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  • 25 May 2011

    French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde announces her candidature to replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn as IMF managing director – but she faces opposition from the developing economies.

  • 20 May 2011

    France’s Christine Lagarde is favourite, while a trailing Gordon Brown has failed to secure David Cameron’s backing. We look at the main candidates to succeed Dominique Strauss-Kahn at the IMF.

  • 29 Oct 2012

    A journalist who published the names of more than 2,000 wealthy Greeks with Swiss bank accounts has appeared in court charged with violating data privacy laws.

  • 15 Dec 2011

    The head of the IMF, Christine Lagarde, warns that immediate action needs to be taken to prevent a global depression not seen since the 1930s, as eight of the world’s biggest banks are downgraded.

  • 4 Aug 2011

    French judges order an investigation into the role of new IMF head Christine Lagarde for approving a compensation payout to a friend of President Nicolas Sarkozy when she was French finance minister.

  • 29 Jun 2011

    Newly appointed IMF managing director Christine Lagarde calls for “national unity” in Greece to push through austerity measures, ahead of a parliamentary vote.

  • 28 Jun 2011

    Chancellor George Osborne has called Christine Lagarde’s appointment to head the International Monetary Fund “good news for the global economy and for Britain”.

  • 6 Jun 2014

    The International Monetary Fund says it “clearly under-estimated” the strength of Britain’s economic recovery, as Christine Lagarde plays down speculation about her leading the European Commission.

  • 3 Jun 2014

    Is Merkel still plotting against Juncker?

    Angela Merkel may want France to propose Christine Lagarde as the new European Commission boss. But neither she nor Luxembourg’s Jean-Claude Juncker are safe bets for the job.

  • 26 Jul 2012

    Heads of state from around the world are meeting in London with business leaders including IMF head Christine Lagarde and Google’s Eric Schmidt on the eve of Friday’s Olympics opening ceremony.

  • 9 Sep 2011

    Guarded message from the IMF madame

    Christine Lagarde is quite some diplomat. So Madame Lagarde has not quite been saying what Ed Balls has been saying she has been saying. But nor is she giving the ringing endorsement received from this organisation as recently as June.

  • 23 Sep 2010

    As French workers protest at their government’s plans to raise the retirement age, International Editor Lindsey Hilsum meets Finance Minister Christine Lagarde to ask what austerity measures are around the corner.

  • 23 Apr 2020

    The head of the European Central Bank has warned that the Eurozone’s economic output could shrink by up to 15% this year. Christine Lagarde also told a virtual summit of all 27 EU leaders that a European recovery fund is needed quickly. But so far those leaders cannot agree how to raise a €1 trillion…

  • 2 Jul 2019

    EU leaders have begun proposing their new leadership team, nominating Germany’s Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen as the new President of the European Commission.

  • 17 Sep 2018

    Leaving the European Union without a Brexit deal could have “dire consequences” for the British economy, the International Monetary Fund has warned.