Christine Lagarde has spoken of 'disappointing and uneven' global growth
Move could force her to resign as director general of the IMF
Ms Lagarde told a press conference she 'very, very much' hopes there is no Brexit
Christine Lagarde said she 'very much hopes' voters opt to remain in the EU
The scare stories have it wrong; Facebook is a force for openness and accountability in the world, argues Eduard Mead.
Egypt's leaders were under increasing strain last night as a fuel shortage heaped pressure on the battered economy and officials met with world finance chiefs to discuss a multi-billion dollar development loan.
Lender sees just 0.2 per cent UK growth in 2012 and urges action from eurozone
Fiscal policy, eh? Phwoar! Triple-A ratings: they get the blood pumping, don't they? And don't even get us started on eurozone rescue-fund implementation...
France was told by Nick Clegg today to end "simply unacceptable" attacks on the UK economy amid mounting cross-Channel tensions over the eurozone crisis.
The stainless reputation of the new International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief, Christine Lagarde, is to be tested by a French court investigation.
A French court has decided to investigate new IMF chief Christine Lagarde's role in a $400m (£244 million) arbitration deal in favour of a controversial tycoon.
Duchess Catherine has been named one of the world's best dressed women.
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is poised to become the next leader of the scandal-rocked International Monetary Fund, with a major endorsement from the Obama administration.
Organisation reveals it has been under assault for months
The International Monetary Fund yesterday delivered a powerful endorsement of the Chancellor's strategy to reduce government borrowing – but warned that ministers may need to cut taxes and the Bank of England will have to inject more money into he economy if "major risks materialise". This is the nearest that any international body has come to suggesting a "Plan B" may be needed. The level of unemployment in Britain is, the IMF added, "unacceptable", and it also pointed to inflation and the fragility of the banks as "significant risks".
Emerging economies object to 'carve-up' but do not have a strong candidate to replace Strauss-Kahn