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Outraged Greeks Attack Lagarde's Facebook Account

Hundreds of outraged Greek Facebook users wrote more than 1500 comments on Christine Lagarde’s profile after she told the Guardian newspaper in an interview published online on Friday, that “she is more concerned about sub-Saharan Africans in poverty than...

Payback Time for Tax-Shy Greeks: Lagarde

The head of the International Monetary Fund on Friday urged Greeks to pay their taxes, saying she is more concerned about sub-Saharan Africans in poverty than Greeks hit by the economic crisis. Christine Lagarde told the Guardian newspaper in an...

Lagarde Warns of Greek Euro Exit 'Contamination'

IMF chief Christine Lagarde warned on Wednesday of the risk of 'contamination' if Greece quits the euro and said the euro zone might therefore see the value of paying more to keep Greece in. The International Monetary Fund managing director...

Christine Lagarde Expects Greek Government to Implement Bailout Program

The International Monetary Fund expects Greece΄s next government to implement its agreed bailout program, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said Tuesday, according to Dow Jones. "The clear preference of the IMF in the interests of stability is that appropriate implementation...

IMF to Review Greek Progress After June Elections

The International Monetary Fund will not return to Greece to review its loan program before Athens holds fresh elections on June 17, an IMF official said on Thursday. “We take note that elections have been called and we look forward...

Christine Lagarde Raises Possibility of Greece's Orderly Euro Exit

The head of the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday raised the possibility that Greece could leave the eurozone in an orderly fashion. "If the country's budgetary commitments are not honored, there are appropriate revisions to do, which means either supplementary...

European Stock Markets Down Due To Greek Parties’ Delay In Forming Government

European shares traded lower on Tuesday (May 8) with concerns growing about Greece's political future as the country's parties struggle to form a new government. SYRIZA leader is due to receive the exploratory mandate at 2pm today, after Samaras’s...

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Suggests New Measures for Greece

"There is still much work to be done for Greece," announced managing director of the IMF Christine Lagarde. Lagarde answered many questions posed by journalists at a press conference. In regards to Greece, she repeated the well-known phrase of hers "application,...

Christine Lagarde Proposes 28 billion Euros Greek Loan For 4 Years

The International Monetary Fund next week will consider making a loan worth 28 billion euros  to Greece over a four year period, as part of a second international bailout package for Athens. The loan size would be at the upper...

IMF Draft Sees Greek Debt Reaching 129% of GDP in 2020

The International Monetary Fund now expects Greece's debt to reach 129% of the country's gross domestic product in 2020, three people with direct knowledge of a draft debt-sustainability analysis put together by the fund said on Sunday. That is even...