It's one thing to focus on SA's long-term prospects. Be careful not to miss the forest for the trees. But what's to be done when the forest suddenly goes up in flames? asks Ron Derby.
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International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation from the global crisis lender. As she heads for the ECB, the race to succeed her at the IMF has already begun.
Since its founding in 1945, the Washington-based lender has always been run by a European as part of an unwritten understanding that means an American helms the World Bank.
International Monetary Fund leader Christine Lagarde has called on governments to de-escalate current trade disputes and instead work to fix the global system.
The IMF says if countries with low gender equality improved their equality ratings, they could see their economies grow by an average of 35% - yet 88% of countries still have restrictions against women in the workplace embedded in their constitutions or laws, writes Donna Rachelson.
SA has immense potential, but it is at a crossroads, Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF said at the conclusion of her visit to the country.
Ramaphosa’s anti-corruption drive gets a thumbs-up from IMF managing director Christine Lagarde.
International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde paid a short visit to President Cyril Ramaphosa in Pretoria on Wednesday, ahead of her meeting with SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago.
The IMF chief says risks to the global economy are rising as major industrial nations sharpen threats of a trade war.
Ivanka Trump, on her overseas debut as the US "First Daughter" at a Berlin women's summit , has been forced to defend her father's attitude toward women.
The managing director of the IMF is making her first visit to Central African Republic to encourage the global community to support a country whose infrastructure has been "shattered" by conflict.
International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde is "uniquely qualified" to lead the European Central Bank, according to ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure.
Despite nominations, picks will still need to be debated and ratified by the European Parliament.
The International Monetary Fund has approved a programme for economic reform in Zimbabwe.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will resume negotiations with his US counterparts in Washington on Wednesday as both governments push for an agreement to end their protracted trade dispute.
The country should 'never be complacent' about protecting key institutions such as the central bank or National Treasury as it tries to boost economic growth, according to IMF head Christine Lagarde.
IMF managing director Christine Lagarde says she has shared a few ideas with President Cyril Ramaphosa on land expropriation without compensation.
Lagarde, visiting South Africa as part of the IMF head's annual African trip, will host a joint press conference with SA Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago on Wednesday afternoon in Pretoria.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde has extolled the benefits of diversified economies for African countries, saying even minor increases in export diversification could boost GDP growth rates.
The global economy needs a foundation of sound domestic policies combined with a steadfast commitment to international cooperation, says IMF head Christine Lagarde.
The International Monetary Fund’s executive board reiterated its backing for Christine Lagarde, indicating that she will stay in her job as managing director of the fund.
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