- Finance ministers: Economy stronger but fragile Updated: Apr-13-14 5:22 am
- Obama and top lawmakers consult on Ukraine crisis Updated: Apr-03-14 7:44 pm
- ECB chief Draghi rejects IMF head Lagarde's advice Updated: Apr-03-14 2:06 pm
- Moscow calls on Ukraine to pay down its gas debt Updated: Apr-03-14 12:43 pm
- IMF leader calls for bold policies to aid recovery Updated: Apr-02-14 4:13 pm
- Congress sends Obama bill to aid Ukraine Updated: Apr-01-14 7:35 pm
- House to vote next week on aid to Ukraine Updated: Mar-28-14 11:52 am
- Obama: IMF deal for Ukraine a 'major step forward' Updated: Mar-27-14 11:46 am
- Envoy: Ukraine getting closer to deal with IMF Updated: Mar-26-14 7:04 pm
- Aides: Dems consider cutting IMF from Ukraine bill Updated: Mar-25-14 12:37 pm
- Ukraine to face its 'graft culture' under aid plan Updated: Mar-24-14 1:24 pm
WASHINGTON - The world's top financial officials say they believe the global economy is strengthening but that growth remains fragile and open to risks of new geopolitical strife, as in Ukraine.
FRANKFURT, Germany - Tensions between two of the world's leading financial decision-makers emerged into public view Thursday as the European Central Bank's president rejected advice by International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde.
MOSCOW - Russia is tightening its economic screws on Ukraine, ordering Thursday a further increase in the price of gas it sells to the country and asking that past bills - which are growing by the day - be paid.
WASHINGTON - The head of the International Monetary Fund warned Wednesday that leading nations need to embrace bold policy steps to accelerate a still-modest and fragile global economic recovery.
WASHINGTON - Congress sent President Barack Obama a bill on Tuesday to provide $1 billion in loan guarantees to cash-poor Ukraine and punish Russia for its bold annexation of part of the former Soviet republic.
WASHINGTON - Aid to cash-strapped Ukraine and sanctions on Russia remain on track in Congress, but it will take a few days longer before the legislation gets to President Barack Obama.
WARSAW, Poland - Ukraine appears close to reaching a bailout deal with the International Monetary Fund because its new leaders have the "determination" needed to carry out the financial reforms the IMF is demanding, Poland's foreign minister said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - Legislative aides say Senate Democrats are considering cutting International Monetary Fund provisions from a bill providing aid to Ukraine and authorizing sweeping sanctions on Russia.
KIEV, Ukraine - A hairstyling business closes four salons rather than deal with crooked officials. An independent salesman hustling paint from the trunk of his car faces a $5 million tax penalty. A humble crafts stall gives up after taxes increase ten-fold overnight.