IMF Calls on UK to Do More to Boost Economy
LONDON — The International Monetary Fund has issued a tough assessment of U.K. economic policy, urging the coalition government and Bank of England to do more to boost demand in the economy. The IMF’s report of its latest consultation with British authorities released Tuesday called for more stimulus, either through further rounds of quantitative easing [...]