Christine Lagarde

U.S. courts allies with free trade offers at G20, France resists

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The United States sought to woo Europe and Japan with free trade deals on Saturday to gain leverage in an escalating tariff war with China but its overtures faced stiff resistance from France at a G20 finance ministers meeting dominated by trade tensions.<p>U.S. Treasury …

Economy

IMF's Lagarde says Argentina 'unequivocally' making fiscal progress

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina is "unequivocally" making progress on its goals to cut its fiscal deficit as part of a $50 billion International Monetary Fund (IMF) program, Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday.<p>Lagarde told reporters at the G20 meeting of finance ministers …

International Monetary Fund

Trade war could reduce global growth: IMF

The International Monetary Fund has warned that the growing trade war between the US, China and the European Union could significantly harm the …

Economy

The International Monetary Fund Is Bullish On XRP (XRP), Ripple's Crypto Token

The new era in the economy is here, and it comes with cryptocurrencies, blockchain technologies, financial intermediation, AI, mobile wallets, online …

International Monetary Fund

'Wait Wait' For July 14, 2018: With Not My Job Guest Christine Lagarde : Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! : NPR

Christine Lagarde

Euro zone budget could be conditional on discipline: IMF's Lagarde

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (Reuters) - IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday that a proposed joint euro zone budget could be designed with conditions so that it does not become a no-strings-attached transfer of rich countries' cash to poorer members.<p>The leaders of France and Germany …

Business

Financial firms will abandon Britain after Brexit, says IMF chief

International Monetary Fund

Taoiseach backs Christine Lagarde’s call for more gender equality on bank boards

Gender balance and diversity on boards of financial institutions “will perhaps lead to better decision making and fewer unnecessary risks”, Ireland’s …

Leo Varadkar

IMF's Lagarde Offers Market Warning on Italy Fiscal Plans

International Monetary Fund Director Christine Lagarde spoke of potential risks to financial markets from Italian fiscal policy ahead of an upcoming …

International Monetary Fund

It’s Time to Let Women Thrive | by Erna Solberg & Christine Lagarde

DAVOS – In public debates around the world, women’s empowerment is increasingly being recognized as a top priority. The question of how to provide …

Erna Solberg

IMF welcomes Greek debt deal but has reservations on long-term

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund welcomed on Friday a deal on debt relief for Greece reached by Athens’ euro zone creditors saying it will improve debt sustainability in the medium term, but maintained reservations on the long term.<p>International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing …

International Monetary Fund

IMF's Lagarde warns of tariff retaliations from Canada, Europe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The economic impacts of tariffs enacted by Washington will grow as retaliations come from affected countries like Canada as well as European nations like Germany, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday.<p>International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director …

International Monetary Fund

IMF says economic forecast gloomier since G7 summit | Reuters.com

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has led an attack by global economic organisations on U.S. President Donald Trump's ''America First'' trade policy, warning that clouds over the global economy ''are getting darker by the day''. Laura Frykberg reports.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View …

International Monetary Fund

Clouds over global economy have darkened since G7 summit, says IMF's Lagarde

BERLIN (Reuters) - The clouds over the global economy have darkened, especially since the divisive summit of leaders from the Group of Seven economic powers at the weekend, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Monday.<p>Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the …

International Monetary Fund

Clouds over world economy 'getting darker by the day'

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde says the risks to the global economy are rising as major industrial nations sharpen threats of a trade war.

Economics

IMF will remain engaged in Greece, Lagarde says

BERLIN (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund will remain engaged in Greece in some form, which will most likely become clearer after a June 21 meeting of the Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Monday.<p>"We are considering all the options," Lagarde told …

Economics

Argentina secures the biggest lifeline the IMF has ever provided

The South American country has secured a $50bn stand-by arrangement from the International Monetary Fund to help restore investor confidence<p>08 June …

Business (South Africa)

Germany's Merkel to meet IMF's Lagarde: government spokeswoman

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and the heads of other global economic organizations on Monday, a government spokeswoman said.<p>The participants in the meeting include World Bank President Jim Yong …

Business

Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Meeting with Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement today after meeting with Honduras’ …

Economics

Lagarde, Melinda Gates Help Trudeau Focus G-7 Minds on Gender – Bloomberg

Lagarde, Melinda Gates Help Trudeau Focus G-7 Minds on Gender<p>Lagarde, Melinda Gates Help Trudeau Focus G-7 Minds on Gender<p>Lagarde, Melinda Gates Help …

Justin Trudeau

SPIEF '18: Presidential Plenary Session

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and IMF …

François Hollande

IMF chief Christine Lagarde to visit DCU for inclusion event

Inclusion in academia is going to be a key focus as Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Foundation (IMF) visits Dublin City …

Ireland

IMF's Lagarde calls U.S. complaints about China trade deficit strange

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Friday that U.S. complaints about the size of its trade deficit with China were strange.<p>Speaking in St. Petersburg at an economic forum, Lagarde also said that U.S. complaints about alleged …

Business

Putin, Macron, Abe, Wang, Lagarde Speak at SPIEF

Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and IMF …

François Hollande

IMF's Lagarde says system of global trade under threat

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Friday that the system of global trade was under threat from forces who wanted to undermine it and warned that resorting to protectionism would be a grave mistake.<p>Lagarde was speaking at an …

Globalization

Lagarde Calls Tariffs Threat `Darkest Cloud'

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde discusses risks facing the global economy and the IMF's analysis of Russia. She …

International Monetary Fund

IMF's Lagarde on Argentina, Turkey, China, Russia Policies

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde talks about economies and policies of Argentina, Turkey, China and Russia. She speaks …

International Monetary Fund

IMF's Lagarde tells Turkey to ensure central bank independence - Article - BNN

Central Banks

IMF chief says global corporate and sovereign debt represent risk

ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said on Thursday that global levels of corporate and sovereign debt represented a risk.<p>Speaking in Russia's St Petersburg at an economic forum, Lagarde also said protectionist talk was a threat to confidence in …

Business

Russia must improve economic productivity, diversity: IMF chief

ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, said on Thursday that Russia needed to improve its economy’s productivity and diversity.<p>Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, attends a session of the St. Petersburg …

Economics