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  • Lagarde: Difficult juncture in global economy

    The IMF's Christine Lagarde will speak on the global economy at a meeting with the World Bank, reports CNBC's Sara Eisen.

  • Bubbles eventually burst: Lagarde

    Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, discusses whether she's concerned about inflated asset prices.

  • Global economy isn’t stagnating: Fmr ECB board member

    Otmar Issing, former ECB chief economist and board member, and president of the Center for Financial Studies at Goethe University, comments on IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde’s claim that global growth may be weaker than expected.

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    "If I look at the global economy as it stands at the moment...we have a situation where growth is a little bit tepid," Lagarde said.

  • Greek deal winners? Nobody: Pro

    We are establishing cultural blackmailing, says Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, Spitzberg Partners founder, explaining why he thinks both sides lost in the agreement between Greece and the euro zone.

  • What's the 'go to' currency now?

    David Puth, CLS CEO, provides an outlook on the currency markets and the fate of the euro.

  • What Greek deal signals to other EU countries

    Marchel Alexandrovich, Jefferies senior European economist, shares his thoughts on the likelihood the Greek parliament will pass PM Tsipars' new debt proposal and the signals it sends to other euro zone countries.

  • IMF trims growth forecast

    The IMF projects 2015 global economic growth of 3.3 percent and 3.8 percent for 2016. The "Squawk on the Street" news team discus.

  • Anti-austerity 'No' voters celebrate the results of the first exit polls in front of the Greek parliament in Syntagma Square in Athens, Greece July 5, 2015.

    International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Wednesday that Greece will need debt restructuring.

  • IMF: No aid for Greece until payment is made

    Speaking to CNBC in Brussels, Christine Lagarde, managing director of International Monetary Fund, says Greece will not receive further aid until it makes a payment due to the IMF on June 30.

  • Is IMF willing to show flexibility on Greek reforms?

    CNBC's Julia Chatterley asks Christine Lagarde, managing director of International Monetary Fund, whether the IMF is willing to be flexible with the reforms Athens has proposed to its creditors.

  • Lagarde: Stand ready to continue Greek talks

    When Athens is prepared to continue negotiations, we stand ready to do that, Christine Lagarde, managing director of International Monetary Fund, told CNBC.

  • People wait outside a closed branch of Piraeus Bank in Athens, Greece June 27, 2015. The specific branch opens at 10:30 AM local time on Saturdays but it remained closed while dozens of people lined outside to withdrew cash.

    Talks collapsed between Greece and its creditors, and European officials said Athens' bailout program will expire on Tuesday.

  • Ifo's President Hans Werner-Sinn

    Greece’s far-left government have proved “aggressive” in lengthy cash-for-reforms talks, the head of an influential German think tank told CNBC.

  • Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks with Greek expatriates during a wreath-laying ceremony in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 19, 2015.

    Greece made a new offer on reforms, signaling 11-hour concessions to break a deadlock that has pushed Greece to the brink of bankruptcy.

  • Roger Altman, founder and chairman, Evercore Partners.

    "I think the odds have narrowed," the former deputy treasury secretary told CNBC, but argued a Greek solution is more likely than a "blowup."

  • Greece default looms if it fails to make IMF payment

    Greece will be in default if it fails to make its payment to the IMF by the end of the month, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said.

  • Christine Lagarde, managing director of International Monetary Fund (IMF), left, and Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

    Friday's jobs report is a sign of a healthy economy, but the Federal Reserve shouldn't raise rates this month, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday.

  • How to read IMF Lagarde's comments on US rates

    IMF's Christine Lagarde is urging the Fed to hold fire on rate rises because she is concerned about the effect of a rate hike on economies beyond the U.S., says Anantha Nageswaran, CEO of Vansight.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed lower on the last trading day of the month, as investors digested data and remained cautious on continued concerns about Greece.