The International Monetary Fund slashed its forecast for US economic growth on Monday, citing a harsh winter, problems in the housing market and weak international demand for the country's products.
George Osborne has conceded that a housing bubble remains a threat to the recovery following comments by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its annual appraisal of the UK economy.
Capitalism is in danger of eating itself, says Mark Carney.
Where will the next financial crisis come from ?
Britain will be the best performing of the world's major economies this year with growth of 2.9%, according to the International Monetary Fund, as consumer spending rebounds, inflation remains low and unemployment continues to fall steadily.
The global economy seemed to be on the mend when the International Monetary Fund met for its spring meeting in Washington 10 years ago.
Chancellor George Osborne has appointed a respected female economist as a Bank of England deputy governor, ending four years of an all-male interest-rate setting committee.
The scale of Britain's growing inequality is revealed today by a report from a leading charity showing that the country's five richest families now own more wealth than the poorest 20% of the population.
Despite an elegant solution that involved no new commitments of resources, the US Congress has refused to take up a long-delayed funding proposal for the International Monetary Fund.