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Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, cites more clarity on ECB post

07 July, 2019 8:46 pm 8:46 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde announced on Tuesday she had submitted her resignation from the global lender, saying she had more clarity about her nomination to be the next head of the European Central Bank. Lagarde said in a statement her resignation was effective Sept. 12, opening the way for … Read More

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IMF’s Lagarde says US-China trade war could be risk for world economi...

05 May, 2019 8:38 am 8:38 am

TASHKENT (Reuters) – The trade war between the United States and China could be a risk to the world economic outlook if it is not resolved, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde told Reuters during a visit to Uzbekistan. “Obviously, the downside risk that we have is continued trade tensions between the United States … Read More

IMF Lagarde says oil exporters have not fully recovered from the 2014 oil s...

02 February, 2019 12:03 pm 12:03 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Oil exporters have not fully recovered from the dramatic oil price shock of 2014 and the outlook is highly uncertain despite modest growth, the International Monetary Fund’s managing director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday. “With revenues down, fiscal deficits are only slowly declining, despite significant reforms on both the spending and revenue … Read More

At IMF meetings, China’s globalisation agenda left behind in trade de...

10 October, 2018 9:15 am 9:15 am

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – Three days before US President Donald Trump took office in January 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping portrayed Beijing as the champion and defender of globalisation at the Davos World Economic Forum amid rising fears of trade protectionism. A few months later, as Xi launched a forum on China’s vast Belt … Read More