Christine Lagarde said she 'very much hopes' voters opt to remain in the EU
UK trade balance data is coming; Leaders from the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund have their annual meeting in the Peruvian capital of Lima; Glencore is now cutting Zinc production
The cost of insuring against a catastrophic US default jumped to its highest level in more than two years today after talks to prevent a breach of the nation’s $16.7 trillion (£10.5 trillion) debt ceiling faltered.
The Chancellor also pledged UK action on tax evasion and avoidance
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...
George Osborne must adopt an economic "Plan B" and slow the pace of public spending cuts if the British economy remains weak, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned the Chancellor yesterday.
Austerity is now pitted against recovery as if politicians have merely to choose
Greece won a second massive financial bailout in the early hours of today when its partners in the 17-country eurozone finally stitched together a 130 billion euro rescue, meant to avoid a potentially disastrous default and secure the euro currency's future.
Duchess Catherine has been named one of the world's best dressed women.
Successful women are forever judged on their appearance. So why shouldn't men suffer the same fate, asks Harriet Walker
The new chief of the International Monetary Fund has promised to diversify staff and make the institution more open for developing countries.
The French Finance minister, Christine Lagarde, was last night named as the new managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and will begin her term of office on 5 July.
Emerging economies object to 'carve-up' but do not have a strong candidate to replace Strauss-Kahn
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde has announced she will seek the top job at the International Monetary Fund.
European nations appeared to be closing ranks behind the French Finance Minister, Christine Lagarde, to run the International Monetary Fund, trying to nip in the bud a campaign to appoint an emerging-market candidate for the first time in the organisation's 65-year history.
The Prime Minister and Chancellor have briefed against the former PM