Other Tory leadership candidates weigh in.
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The agreement has faced opposition in Europe.
Christine Lagarde will now be facing a trial in France for "negligence" after allowing a compensation payment of close to US$600 million to a French politician and businessman. Canadians would not accept that a politician, being tried for something like this, remain in power while the trial was going on.
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Stephen Poloz will deliver a speech in two weeks in New York on strengthening global trade.
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LIMA, Peru -- International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said Wednesday that failure to take urgent action on global warming will condemn humanity to the same fate as the Peruvian poultry tha...
WASHINGTON -- The world's financial leaders see a number of threats facing a global economy still on an uneven road to recovery with U.S. and European officials worrying that Greece will default on it...
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IMF Chief Christine Lagarde joins Arianna Huffington at HuffPost Live to discuss how we can get more women in the workforce and why the female labor force i
The visit to Rwanda and Senegal by the IMF's Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, between January 26-30 offers useful insights. From official statements made in the respective states, we draw Lagarde's and IMF's views on the two countries' political economy. In so doing, it becomes evident that Senegal and Rwanda are as different as night and day.
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TOKYO - Empowerment of women and equal opportunities are crucial for driving a stronger global economic recovery, and for revitalizing Japan, the head of the International Monetary Fund said Friday.Th...
PARIS - Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was put under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France's financ...
WASHINGTON - From the Occupy movement, to the corridors of power: the rallying cry against inequality could be heard the last few days in a setting far removed from the street demonstrations that spro...
PARIS - A lawyer for IMF chief Christine Lagarde says French investigators have searched her Paris home as part of an inquiry into her role in a $400 million arbitration deal in favour of a tycoon.The...
TORONTO - The head of the International Monetary Fund says measures taken to protect Canada's economy should be a model for countries trying to fix their financial systems.Christine Lagarde said Thurs...
At the IMF-World Bank Annual meetings in Tokyo, Japan this month, participants from the private and public financial sector gathered to assess the state of the world economy. With the Great Recession still fresh on everyone's minds and the speed of economic recovery barely making the kind of positive impact that could be felt on Main Street, the mood was sombre and pensive. As the head of the International Monetary Fund, all eyes were on Christine Lagarde to guide and prescribe a global recovery plan.
At the IMF and World Bank Group annual meetings in Tokyo, the European economic crisis was never off the agenda and often took centre stage in panel discussions. In the streets of Athens, Madrid, and in cities of other fiscal adjusting European states, there is a real belief that this new economic reality will result in a lost generation.
WASHINGTON - Finance Minister Jim Flaherty had some tough talk on Thursday for the 17 euro zone countries, saying Canada and other non-euro nations shouldn't be expected to commit any more bailout fun...
TOKYO - The chief of the International Monetary Fund said Saturday that Italy's financial reform is key to reducing the impact of the eurozone crisis, and that no country is immune to the consequences...
Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney, a former investment banker, has been chosen by G20 leaders to serve as the new global watchdog on the world's financial fat cats.The sharp-tongued 46-year-old is b...
For decades, self-assured women have considered it a mark of pride to get male coworkers and bosses to see past their looks. But if feminism is about gender equality, Catherine Hakim, a sociologist at...
Christine Lagarde needs to do more to improve countries' confidence in the IMF's ability to contain and predict the kinds of financial and economic crises that have continued to challenge the international financial system for over two decades.
The IMF is not misogynistic but its technocratic organizational culture is notably conformist. Unless Lagarde can encourage more women to study macroeconomics, her attempts to bring women into management will be window dressing.