Christine Lagarde

Ex-IMF chief Lagarde wins EU approval to lead ECB

The MEPs voted 394 in favour, 206 against and 49 abstentions after a debate was held on Lagarde's suitability for the position in the Parliament's plenary in Strasbourg.

Sep 17, 2019, 18:02 PM IST

Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, starting race for her successor

A former French finance minister, Lagarde was the first woman to head the IMF and was known among policymakers as a tough negotiator.

Jul 17, 2019, 11:53 AM IST

IMF urges countries to work constructively together to reduce trade barriers

Describing the United States' decision to impose metal tariffs on the European Union, Canada and Mexico as unfortunate, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged countries to work constructively together to reduce barriers.

Jun 01, 2018, 08:37 AM IST

IMF head warns China on exporting debt through 'Silk Road'

Lagarde made the comments at a Beijing forum on Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature Belt and Road initiative, a USD 1 trillion road, rail and construction project spanning dozens of countries -- from Asia to Africa and Europe.

Apr 12, 2018, 17:31 PM IST

IMF's Lagarde: Trade protectionism threatens economic growth

Trump last month imposed steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, and announced pending tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods in retaliation for alleged theft of intellectual property.

Apr 11, 2018, 13:35 PM IST

IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns 'no winners' in trade wars

She said the global economy is in good shape, with 3.9 per cent growth projected this year as well as higher levels of investor confidence.

Mar 19, 2018, 09:52 AM IST

Guard against trade protectionism: IMF chief Christine Lagarde to policymakers

IMF chief warning comes as finance ministers and central bank governors from the G20 prepare to meet in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Mar 16, 2018, 08:40 AM IST

Christine Lagarde says market swings aren't worrying, but wants reforms

Christine Lagarde, speaking at a conference on global business and social trends in Dubai, said economies were also supported by plenty of financing available.

Feb 12, 2018, 07:48 AM IST

India should continue with reforms with special focus on financial services sector: Lagarde

The IMF has projected India`s growth at 7.4 percent for 2018, against China`s 6.8 percent.

Jan 23, 2018, 15:55 PM IST

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

After IMF slashes growth forecast, its chief says Indian economy on 'solid track'

IMF chief Christine Lagarde said the Indian economy is on a "very solid track" in the mid-term.

Oct 15, 2017, 09:35 AM IST

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

IMF could be based in Beijing in a decade, says chief

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) could be based in Beijing in ten years if the Chinese economy continues its growth momentum, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde has said.

Jul 25, 2017, 13:53 PM IST

'IMF could be on board for Greek bailout'

Slovak Finance Minister Peter Kazimir suggested on Wednesday that the International Monetary Fund was on board for financing Greece's third bailout.

May 10, 2017, 20:57 PM IST

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.

Apr 21, 2017, 21:59 PM IST

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

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.

Feb 12, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

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 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.

Dec 20, 2016, 04:45 AM IST

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. 

Dec 19, 2016, 20:37 PM IST