Slower but more sustainable, economic growth in China will benefit the world in the long-term, the head of the IMF said on Tuesday.
Global economic growth will be "disappointing" next year, the head of the IMF said in a guest article for German newspaper Handelsblatt.
Lagarde is being accused of negligence over her alleged role in a $438-million payout.
What the IMF did was make a political decision, says Gordon Chang, Forbes contributor, discussing the Chinese currency being named as a world reserve.
The yuan's inclusion in the SDR — which will take effect next October — marks another step in China's global economic emergence.
Beijing has pushed for the yuan to join the basket as part of its long-term strategic goal of reducing dependence on the dollar.
U.S. stocks could tread water again Thursday as investors await Friday morning's key employment report.
Finance ministers and central bank governors gather in Lima, Peru for the 2015 IMF World Meeting. Discussions center on the slowdown in emerging economies and the role of the U.S. consumer to prompt global recovery. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports.
Rich countries should prepare for levels of mass migration like those hitting Europe, but it could be the key to global economic growth.
The chief economist for the IMF, Maurice Obstfeld, said on Tuesday that the current global economic environment can be hard to predict.
Emerging markets have come "completely unhinged," and they will likely drag on growth in the U.S. and Europe, Mohamed El-Erian said.
A new study shows that emerging market money flows are set to be negative in 2015, reports CNBC's Sara Eisen.
The IMF's Christine Lagarde discusses her warning to the Fed and the risk of a global spillover in emerging markets.
Emerging economies will likely see their fifth consecutive year of declining rates of growth, Lagarde said.
IMF's Christine Lagarde discusses the health of growth in emerging markets.
IMF's Christine Lagarde shares her global outlook and reaction to the Federal Reserve's decision to keep rates unchanged.
IMF's Christine Lagarde discusses global economic data, the China slowdown, and Fed Chair Janet Yellen's decision to keep rates unchanged.
The IMF's Christine Lagarde will speak on the global economy at a meeting with the World Bank, reports CNBC's Sara Eisen.
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, discusses whether she's concerned about inflated asset prices.
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.