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Ivanka does her perfect-poise routine when Germans hiss and boo at her for talking about her father as a champion of women.

She was on panel — alongside Angela Merkel, Queen Màxima of the Netherlands, and International Monetary Fund director Christine Lagardeon — at the W-20 where the topic was women's empowerment and entrepreneurship at the W-20. Video at the link.

Ivanka Trump rubs shoulders with Merkel, Lagarde at Berlin women's summit

BERLIN (Reuters) - Ivanka Trump arrived for a G20 women's summit on Tuesday in Berlin, where she is due to discuss support for women entrepreneurs with the likes of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde.

Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears

Global finance leaders on Saturday dropped a sharp condemnation of trade protectionism and references to climate change from a closing statement that wrapped up the spring meetings of the 189-nation International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Continue reading ? The post Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

World leaders meeting in Washington are pretending they can't see the bogeyman right in front of them

This year’s spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund are like one big therapy session for the global financial elites, and everyone is venting about the same issue: Donald Trump. After all the IMF is the ultimate "globalist" institution derided by Trump and his anti-foreign, trade-restricting supporters and advisers. Show More Summary

Lagarde can 'work with Trump'

Davos – International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday she believes the IMF can work successfully with the Trump administration to improve the global trading system. However, open trade must be preserved. Show More Summary

Ivanka Trump to join Merkel at G20 women's summit in Germany next week

BERLIN (Reuters) - Ivanka Trump will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde in Berlin next Tuesday at a summit of women from leading world economies, the organizers said.

IMF foresees global economy accelerating

The International Monetary Fund predicts that the world economy will grow 3.5 percent this year, up from 3.1 percent in 2016. (April 20)        

IMF's Lagarde: "concerned" about trade, urges "equitable" growth

Referring to the Trump administration’s inward-looking economic policies, Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, said Thursday the organization is “concerned” about trade and urged countries to refrain from adopting        

The I.M.F. Is Not the Most Ardent Defender of Free-Trade Policies

A New York Times article on the newest growth forecasts from the International Monetary Fund (I.M.F.) described the I.M.F. as "the most ardent defender of traditional free-trade policies." This is not accurate. The I.M.F. has been fine with ever stronger and longer patent and copyright protections. Show More Summary

The IMF just boosted its growth forecast for Britain's economy to 2%

LONDON – The International Monetary Fund has raised its growth forecast for the United Kingdom for the first time since the Brexit vote. In its latest World Economic Outlook, the IMF upgraded its UK economic growth estimate for 2017Show More Summary

IMF tells Ukraine to tackle pricey pension system

The IMF's chief to Ukraine told Kiev on Tuesday its pension system was unsustainable because it supported nearly a third of the population and must limit the number of retirees. The International Monetary Fund has long pressed Ukraine...Show More Summary

Low interest rates put global financial sector at risk, IMF warns

A prolonged period of low interest rates will tempt banks to take greater risks and sound the death knell for final salary pensions, the International Monetary Fund has warned. A new study from the IMF said a continuation of the cheap...Show More Summary

Slowdown in productivity jeopardizes financial and social stability, IMF chief says

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde speaks at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, on April 3, 2017. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters The global slowdown of productivity since the Great Recession...Show More Summary

Global productivity slowdown risks creating instability, warns IMF

The head of the International Monetary Fund has issued a stark warning that living standards will fall around the world unless governments take urgent action to increase productivity by investing in education, cutting red tape and incentivising...Show More Summary

IMF says will decide on Ukraine aid tranche on April 3

KIEV (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund executive board will meet on April 3 to decide whether to disburse a $1 billion aid tranche to Ukraine as part of its $17.5 billion bailout program for the country, it said in a statement on Thursday.

Greece to support Rome EU declaration, but wants backing on labor reforms

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece will support a declaration marking the European Union's 60th birthday but needs the bloc's backing against International Monetary Fund demands on labor reforms, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said ahead of an EU Summit in Rome.

8 Parcel Bombs Are Found in Greece

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The packages resembled devices sent last week to the German finance minister and to the International Monetary Fund’s offices in Paris, officials said.

Euro zone's Jeroen Dijsselbloem calls for ESM to be turned into a European IMF

The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) - the euro zone's bailout fund - should ultimately be turned into a European version of the International Monetary Fund, the head of euro zone finance ministers told a German newspaper....He said...Show More Summary

Choice of I.M.F. Critic Highlights Trump’s Reversal of Global Policy

Adam Lerrick, set to be nominated as deputy under secretary of the Treasury for international finance, has been a vocal scold of global bodies like the International Monetary Fund for nearly 20 years.

IMF delays more aid to Ukraine to assess cost of blockade

KIEV (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund has postponed a decision to disburse more aid to Ukraine in order to assess the impact of an economic blockade Kiev imposed on separatist-held territory, the IMF and Ukrainian authorities said on Sunday.

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