# christine-lagarde - Friday 16 December, 2011
The IMF head and former French finance minister calls for a united global effort to avoid a 1930s-style meltdown.
The UK is to “engage constructively” with other European countries over plans to create a greater fiscal union within the EU – despite its decision not to take part in the agreement itself.
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# christine-lagarde - Thursday 15 December, 2011
The International Monetary Fund has approved the latest tranche of bailout loans, following official inspections in October.
# christine-lagarde - Saturday 12 November, 2011
The Italian prime minister is expected to resign once the lower house passes the austerity plan aimed at reduced pressure on both Italy and the eurozone.
# christine-lagarde - Wednesday 9 November, 2011
The global economy could stagnate for ten years or more, the IMF chief warns, unless the eurozone debt crisis is fully solved.
# christine-lagarde - Saturday 15 October, 2011
Ministers from the world’s 20 major economies invite the IMF to come up with a plan of action for fighting the debt crisis.
# christine-lagarde - Sunday 25 September, 2011
The fund is calling for major international cooperation in tackling the debt crisis and averting another global recession.
# christine-lagarde - Saturday 10 September, 2011
Christine Lagarde tells the world that she’s following the wishes of IMF members by recognising the NTC as Libya’s real leaders.
# christine-lagarde - Tuesday 30 August, 2011
The former head of the IMF requested to meet with members of the institution following charges against him being dropped.
# christine-lagarde - Friday 12 August, 2011
France had been expected to grow its economy by 0.2 per cent in the second quarter of 2011, but couldn’t make it budge.
# christine-lagarde - Thursday 4 August, 2011
French court has ordering an investigation into the role of newly-appointed IMF chief and former French minister in a 2008 settlement.
# christine-lagarde - Thursday 21 July, 2011
But neither country will tell us what that position is ahead of the summit in Brussels this afternoon.
# christine-lagarde - Saturday 9 July, 2011
The payment will allow Greece to pay off some of its debts, however an agreement on a second bailout is not expected to be decided upon until mid-September.
# christine-lagarde - Wednesday 6 July, 2011
New IMF chief Christine Lagarde has said she wants the organisation to be more open to developing countries.
# christine-lagarde - Tuesday 5 July, 2011
Today’s Christine Lagarde’s first day in the hot seat at the International Monetary Fund. What’s in her in-tray?
# christine-lagarde - Tuesday 28 June, 2011
The new head of the International Monetary Fund is expected to be named later, and Christine Lagarde is thought to be a shoo-in.
# christine-lagarde - Tuesday 21 June, 2011
Micheál Martin accuses Enda Kenny of ‘covering up’ government policy on the pension levy – a claim labelled “balderdash”.
# christine-lagarde - Monday 20 June, 2011
In your Fix tonight: Risks of hypothermia at a Meath nursing home, good news on the financial front, and a future Major champion denting some household appliances…
But will Sarkozy and France relent?
# christine-lagarde - Tuesday 14 June, 2011
International Monetary Fund has whittled down the candidates from three to two, with Christine Lagarde one of the finalists.
# christine-lagarde - Monday 13 June, 2011
Books of condolences have opened across the country as the favourite to be the next head of the IMF hails the former Minister for Finance who died on Friday.
# christine-lagarde - Sunday 12 June, 2011
Head of Israel’s Central Bank throws his hat into the ring, but faces formidable competition in the form of favourite Christine Lagarde.
# christine-lagarde - Friday 10 June, 2011
As the deadline looms for IMF nominations, Ireland will support Christine Lagarde – in spite of France’s take on our tax.
Reuters says the current US Secretary of State, former Senator and former First Lady is in line to take over in mid-2012.
Nine things you need to know by 9am: New ministers from north and south of the border meet for the first time today; more protests on the way in Syria, and the unthinkable…a Father Ted rip off.
The International Monetary Fund will choose its next head by the end of the month as nominations close today.
# christine-lagarde - Thursday 26 May, 2011
“I honestly think that there should never be too much testosterone in one room”. Christine Lagarde wants to be the head of the IMF and the first woman in the job, but what do we know about her?
Praise is rolling in for Christine Lagarde, the French Finance Finister who’s gunning for the top job at the IMF. However, several countries are hanging back from giving her their complete backing.
# christine-lagarde - Wednesday 25 May, 2011
The French minister has today entered the race to succeed Dominique Strauss-Kahn, though developing countries are unhappy.
Nine things you need to know by 9am: Expert disputes Ryanair’s claims that it sent a plane through the ashcloud; the joy the Irish man who died on Everest never got to share; and Brian O’Driscoll snapped with his trophy wife.
# christine-lagarde - Sunday 22 May, 2011
In today’s 9 at 9: State funeral for Garret FitzGerald; final preparations for Obama; another volcanic eruption; elections in Spain; weak children; and the glory that was Leinster in Cardiff.
# christine-lagarde - Saturday 21 May, 2011
Nine things you need to know before 9am including: Preparations underway for Obama visit; Garret FitzGerald to lie in repose in Dublin today; thousands protest in Spain; and the end of the world, or not.
# christine-lagarde - Thursday 19 May, 2011
The former managing director of the International Monetary Fund is freed on 24-hour home detention with an electronic tag.