IMF Chief Christine Lagarde makes a symbolic visit to South Korea, at a time of escalating tensions with the North. The organization forecasts sustained growth for the economy this year and next.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has taken the credit for building a working relationship with North Korea, but his critics say he is neglecting a looming economic crisis in Asia's fourth-largest economy.
The head of the International Monetary Fund has thrown her weight behind the US central bank's recent rate hikes. Her support came after Donald Trump had called the Fed's policies "crazy" and harmful.
It seems like bad news is springing up from many major economies. Although it's too early to talk of a doomsday scenario, the risks should no longer be ignored, says DW's Henrik Böhme.
The International Monetary Fund has made a comeback in Africa. Experts say the organization that provides financial assistance to its members has learned from its mistakes, but it still cannot solve actual problems.
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