[WASHINGTON] Accustomed to being the first woman in influential leadership positions and speaking frankly to men in power, Christine Lagarde says manmade threats to the global economy can be "man-...

[WASHINGTON] The crisis hammering Argentina would have been much worse had the International Monetary Fund not stepped in with a massive rescue programme, outgoing IMF chief Christine Lagarde said...

[WASHINGTON] The former head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, warned Thursday that global growth is "fragile" and "under threat" and policymakers should work to reduce...

OPINION

MARIO DRAGHI is on his final stretch, and it's not an easy road to travel.

THE BOTTOM LINE

As the nominee to succeed European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi in November, Christine Lagarde may be hoping that her job will be somewhat easier than that of her predecessor.

COMMENTARY

CHRISTINE Lagarde entered as managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in difficult circumstances following the Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal. Ms Lagarde, a tireless ambassador,...

MARIO Draghi is entering the final three months of his European Central Bank presidency with a plan that will see his influence linger well after he's replaced by Christine Lagarde.

ECONOMIC pundits are concerned that Christine Lagarde's appointment as the new European Central Bank (ECB) chief will accelerate competitive devaluations of the euro, yen and other currencies...

COMMENTARY

THE choice of Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a former French finance minister, to succeed Mario Draghi as president of the European Central...

THE BOTTOM LINE

CHRISTINE Lagarde's nomination to run the European Central Bank (ECB) is a high-risk, French-orchestrated gamble that shatters the Bundesbank's pretensions to influence the fate of economic and...