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IMF hopes India will implement 'critically important' reforms

IMF hopes India will implement 'critically important' reforms

IMF chief Christine Lagarde said those reforms are actually going to be "critically important" for the unleashing of growth potential that India has to offer.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk threatens to quit as Ukraine PM

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Friday threatened to quit along with his entire government in the latest development of a political crisis rocking the former Soviet state.

No 'draconian measures' for Greece: IMF's Lagarde

The International Monetary Fund does not wish to slap "draconian measures" on hard-up Greece but wants more government progress on pension reform, IMF chief Christine Lagarde has said.

India enjoying robust economic growth: IMF chief Christine Lagarde

India enjoying robust economic growth: IMF chief Christine Lagarde

India and Mexico are enjoying robust growth even as emerging economies as a whole are facing the harsh reality of slow growth and reversal of capital flows, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Thursday.

IMF implements quota reforms; India, China get more voting rights

IMF implements quota reforms; India, China get more voting rights

For the first time, the four emerging economies – India China, Brazil and Russia -- would be among the 10 largest members of the International Monetary Fund.

India among 10 largest IMF members with historic reforms

India among 10 largest IMF members with historic reforms

The International Monetary Fund`s historic quota and governance reforms that for the first time place four emerging market countries - Brazil, China, India, and Russia - among its 10 largest members have become effective.

 

Davos 2016: Chinese economy won't see hard landing, says Lagarde

Davos 2016: Chinese economy won't see hard landing, says Lagarde

She also said the fourth industrial revolution currently underway would bring about a major change in the world and would require change in the way GDP is calculated.

Christine Lagarde to run for second IMF term

Christine Lagarde to run for second IMF term

Christine Lagarde announced Friday that she will run for a second term at the head of the International Monetary Fund, after winning strong backing from across Europe.

IMF opens nominations for top post; Christine Lagarde gets strong backing from Europe

IMF opens nominations for top post; Christine Lagarde gets strong backing from Europe

With her term coming to an end in July, the International Monetary Fund formally began accepting nominations for who will guide the global crisis lender for the next five years.

WEF 2016: China should communicate better with financial markets, says IMF's Lagarde

WEF 2016: China should communicate better with financial markets, says IMF's Lagarde

Lagarde said China is "going through a list of transitions".

IMF opens nominations for managing director; will Christine Lagarde renew?

IMF opens nominations for managing director; will Christine Lagarde renew?

Lagarde, the former French finance minister who has overseen the IMF through the challenging eurozone bailouts and is widely respected in the global financial community, has not said directly that she wants to renew her position.

 

WEF Davos 2016: Asylum seekers' inflow to have expansionary effect on economy

The refugee challenge facing Europe can be harnessed for the benefit of all, with the help of appropriate policies, especially effective integration into the labour market, IMF said.

Market mayhem: Sensex cracks below 24,000-mark, Nifty under 7,300-level

Market mayhem: Sensex cracks below 24,000-mark, Nifty under 7,300-level

The 30-share index was last trading lower by 451.76 points or 1.85 percent at 24,028.08 after moving in range of 24,325.77 - 23,998.65 early.

Oil price collapse is a drag on global economy: IMF

The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that the sharp collapse in the price of oil is proving more of a drag on the global economy than a stimulus.

IMF retains FY17 India GDP forecast at 7.5%, cuts world growth

IMF retains FY17 India GDP forecast at 7.5%, cuts world growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday kept India's growth projection unchanged at 7.3 percent in the current fiscal and 7.5 percent in the next, even as it cut world economic outlook to 3.4 percent for 2016.

Greece 'accepts' IMF role in bailout: Eurogroup chief

Greece 'accepts' IMF role in bailout: Eurogroup chief

Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Thursday said Greece had "fully accepted" that the International Monetary Fund take a role in its third bailout programme despite Athens earlier saying the fund is no longer needed.

Global growth will be disappointing in 2016 says IMF's Lagarde

Global economic growth will be "disappointing" next year, the head of the International Monetary Fund said in a guest article for German newspaper Handelsblatt published on Wednesday.

US Congress passes IMF quota reform to benefit India and China

US Congress passes IMF quota reform to benefit India and China

The reform gives more voting rights to countries like India and China - and is a much better reflective of the global economic scene was struck for the past several years as the Congress.

China welcomes US Congress' ratification of IMF quota reforms

China welcomes US Congress' ratification of IMF quota reforms

China on Saturday welcomed the US Congress' ratification of the 2010 quota and governance reforms of the IMF that will give more voting rights and "enhance" the representativeness of emerging economies including India at the international institution.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde to stand trial for negligence over Tapie payout

IMF chief Christine Lagarde to stand trial for negligence over Tapie payout

Lagarde was placed under formal investigation in 2014 for negligence in the long-running affair for allowing arbitration in a dispute between the tycoon and partly state-owned bank Credit Lyonnais.