IMF hails ‘broadest’ upsurge in global growth since 2010

Financial Times, Jan 22, 2018
by Chris Giles

The International Monetary Fund has hailed the “broadest synchronised global growth upsurge since 2010” as the global elite arrived at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Monday in ebullient mood.

Consigning the troubles of the decade since the 2008-09 global financial crisis to the past, the fund’s upgraded forecasts showed the economic outlook for this year and next was likely to be the best since the start of the decade.

The mood among chief executives heading to the Swiss mountain resort is more positive than at any stage since the pre-crisis boom more than a decade ago.

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