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India's income will go up by 27% with women participation: IMF Chief

India's income will go up by 27% with women participation: IMF Chief

India's national income would increase by 27 percent if the participation of women in the workforce matches the level of men, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde has said.

Ruling due on whether IMF chief to face trial in France

Ruling due on whether IMF chief to face trial in France

IMF chief Christine Lagarde is to find out on Friday whether she will stand trial in France over a massive state payout to tycoon Bernard Tapie when she was French economy minister nearly a decade ago.

No world recession from Brexit but risks high:  Christine Lagarde

No world recession from Brexit but risks high: Christine Lagarde

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said that Britain`s shock vote to quit the European Union has injected significant uncertainty into the global economy but is unlikely to cause a world recession. 

IMF`s Lagarde should face trial in Tapie case: French prosecutor

IMF`s Lagarde should face trial in Tapie case: French prosecutor

A French prosecutor on Friday said IMF chief Christine Lagarde should stand trial for her handling of a massive state payout to tycoon Bernard Tapie in 2008 when she was France`s finance minister.

India remains bright spot in global economy: Christine Lagarde

India remains bright spot in global economy: Christine Lagarde

With strong growth and rising real income, India remains a bright spot in the global economy, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday.

India's star shines bright in global gloom: IMF chief

India's star shines bright in global gloom: IMF chief

With young workforce and continuing policy reform, India has not only emerged as the fastest-growing economy, but its stars also shine bright amid the current global gloom, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday.

Christine Lagarde gets second term as IMF chief

Christine Lagarde gets second term as IMF chief

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday announced that it selected Christine Lagarde to serve as its leader for a second five-year term.

Lagarde set for second term as IMF chief

Christine Lagarde, the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund, became assured Thursday of a second term as managing director to steer it through a global economic slowdown.

Christine Lagarde set for second term as IMF chief

Christine Lagarde set for second term as IMF chief

IMF chief Christine Lagarde became assured Thursday of a second five-year term after the global financial institution announced there were no other candidates for the position.

Time to turn words into climate action: IMF chief

"The Paris Agreement is a critical step forward for addressing the challenge of global climate change in the 21st century," Lagarde said in a statement.

Now 'right moment' for carbon tax: IMF chief

The time is right for governments to introduce taxes on carbon emissions, which would help fight global warming and raise badly needed revenue, IMF chief Christine Lagarde has said.

India a bright spot in slowing world economy: IMF chief

India a bright spot in slowing world economy: IMF chief

IMF chief Christine Lagarde has said that global growth will likely be weaker this year with only a modest acceleration expected in 2016 but India remains a bright spot.

IMF `will continue to work` on stability for Greece: Lagarde

"The purpose of what we`re doing is to actually restore stability of the economy in Greece, this is what we`ll continue to do. We`ll continue to work," Lagarde told reporters before joining a meeting of eurozone finance ministers.

IMF`s Lagarde says `no period of grace` for Greek debt payment

IMF`s Lagarde says `no period of grace` for Greek debt payment

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde warned cash-strapped Greece Thursday it will get no extra time to make a huge debt payment due at the end of the month.

Germany, France usher Greece back to negotiating table

"It was a very friendly, constructive exchange, but it`s also clear that there must be more work with the three institutions. There is a lot to do," Merkel told reporters on the sidelines of an EU summit in Riga.

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan brushes off talk of top IMF role: Report

The head of RBI, Raghuram Rajan, has brushed off talk that he could be a candidate for the top job at the International Monetary Fund when Christine Lagarde`s term ends next year, according to a newspaper interview.

IMF chief hails AIIB as US mellows down criticism

IMF chief Christine Lagarde today hailed China-funded Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as Beijing reached out to a suspicious US, saying any country willing to join the USD 50 billion multinational lender is welcome.

IMF head welcomes China-backed bank on Beijing visit

Lagarde made the comments as she wrapped up a five-day visit to China and after a host of European countries announced their intention to sign up for the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

India a bright spot on cloudy global horizon: Christine Lagarde

She reiterate global growth forecast of 3.5 percent in 2015 and 3.7 percent in 2016. She also said that asynchronous policy shifts may lead to excessive volatility.

India better prepared for external financial shocks: IMF

India is better positioned to cope with external financial shocks than most emerging market economies, International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde said.