Ivanka forced to defend father at women's summit

2017-04-25 17:00

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.

IMF's Lagarde in Central African Republic to urge support

2017-01-26 06:00

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.

No jail time for IMF’s Christine Lagarde

2016-12-19 18:01

International Monetary Fund chief, Christine Lagarde, who has been convicted of negligence during her time as France’s finance minister, won’t face a fine or prison term.

Lagarde: Globalisation must be different

2016-10-06 19:42

Globalisation must be "different" in the future, with world governments working more to prevent persistent inequality, says IMF chief Christine Lagarde.

IMF’s Lagarde says being in EU has made UK economy richer

2016-06-17 12:14

IMF Director Christine Lagarde has warned the UK of the risks of leaving the EU, saying there was a clear economic argument for remaining part of the bloc.

IMF sees modest growth for Africa, warns Nigeria

2016-01-06 19:00

The IMF is expecting modest recovery for Africa in 2016 and cautions Nigeria that it needs to take hard decisions as it grapples with an oil price slump.

IMF urges Gulf to adapt to oil price drop

2015-11-08 20:00

IMF chief Christine Lagarde has warned that global energy prices could remain low for years and has urged Gulf countries to adjust their budgets.

G20 eyes faster economic reforms

2015-09-06 12:38

Financial leaders from the world's 20 biggest economies have agreed to step up reform efforts to boost disappointingly slow growth.

Lagarde: Greek plan can't be only tax pledges

2015-06-24 20:00

Greece must present credible reform plans and they cannot be built only on promises of more tax revenues, says IMF chief Christine Lagarde.

IMF warns Africa of headwinds from China, US

2015-01-27 20:30

IMF head Christine Lagarde has warned that African economies could be hurt by a slowdown in China's economy and an imminent hike in US interest rates.


Lagarde: Sound policies will create a more resilient global economy

2017-04-12 16:16

The global economy needs a foundation of sound domestic policies combined with a steadfast commitment to international cooperation, says IMF head Christine Lagarde.

IMF board backs Lagarde after negligence conviction

2016-12-20 06:56

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.

IMF's Lagarde guilty of negligence

2016-12-19 16:58

IMF head Christine Lagarde has been found guilty of negligence by a French court over a massive payout to a tycoon when she was finance minister.

IMF urges 'smooth transition' to a new relationship

2016-06-24 17:30

IMF chief Christine Lagarde has called on Britain and Europe to work together to ensure that Britain's exit from the European Union will take place smoothly.

WATCH: Lagarde sees political dangers with tepid economy

2016-04-06 15:01

The global economy is beset by an array of political risks at a time when growth is at best mediocre, says IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde.

Islamic finance can promote stability - IMF chief

2015-11-12 20:00

The fast growing, Sharia-compliant Islamic finance industry has the potential to promote financial stability because of its risk-sharing features, IMF director Christine Lagarde says.

Prosecutor recommends dropping case against IMF head

2015-09-23 14:00

A senior French prosecutor has requested the dismissal of a case against IMF head Christine Lagarde, over a business arbitration when she was French finance minister, a news report says.

Lagarde: IMF can’t lend to Greece if June payment missed

2015-06-28 16:37

The IMF will be prevented by its rules from providing additional financial assistance to the Greeks if they miss a June 30 payment, says IMF MD Christine Lagarde.

Lagarde: IMF, Ukraine in $17.5bn bailout deal

2015-02-12 10:55

The IMF says it has reached a preliminary deal on a new $17.5bn financial rescue plan with Ukraine which could be a "turning point" for Kiev, Christine Lagarde

Davos debate degenerates over Europe economy

2015-01-22 16:49

Instead of being a serious debate about the merits of monetary stimulus, the panel at Davos quickly degenerated into a skirmish over the European economy.

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