SOFIA (Reuters) - Depositors at Bulgaria's Corporate Commercial Bank (Corpbank) may get partial access to their funds at the troubled bank in September, Interim Finance Minister Rumen Porozhanov said on Friday. "We debated issues ofShow More Summary
Has Germany had enough? Hot on the heels of Mario Draghi's 'demands' that EU leaders undertake "structural reforms" to boost competitiveness and overcome the legacy of Europe's debt crisis, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble unleashed perhaps the most worrisome statement tonight for all the free-money-party-goers - the music is about to stop. Show More Summary
By Alonso Soto BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's finance minister waded into the country's presidential campaign on Thursday, warning that an opposition victory in the October election could push the economy into recession and undo a decade of social gains under the ruling Workers' Party. Show More Summary
A dead Spanish music promoter has mocked the country's unpopular finance minister from beyond the grave.
``Christine Lagarde is about to be DSKed herself after "someone" clearly has set their sights on the former French finance minister... is the imminent shift at the top of the IMF indicative of what the CFR pitched yesterday when it proposed that the time has come for Bernanke's money paradrop. Show More Summary
Prosecutors looking into whether head of international lender was involved in corruption when she was finance minister
Christine Lagarde said the allegations of "simple negligence" stem from her days as finance minister under former French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
PARIS (AP) — Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed Wednesday under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France’s finance minister. In a statement after a fourth round of questioning before magistrates, Lagarde said she would return to her work in…
PARIS (AP) — Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed Wednesday under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France's finance minister.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been placed under formal investigation by French magistrates on Wednesday for her alleged role in a long-running political fraud case, a source close to the former French finance minister said. The source...Show More Summary
Paris (AFP) - IMF chief Christine Lagarde announced Wednesday she had been charged for "negligence" over a multi-million-euro corruption case relating to her time as French finance minister in 2008.
IN MANY respects, the new French government, which was unveiled today, looks a lot like the old one. The reformist Manuel Valls is still prime minister. Laurent Fabius stays on as foreign minister; Michel Sapin continues as finance minister;...Show More Summary
Austria’s Finance Minister and Vice Chancellor Michael Spindelegger has resigned, citing pressure from his conservative People’s Party (ÖVP) to cut taxes at a faster rate than he was willing. The party is the junior member of a ruling coalition with the Social Democrat SPÖ party. Show More Summary
By Michael Shields and Angelika Gruber VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian Vice-Chancellor and Finance Minister Michael Spindelegger unexpectedly resigned from all his posts on Tuesday, citing lack of support from his conservative People's Party (OVP) in a row over tax reform. Show More Summary
VIENNA (AP) — Austria's vice chancellor and finance minister has announced he is stepping down, citing criticism from his own political party over his refusal to accelerate tax reform plans.
Russia's economy minister urged Monday an easing of budget rules to allow a bigger deficit to finance investments needed to overcome Western sanctions. "With a responsible planned increase in the budget deficit we would unleash a new...Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave her powerful backing Monday to Spain's economy minister, Luis de Guindos, in his bid to lead the Eurogroup forum of eurozone finance ministers. The German leader's support could be crucial in landing...Show More Summary
Madrid (AFP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday she is backing Spain's economy minister, Luis de Guindos, to lead the Eurogroup forum of eurozone finance ministers.
Germany said Friday it regretted any offence caused to Qatar after a cabinet minister linked the Arab state to financing of jihadist militants in Syria and Iraq. "We regret if there have been any misunderstandings" a foreign ministry spokesman said after the comments by Development Aid Minister Gerd Mueller to a German public broadcaster. Show More Summary
U.S.-based economist Arvind Subramanian is poised to be named as chief economic adviser to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, two sources at the finance ministry said on Friday. There is more here, via David Wessel. Here are previous MR posts on Subramanian.