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IMF chief warns trade war will harm global growth

PARIS: The head of the International Monetary Fund warned Wednesday that a trade war US President Donald Trump apparently intends to provoke with tariffs on steel and aluminium would snuff out global growth. "If international trade is…

IMF chief: to beat inequality, close the gender gap

Washington: IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Thursday that the best way to reduce inequality around the world would be to eliminate the gap between women and men in the economic sphere. Asked whether she thought that raising taxes on…

IMF’s Lagarde ‘optimistic’ about US economy

DUBAI: International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday voiced optimism for US economic growth under President Donald Trump but warned it could herald trouble for the rest of the world.  "From the little we know, and I will…

IMF chief Lagarde on trial in France over tycoon case

PARIS: IMF chief Christine Lagarde goes on trial in France on Monday over a massive state payout to a flamboyant tycoon when she was finance minister in a case that risks tarnishing her stellar career. Lagarde denies the charges of…