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  • 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,"...

  • Big slap on the wrist for Christine Lagarde

    CNBC's Sara Eisen discusses the charges against Christine Lagarde in regard to misusing public funds.

  • PARIS, Dec 19- French judges on Monday found IMF chief Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence for failing to challenge a 400 million euro state arbitration payout to a business tycoon in 2008 when she was French finance minister. Despite the ruling the judges did not hand down any sentence in the case on her decision to allow the rare out-of-court arbitration...

  • Court rules Lagarde guilty

    A French court has ruled IMF managing director Christine Lagarde guilty in a negligence case.

  • PARIS, Dec 19- International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has left France for Washington and will not be present for the verdict in her negligence trial, her lawyer told Reuters. The verdict was due later on Monday. The trial relates to a case in which Lagarde, as French finance minister, approved a 400 million euro state payout to a business tycoon in 2008.

  • PARIS, Dec 16- IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Friday told the Paris court trying her for negligence that she had always acted in good faith and that the suspicion that she had lived under for the past five years had been an "ordeal". Lagarde, 60, faces charges, which she denies, of being negligent when, as French finance minister, she approved in 2008 a payout to...

  • PARIS, Dec 16- IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Friday told a court trying her for negligence that she had always acted in good faith and that the suspicion that she had lived under for the past five years had been an "ordeal." Lagarde, 60, faces charges, which she denies, of being negligent when, as French finance minister, she approved in 2008 a payout to businessman...

  • PARIS, Dec 15- The chief prosecutor in the negligence trial of IMF chief Christine Lagarde in Paris called for her acquittal on Thursday, saying the hearing had failed to support the "very weak" case against her. The trial has gone ahead at a special court in Paris even though the state prosecutor's office said, after the conclusion of the investigation of Lagarde,...