Christine Lagarde said the IMF does not forecast a recession in its updated economic outlook to be released next week, but she called the current situation "precarious."…
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
The International Monetary Fund expects 3.5 percent global growth this year, down from 3.7 percent in 2018.
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
Gopinath, a professor at Harvard University, will be the first woman to hold the position.
By Gretchen Frazee
The United States is resisting pressure to back off President Trump's America First trade policy at a meeting of global finance leaders worried about the threat of a damaging trade war.
By Paul Wiseman, Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
By Paul Wiseman and Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
Global finance leaders sought to avoid conflict with the Trump administration over trade and environmental policy.
The global slowdown of productivity since the Great Recession has negative consequences for growth and income that look hard to unwind, warned International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde in a speech in Washington Monday.
The monthly food supplies that were given out in February by an Athens Municipality-run centre are pictured in Athens, Greece.
Americans take shopping on a Sunday for granted. But Greece, a heavily religious country, has been reluctant to embrace the concept. Now, seven years into a financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund is insisting that the government allow Sunday shopping,…
By News Desk
The International Monetary Fund’s managing director, Christine Lagarde, was found guilty on Monday of misuse of public funds during her time as French finance minister, but she will not face any jail time.
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