Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Christine Lagarde


IMF chief Christine Lagarde convicted in tycoon payout case, but no punishment awarded

December 19, 2016 8:04 pm

Lagarde was found guilty of approving 400 million euro ($417 million) state payout to a business tycoon in 2008 during her tenure as finance minister of France.

India tells IMF that its next chief should be from an emerging country

April 16, 2016 12:02 pm

India has supported Christine Lagarde's second tenure as there was no other candidate this time

India's star shines bright amid global economic challenges: IMF chief Christine Lagarde

March 12, 2016 11:35 am

The world's fastest-growing large economy, she said, is on the verge of having the largest and youngest-ever workforce.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde to stand trial for negligence over Tapie payout

December 17, 2015 9:27 pm

Lagarde had been charged with negligence in the case in which Tapie was awarded more than 400 million euros ($433 million) in a 2008 dispute with the Credit Lyonnais bank.

Now 'right moment' for carbon tax: IMF chief

October 08, 2015 8:32 am

"It is just the right moment to introduce carbon taxes," Lagarde said at the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Lima, Peru.

A new Greece programme needs debt restructure, says Lagarde

July 09, 2015 9:21 am

In a report last week the IMF said Greece's official EU creditors should double the payback period for Greece's debts and stump up another 36 billion euros to ensure the country's finances remain sustainable.

Interview with John Lipsky: ‘Hopeful that US Fed will make sure no one is surprised with rate hike’

March 25, 2015 10:42 am

"For Asia, the process of China’s liberalisation is very important," says John Lipsky.

Obama: Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore founding father was a 'visionary' leader

March 23, 2015 10:58 am

The father of modern Singapore and as one the great strategists of Asian affairs: Barak Obama

‘Substantial market volatility likely after US Fed hikes rate’

March 18, 2015 2:31 am

"Emerging markets need to prepare in advance to deal with this uncertainty,” she said.

India seeks swift quota reforms; Lagarde says, US not ratifying

March 17, 2015 1:35 am

The issue was raised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and finance minister Arun Jaitley at their meetings with Lagarde.