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IMF urges countries to continue strong fiscal and monetary support

In October, the Fund forecast a 4.4% global GDP contraction for 2020, followed by a rebound to growth of 5.2% for 2021.

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The Monetary Fund is urging countries to continue strong fiscal and monetary efforts to support their economies given continued uncertainty about the risks posed by a resurgence in COVID-19 cases and new variants.

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First Published: Fri, January 15 2021. 02:37 IST
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