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IMF ratchets up call to address anti-globalisation anger

As the global recovery gathers pace, the IMF is turning up the volume on its call for wealthy countries to address popular anger over the impact of globalization and head off the threat of protectionism.

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.

IMF's Christine Lagarde 'optimistic' about US economy

IMF's Christine Lagarde 'optimistic' about US economy

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday voiced optimism for US economic growth under President Donald Trump but warned it could herald trouble for the rest of the world.

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.

IMF board reaffirms confidence in Christine Lagarde after negligence verdict

The International Monetary Fund said on Monday its executive board reaffirmed its full confidence in Managing Director Christine Lagarde despite her conviction by a French court on a negligence charge.

IMF head Christine Lagarde found guilty of negligence by French court

IMF head Christine Lagarde found guilty of negligence by French court

International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde was found guilty of negligence by a French Court on Monday in a issue related with massive payout to a tycoon when she was finance minister. 

IMF chief Christine Lagarde stands trial over Bernard ​Tapie affair

Christine Lagarde, International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief, went on trial on Monday over her role in a scandal involving business magnate Bernard Tapie in 2008.

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.

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.

IMF, World Bank call for measures to promote inclusive globalisation

IMF, World Bank call for measures to promote inclusive globalisation

 International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank leaders have called for measures to promote inclusive growth and resist anti-trade sentiments.

IMF chief gives Deutsche Bank tough advice, says need deal on fine

IMF chief gives Deutsche Bank tough advice, says need deal on fine

IMF chief Christine Lagarde gave Deutsche Bank some tough advice on Thursday, saying Germany`s biggest lender needed to reform its business model and rapidly reach a deal with US regulators over a potentially huge fine.

Years of war, refugee flight has wrecked Middle East economies: IMF report

Years of war, refugee flight has wrecked Middle East economies: IMF report

Middle East economies have plunged into decline in the years of war since the Arab Spring, creating daunting economic and development challenges, according to an IMF report released on Friday.

 

IMF boss Christine Lagarde to go on trial in France on December 12

IMF boss Christine Lagarde to go on trial in France on December 12

Lagarde, 60, will be tried for negligence by the Court of Justice of the Republic -- a tribunal that hears cases against ministers accused of wrongdoing in the discharge of their duties.

G20 determined to combat 'populist backlash' on trade: IMF

G20 determined to combat 'populist backlash' on trade: IMF

G20 leaders resolved to combat a "populist backlash" against global trade, and highlight the benefits it has brought including lifting millions out of poverty, IMF's Christine Lagarde said Monday.

IMF's Christine Lagarde warns G20 to avoid 'low-growth trap'

The head of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday called on global leaders to take "forceful" action to revive the world economy, sounding a stark warning ahead of this weekend`s G20 summit.

IMF expresses confidence in Christine Lagarde as French court orders trial

IMF expresses confidence in Christine Lagarde as French court orders trial

The International Monetary Fund expressed firm backing for Managing Director Christine Lagarde Friday after a French court ordered her to stand trial over a state payout to a businessman in 2008.

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.

Christine Lagarde says global growth forecast revised downward on Brexit

She made the comments at a briefing after meeting China`s Premier Li Keqiang and the head of the World Bank and other senior global economic officials.

Loss of small-country bank access risks 'systemic' disruptions: IMF chief

Loss of small-country bank access risks 'systemic' disruptions: IMF chief

The loss of correspondent banking relationships in developing countries as major banks try to limit risk exposures could marginalise small economies and cause "systemic" disruptions to their financial systems, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Monday.

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.