Don't derail the recovery, IMF warns

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its forecasts for economic growth, noting that government stimulus spending will mean a faster-than-expected recovery. But it warns that state support for the banking sector, and the burden of poor-quality assets on balance sheets, risks acting as a brake on the world economy.

The IMF released its World Economic Outlook and Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) on October 1. The latest economic growth forecasts were up slightly on earlier IMF

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