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Eurogroup: IMF Says Greece Must Do More Before Loan Disbursement

Greece's official creditors failed to make any visible headway Monday in averting the country's looming debt crunch, drawing a diplomatic veil over suggestions of "heated" exchanges at their latest meeting. International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and EU officials...

German 'Grey Finance Experts' to Help Greece

The International Monetary Fund wants to assemble a pool of German pensioners with finance expertise to help Greece establish a functioning financial system, it was reported on Saturday. The business magazine Wirtschaftswoche reported that IMF Chief Christine Lagarde is hoping...

Christine Lagarde: Greek Debt Will Have To Be Addressed

Greece's debt will "have to be addressed" as part of the solution to fix the country's near-default economy, and the International Monetary Fund is still targeting a debt ratio of 120% of gross domestic product, the head of the...

Christine Lagarde: Too Soon for Extension of Greek Bailout Terms

In high-stakes deals on the Street, the side with the leverage usually demands "show me the money first, then we'll talk." But in the rarefied and much higher-stakes world of desperate sovereign borrowers and multilateral lenders of last resort...

IMF Christine Lagarde Appears "Not in the Mood for Greek Renegotiation"

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said she is not in the mood to renegotiate the terms of Greece’s bailout agreement. “I am not in a negotiation or renegotiation mood at all,” Lagarde said in an interview on CBNC...

Troika Returns to Greece on Monday, says President of the Eurogroup J.C. Juncker

Officials of the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank and the European Commission are expected to visit Athens on Monday June 25th to discuss the possibility of a bailout reform, according to President of the Eurogroup Jean-Claude Juncker. Greece...

Lagarde: IMF Team to Head to Greece As Soon As Government is Formed

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will send a team to Greece to review the country's stumbling rescue program as soon as a new government is formed, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said Tuesday. "We will wait until a government is...

Sigh of Relief at G20 Summit Over Greek Election

Leaders of the world's largest economies began to assemble Sunday in a Baja California desert resort just as Greece's pro-bailout New Democracy party won the national elections, a vote for the financial status quo that could keep panic under...

Hollande Wants Greece to Choose Europe

French President Francois Hollande said that he wanted Greek voters to "choose Europe" in upcoming polls and branded remarks by the IMF chief that Greeks dodged taxes as disrespectful. "The Greeks must face their responsibilities -- be aware that what...

Government Spokesman Tsiodras Criticizes Lagarde's Disrespectful Statements

The spokesman for the caretaker Greek government on Tuesday strongly criticized the head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde for the inappropriate comments she made in an interview over the weekend, and additionally he announced the creation of...