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IMF Chief Defends Rate Hikes After Trump Slams 'Crazy' Fed

"It is clearly a necessary development for those economies that are showing much improved growth, inflation that is picking up, unemployment that is extremely low," IMF Chief Christine Lagarde said

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Ageing Populations Will Drag On Growth In Asia: IMF Chief

China and Japan are the world's second- and third-largest economies respectively, and slower growth in them risks having significant knock-on effects around the world

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Bravery: Not An Option, But An Imperative

This is the age of leaning forward, reaching out and emphatically demonstrating brand purpose. In today’s world, there are no product or service brands really – only community and cause brands

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GST Reform An 'Act Of Courage', Says IMF Chief Christine Lagarde

Describing the ongoing Goods and Services Tax (GST) reform as an "act of courage", IMF chief Christine Lagarde has said she expects "some positive outcome" as a result of the decision

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Worries Over Donald Trump Policies Cloud Start Of IMF, World Bank Meetings

World finance leaders are gathering on US President Donald Trump's home turf on Thursday to try to nudge his still-evolving policies away from protectionism and show broad support for open trade and global integration

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Protectionist 'Sword' Hangs Over Firming Growth, Says IMF's Lagarde

Global economic recovery is gaining momentum but could be cut off by a "sword of protectionism" now threatening global trade, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said

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IMF's Christine Lagarde Guilty, But Not Punished, In French Negligence Trial

French judges found IMF chief Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence on Monday for failing to challenge a state arbitration payout to a business tycoon in 2008 when she was French finance minister, but they did not punish her

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IMF's Christine Lagarde On Trial Over French Payout To Tycoon

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde went on trial in Paris on Monday over her role in a $424 million payout of French taxpayer money to businessman Bernard Tapie in 2008

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Sinha Slams People Questioning CSO Motives On GDP Data

Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha cited IMF chief Christine Lagarde's 'complete faith' in the numbers put out by Central Statistics Office and said it is 'puzzling' why people are questioning CSO's motive

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Global Corruption Costs Trillions In Bribes, Lost Growth: IMF

While some argue that bribes are simply grease for the wheels of commerce, the IMF said that corruption often drives investment away from countries where it is rife and boosts lending costs

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IMF Outlines Three-pronged Approach To Avert Recession Risks

The IMF on Thursday called for the adoption of a three-pronged approach with monetary, fiscal and structural actions to avert recession risks and enhance global financial stability even as it singled out India as a 'bright spot' in the world

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Globescan: MGlobescan: Marriage In The Skiesarriage In The Skies

Tax authorities in Australia and New Zealand are probing local clients of a Panama-based law firm at the centre of a massive data leak for possible tax evasion.

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IMF Chief Amps Up Call To Boost Global Growth As Risks Increase

Euro area countries should implement better training and employment-matching policies to help reduce unemployment for young people, says Lagarde

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IMF Backs Unconventional Monetary Policies Despite Warnings From Emerging Economies

Unconventional monetary policies of central banks in Europe and Japan received an endorsement from the International Monetary Fund on Sunday, even as policymakers from emerging markets warned that such policies were increasing risks for the global economy

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India's Star Shines Bright, Says IMF Chief Christine Lagarde

Lagarde stressed on enhancing the efficiency of product markets, encouraging private investment and improving infrastructure

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