Christine Lagarde

 
Is Tito preparing an IMF financial parachute, now a $171bn foreign debt cliff looms?
Is Tito preparing an IMF financial parachute, now a $171bn foreign debt cliff looms?
The reason for the International Monetary Fund’s Christine Lagarde's visit to South Africa is unknown. South Africa desperately needs a...
IMF backs state-issued digital currency
IMF backs state-issued digital currency
Cryptocurrencies have been collapsing. Market leader Bitcoin this week fell below $5 000 for the first time in more than a year. It traded on...
Seeds of next global financial crisis being sown, top officials warn
Seeds of next global financial crisis being sown, top officials warn
Rising US interest rates, tanking emerging market currencies and a bitter US-China trade spat could push the world towards its next financial...
IMF chief defends rate hikes after Trump slams 'crazy' Fed
IMF chief defends rate hikes after Trump slams 'crazy' Fed
IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday defended central bank rate hikes in a veiled rebuke to Donald Trump after the US president blamed "crazy"...
IMF head Christine Lagarde found guilty of negligence in French tycoon payout trial
IMF head Christine Lagarde found guilty of negligence in French tycoon payout trial
French judges found International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence on Monday for failing to challenge a state...
Economic week ahead: Updated global growth forecast
Economic week ahead: Updated global growth forecast
A rates decision in Nigeria and an inflation release in South Africa are the big economic events in Africa this week. Further afield, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will update its global economic outlook on Thursday....
JSE shuts down for five minutes in honour of Mandela
JSE shuts down for five minutes in honour of Mandela
Tributes from the corporate world and business leaders have begun streaming in for former president Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday. The JSE halted trade for five...
IMF's Lagarde avoids charges in French payout scandal
IMF's Lagarde avoids charges in French payout scandal
Lagarde was questioned for a total of 24 hours by prosecutors working for a court that probes cases of ministerial misconduct over her 2007...
IMF's Lagarde in court for arbitration battle
IMF's Lagarde in court for arbitration battle
The arbitration payment was made to a supporter of France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy.
Women leaders want more representation in Davos
Women leaders want more representation in Davos
One of the most noticeable aspects of the World Economic Forum in Davos, a gathering of the world's top CEOs, politicians and officials, is the...
IMF's Lagarde says conflict 'enemy No 1' of Africa growth
IMF's Lagarde says conflict 'enemy No 1' of Africa growth
Africa's emerging nations have become a driving force for world economic growth, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said on...

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