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U.S. Treasury’s Lew sees no Fed surprises for emerging markets

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BUENOS AIRES U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said major emerging market countries should be better able to anticipate a U.S. interest rate hike because of the Federal Reserve’s clear communications, a recapitalised International Monetary Fund and efforts to coordinate monetary and fiscal policies.

Ex-IMF head Rato stands trial in Spain over credit card use

MADRID Crowds jeered at former International Monetary Fund chief Rodrigo Rato when he arrived at a Madrid court on Monday to face trial for his alleged misuse of company credit cards on extravagant personal expenses.

World, 26 Sep 2016

IMF's Lagarde trial in Tapie case to begin Dec. 12

PARIS International Monetary Find (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde will stand trial for her role in a 400 million euros ($440 million) payout as French finance minister in 2008 to businessman Bernard Tapie from Dec. 12, a French court said on Monday.

Business, 12 Sep 2016

EU/IMF rift on Greek debt is hurting country, Tsipras says

THESSALONIKI, Greece A rift between the International Monetary Fund and the European Union over how to make Greece's debt sustainable is damaging the country's attempts at economic recovery, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday.

Business, Economy, 11 Sep 2016

IMF's Lagarde says likely to cut growth outlook as trade wanes

WASHINGTON International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said the institution will likely downgrade its 2016 global growth forecast again as economic prospects are dimmed by weak demand, flagging trade and investment and growing inequality.

Business, Economy, 01 Sep 2016

IMF's Lagarde to stand trial in Tapie case

PARIS France's highest appeals court ruled on Friday that International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial for her role in a 400 million euros ($440 million) state payout in 2008 to businessman Bernard Tapie. | Video

Business, 22 Jul 2016

IMF's Lagarde to stand trial in Tapie case

PARIS France's highest appeals court ruled on Friday that International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial for her role in a 400 million euros ($440 million) state payout in 2008 to businessman Bernard Tapie.

World, Top News 22 Jul 2016

IMF's Lagarde says global growth forecast revised downward on Brexit

BEIJING 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.

Business, 22 Jul 2016

India economic growth to remain solid, only one rate cut likely: Reuters poll

BENGALURU India's economy will hum along at a solid pace for the remainder of this fiscal year provided structural reforms are passed, while above-target inflation means the Reserve Bank of India will only cut rates once more this year, a Reuters poll found.

Business, Top News, Economy, 21 Jul 2016

IMF chief - Loss of small-country bank access risks 'systemic' disruptions

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The loss of correspondent banking relationships in developing countries as major banks try to limit risk exposures could marginalise small economies and cause "systemic" disruptions to their financial systems, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Monday.

Business, 19 Jul 2016