Christine Lagarde

Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, starting race for her successor

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 - 11:56 GMT

Lagarde said in a statement her resignation was effective Sept. 12, firing the starting gun for the IMF’s search for her successor, which is likely to be another European.

IMF commited to support Egypt, its people: managing director

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 - 10:16 GMT

Christine Lagarde said she discussed with President Sisi progress under the IMF-supported Egyptian economic reform program.

IMF's Lagarde says will recommend approval of next Egypt loan tranche

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 - 05:19 GMT

IMF's Lagarde said on Friday that she will recommend that the Fund’s executive board approve a fourth review of Egypt’s $12 billion loan program

Leaders need to fix broken economic models: IMF chief

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 - 02:40 GMT

World leaders need to fix global trading systems instead of trying to tear them down, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said.

Argentina seeks IMF financing to stabilize economy

Wed, 09 May 2018 - 03:20 GMT

Argentina opened talks with the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday to seek a financial aid package.

Sharp swings in global financial markets ‘are not worrying’: Lagarde

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 - 11:17 GMT

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, said that sharp swings in global financial markets in the past few days “are not worrying”.

Global economy doing great, but not lifting MENA enough: IMF

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 10:03 GMT

IMF Managing Director said Saturday that the global economic recovery has strengthened, however it is not lifting the Middle East region enough.

liberating exchange rate good for Egyptian economy: IMF director

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Egypt has made a hard decision to liberalize exchange rate, but it helped increasing country's reserves of foreign currency, says Christine Lagarde

IMF chief warns of 'dark future' over climate change

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 12:13 GMT

The world faces a "dark future" if it fails to tackle climate change and inequality, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde warned on Tuesday.

IMF praises Egypt for its economic reform program

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 10:52 GMT

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde congratulated Egypt for the success achieved in the economic reform program.

IMF approves Egypt's 2nd loan tranche of $1.25B

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 10:33 GMT

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved on Thursday the disbursement of the second tranche worth $1.25 billion of Egypt's $12 billion loan.

Christine Lagarde calls for action to support trade

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 - 10:45 GMT

I am encouraged that the Hamburg Action Plan includes an emphasis on strengthening the global financial safety net,” Lagarde says.

IMF forecasts Egypt’s economy to grow by 4.5% in 2017/18

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 - 12:58 GMT

Egypt’s economic growth is projected to accelerate from 3.5 percent in the current fiscal year FY2016/17 (to end June 30) to 4.5 percent in 2017/18, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Tuesday.