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At Dubai summit, IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns Britain on Brexit challenge

UK businesses fear a possible "no-deal" Brexit with the EU will cause economic chaos by imposing tariffs, customs and other barriers between Britain and mainland Europe.

US will review Pakistan's bailout application to IMF from all angles, including debt position

Lagarde said she would require absolute transparency on Pakistan's debts, including those owned by China.


IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns against trade, currency wars, urges fix to global rules

Formally launching the IMF and World Bank annual meetings on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, Lagarde urged countries to "de-escalate" trade conflicts and fix global trading rules instead of abandoning them.

Plane carrying IMF chief Christine Lagarde makes emergency landing in Argentina

The plane which was destined for the United States experienced a drop in cabin pressure about 200 km (124 miles) north of the Argentine capital and returned to Ezeiza to land.

Donald Trump's tariffs pose risk to global trade, US economy: International Monetary Fund

The US economy is getting a boost from the Trump administration's tax cuts and higher government spending, but the IMF expects growth to slow considerably in coming years.

PM Narendra Modi gets some advice from IMF chief Christine Lagarde: 'Pay more attention to women safety'

Christine Lagarde to PM Narendra Modi: "I would hope that the Indian authorities, starting with Prime Minister Modi pay more attention because it is needed for the women of India."


IMF chief Christine Lagarde optimistic on global growth, but warns against trade protectionism

Lagarde said economies needed to reduce government deficits, strengthen fiscal frameworks and place public debt on a gradual downward path.

China's OBR an important initiative to foster regional cooperation, but entails risks as well: IMF

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde will travel to Beijing early next month to attend the joint IMF-PBC, the Peoples Bank of China conference on the Belt and Road Initiative.

IMF's Christine Lagarde says nobody wins a trade war

IMF chief Christine Lagarde warned that the economic impact of US import tariffs would be serious if other countries respond with their own barriers.

Growth strong but countries must prepare for change, says IMF chief

IMF chief Christine Lagarde said the IMF was expecting global growth to reach 3.9 percent in 2018 and 2019. This is unchanged from the IMF's forecast in January and up from 3.7 percent in 2017.