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Ireland should gradually lower unemployment benefits and cut the level of its minimum wage, the International Monetary Fund said in a paper published yesterday.

Britain's economic recovery is likely to be "somewhat subdued" according to the managing director of the International Monetary Fund.

The global recovery from recession has begun but a delicate rebalancing of economies is needed to ensure its sustainability, the International Monetary Fund's chief economist today.

His comments were in an IMF article due for publication tomorrow.

"The recovery has started. Sustaining it will require delicate rebalancing acts, both within and across countries," Olivier Blanchard said.

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