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October 15, 2019  

IMF downgrades outlook for world economy, citing trade wars

Warns of threats ranging from heightened political tensions in the Middle East to US-China preventing their trade war from escalating.

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June 1, 2017  

IMF warns about housing and household debt, urges more action by government

Further tightening of macroprudential and tax-based measures to mitigate speculative and investment activity should be considered.

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April 18, 2017  

Global economy to grow 3.5% this year: IMF

China’s resilience, rising commodity prices, and sturdy financial markets provide sunnier outlook.

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January 16, 2017  

Canadian economic growth to pick up from 2016 pace: IMF

Still too soon to predict how the Trump administration will affect the global economy.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 4, 2016  

IMF lowers Canadian economic growth outlook

US recovery misses expectations.

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July 20, 2016  

IMF warns Brexit will drag down world economic growth

It’s shaving its estimate for worldwide growth by 0.1% to 3.1%.

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April 25, 2016  

IMF expects $500B revenue loss for Middle East oil exporters

Losses translate into budget deficits and slower economic growth.

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April 5, 2016  

IMF chief Lagarde: Global economy is losing momentum

Slow growth risks becoming ingrained as a `new mediocre.’

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October 7, 2015  

IMF report cuts growth outlook for Canada to 1% for this year

Organization also lowered its Canadian outlook for 2016 to 1.7% from 2.1%.

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April 15, 2015  

Canada’s growth will be ‘solid,’ but less than before oil collapse: IMF

Calls for the Canadian economy to grow 2.2% in 2015, down an earlier estimate of 2.3%.

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March 13, 2015  

Debt to disposable income ratio hits new high at 163.3%

Historically low mortgage rates are luring more Canadians into the real estate market.

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January 21, 2015  

IMF drops Canadian economic growth forecast

Canada is feeling a pinch from slow growth in major economies, including China, Japan and Russia.

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January 20, 2015  

IMF cuts global growth forecasts for next two years

Says slowdowns in Europe, Japan, BRICS outweigh boost from cheap oil.

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November 26, 2014  

Burden of economic growth must move away from households: IMF

Sluggish business investment is still holding back growth.

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October 8, 2014  

IMF trims global economic forecast for 2014 and 2015

Outlook raises US economic forecast to 2.2% growth this year, up from 1.7%.