About: Lagarde

Economy & Jobs 08-05-2020

ECB will continue doing whatever is necessary to deliver on mandate, Lagarde says

European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde has responded to a recent German court ruling that challenged the bank's authority by saying the ECB is an independent institution, accountable to the European Parliament, that will continue to do whatever it takes to deliver its mandate.
Euro & Finance 11-10-2012

IMF: Give Greece, Spain a break

The IMF on Thursday (11 October) backed giving debt-burdened Greece and Spain more time to reduce their budget deficits, cautioning that cutting too far, too fast would do more harm than good.
Euro & Finance 13-04-2012

Lagarde says IMF may need less money than thought

A stronger firewall is needed to protect the world economy from Europe's debt crisis, but the International Monetary Fund may not need as much money as it thought just a few months ago, said IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde.
Euro & Finance 20-05-2011

Poland calls for ‘shock therapy’ guru to head IMF

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said today (20 May) that Leszek Balcerowicz, architect of his country's 'shock therapy' reforms in the early 1990s, could be a good candidate to become the new head of the International Monetary Fund.