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  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- Greece still needs to improve its reporting of economic data but transparency issues are likely not the cause of differing views over Greece's debt sustainability, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday. Lagarde, speaking at an event at the Atlantic Council in Washington, said such differences...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- New International Monetary Fund data shows that countries that improve the transparency of their economic and fiscal data are rewarded with significantly lower borrowing costs, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday. Lagarde, in prepared remarks to the Atlantic Council, said that a yet-to-be published IMF staff...

  • In its annual review of Greece's economic policies, the IMF said most of its board directors favor a Greek fiscal surplus target of 1.5 percent of gross domestic product by 2018, while some directors favor the higher 3.5 percent target sought by Greece's European lender group. The rare split among IMF's directors reveals some divisions in their views of...

  • Pedestrians look at a clothing store window display in Aristotelous square in Thessaloniki, Greece, on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016.

    The International Monetary Fund said that Greece would only grow by just under 1.0 percent in the long run.

  • In its annual review of Greece's economic policies, the IMF said most of its board directors favor a Greek fiscal surplus target of 1.5 percent of gross domestic product by 2018, while some directors favor the higher 3.5 percent target sought by Greece's European lender group. The rare split among IMF's directors reveals some divisions in their views of...

  • *Q4 net loss 1.9 bln euros vs forecast loss of 1.16 bln. FRANKFURT, Feb 2- Deutsche Bank fell further behind its Wall Street rivals in 2016, lagging their strong rebound in bond trading in the last three months of the year and increasing pressure on CEO John Cryan ahead of an expected strategy update this spring. Germany's flagship lender posted on Thursday a net...

  • FRANKFURT, Feb 2- Deutsche Bank fell further behind its Wall Street rivals in 2016, lagging their strong rebound in bond trading in the last three months of the year and increasing pressure on CEO John Cryan ahead of an expected strategy update this spring. Germany's flagship lender posted a net loss of 1.9 billion euros in the final quarter of 2016 as legal costs...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 20- A strengthening dollar and a "race to the bottom" on taxes, deregulation and trade policy are the major risks to an otherwise brightening global economy, financial leaders said on the final day of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Asked about "black swans," or unexpected, disruptive events, that could derail the outlook in 2017,...

  • An armed member of the Swiss Police watches from the roof of the Hotel Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

    The elite gather in Switzerland to grapple with the world’s great challenges, but their relevance is in question in a time of Brexit and Trump.

  • DUESSELDORF, Germany, Jan 13- Deutsche Bank plans to put its home German market and corporate customers at the center of its plans when it spells out more of its future strategy over the next few months, the lender's finance chief said on Friday. Marcus Schenck's remarks make clear that the bank feels it is finally able to focus on reshaping its core business, after...

  • The International Monetary Fund's Christine Lagarde is one of this year's attendees of the Bilderberg Meetings.

    Judge rules IMF chief Lagarde was negligent by not seeking to overturn arbitration ruling.

  • PARIS/ WASHINGTON, Dec 19- International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde escaped punishment and kept her job on Monday despite a conviction on negligence charges over a state payout made while she served as France's finance minister in 2008.. The executive board representing the IMF's 189 member countries reaffirmed its full confidence in Lagarde's...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 19- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Monday she does not intend to appeal her conviction in France on a negligence charge over a government payout she approved as French finance minister. "I have been held negligent, but without penalty, without sanction, without registration of the decision.

  • PARIS/ WASHINGTON, Dec 19- International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde kept her job and escaped punishment on Monday despite a conviction on negligence charges by French judges over a state payout made while she served as France's finance minister in 2008.. The Washington- based IMF executive board reaffirmed its full confidence in Lagarde's...

  • PARIS, Dec 19- French judges convicted IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Monday of negligence for a state payout made while she served as France's finance minister in 2008, but imposed no punishment, likely improving chances that she would stay on at the Fund. The Washington- based International Monetary Fund said its executive board was meeting on Monday to...

  • PARIS, Dec 19- French judges convicted IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Monday of negligence for a state payout made while she served as France's finance minister in 2008, but imposed no punishment, citing her preoccupation at the time with the global financial crisis. It was unclear whether the verdict would force Lagarde from her position as managing director...

  • PARIS, Dec 19- French judges convicted IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Monday of negligence for a state payout made while France's finance minister in 2008, but imposed no punishment, citing her preoccupation at the time with the global financial crisis. The executive board of the Washington- based International Monetary Fund was expected to meet shortly to...

  • PARIS, Dec 19- French judges found IMF chief Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence on Monday for failing to challenge a state arbitration payout to a business tycoon in 2008 when she was French finance minister, but they did not punish her. In their ruling, the judges did not see negligence in Lagarde's decision to seek an out-of-court settlement with...

  • PARIS, Dec 19- French judges found IMF chief Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence on Monday for failing to challenge a state arbitration payout to a business tycoon in 2008 when she was French finance minister, but it did not punish her. In their ruling, the judges did not see negligence in Lagarde's decision to seek an out-of-court settlement with businessman...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 19- The International Monetary's Executive Board is expected to meet shortly to consider the negligence verdict issued against Managing Director Christine Lagarde by a French court, IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said on Monday. "The Executive Board has met on previous occasions to consider developments related to the legal proceedings in France,"...