Australia’s top trading partner, China is noticeably slowing while the rest of the world struggles to pick up speed...

India has restored macroeconomic and financial stability, but structural impediments to growth and persistently high inflation remain key concerns, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Global growth is expected to increase this year after having been stuck in low gear in 2013, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicts.

The Australian dollar is too high and needs to come down by as much as 10 per cent, according to the International Monetary Fund.

Europe’s leaders will do just about anything to prevent further escalation of the current debt crisis, the International Monetary Fund has said.

The IMF have told Australian leaders they should be establishing a sovereign wealth fund to ensure the economy remains strong after the current resources boom recedes. Both the Prime Minister and the Treasurer have rejected the call.

The World Bank and IMF held their annual meeting in Washington last week. Jennifer Blake explains why global finance chiefs fear economic recovery is on a knife's edge in the face of rising food prices, turmoil in the Middle East and big deficits in developed countries.