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  • WASHINGTON, April 20- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday she believes the IMF can work successfully with the Trump administration to improve the global trading system, but added that open trade must be preserved as a growth engine. Lagarde told a news conference at the opening of the IMF and World Bank spring...

  • Lagarde: France leaving euro would cause major disorder

    At the IMF & World Bank Spring meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks with CNBC's Sara Eisen about the economic implications of the French election and the rise of populism.

  • Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), speaks during a news conference at the spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

    At the IMF & World Bank Spring meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks with CNBC's Sara Eisen about the rate outlook for the Federal Reserve and the issue of free trade.

  • Lagarde: US improvement helping drive global growth

    At the IMF & World Bank Spring meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks with CNBC's Sara Eisen about the state of the global economy and the IMF's outlook for U.S. economic policies.

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

    International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde holds a news conference as the IMF and the World Bank Group hold their 2017 spring meetings.

  • ATHENS, April 20- The International Monetary Fund may finance Greece's current bailout programme with a small amount for one year, the country's government spokesman said on Thursday, adding that the issue was under discussion between Athens and its creditors. The fund's participation is seen as a condition for Germany to unlock new funds to Greece.

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- World finance leaders are gathering on U.S. The International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meetings bring the two multilateral institutions' 189 members face-to-face with Trump's "America First" agenda for the first time, just two blocks from the White House. "These meetings will all be about Trump and the implications of his...

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- World finance leaders are gathering on U.S. The International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meetings bring the two multilateral institutions' 189 members face-to-face with Trump's "America First" agenda for the first time, just two blocks from the White House. "These meetings will all be about Trump and the implications of his...

  • MELBOURNE, April 20- London copper rose on Thursday but was mired near its lowest for the year after China's refined production surged in March, underlining ample stocks in the world's biggest metals consumer. *SHFE COPPER: Shanghai Futures Exchange copper slipped by 0.4 percent to 45460 yuan a tonne. *CHINA OUTPUT: China's refined copper output rose 8.5 percent...

  • *Chicago Board of Trade wheat for May delivery was off 0.1 percent at $4.18-1/ 2 a bushel by 0101 GMT. *Commonwealth Bank of Australia analyst Tobin Gorey said U.S. wheat exports for the 2016 season look likely to be, at best, 1 million tonnes below the USDA's current forecasts "unless there are chunky late sales." *Chicago corn was steady at $3.62 per bushel and soybeans...

  • April 20- Gold held firm on Thursday, after falling as much as 1 percent the previous day, as tensions surrounding North Korea and the upcoming French presidential election offered support to the safe-haven asset amid a firmer dollar. *Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,280 per ounce as of 0107 GMT. Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday that Washington would...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. *WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. *WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...

  • WASHINGTON, April 19- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday that the 70- year-old multilateral institution will keep evolving to meet the needs of its 189 members, but added that none are opposed to free and fair trade. "The institution is changing and we will continue to do that in order to adjust to the needs of the...

  • WASHINGTON, April 19- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday that the 70- year-old multilateral institution will keep evolving to meet the needs of its members, but added that none are opposed to free and fair trade. "The institution is changing and we will continue to do that in order to adjust to the needs of the...

  • NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure at C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics in New York 1200 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- European Central Bank board member Peter Praet will give a speech at the " Levy Economics Institute's 26th annual Hyman P. Minsky conference" 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Bank of Canada Senior...

  • NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure at C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics in New York 1200 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- European Central Bank board member Peter Praet will give a speech at the " Levy Economics Institute's 26th annual Hyman P. Minsky conference" 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Bank of Canada Senior...

  • NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure at C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics 1200 GMT. NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Peter Praet will give a speech at the Levy Economics Institute's 26th annual Hyman P. Minsky conference 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins...

  • NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure at C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics 1200 GMT. NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Peter Praet will give a speech at the Levy Economics Institute's 26th annual Hyman P. Minsky conference 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins...

  • WASHINGTON, April 18- The International Monetary Fund raised its 2017 global growth forecast on Tuesday due to manufacturing and trade gains in Europe, Japan and China, but warned that protectionist policies threaten to choke a broad-based recovery. The IMF, whose spring meetings with the World Bank get underway in Washington this week, forecast that the...