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Christine Lagarde

Controversy the govt’s focus, not the economy

Perhaps Opposition parties and people themselves also should be blamed for the government losing its focus on the economy.

23 Jan 2020 1:20 AM

Effect of global slowdown 'more pronounced' in India: IMF chief

Georgieva said widespread deceleration means that growth in 2019-20 will fall to its 'lowest rate' since beginning of decade.

09 Oct 2019 8:45 AM

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

IMF succession is expected to be a major topic of discussion among G7 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting on Wed.

17 Jul 2019 10:27 AM

US economist David Lipton named as interim leader of IMF

'We have full confidence in First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton as Acting Managing Director of the IMF,' board said.

03 Jul 2019 9:36 AM

Nurture fintech to modernise services, include the unbanked

The marriage of financial services and technology is not new to the 21st century.

17 Jun 2019 1:19 AM


Pay more attention to women security: IMF chief Lagarde advises PM Modi

IMF chief Christine Lagarde termed Kathua rape incident, where an 8-year-old girl was tortured, raped and murdered, as 'revolting'.

20 Apr 2018 8:40 AM

IMF's Lagarde: Trade protectionism threatens economic growth

IMF in January forecast global growth of 3.9 percent for this year.

11 Apr 2018 11:21 AM

IMF chief hails note ban, GST, says Indian economy on 'solid track'

The comment comes days after the IMF lowered its growth forecast for the current and the next year

15 Oct 2017 9:47 AM

GST to push Indian growth to over eight per cent: IMF

IMF adds that reforms being done is expected to pay off in terms of higher growth in future.

28 Apr 2017 12:19 PM

IMF wants wealthy countires to address popular anger

This sentiment of populism in the views of many is fueled by the feeling of being excluded, or being left out," said IMF MD.

21 Apr 2017 2:44 PM


IMF 'pleased' to see 'rebalancing' in China's economy: Lagarde

IMF has some very specific recommendations to China in relation to credit growth

21 Apr 2017 10:31 AM

IMF leader warns against trade protectionism

Lagarde cited stronger manufacturing activity in advanced economies and continued robust gains in emerging economies.

12 Apr 2017 2:48 PM

IMF chief Christine Lagarde found guilty

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

20 Dec 2016 2:00 AM

IMF's Lagarde guilty, but not punished, in French negligence trial

The court has decided not to punish her or give her a criminal record.

19 Dec 2016 8:49 PM

IMF chief Christine Lagarde goes on trial in French court

The trial threatens the credibility of the IMF, as Christine Lagarde is the third chief of the organisation to face trial.

13 Dec 2016 1:54 AM