Protest groups issue a statement demanding that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) leave Ecuador, saying that civil unrest won't stop until they leave.
Lebanon's banking association rejects a plan proposed by the government to secure emergency funding from the International Monetary Fund, saying they were not consulted and the plan will "further destroy confidence" in the country's financial system.
The International Monetary Fund finds that China's currency, the yuan, has been "broadly stable" against other currencies over the last year. The yuan is pulled down by market pressures due to the slowing economy. Suggesting little intervention by China's central bank, the IMF position is at odds with the designation of China by the U.S. as a currency manipulator.
2012–2013 Cypriot financial crisis: A deal is reached between Cyprus and the EC–ECB–IMF troika. The terms of the €10 billion "bailout" package cause widespread anger among Cypriots who queue from early morning to withdraw their savings as it emerges that up to 10% of each citizen's deposits are to be wiped out to raise billions.
In a letter ordering terms for the next installment of the second bailout, the European Commission, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund ("the troika") want Greece to raise the maximum amount of weekly work days to six. Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte rules out a third bailout loan. Diederik Samsom of the Labour Party, excludes Greece from leaving the eurozone; he mentions tutelage.
A court in France announces a delay of an investigation into whether Christine Lagarde abused her authority as Finance Minister of that country. Lagarde is the new Director of the International Monetary Fund.
An appreciation of the Chinese yuan will help US economic growth but it will not solve problems in its own economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist said Monday. [http:--www.chinadaily.com.cn-bizchina-2,,010-02-17-content_9472062.htm (China Daily)]date=August 2019