Firms that prospered in the pandemic should pay more tax, says the IMF

Firms that prospered in the pandemic should pay more tax to fund those who still need support, says the IMF By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 BST, 7 April 2021 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 7 April 2021 High earners and companies that prospered during the pandemic should pay more tax to fund … Read more

ALEX BRUMMER: IMF perks up its forecast after Uncle Sam saves the day

Joe Biden is riding a wave of optimism following the passage of his $1.9trillion (£1.4trillion) fiscal package.  There may be more to come should the White House manage to steer proposals for a further £1.44trillion of climate change and infrastructure spending through a Congress jittery about debt levels. As the International Monetary Fund’s spring World … Read more

IMF sounds alarm over £7trillion Covid borrowing binge

IMF sounds alarm over £7trillion Covid borrowing binge: Rising corporate debt sparks fears of a fresh banking crisis By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 22:19 BST, 6 April 2021 | Updated: 22:19 BST, 6 April 2021 Borrowing binge: The International Monetary Fund has said rising levels of bad debt, and a decreased appetite … Read more

Simon Pegg admits he was ‘a wreck’ filming Mission Impossible III because of alcoholism battle

‘I drank my whole mini-bar’: Simon Pegg admits he was ‘a wreck’ filming Mission Impossible III as he talks about his battle with alcoholism If you need help, call Alcoholics Anonymous free on 0800 9177 650 or email [email protected] By Connie Rusk For Mailonline Published: 09:26 BST, 6 April 2021 | Updated: 09:26 BST, 6 … Read more

IMF: Recovery from coronavirus will be fragile and uneven

Global economy is bouncing back from coronavirus pandemic, but International Monetary Fund to warn recovery is uneven and fragile The global watchdog will raise its forecasts for economic growth after the successful rollout of Covid vaccines in countries such as the UK and US  The Fund will also declare that President Biden’s £1.4trillion US economic … Read more

Slow rollout of vaccines ‘bodes ill for recovery’, warns the IMF

Uneven rollout of vaccines across the world could threaten global financial stability, warns IMF By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 GMT, 27 January 2021 | Updated: 22:18 GMT, 27 January 2021 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that vaccine shortages could threaten global financial stability. While developed countries like the UK … Read more

IMF downgrades UK growth forecast for this year to 4.5 per cent

IMF downgrades UK growth forecast for this year to 4.5 per cent as renewed Covid lockdowns smother recovery The IMF has downgraded its forecast for the UK’s growth amid fresh lockdowns  Body now expects 4.5 per cent expansion this year as rest of Europe suffers Wider outlook for the world has improved and hope for … Read more

IMF downgrades forecast for UK economy with GDP projected at 10.4%

International Monetary Fund DOWNGRADES its forecast for the UK economy and says it won’t return to pre-pandemic levels for at least a YEAR amid second wave and Brexit chaos as Rishi Sunak warns Britain must balance the books Rishi Sunak today stressed importance of the Government balancing the books  The International Monetary Fund issued pessimistic … Read more

ALEX BRUMMER: Chancellor passes first IMF exam

ALEX BRUMMER: UK’s hard-earned fiscal and monetary credibility, a willingness to invest in infrastructure, flexible labour and healthy banking sector should help restore prosperity By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 22:27 GMT, 29 October 2020 | Updated: 22:44 GMT, 29 October 2020 The inspectors have been in and Rishi Sunak has passed his … Read more

Rich must pay for Covid borrowing binge, says IMF as global debts soar

The rich must pay for Covid borrowing binge, says IMF as global debts hit a record £64 TRILLION By James Salmon for the Daily Mail Published: 21:54 BST, 14 October 2020 | Updated: 21:54 BST, 14 October 2020 The wealthy should pay higher taxes to help deal with a Covid borrowing binge that has pushed … Read more