EghtesadOnline: European Central Bank policymaker Robert Holzmann hopes to see the end of negative interest rates by the time his six-year term ends, he told an Austrian tabloid, praising new ECB Chief Christine Lagarde for fostering collegiality among his peers.
EghtesadOnline: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Monday she expects the United States and China to reach a deal to end their trade dispute, which has unnerved financial markets and cast a shadow over the global economy.
EghtesadOnline: Oil exporters have not fully recovered from the dramatic oil price shock of 2014, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Saturday, and she cautioned against spending money on "white elephant projects."
EghtesadOnline: Pressure from US President Donald Trump to withhold International Monetary Fund and World Bank resources from Iran will not sway the international organization to shift policy regarding allocation of funds to Iran, IMF’s managing director said.
EghtesadOnline: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday that global growth was gaining strength, but cautioned that the "wrong" policies "could stop the new momentum in its tracks."
EghtesadOnline: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Tuesday that he expects the IMF to provide "frank and candid" analysis of exchange rate policies, a Treasury spokesperson said.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump’s plans to overhaul the U.S. tax system and increase infrastructure spending should accelerate growth in the world’s biggest economy over the next two years, said International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde.
EghtesadOnline: Protectionist policies from the new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump will probably have a negative impact on the economy, overshadowing any positive gains from economic stimulus measures, the head of the IMF said on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: Christine Lagarde was convicted of negligence by a Paris court over her handling of a multimillion-euro dispute during her time as France’s finance minister nearly a decade ago, raising questions about her role as head of the International Monetary Fund.
EghtesadOnline: Christine Lagarde heads to court Monday in a case that promises to gain attention in France but is unlikely to have much bearing on her job as managing director of the International Monetary Fund.