Articles about Christine Lagarde

Here's what you need to know about WEF summit 2020

20 Jan 2020

Here's what you need to know about WEF summit 2020

On Tuesday, the world's top political leaders, academicians, business persons and others, will assemble in Davos, Switzerland for the 50th World Economic Forum.

Impact of economic slowdown 'more pronounced' in India: IMF Chief

09 Oct 2019

Impact of economic slowdown 'more pronounced' in India: IMF Chief

The entire globe is facing an economic slowdown, but the effect is more pronounced in emerging economies like India, the chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday.

Global Business Forum: Modi invites businesses to invest in India

25 Sep 2019

Global Business Forum: Modi invites businesses to invest in India

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered keynote address at Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York.

IMF board approves increased loan package worth $56bn for Argentina

28 Oct 2018

IMF board approves increased loan package worth $56bn for Argentina

The International Monetary Fund executive board on Friday approved an increased loan package for Argentina worth $56 billion to help stabilize the crisis-battered country's economy and currency.

World Bank, IMF urge US, China to follow trade rules

11 Oct 2018

World Bank, IMF urge US, China to follow trade rules

The heads of the World Bank and IMF urged the US and China to play by world trade rules and de-escalate a dispute over China's technology development strategy that threatens to do lasting damage to the global economy.

IMF chief defends rate hikes after Trump slams 'crazy' Fed

11 Oct 2018

IMF chief defends rate hikes after Trump slams 'crazy' Fed

Central bank rate hikes were a "necessary development", International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Christine Lagarde said today, a day after Donald Trump sent global markets tumbling by calling Fed increases "crazy".

World Bank approves historic $13 billion increase in capital

22 Apr 2018

World Bank approves historic $13 billion increase in capital

In a major development, the World Bank Group has endorsed an ambitious package of measures that include a $13 billion increase in paid-in capital.

Death penalty for child rapists: Modi Cabinet approves Ordinance

21 Apr 2018

Death penalty for child rapists: Modi Cabinet approves Ordinance

The Cabinet on Saturday cleared the ordinance seeking death penalty for those raping children under 12.

If policies managed well, India can become powerhouse economy: IMF

20 Apr 2018

If policies managed well, India can become powerhouse economy: IMF

India can become a powerhouse economy if policies are managed well and reforms are supportive of inclusive growth, said David Lipton, First Deputy Managing director of International Monetary Fund.

India on solid growth-track, says IMF Chief backing GST, demonetization

15 Oct 2017

India on solid growth-track, says IMF Chief backing GST, demonetization

Only days after the International Monetary Fund slashed India's growth forecast for 2017 and 2018, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said the country's economy is on a "very solid track" in the medium term.

IMF approves $12bn loan to Egypt

14 Nov 2016

IMF approves $12bn loan to Egypt

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a three-year $12bn loan for Egypt to help it come-out the deep economic crisis, bring down public debt and control inflation.

China's Yuan joins IMF's list of reserve currencies

02 Oct 2016

China's Yuan joins IMF's list of reserve currencies

The Chinese Yuan will enter International Monetary Fund's (IMF) reserve-basket of currencies with 'Special Drawing Rights' (SDR).