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US Economy Christine Lagarde

  • China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (Sinopec) signage is displayed on one of the company's storage tanks in the Tsing Yi area of Hong Kong, China, on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013.

    Sinopec expects to boost foreign investment to more than $30 billion, Dai Liqi, director of the firm's foreign cooperation office, told CNBC.

  • President Xi Jinping of China speaks during the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation on May 14, 2017 in Beijing, China.

    "China will endeavor to build a win-win business partnership with other countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative," said President Xi.

  • BEIJING— This week's conference in Beijing centered on President Xi Jinping's "One Belt, One Road" initiative has drawn heads of state and government from 29 countries, along with leaders of global organizations including the United Nations and International Monetary Fund. Some quotes from a few of the meeting's leading participants touching on the...

  • **MILAN, Italy- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Ignazio Angeloni to give a keynote speech at the "Regulatory vs Business? **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Peter Praet will give a Keynote speech at "Annual PensioPlus Financial Seminar", in Brussels, Belgium 1245 GMT. BRUSSELS- EU foreign affairs council meeting.

  • **MILAN, Italy- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Ignazio Angeloni to give a keynote speech at the "Regulatory vs Business? **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Peter Praet will give a Keynote speech at "Annual PensioPlus Financial Seminar," in Brussels, Belgium 1245 GMT. BRUSSELS- EU foreign affairs council meeting.

  • *IMF: Europe must be clearer over debt relief for Greece. BARI, Italy, May 12- Finance chiefs from many of the world's leading rich nations pressed the United States on Friday not to break a decades-long global consensus in areas such as trade and financial regulation criticised by U.S. "We need a strong United States to lead the global economy and global politics in a...

  • BARI, Italy, May 12- The International Monetary Fund and euro zone government lenders need more time to reach an agreement on debt relief for Greece because the euro zone is still not sufficiently clear in its intentions, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Friday. Top euro zone officials and Lagarde met on Friday on the sidelines of a G7 finance ministers meeting...

  • *IMF says Europe must be clearer over debt relief for Greece. BARI, Italy, May 12- Finance chiefs from some of the world's richest nations began a two-day meeting in Italy on Friday, with Europe, Japan and Canada hoping to come away with a clearer picture of U.S. "We need a strong United States to lead the global economy and global politics in a sustainable way," said German...

  • **DUBLIN, Ireland- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on the economy in a moderated discussion before the 56th ACI Financial Markets Association World Conference 1300 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish central bank holds a conference on Future of Forward Guidance. FRANKFURT, Germany- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Vitor...

  • **DUBLIN, Ireland- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on the economy in a moderated discussion before the 56th ACI Financial Markets Association World Conference 1300 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish central bank holds a conference on Future of Forward Guidance. FRANKFURT, Germany- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Vitor...

  • **STOCKHOLM- Swedish central bank holds a conference on Future of Forward Guidance. NEW YORK, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley speaks at the "Interaction with President Dudley"- 1400 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Union and the Republic of Tunisia hold a meeting of the Association Council.

  • **STOCKHOLM- Swedish central bank holds a conference on Future of Forward Guidance. NEW YORK, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley speaks at the "Interaction with President Dudley"- 1400 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Union and the Republic of Tunisia hold a meeting of the Association Council.

  • **STOCKHOLM- Swedish central bank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick gives a sppech in a conference about the current economic situation and monetary policy challenges- 0730 GMT SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren gives a luncheon speech in South Burlington- 1600 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank...

  • **STOCKHOLM- Swedish central bank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick gives a sppech in a conference about the current economic situation and monetary policy challenges- 0730 GMT SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren gives a luncheon speech in South Burlington- 1600 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank...

  • *Moscow to challenge freeze on new investments. NICOSIA, May 9- Prickly relations with Russia and lagging reforms in Ukraine risk souring the mood for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development as it holds its annual meeting this week against a mostly cheerful background of quickening global growth. And Russia, once the bank's biggest lending...

  • ATHENS, May 2- Pretty much everyone agrees that Greece needs debt relief; what they don't agree on is what debt relief means. Only this time it will not just pit Greece against its lenders, but lender against lender as well. This is why debt relief is on the agenda-- with Greece perhaps quixotically pushing for something as early as May 22, when the Eurogroup of euro zone...

  • ATHENS, May 2- Pretty much everyone agrees that Greece needs debt relief; what they don't agree on is what debt relief means. Only this time it will not just pit Greece against its lenders, but lender against lender as well. This is why debt relief is on the agenda-- with Greece perhaps quixotically pushing for something as early as May 22, when the Eurogroup of euro zone...

  • ATHENS, May 2- Pretty much everyone agrees that Greece needs debt relief; what they don't agree on is what debt relief means. Only this time it will not just pit Greece against its lenders, but lender against lender as well. This is why debt relief is on the agenda-- with Greece perhaps quixotically pushing for something as early as May 22, when the Eurogroup of euro zone...

  • ATHENS, May 2- Pretty much everyone agrees that Greece needs debt relief; what they don't agree on is what debt relief means. Only this time it will not just pit Greece against its lenders, but lender against lender as well. This is why debt relief is on the agenda-- with Greece perhaps quixotically pushing for something as early as May 22, when the Eurogroup of euro zone...

  • ATHENS, May 2- Pretty much everyone agrees that Greece needs debt relief; what they don't agree on is what debt relief means. Only this time it will not just pit Greece against its lenders, but lender against lender as well. This is why debt relief is on the agenda-- with Greece perhaps quixotically pushing for something as early as May 22, when the Eurogroup of euro zone...