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Christine Lagarde

Lagarde hopes Europe will ’one day’ appreciate IMF

IMF chief Christine Lagarde hopes the new Greek government “will hold” and that “one day” the Fund’s work in Europe, currently the target of criticism, will be appreciated, she said in an exclusive interview Thursday with AFP.

Friday, 28 June, 2013, 2:19pm

IMF chief Christine Lagarde escapes charges for now

IMF chief Christine Lagarde avoided immediate charges but was named an "assisted witness" after French prosecutors questioned her for two days over a state payout to a disgraced tycoon when she was finance minister.

26 May 2013 - 6:51am

French prosecutors grill IMF chief Christine Lagarde over 2007 payout

IMF chief Christine Lagarde was questioned in court by a French magistrate on Thursday over her role in a 285-million-euro (HK$2.85 billion) arbitration payment made to a supporter of former president Nicolas Sarkozy.

23 May 2013 - 8:20pm

French court summons IMF chief: report

IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been summoned by a French court to testify in the probe into a high-profile scandal when she was a government minister, online journal Mediapart reported late Wednesday.

18 Apr 2013 - 12:13pm

IMF's Lagarde says growth to remain weak in 2013

The global economy will not gain much traction this year as Europe and Japan fail to recover, trailing other developed economies, International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde has said.

12 Apr 2013 - 4:45am

IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns some risks to global economy persist

International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde said that while a "substantial portion" of the global economy appears better now than a year ago, some risks persist.

8 Apr 2013 - 6:18am

IMF chief Christine Lagarde's flat searched over 2008 case

French authorities searched the Paris apartment of IMF chief Christine Lagarde yesterday in an investigation into her award of a 2008 arbitration payment to a businessman supporter of former president Nicolas Sarkozy, her lawyer said.

21 Mar 2013 - 2:54am

Who said it?

When you look at these great investments that have transformed US higher education, it's Rockefeller, it's Carnegie, it's Mellon, it's Stanford - and it's Bloomberg

Johns Hopkins University president Ronald Daniels, on donations by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg


Do not relax

28 Jan 2013 - 3:04am

Who said it?

I understand the people have expectations of political officials. I will stay alert and mind my acts and words

Development minister Paul Chan Mo-po after police ruled out drink-driving charges


Unless we take action on climate change, future generations will be roasted, toasted, fried and grilled

26 Jan 2013 - 2:05am

Lagarde begins Southeast Asian tour

Fresh from yet another meeting in Brussels on Europe's debt crisis, International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde yesterday kicked off a three-country tour of Southeast Asia, which is thriving after emerging from turmoil more than a decade ago.

15 Nov 2012 - 5:02am