# christine-lagarde - Saturday 18 February, 2017
The will-they-won’t-they Greek financial crisis dominated the summer of 2015.
# christine-lagarde - Monday 19 December, 2016
The IMF head was found guilty for failing to challenge a €404 million compensation payout to a business tycoon.
# christine-lagarde - Friday 22 July, 2016
She will be the third successive head of the IMF to face a trial.
# christine-lagarde - Saturday 15 August, 2015
Christine Lagarde has said that the country cannot restore debt sustainability “solely through its own actions”. # christine-lagarde - Wednesday 25 March, 2015
And the political situation is settling too, apparently.
# christine-lagarde - Monday 26 January, 2015
Anti-austerity party Syriza won a landslide election.
# christine-lagarde - Monday 19 January, 2015
International Monetary Fund head
Christine Lagarde says “a debt is a debt and it is a contract”. # christine-lagarde - Wednesday 17 December, 2014
What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.
# christine-lagarde - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
Lagarde said that she will not resign her position and intends to return to work immediately.
# christine-lagarde - Monday 7 July, 2014
The International Monetary Fund is to give its official global economic forecasts in two weeks.
# christine-lagarde - Friday 13 December, 2013
The International Monetary Fund’s final review of Ireland’s bailout programme comes with several warnings, although says the we are seeing signs of recovery.
# christine-lagarde - Thursday 14 November, 2013
The Finance Minster says that Ireland’s decision not to take a post-bailout credit line was because this was a “benign” time. The Troika say Ireland is in a “strong position”.
# christine-lagarde - Monday 21 October, 2013
The world breathed a collective sigh of relief when an eleventh hour deal ended the US government shutdown – but it only fully funds the government until January, writes Larry Donnelly.
# christine-lagarde - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
The IMF said that growth in the economy is encouraging, but unemployment and non-performing bank loans are worrying signs.
# christine-lagarde - Tuesday 18 June, 2013
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The Taoiseach is among the world’s most powerful leaders in Fermanagh again today.
# christine-lagarde - Wednesday 20 March, 2013
The IMF chief’s lawyer said that the search is part of an inquiry into her role in a $400 million arbitration deal in favour of a tycoon.
# christine-lagarde - Friday 8 March, 2013
Christine Lagarde says the IMF has an “open mind” about allowing Ireland to defer its repayments if it helps end the bailout.
Lagarde will mark International Women’s Day by hosting a lunch in Dublin.
Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.
# christine-lagarde - Saturday 19 January, 2013
The hacker collective said it took over the website to protest government “lies”, after dubious new inflation figures.
# christine-lagarde - Tuesday 13 November, 2012
Christine Lagarde visibly disagreed with Eurogroup chief Jean-Claude Juncker at a press confernece last night. # christine-lagarde - Monday 24 September, 2012
Christine Lagarde said Argentina has until December to produce data on growth and inflation – or else face censure. # christine-lagarde - Sunday 23 September, 2012
The longest serving head of government in the EU and the head of the Euro Group is not a man to mess with and these pictures prove it…
# christine-lagarde - Friday 14 September, 2012
A Dutch newspaper quotes an insider as saying informal talks for a full-blown sovereign bailout are underway.
# christine-lagarde - Thursday 23 August, 2012
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But we knew that already…
# christine-lagarde - Friday 20 July, 2012
Peter Doyle, a former adviser to the department that runs Ireland’s bailout program, says he was “ashamed” to work for the financial institution in a resignation letter.
# christine-lagarde - Friday 22 June, 2012
Christine Lagarde calls for bailout funds to be given to banks directly rather than countries being saddled with the debt – while Italy’s prime minister warns leaders have one week to save the eurozone.
Nine things to know this morning…
# christine-lagarde - Tuesday 12 June, 2012
If you were lending cash to the Spanish government for 10 years, you’d get an annual interest rate of 6.76 per cent.
# christine-lagarde - Sunday 10 June, 2012
Key figures in the IMF, the US and the EU have all hailed the €100bn bailout – but Irish hopes for an opening have been disappointed.
# christine-lagarde - Sunday 27 May, 2012
All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…
# christine-lagarde - Saturday 26 May, 2012
“I think more of the little kids from a school in a little village in Niger…sharing one chair for three of them,” said
Christine Lagarde. # christine-lagarde - Friday 20 April, 2012
The world’s 20 largest economies will put $430bn more into the IMF in order to boost its lending capacity.
# christine-lagarde - Thursday 12 April, 2012
The IMF managing director said other countries should follow Ireland’s example by targeting training and providing incentives.
# christine-lagarde - Tuesday 3 April, 2012
From Business ETC
Christine Lagarde said that the global recovery is growing stronger but still is very fragile. # christine-lagarde - Tuesday 24 January, 2012
The IMF has dramatically downgraded its expectations for economic growth around the world, with Europe to blame.
# christine-lagarde - Monday 23 January, 2012
As finance ministers meet in Brussels, the IMF chief says Europe must integrate more build ‘larger firewalls’ to move on.
# christine-lagarde - Wednesday 18 January, 2012
From Business ETC
The IMF says it’s likely to be asked to lend $1 trillion in the next two years – and will set about raising the cash it needs to do so.