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`Grexit` fears loom without solid Greek reforms: IMF

Fears that Greece will exit the eurozone, a "Grexit", could revive if Greek authorities do not come up with "credible" reforms, notably on pensions, a senior IMF official said Thursday.

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.

IMF nominates sole candidate Christine Lagarde for second term to lead agency

IMF nominates sole candidate Christine Lagarde for second term to lead agency

The term of Lagarde comes to an end in July this year after taking the helm of the IMF as its 11th director in 2011 and the first woman to lead the agency.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde tells Ukraine to fix graft or lose vital aid

IMF chief Christine Lagarde tells Ukraine to fix graft or lose vital aid

IMF chief Christine Lagarde warned Ukraine on Wednesday that its stalled fight against corruption and inability to push through required restructuring measures were jeopardising the future of the Fund`s rescue plan.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns Ukraine over rescue program

IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns Ukraine over rescue program

An IMF program to prop up cash-strapped Ukraine`s stricken economy cannot continue without reform by the authorities in Kiev, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde warned Wednesday.

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.