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  • New York Maid Hits Strauss-Kahn With Civil Lawsuit Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 6:52 AM ET
    ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - MAY 10: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves the Second Annual Conference of International Monetary Fund held at the Baur au Lac Hotel on May 10, 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland. The conference hosted by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), brought together central bank governors and senior policymakers, to debat about the reform of the international monetary system with topics such as global liquidity p

    Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted a housekeeper in a "violent and sadistic attack" in his hotel suite in Manhattan in May, a civil lawsuit filed on Monday alleges.

  • Probe of IMF's Lagarde Ordered by French Court Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 11:16 AM ET
    French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is considered the top contender to replace Strauss-Kahn as IMF chief.

    A French court on Thursday ordered an investigation into new IMF chief Christine Lagarde's role in a $400 million arbitration deal in favor of a controversial tycoon. Investigators will open an inquiry this week into possible charges of "complicity to embezzlement of public funds" and "complicity to forgery," prosecutors said.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Francis looks at the week's top business news and investing advice, including sovereign debt plays and tech stocks.

  • Christine Lagarde's News Conference     Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 9:40 AM ET

    Christine Lagarde, new head of the International Monetary Fund holds a news conference at the IMF headquarters as the European debt crisis takes center stage.

  • DSK's New Lawsuit     Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 11:47 AM ET

    CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports on new IMF chief, Christine Lagarde, and Dominique Strauss-Kahn's latest legal woes back in France.

  • Lagarde Wants to Heal 'Open Wounds' at IMF Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 8:00 AM ET
    French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is considered the top contender to replace Strauss-Kahn as IMF chief.

    Christine Lagarde said that she wants to fix the “open wounds” left by Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s departure from the IMF.

  • Tuesday Look Ahead: Is Tech Sending a Message? Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 8:21 PM ET

    While Greece is front and center for markets this week, some traders are watching the rally in tech with interest.

  • Carstens: Mexico's IMF Candidate     Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 7:00 AM ET

    Many believe that Agustin Carstens is more qualified to run the IMF than French Finance Minister Christine LaGarde. In an interview with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, Carstens discusses why he's the best candidate for the job.

  • Putin Hints at Conspiracy Over Strauss-Kahn: Report Monday, 30 May 2011 | 5:18 AM ET
    Vladamir Putin

    Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has hinted that there is more to Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s arrest on charges of sexual assault than meets the eye, according to various media reports.

  • IMF 'Not Contemplating' Greek Debt Restructuring Friday, 27 May 2011 | 8:53 AM ET
    WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19: International Monetary Fund First Deputy Managing Director, John Lipsky prepares to speak at the Peterson Institute, on May 19, 2011 in Washington, DC. Lipsky who is acting as Dominique Strauss-Kahn's replacement delivered this years annual lecture on global recovery and global cooperation. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

    The IMF is sticking to a program that "does not contemplate" Greek debt restructuring, acting managing director John Lipsky told CNBC on the sidelines of the G8 conference in Deauville, France.

  • Lagarde Offers Bigger Voice to Emerging Nations Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 7:29 PM ET
    French finance minister Christine Lagarde is seen as a front-runner to succeed Strauss-Kahn.

    Christine Lagarde, the frontrunner to become the next managing director of the IMF, has sought to assure developing economies they would be fairly represented at senior positions at the fund. The FT reports.

  • Europe Should Not Control the IMF Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 12:11 AM ET
    International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn appears in federal court May 16, 2011 in New York City.

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the French erstwhile managing director of the International Monetary Fund, had not even resigned before Europeans started to coalesce around Christine Lagarde, the French finance minister, as his successor.  Gone are past promises of an open selection. The Europeans insist on the principle that what we have we hold. The ancien régime survives.

  • Acting IMF Chief Lipsky Won't Seek New Term Monday, 23 May 2011 | 4:50 PM ET
    John Lipsky

    John Lipsky, acting managing director of the International Monetary Fund, told CNBC Monday he will be retiring Aug. 31 when his term as first deputy ends.

  • Lipsky on Eurozone Debt & IMF's Future     Monday, 23 May 2011 | 4:15 PM ET

    Insight on the growing debt problems in the euro zone; likely successors for the IMF, and this week's G8 meeting, with John Lipsky, IMF acting managing director.

  • 'Greece Has to Deliver': France's Lagarde Monday, 23 May 2011 | 11:49 AM ET
    French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is considered the top contender to replace Strauss-Kahn as IMF chief.

    Greece must avoid debt restructuring and implement the austerity measures it has promised to introduce in order to shrink its budget deficit, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde told CNBC on Monday.

  • Five Things to Watch... After the Apocalypse Sunday, 22 May 2011 | 9:32 PM ET
    LinkedIn

    Looks like we can raise the "all clear" sign here on Earth, though it didn't seem like the Oklahoma City Thunder got the memo when they forgot to play the first third of Saturday night's NBA playoff game. Markets try to get their groove back, the IMF looks to announce its next leader and  the Treasury Department gets ready to unload some AIG. Here's what we're watching…

  • Man Up, Europe Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 9:31 AM ET
    Euro bills and coins in cash register tray

    European leaders can't seem to agree on how - or whether - to help Greece. But they sure aren't helping the euro.