IMF plans to raise $500 billion in new funds

christine-lagarde

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) plans to raise an additional $500 billion from member countries to boost its lending resources.

Following an executive board meeting on January 17, Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the IMF, said executive directors had recognised the importance of ensuring the fund had "adequate firepower" to help defuse  current global economic weaknesses and regional challenges, and that its management and staff would explore options for "increasing" the fund's

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: