Christine Lagarde

Margin call: Mountain view sees future

Fri 29 Jan

Elite at Davos summit won’t wait for world to catch up in fourth revolution 

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde

IMF approves Chinese yuan as a reserve currency

Tue 1 Dec

The move is largely symbiolic and will take a year to be effective.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (TV3)

Greece closes banks as financial crisis escalates

Mon 29 Jun 2

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' decision to call a referendum has brought debt default closer.

Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen

IMF warns US Federal Reserve to hold fire on rate hikes

Fri 5 Jun

IMF boss Christine Lagarde says although she believes the underpinnings for continued expansion in the US are still there, rates should be kept at zero until at least the first half of 2016.   

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde

Editor’s Insight: The dangers from China’s slowing economy

Tue 14 Apr 1

World Bank downgrades China's growth outlook over next three years.

Yanis Varoufakis (TV3)

Europe’s stock market dips despite multi-billion dollar QE stimulus

Wed 11 Mar

Pressure has been mounting in Greece as its eurozone creditors have continued to emphasise the need for economic reforms in the country.


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