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Christine Lagarde

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  • With world economy stuttering, governments urged to open purse

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - World economic leaders are being urged to rally around a plan to let government do what it does best – spend money – in an effort to buoy a global economy that remains slack and slowing. The effort comes as six years of...
  • Austerity versus growth version 3.0 at G20/IMF

    LONDON (Reuters) - World policymakers gather in Washington later this week to ponder how to sustain economic recovery at a time when the United States is about to turn off its money taps. Given the same G20 finance ministers and central bankers met in...
  • IMF warns of 'mediocre' growth, calls for coordinated action

    IMF warns of 'mediocre' growth, calls for coordinated action
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The global economy could be stuck on a 'new mediocre' growth path with high debt and unemployment unless policymakers open up labor markets, invest in infrastructure and reform fiscal policies, the head of the International Monetary...
  • Falling energy prices point to weakening world economy

    LONDON (Reuters) - A sharp fall in energy prices around the world signals worse to come for the slowing global economy as China's decade-long boom peters out, in addition to Europe's long struggle with recession. The price of oil, the world's most...
  • IMF approves $130 million in aid to three Ebola-hit countries

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund on Friday approved $130 million in aid to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to help them deal with the economic impact from the Ebola virus. "The Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone...
  • In Abenomics' shadow, Japanese women fight 'maternity harassment'

    TOKYO - When Sayaka Osakabe returned to work after a second miscarriage, one of the first questions her boss asked was whether she was having sex again. Despite laws guaranteeing equal opportunity and a near parity of sexes attending university,...
  • No new debt for Germany in 2015, first time since 1969

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Germany would not take on new debt next year for the first time since 1969, underlining the robustness of the country's finances as European partners urge it to do more to boost euro zone growth....
  • IMF's Lagarde says empowerment of women essential for Japan's growth

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's targets for empowering women, a key part of his economic growth strategy, could add substantially to annual growth if met, International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde said on Friday....
  • IMF's Lagarde urges Germany to spend more, aid recovery

    PARIS (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde urged Germany to increase investments to help spur the euro zone's flagging economic recovery, adding that the bloc as a whole needed to make more structural reforms. With the...
  • IMF board stands behind Lagarde over French probe

    IMF board stands behind Lagarde over French probe
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund's board on Friday stood behind the global lender's leader Christine Lagarde, who is facing a criminal investigation in France tied to a political corruption probe dating from 2008. French magistrates...
  • Investigan formalmente a Lagarde del FMI en un caso de fraude en Francia

    PARÍS (Reuters) - La directora gerente del Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI), Christine Lagarde, fue puesta el miércoles bajo investigación formal por magistrados franceses por negligencia en un caso de fraude político que data del 2008, cuando era...