International Monetary Fund
  • The differences between the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and its European partners on Greece's bailout about how to resolve the country's debt crisis have been long simmering. They broke out in public at Monday's meeting of euro zone finance ministers. So fundamental was the divide revealed that it raises a question of whether the Fund might withdraw from the 'troika' dealing with Greece's debt, leaving the Europeans, in the form of the European Central Bank and the European Commission, to sort it out themselves.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 3:00 PM EST
  • Finance ministers and central bank governors from the world's leading economies met in Mexico amid growing fears over the global impact of Europe's debt crisis and the stalemate over a fiscal plan in the United States.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 18, 2013, 5:21 PM EDT