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  • IMF's new 'mediocre'

    CNBC's Sara Eisen speaks to Christine Lagarde, International Monetary Fund, about the IMF's "mediocre" global growth forecast and why the economic recovery does not feel sustainable.

  • IMF's Lagarde: Mobilizing resources to fight Ebola

    CNBC's Sara Eisen speaks to Christine Lagarde, International Monetary Fund, about what the IMF is doing to combat Ebola and aid West Africa nations.

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

    Stocks close at the day's lows as worries about growth outside of the U.S. and fears the Fed may raise rates soon weigh.

  • International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks at Georgetown University in Washington, on October 2, 2014.

    The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday downgraded its global growth outlook for both this year and next. CNBC's Sara Eisen provides analysis.

  • IMF alert: World growth 'mediocre'

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports the IMF has lowered its world growth forecast for this year and 2015, but has raised its U.S. growth forecast.

  • IMF's Lagarde: Global economy weaker

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, gave a bearish outlook on the global economy, and expressed concern about an escalation in Ukraine and of the Ebola virus.

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    Global economic activity should accelerate in 2015, Christine Lagarde said on Sunday, adding that the IMF did not expect a sharp slowdown in China.

  • IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde.

    The U.K.'s economy is doing well—but there are still problems to be addressed, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund warned.

  • Low rates can fuel UK house prices: Lagarde

    Christine Lagarde, managing director at the IMF, says the Bank of England's monetary policy should remain accommodative and details the IMF's fiscal policy recommendations.

  • UK should not be complacent: Lagarde

    The U.K. is projected to grow faster than others advanced economies in 2014, says IMF managing director Christine Lagarde, but she warned that some risks remain - such as house price inflation.

  • Angela Merkel has asked France whether it would be willing to put forward Christine Lagarde as president of the European Commission, two sources said.

  • Investors rejected the pay plans of 10 of the world's biggest banks as anger over excessive bonuses soared in both Britain and the United States.

  • Lagarde backs out of commencement speech at Smith College

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports on the recent protests by university students leading Christine Lagarde and Condoleezza Rice to back out of giving commencement speeches.

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    A week before she was to speak at the Smith College commencement, Christine Lagarde has withdrawn from the event.

  • Janet Yellen

    Janet Yellen believes rising inflation will lead to lower unemployment. But what we've learned over past decades is the reverse: Lower inflation leads to lower unemployment.

  • Jacob Lew

    Jacob Lew is warning Russia that it could face tougher sanctions over Ukraine, but other powers are reluctant to go along.

  • Lagarde responds to ECB: 'I have a very thick skin'

    The Italian sense of humor "is beautiful," Christine Lagarde, managing director at the IMF, tells CNBC, shrugging off ECB President Mario Draghi's putdown last week.

  • Christine Lagarde's warnings on inflation

    CNBC's Sara Eisen and Christine Lagarde, IMF managing director, discuss the risk of inflation for the euro zone and the potential for a Fed-style QE in Europe.

  • IMF's Lagarde: Global economy turning corner, not there yet

    Christine Lagarde, IMF managing director, shares her views in the state of the global economy and discusses the impact that each individual economy has on the rest of the world.

  • The International Monetary Fund admits that it had under-forecast the UK economy.