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Ukraine may need more aid: IMF chief Lagarde

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 00:02

The first installment of the aid, worth $3.19 billion, was disbursed in early May.

Global recovery to accelerate in 2015: IMF

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 14:05

Lagarde estimated that growth in China this year would be between 7 and 7.5 percent.

IMF chief Lagarde arrives in Paris court for questioning

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 16:41

Wearing a dark suit and scarf, she called out "hello" to journalists before walking into the court.

IMF chief hails WTO trade agreement

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 09:25

The breakthrough agreement reached in Bali by the WTO reaffirms the international community`s commitment to an open trade system which boosts global growth and jobs, and cuts poverty, Xinhua reported citing IMF chief Christine Lagarde.

IMF asks emerging economies to remove barriers to growth

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 09:56

Stating that this emerging market transition will not be fast or easy, Lagarde said these countries will likely spend the rest of the decade adjusting to the new reality.

Outrage over IMF chief not paying taxes on salary

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 20:01

Reports of IMF president Christine Lagarde not paying tax on her 350,000 pounds a year salary have caused wide spread outrage.

IMF chief urges balanced policies for higher, better growth

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 08, 2012, 15:27

Global policymakers should strike a balance between austerity and growth in designing economic policies to deliver faster and better growth, as fiscal adjustment and other headwinds weighed down growth, International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde said.

IMF chief says has around $316 billion in funding pledges

Last Updated: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 09:57

The head of the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said she had commitments to raise fund resources in excess of USD 316 billion, "and more in the bag."

IMF chief wants 'more firepower' to fight crisis

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 04, 2012, 10:21

The managing director of the International Monetary Fund made an impassioned plea Tuesday for American leadership in the global economy as she called for the international community to give her organization "more firepower" to bolster tottering economies.

Strauss-Kahn's lawyers claim diplomatic immunity in sex case

Last Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 11:47

Lawyers for Dominique Strauss-Kahn have told a US court to dismiss a hotel maid's lawsuit alleging sexual assault against him, saying the former IMF chief enjoyed diplomatic immunity at the time.

France's Strauss-Kahn charged in prostitution vice ring

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 09:00

Disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been charged with involvement in an organised vice ring that procured prostitutes for top-class clients, lawyers said.

IMF chief Lagarde meets Pranab; discusses eurozone crisis

Last Updated: Monday, March 19, 2012, 18:39

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde Monday met Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and discussed the global economic situation, including the eurozone crisis.