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  • PARIS— Here are the key events in the financial scandal and investigation that Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, will stand trial for. March 20, 2013: Lagarde's Paris home is searched by police. Feb 17, 2015: Paris court of appeal overturns 2008 decision to pay the 400 million euros to Tapie.

  • PARIS— France's top court has ruled that International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial in France over a 2008 arbitration ruling that handed 400 million euros to a politically-connected business magnate. France's Court of Cassation on Friday rejected the appeal. Lagarde lawyer Patrick Maisonneuve expressed disappointment at the...

  • PARIS— Top French court: IMF chief Lagarde must stand trial over role in 400- million-euro arbitration deal.

  • BEIJING— The head of the International Monetary Fund called Friday for quick action to end uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which she said is dampening global economic growth. Lagarde said that before the British vote, the IMF had been preparing to raise its global growth forecast by 0.1 percentage points due to improvement in Japan,...

  • BEIJING, July 22- The world must step up international macroeconomic policy coordination, China's Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday after meeting the heads of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and other senior global economic officials. He made the remarks at a joint briefing with the officials, which also included the heads of the World Trade...

  • BEIJING, July 22- Pressure for China to cut overcapacity comes from within the country, not outside, Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday. China's premier made these comments after meeting the heads of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other senior global economic officials. Li said at a news briefing following the meeting that China's steel...

  • BEIJING, July 22- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Friday Brexit meant the global growth forecast was revised down and that uncertainty from Britain's decision to leave the European Union should be removed as soon as possible.

  • BEIJING, July 22- The world must step up international macroeconomic policy coordination, China's Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday after meeting the heads of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and other senior global economic officials.

  • FRIDAY, JULY 22 BEIJING- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will hold a roundtable with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo, International Labor Organization Director-General Guy Ryde, Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

  • FRIDAY, JULY 22 BEIJING- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will hold a roundtable with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo, International Labor Organization Director-General Guy Ryde, Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

  • FRIDAY, JULY 22 BEIJING- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will hold a roundtable with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo, International Labor Organization Director-General Guy Ryde, Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

  • *Fund to meet over 3rd Ghana review late August. ACCRA, July 21- Ghana's parliament has taken a step towards passing a law on central bank reform that could breach a key tenet of its $918 million aid deal with the International Monetary Fund, parliamentary and finance sources told Reuters. Until 2014, Ghana had one of Africa's fastest-growing economies based on...

  • ATEHNS, July 21- Group of 20 finance officials meeting in China this weekend should agree on a broad-based approach to support consumer demand, limit private-sector debt and implement structural reforms to combat deepening risks to growth, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. The IMF, in a briefing note to G20 finance ministers and central bank...

  • Investors' risk appetite, which has recovered rapidly from the Brexit shock late in June, received a sobering reminder after the International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts for the next two years on Tuesday, citing uncertainty over Britain's looming exit from the European Union. Spreadbetters also saw a subdued start for European stocks,...

  • Asian stocks eased early on Wednesday after a record run on Wall Street showed signs of petering out. Global risk appetite, which has recovered rapidly from the Brexit shock late in June, received a sobering reminder after the International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts for the next two years on Tuesday, citing uncertainty over Britain's...

  • IMF Forecast Asia

    The likelihood of the Fed delaying its rate hike should cap the dollar's strength, which will be a positive for Asia, says JPMorgan AM's Ayaz Ebrahim.

  • MELBOURNE, July 20- London nickel edged back on Wednesday from near a 10- month peak after a healthy U.S. housing report pushed up the dollar and sparked profit-taking across the metals. *Shanghai Futures Exchange copper climbed 1.1 percent to 38,670 yuan a tonne. *The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts for the next two years on Tuesday,...

  • IMF Forecast

    The low interest rate environment in advanced economies and a recovery in commodities should support growth in Asia, says PNC's William Adams.

  • The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts for the next two years, citing uncertainty over Britain's looming exit from the European Union. Even with the economic concerns triggered by Britain's recent vote, the S&P 500 and Dow have hit record highs in the past week. "There's enough uncertainty out there in a market that's done pretty well as...

  • WASHINGTON, July 19- Foreign exchange markets are not "disorderly" in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union and there is no need for the Group of 20 major economies to broadly agree to tame them, the International Monetary Fund's chief economist said on Tuesday. A number of currencies have fallen sharply against the dollar since the June 23 EU...