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IMF' Lagarde to stand trial over 400 million euro state payout

France's highest appeals court has ruled that IMF head Christine Lagarde must stand trial for her role in a 400 million euro state payout to French businessman Bernard Tapie.

France's highest appeals court has ruled that IMF head Christine Lagarde must stand trial for her role in a 400 million euro state payout to French businessman Bernard Tapie.

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Lagarde says IMF stands ready to moderate Brexit effects

With the financial and stock markets in turmoil steady hands are needed on the levers of international finance and the International Monetary Fund’s director Christine Lagarde was quick to reassure th

With the financial and stock markets in turmoil steady hands are needed on the levers of international finance and the International Monetary Fund’s director Christine Lagarde was quick to reassure th

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IMF's Lagarde warns Brexit is a "concern for the whole world"

Head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde has been speaking in Vienna where without calling on Britain to vote to stay in the EU she did say there was a clear economic case against an

Head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde has been speaking in Vienna where without calling on Britain to vote to stay in the EU she did say there was a clear economic case against an

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Blunt Brexit warning from International Monetary Fund's Lagarde

IMF head Christine Lagarde warns there would be no economic positives from Britain leaving the EU and the impact would range from "pretty bad to very, very bad".

IMF head Christine Lagarde warns there would be no economic positives from Britain leaving the EU and the impact would range from "pretty bad to very, very bad".

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How strong is euro area monetary policy

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund “We don’t think that Central Banks are running out ammunition. What we believe is

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund “We don’t think that Central Banks are running out ammunition. What we believe is

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Growth and Brexit top agenda at G20 finance meeting

Weakening global growth and the implications of Britain leaving the European Union are the two big talking points for G20 financial leaders meeting in Shanghai.

Weakening global growth and the implications of Britain leaving the European Union are the two big talking points for G20 financial leaders meeting in Shanghai.

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Sole candidate Lagarde re-elected to second term as International Monetary Fund head

Christine Lagarde has been re-elected to a second five-year term as head of the International Monetary Fund with the world's economy in the doldrums, and the IMF facing difficult loan decisions for Gr

Christine Lagarde has been re-elected to a second five-year term as head of the International Monetary Fund with the world's economy in the doldrums, and the IMF facing difficult loan decisions for Gr

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Lagarde seeks second term as head of the IMF

Head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has announced she will run for a second term as managing director of the financial institution.

Head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has announced she will run for a second term as managing director of the financial institution.

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IMF chief Christine Lagarde vows to fight negligence trial

Christine Lagarde, the head of the IMF, says she will be appealing a decision by a French court that she stands trial for her role in the payment of

Christine Lagarde, the head of the IMF, says she will be appealing a decision by a French court that she stands trial for her role in the payment of

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IMF and World Bank annual meeting underway in Lima

The annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank is getting underway in Lima, Peru, with the global economy on perhaps the

The annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank is getting underway in Lima, Peru, with the global economy on perhaps the

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IMF says Greek debt unsustainable without easier terms

One of Greece’s major creditors and Troika member the IMF says the country will need debt relief and extended loans from the European Union. The

One of Greece’s major creditors and Troika member the IMF says the country will need debt relief and extended loans from the European Union. The

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Greek government debt 'compromise not what SYRIZA wanted'

Inching towards debt redemption, the negotiations between Greece and its emergency lenders have raised the occasional mention of the word ‘Grexit’

Inching towards debt redemption, the negotiations between Greece and its emergency lenders have raised the occasional mention of the word ‘Grexit’

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EU calls crisis summit after Greece bailout talks fail

The meeting of European finance ministers in Luxembourg has ended with no solution to the Greek debt crisis. Instead eurozone leaders are to meet for

The meeting of European finance ministers in Luxembourg has ended with no solution to the Greek debt crisis. Instead eurozone leaders are to meet for

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International lenders raise pressure on Greece as cash crunch looms

The annual IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings started in Washington on Friday, with the Greek debt once again in the spotlight. Most of the key players

The annual IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings started in Washington on Friday, with the Greek debt once again in the spotlight. Most of the key players

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IMF's Lagarde defends austerity ahead of crucial Greek vote

James Franey euronews: “Christine Lagarde, you’re the head of the IMF; You are here in Dublin, Ireland to talk about the lessons we can learn from

James Franey euronews: “Christine Lagarde, you’re the head of the IMF; You are here in Dublin, Ireland to talk about the lessons we can learn from

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IMF 'ready to do more' to help battle Ebola

The IMF is putting the fight against Ebola at the top of its priorities list as the outbreak threatens economic recovery in West African

The IMF is putting the fight against Ebola at the top of its priorities list as the outbreak threatens economic recovery in West African

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'Spend more to grow more' says IMF's Lagarde

After years of pushing austerity, the International Monetary Fund is now telling governments they must spend more to boost growth and create jobs

After years of pushing austerity, the International Monetary Fund is now telling governments they must spend more to boost growth and create jobs

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IMF to lower global growth forecast

The IMF has given a gloomy forecast for the global economy. As of next week they will revise growth figures downwards. Speaking at Georgetown

The IMF has given a gloomy forecast for the global economy. As of next week they will revise growth figures downwards. Speaking at Georgetown

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IMF director Lagarde placed under investigation in France

The director of the IMF and former French finance minister Christine Lagarde has been formally placed under investigation for negligence by a court

The director of the IMF and former French finance minister Christine Lagarde has been formally placed under investigation for negligence by a court