The time is right for governments to introduce taxes on carbon emissions, which would help fight global warming and raise badly needed revenue, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Wednesday.
Finance ministers from 20 of the countries most vulnerable to climate change launched the "V20" group Thursday to marshal resources for their nations' fight against the impact of global warming.
The marathon effort to forge a world pact on climate change now hinges on what happens outside the UN arena in the coming months, analysts said after another faltering negotiation round.
The International Monetary Fund voiced alarm Monday about energy subsidies across the world, saying they were expected to reach $5.3 trillion in 2015, more than government health spending.
India's biggest outsourcing firm Tata Consultancy Services Thursday reported only a marginal rise in its earnings for the just-ended financial year citing volatile currency markets and a sluggish global economy.
(Phys.org) —El Niño has a significant impact on the world and local economies - and not always for the worst - and countries should plan ahead to mitigate its effects, according to a new Working Paper from the University ...
In March 2013, Cyprus agreed to a €17 billion (£13.42 billion) international bailout by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the European Central Bank (ECB) and the European Commission (EC).
An old proverb says, "Take what you want and pay for it." That's really the message of a new book, "Getting Energy Prices Right: From Principle to Practice," published in July by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The ...
Influential economic ideas first advanced in 1911—stressing innovation and entrepreneurialism as the fundamental generators of growth and wealth—were deemed inappropriate for developing countries, stunting progress in ...
Hacker group Anonymous blocked the official website of Argentina's National Institute of Statistics and Census amid an international stand-off over claims the country has lied about its economy.