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  1. A financial trader works at their desk at CMC Markets in the City of London

    Trade hopes lift stocks as recession fears recede

    World shares touched a 21-month high on Monday on signs that the United States and China could soon put an end to a damaging trade war as well as ...
  2. New ECB head Christine Lagarde (right) wants Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel (left) to increase

    New ECB chief Lagarde criticises Germany for low spending

    Incoming European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde on Wednesday took aim at Germany and other thrifty eurozone members running budgetary ...
  3. Christine Lagarde is to take over from Mario Draghi as head of the European Central Bank

    Merkel, Macron praise Draghi's 'European dream' as ECB chief bows out

    ECB chief Mario Draghi bows out Monday, passing the baton to former IMF head Christine Lagarde whose first task will be to heal rifts among ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: ECB President Draghi arrives at a European Union leaders summit in Brussels

    Explainer: As Draghi era ends at ECB, cheap money concerns nag

    Mario Draghi hands over power at the European Central Bank to Christine Lagarde amid fierce debate over the ultra-loose money policies he ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: IMF Managing Director Lagarde attends the Women's Forum Americas in Mexico City

    Former IMF chief Lagarde takes swipe at Trump's Twitter habits

  6. ECB President Draghi

    As Draghi leaves ECB, his opponents get chance to turn the tables

    Mario Draghi leaves the European Central Bank at the end of the month, and that may give opponents of his ultra-easy monetary policy a chance to ...
  7. The seal of the International Monetary Fund at IMF Headquarters in Washington, DC

    IMF aims to select new leader by Oct 4

    The International Monetary Fund plans to select a new leader to replace Christine Lagarde at the global crisis lender by Oct 4, the IMF board ...
  8. Christine Lagarde stepped away from the IMF leadership post

    Commentary: The rare, huge reform opportunity before the IMF

    The IMF needs ambitious governance reforms, says Columbia University's Jose Antonio Ocampo.
  9. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde has never served as a central banker, but has been praised

    Commentary: The race to be next IMF chief will be settled with a gentleman's agreement

    While the political jockeying is well under way, the IMF has to content with the assumption that there will be an open and merit-based selection ...