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#Christine Lagarde

# christine-lagarde - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Faced with rising borrowing costs for EU governments, the ECB says it will increase the pace of stimulus
# European Stimulus
# European Stimulus

Faced with rising borrowing costs for EU governments, the ECB says it will increase the pace of stimulus

Mar 11th 2021, 2:33 PM 12,226 Views 10 Comments

European GDP is set to shrink further in the first quarter of the year, says ECB President Christine Lagarde.

# christine-lagarde - Thursday 10 December, 2020

More stimulus for Europe as ECB adds €500 billion to €1.35 trillion package, extending it into 2022
# Stimulus Package
# Stimulus Package

More stimulus for Europe as ECB adds €500 billion to €1.35 trillion package, extending it into 2022

Dec 10th 2020, 12:48 PM 8,866 Views 18 Comments

It comes against the backdrop of gloomy economic forecasts.

# christine-lagarde - Sunday 8 November, 2020

The Fed, the Senate and stimulus: How might the election shape American responses to the economic crisis?
# US Federal Reserve
# US Federal Reserve

The Fed, the Senate and stimulus: How might the election shape American responses to the economic crisis?

Nov 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 16,333 Views 4 Comments

The results of this week’s election may further complicate the American response to the economic crisis.

# christine-lagarde - Thursday 29 October, 2020

European Central Bank nods towards more stimulus in December as virus surges across Europe
# Euro Zone
# Euro Zone

European Central Bank nods towards more stimulus in December as virus surges across Europe

Oct 29th 2020, 2:54 PM 13,185 Views 3 Comments

In the meantime, the governing council decided to keep its monetary policy unchanged.

# christine-lagarde - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

'Economic shock' of Covid-19: Some central banks cut interest rates as Lagarde raises spectre of 2008
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Economic shock' of Covid-19: Some central banks cut interest rates as Lagarde raises spectre of 2008

Mar 11th 2020, 5:37 PM 22,422 Views 30 Comments

The economic effects of coronavirus can be mitigated “if we handle it well,” according to the Bank of England.

# christine-lagarde - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Christine Lagarde a no-show as she's voted in as new ECB President by secret ballot
# Top Jobs
# Top Jobs

Christine Lagarde a no-show as she's voted in as new ECB President by secret ballot

Sep 17th 2019, 1:14 PM 25,251 Views 29 Comments

Largarde is currently the outgoing chief of the International Monetary Fund.

# christine-lagarde - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

EU leaders finally decide on nominations for top jobs
# New Eu
# New Eu

EU leaders finally decide on nominations for top jobs

Jul 2nd 2019, 6:43 PM 29,896 Views 85 Comments

IMF chief Christine Lagarde is among the nominees.

# christine-lagarde - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Ivanka Trump defends father at women's summit, gets laughed at
# Awkward
# Awkward

Ivanka Trump defends father at women's summit, gets laughed at

Apr 25th 2017, 7:33 PM 58,820 Views 84 Comments

Donald Trump doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to empowering women.

# christine-lagarde - Saturday 18 February, 2017

As if we didn't have enough to worry about - here are five reasons why a GREXIT is back on the agenda
# 2015 Called
# 2015 Called

As if we didn't have enough to worry about - here are five reasons why a GREXIT is back on the agenda

Feb 18th 2017, 7:30 AM 21,713 Views 57 Comments

The will-they-won’t-they Greek financial crisis dominated the summer of 2015.

# christine-lagarde - Monday 19 December, 2016

Christine Lagarde found guilty by French court over payout - but will not face a sentence
# Verdict
# Verdict

Christine Lagarde found guilty by French court over payout - but will not face a sentence

Dec 19th 2016, 2:58 PM 11,762 Views 45 Comments

The IMF head was found guilty for failing to challenge a €404 million compensation payout to a business tycoon.

# christine-lagarde - Friday 22 July, 2016

IMF boss Christine Lagarde to stand trial over controversial payout
# Controversy
# Controversy

IMF boss Christine Lagarde to stand trial over controversial payout

Jul 22nd 2016, 1:42 PM 31,276 Views 51 Comments

She will be the third successive head of the IMF to face a trial.

# christine-lagarde - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Even the IMF thinks that Greek debt is too high
# Christine Lagarde
# Christine Lagarde

Even the IMF thinks that Greek debt is too high

Aug 15th 2015, 8:59 AM 9,709 Views 51 Comments

Christine Lagarde has said that the country cannot restore debt sustainability “solely through its own actions”.

# christine-lagarde - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

The IMF thinks the water charges 'issue' is cooling down
# Take A Cold Shower
# Take A Cold Shower

The IMF thinks the water charges 'issue' is cooling down

Mar 25th 2015, 5:30 PM 19,180 Views 220 Comments

And the political situation is settling too, apparently.

# christine-lagarde - Monday 26 January, 2015

IMF says it 'stands ready' to support Greece
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

IMF says it 'stands ready' to support Greece

Jan 26th 2015, 7:31 PM 9,796 Views 84 Comments

Anti-austerity party Syriza won a landslide election.

# christine-lagarde - Monday 19 January, 2015

Ireland is the IMF's star pupil. But that doesn't mean you're getting any debt relief
# The Good Boy
# The Good Boy

Ireland is the IMF's star pupil. But that doesn't mean you're getting any debt relief

Jan 19th 2015, 10:00 PM 30,728 Views 148 Comments

International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde says “a debt is a debt and it is a contract”.

# christine-lagarde - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee
# 6 Years On
# 6 Years On

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee

Dec 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 34,540 Views 67 Comments

What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.

# christine-lagarde - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

IMF chief Christine Lagarde charged in €400 million fraud case
# Investigation
# Investigation

IMF chief Christine Lagarde charged in €400 million fraud case

Aug 27th 2014, 2:53 PM 25,329 Views 43 Comments

Lagarde said that she will not resign her position and intends to return to work immediately.

# christine-lagarde - Monday 7 July, 2014

IMF: Politicians should take advantage of 'favourable' financial market conditions
# Forecast
# Forecast

IMF: Politicians should take advantage of 'favourable' financial market conditions

Jul 7th 2014, 9:07 AM 4,208 Views 10 Comments

The International Monetary Fund is to give its official global economic forecasts in two weeks.

# christine-lagarde - Friday 13 December, 2013

That's all, folks: IMF praise Ireland, but lay out important challenges
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

That's all, folks: IMF praise Ireland, but lay out important challenges

Dec 13th 2013, 11:05 PM 13,186 Views 81 Comments

The International Monetary Fund’s final review of Ireland’s bailout programme comes with several warnings, although says the we are seeing signs of recovery.

# christine-lagarde - Thursday 14 November, 2013

"The purpose of the programme was actually to exit the programme" - Noonan
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

"The purpose of the programme was actually to exit the programme" - Noonan

Nov 14th 2013, 4:10 PM 5,807 Views 63 Comments

The Finance Minster says that Ireland’s decision not to take a post-bailout credit line was because this was a “benign” time. The Troika say Ireland is in a “strong position”.

# christine-lagarde - Monday 21 October, 2013

Column: Debt ceiling, government shutdown: what is the future of American democracy?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Debt ceiling, government shutdown: what is the future of American democracy?

Oct 21st 2013, 7:15 AM 36 Views 41 Comments

The world breathed a collective sigh of relief when an eleventh hour deal ended the US government shutdown – but it only fully funds the government until January, writes Larry Donnelly.

# christine-lagarde - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Ireland set to receive €770 million after passing eleventh IMF review
# Bailout
# Bailout

Ireland set to receive €770 million after passing eleventh IMF review

Sep 25th 2013, 11:31 PM 9,200 Views 36 Comments

The IMF said that growth in the economy is encouraging, but unemployment and non-performing bank loans are worrying signs.

# christine-lagarde - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Caption competition*: What are Christine and Enda laughing about?
# Gr8 Times At The G8
# Gr8 Times At The G8

Caption competition*: What are Christine and Enda laughing about?

Jun 18th 2013, 9:03 PM 10,658 Views 100 Comments

What do you reckon? Tell us in the comments. (*There’s no physical prize, but you’ll have our undying respect)

Videos: Enda takes a walk with Cameron and Obama... and then Lagarde
# G8
# G8

Videos: Enda takes a walk with Cameron and Obama... and then Lagarde

Jun 18th 2013, 12:59 PM 8,395 Views 31 Comments

The Taoiseach is among the world’s most powerful leaders in Fermanagh again today.

# christine-lagarde - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Investigators search home of IMF chief Christine Lagarde
# IMF
# IMF

Investigators search home of IMF chief Christine Lagarde

Mar 20th 2013, 4:14 PM 15,913 Views 35 Comments

The IMF chief’s lawyer said that the search is part of an inquiry into her role in a $400 million arbitration deal in favour of a tycoon.

# christine-lagarde - Friday 8 March, 2013

IMF open to extending repayment date on Ireland's €19bn bailout loans
# Christine Lagarde
# Christine Lagarde

IMF open to extending repayment date on Ireland's €19bn bailout loans

Mar 8th 2013, 11:22 AM 7,896 Views 132 Comments

Christine Lagarde says the IMF has an “open mind” about allowing Ireland to defer its repayments if it helps end the bailout.

Enda Kenny meets IMF chief Christine Lagarde in Dublin
# Partners
# Partners

Enda Kenny meets IMF chief Christine Lagarde in Dublin

Mar 8th 2013, 8:52 AM 4,409 Views 41 Comments

Lagarde will mark International Women’s Day by hosting a lunch in Dublin.

# christine-lagarde - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Anonymous takes over website of Argentina's Bureau Of Statistics
# Argentina
# Argentina

Anonymous takes over website of Argentina's Bureau Of Statistics

Jan 19th 2013, 10:44 AM 6,051 Views 9 Comments

The hacker collective said it took over the website to protest government “lies”, after dubious new inflation figures.

# christine-lagarde - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Video: Greece left waiting for aid as EU and IMF disagree
# Greece
# Greece

Video: Greece left waiting for aid as EU and IMF disagree

Nov 13th 2012, 9:50 AM 3,200 Views 12 Comments

IMF chief Christine Lagarde visibly disagreed with Eurogroup chief Jean-Claude Juncker at a press confernece last night.

# christine-lagarde - Monday 24 September, 2012

IMF says Argentina faces 'red card' over bad data
# Censure
# Censure

IMF says Argentina faces 'red card' over bad data

Sep 24th 2012, 7:37 PM 7,721 Views 50 Comments

Christine Lagarde said Argentina has until December to produce data on growth and inflation – or else face censure.

# christine-lagarde - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Jean-Claude Juncker is very angry and here are the pics to prove it
# Jean-Claude Juncker
# Jean-Claude Juncker

Jean-Claude Juncker is very angry and here are the pics to prove it

Sep 23rd 2012, 10:15 AM 13,798 Views 13 Comments

The longest serving head of government in the EU and the head of the Euro Group is not a man to mess with and these pictures prove it…

# christine-lagarde - Friday 14 September, 2012

ECB, IMF 'in talks over €300bn Spanish bailout' - report
# El Bailout?
# El Bailout?

ECB, IMF 'in talks over €300bn Spanish bailout' - report

Sep 14th 2012, 10:27 AM 3,931 Views 17 Comments

A Dutch newspaper quotes an insider as saying informal talks for a full-blown sovereign bailout are underway.

# christine-lagarde - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Forbes says Angela Merkel is the world's most powerful woman
# Forbes
# Forbes

Forbes says Angela Merkel is the world's most powerful woman

Aug 23rd 2012, 8:50 AM 4,832 Views 26 Comments

But we knew that already…

# christine-lagarde - Friday 20 July, 2012

Departing IMF economist slams fund for eurozone "failure"
# IMF
# IMF

Departing IMF economist slams fund for eurozone "failure"

Jul 20th 2012, 2:14 PM 6,006 Views 31 Comments

Peter Doyle, a former adviser to the department that runs Ireland’s bailout program, says he was “ashamed” to work for the financial institution in a resignation letter.

# christine-lagarde - Friday 22 June, 2012

IMF head warns of 'acute stress' in Europe
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

IMF head warns of 'acute stress' in Europe

Jun 22nd 2012, 8:50 AM 3,235 Views 24 Comments

Christine Lagarde calls for bailout funds to be given to banks directly rather than countries being saddled with the debt – while Italy’s prime minister warns leaders have one week to save the eurozone.

# christine-lagarde - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Euro crisis: Spain's cost of borrowing rockets as Lagarde warns of 'race against time'
# Bond Markets
# Bond Markets

Euro crisis: Spain's cost of borrowing rockets as Lagarde warns of 'race against time'

Jun 12th 2012, 3:12 PM 3,619 Views 23 Comments

If you were lending cash to the Spanish government for 10 years, you’d get an annual interest rate of 6.76 per cent.

# christine-lagarde - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Spanish bailout welcomed by world financial leaders
# Bailout
# Bailout

Spanish bailout welcomed by world financial leaders

Jun 10th 2012, 9:30 AM 3,218 Views 26 Comments

Key figures in the IMF, the US and the EU have all hailed the €100bn bailout – but Irish hopes for an opening have been disappointed.

# christine-lagarde - Sunday 27 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

May 27th 2012, 7:59 PM 7,509 Views 3 Comments

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

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