Darling of Davos, Lagarde already has second IMF term sewn up

Jan 25, 2016

Darling of Davos, Lagarde already has second IMF term sewn up

The darling of the Davos political and financial elite, Christian Lagarde has a second term at the helm of the International Monetary Fund sewn up just days after nominations opened, despite facing possible trial in France. The former French finance minister, regularly listed among ...

IMF's Lagarde says markets need clarity on China currency

Jan 23, 2016

IMF's Lagarde says markets need clarity on China currency

Financial markets need more clarity on how the Chinese authorities are managing their currency, particularly the relationship of the yuan to the U.S. dollar, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday. Asked at a panel discussion in Davos whether she would back capital ...

Jan 16, 2015

IMF chief warns of Japan, eurozone slowdowns, terror risks

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned Thursday of an economic slowdown in Japan and the eurozone and increased geopolitical risks to the global economy linked to the recent terrorism incidents in Paris. “Despite the boost from (cheaper) oil prices and despite stronger ...