IMF chief

Dalal Street lights up before Diwali; Sensex, Nifty touch fresh record highs

Dalal Street lights up before Diwali; Sensex, Nifty touch fresh record highs

Market sentiment was buoyant in a truncated trading week ahead of Diwali and encouraging Q2 earnings from oil-to- telecom conglomerate Reliance Industries.

Oct 16, 2017, 16:05 PM IST
Take decisions to make economic recovery sustainable:  Lagarde

Take decisions to make economic recovery sustainable: Lagarde

Last year, 47 countries experienced negative growth on a per capita basis, including many small and fragile economies.

Oct 13, 2017, 08:22 AM IST
Need to sustain global growth momentum: Lagarde

Need to sustain global growth momentum: Lagarde

Noting that the world economy is picking up momentum, IMF chief Christine Lagarde has underlined the need to sustain this growth and make it more inclusive.

Apr 21, 2017, 12:35 PM IST
Ex-IMF chief Rato handed 4.5 years in jail for embezzlement

Ex-IMF chief Rato handed 4.5 years in jail for embezzlement

Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato was handed a jail sentence of four years and six months on Thursday for misusing funds when he was the boss of two Spanish banks.

Feb 23, 2017, 19:40 PM IST
No 'silver bullet' for excessive inequality, says IMF chief

No 'silver bullet' for excessive inequality, says IMF chief

Policymakers across the world must act now to check inequalities even as there is no "silver bullet" to contain this problem, IMF chief Christine Lagarde.

Jan 18, 2017, 15:51 PM IST
IMF chief Christine Lagarde​ on trial in France over tycoon case

IMF chief Christine Lagarde​ on trial in France over tycoon case

 IMF chief Christine Lagarde goes on trial in France on Monday over a massive state payout to a flamboyant tycoon when she was finance minister in a case that risks tarnishing her stellar career.

Dec 10, 2016, 10:45 AM IST
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.

Nov 15, 2016, 09:55 AM IST
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.

Jul 22, 2016, 14:00 PM IST
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. 

Jul 07, 2016, 19:57 PM IST
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.

Jul 01, 2016, 19:25 PM IST
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.

Apr 05, 2016, 14:19 PM IST
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.

Mar 12, 2016, 11:07 AM IST
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.

Feb 20, 2016, 03:08 AM IST

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.

Feb 12, 2016, 04:09 AM IST
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.

Feb 11, 2016, 22:26 PM IST

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.

Dec 13, 2015, 01:52 AM IST

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.

Oct 08, 2015, 07:07 AM IST
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.

Oct 01, 2015, 08:55 AM IST

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.

Jun 27, 2015, 17:55 PM IST
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.

Jun 18, 2015, 17:52 PM IST