Christine Lagarde received the backing of the UK, Germany, China, France and Korea.
Asia stocks rebound; Christine Lagarde confirms intention to run for second IMF term; the European Union is “falling apart”, American financier George Soros warned
Fears that Beijing is following a stealth devaluation policy to boost its exports have helped convulse financial markets this year
The Shanghai Composite Index closed down 3.2 per cent
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
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.
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...
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
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.
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.