In the early hours of Friday (22 June), the Eurogroup reached an “historic” deal on a debt relief for Greece, solving the last political hurdle to conclude its rescue programme after more than eight years.
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde led an attack by global economic organisations on US President Donald Trump's "America First" trade policy on Monday, warning that clouds over the global economy "are getting darker by the day".
Former Finnish prime ministers Alexander Stubb and Jyrki Katainen left open the possibility on Saturday (9 June) that they would run to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as the EU executive’s president next year.
Michel Barnier is the top candidate to win the European Commission presidency after next May's European elections, as a reward for delivering Brexit. At least, that is what the Brussels-bubble thinks, according to a survey published on Thursday (12 April).
The IMF has a big plan: A multi-billion rainy day fund is meant to strengthen the euro. According to the proposal, Germany alone is supposed to pay €10 billion per year for a 10-year period. EURACTIV Germany’s media partner "WirtschaftsWoche” reports.
At the Women20 Summit in Berlin, female leaders from around the world discussed how to promote economic empowerment of women on the agenda of a still male-dominated G20 leadership. EURACTIV Germany reports.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will participate in the Greek bailout programme on the condition that the country’s debt is sustainable and, thus, a restructuring will be needed, IMF chief Christine Lagarde warned on Tuesday (18 April).
Greece should leave the eurozone and then be given debt relief, the head of Germany's pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) told German radio today (9 February), as a dispute between the eurozone, the IMF and Greece itself continues unabated.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde reassured German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble this week that the IMF plans to remain constructively engaged in talks about aid for Greece, a spokesman for Schäuble said earlier today (20 January).
Threatened by unemployment and stagnant wages, the middle class is increasingly feeling the pinch and falling prey to populism, as shown in recent elections and the Brexit vote, international and business leaders in Davos warned.
Head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde escaped punishment and kept her job yesterday (19 December) despite being found guilty of negligence over a state payout made while she served as France's finance minister in 2008.
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde will be appearing in court today (12 December) accused of negligence in a case related to compensation paid out when she was French finance minister. EURACTIV's partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.
Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble, in a move likely to anger Athens and the IMF, warned yesterday (7 November) it would be impossible to draw up fresh debt relief for Greece by year's end.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday (15 September) pressed Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi to allow an independent international audit of companies involved in a loan scandal that forced an IMF and World Bank aid cutoff.
The European Commission has said that stabilising the eurozone was "eminently a political issue" after an independent probe into the IMF's handing of sovereign bailouts found it was vulnerable to pressure from governments.
An independent probe into the IMF’s handling of European bailouts found that it bent its rules and was vulnerable to political pressure as it embarked on the ill-fated 2010 Greece rescue. The International Monetary Fund’s Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) said...
Britain's vote to leave the European Union heightens risks for the world economy, finance chiefs from the G20 group of leading countries said Sunday (24 July), vowing to use "all policy tools" to boost growth.