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Christine Lagarde's conviction: Know why the IMF chief was found guilty

Christine Lagarde's conviction: Know why the IMF chief was found guilty

A French court has found IMF head Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence over a massive state payout to a tycoon when she was French finance minister but spared her a fine or prison sentence.

IMF chief Christine ​Lagarde found guilty over French tycoon payment

IMF chief Christine ​Lagarde found guilty over French tycoon payment

In a blow to her otherwise stellar career, the court rapped Lagarde for failing to contest the massive payment.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns of weak growth, lure of protectionism

IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns of weak growth, lure of protectionism

The head of the IMF on Wednesday renewed warnings against protectionism and trade restrictions, saying that the global economy risked prolonged low growth and that advanced economies faced painful inequality.

G20 must step up growth efforts: IMF's Lagarde

The world`s biggest economies must step up reform efforts to boost growth in line with targets they set last year using a mix of accommodative monetary policy, fiscal policy and structural reforms, the head of the International Monetary Fund said.

IMF, Ukraine in deal for $17.5 bn bailout: Lagarde

The International Monetary Fund and conflict-torn Ukraine have reached a preliminary deal on a new financial rescue plan worth $17.5 billion dollars that could be a "turning point" for Kiev, Christine Lagarde said Thursday.

Lagarde launches Brazil charm offensive for top IMF post

France`s Christine Lagarde is one of the leading contenders for the post of IMF chief.