By David McHugh, Associated Press
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has been tapped to become the new president of the bloc's powerful executive arm, the European Commission.
By Lorne Cook, Raf Casert, Associated Press
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
Gopinath, a professor at Harvard University, will be the first woman to hold the position.
By Gretchen Frazee
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.
By Kristen Doerer
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.
By PBS NewsHour
A new outlook issued Wednesday by the International Monetary Fund drew some startling conclusions about the U.S. economy. The report asserts that the American middle class is gradually shrinking, the seven-year economic recovery is starting to slow and the pronounced…
Even as Greece moves closer to a new European bailout deal, the International Monetary Fund has been pushing for debt relief for the struggling nation, adding tension to an already fraught situation. Gwen Ifill speaks to managing director Christine Lagarde…
WASHINGTON — Finance officials from the world's major economies are searching for the right mix of policies to bolster a still-weak global recovery nearly six years after the Great Recession while confronting a range of new threats from a soaring…
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