Nigeria may benefit from multi-million dollar Africa initiatives
Nigeria is in line to benefit from series of multilateral initiatives brokered by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Germany, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and leaders of the top Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs).
Why CBN will not freely float Naira
The persistent pressure on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to float the Naira may have lost steam as the experience of Egypt, which recently adopted the policy, has presented a poor result.
A Le Pen victory would mean 'major disorder', says IMF's Lagarde
The head of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday said a victory by the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in France's presidential elections this year could cause political and economic upheaval.
IMF chief says Greek debt needs to be restructured, not forgiven
"The amount (of debt) will have to be restructured," Christine Lagarde, the International Monetary Fund's managing director, told German television channel ARD after meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.
IMF's Lagarde 'optimistic' about US economy
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.
IMF 'ruthless truth tellers' on Greece economy: Lagarde
IMF chief Christine Lagarde defended her organization's pessimistic outlook for the Greek economy, saying Wednesday the fund must be the "ruthless truth teller" even if some do not like the analysis.
Lagarde admits IMF's 'harsh' conversion to inequality crisis
IMF head Christine Lagarde conceded Wednesday the Washington lender had been late waking up to the widening gap between rich and poor around the world, but is now researching answers to the problem.
IMF board retains 'full confidence' in Lagarde's leadership
The International Monetary Fund said Monday it retains "full confidence" in Christine Lagarde's ability to continue to lead the organization, despite her conviction for negligence in a French court.