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Christine Lagarde: The ECB helps firms & families
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Christine Lagarde: The ECB helps firms & families

Panos - Apr 09, 2020

“If not all countries are cured, the others will suffer. Solidarity is in fact self-interest” By Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank Published in major…

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IMF head Lagarde says completion of reforms and debt relief for Greece needed, after meeting with Greek PM at Davos

makis - Jan 25, 2018

“We agreed to cooperate on the common goals of completing reforms and securing debt relief,” said the IMF director, Christine Lagarde after meeting with Greek PM Alexis…

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Lagarde: “Debt restructuring for Greek economy to be sustainable”

Panos - Dec 11, 2017

IMF Director Christine Lagarde said the Fund’s board had in principle agreed to approve a “stand by loan” based on specific data. In an interview with Italian…

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Lagarde: No request for new austerity measures by Greece ‘whatsoever’ – cites ‘compliance’

Panos - Oct 13, 2017

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde herself emphasized on Thursday that the Fund has not asked for new austerity measures from the government in still bailout-dependent Greece. Lagarde…

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Greek FinMin Tsakalotos to Meet with IMF Chief Christine Lagarde

Panos - Oct 11, 2017

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and his deputy, George Chouliarakis, will meet with the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde on Saturday. The meeting will…

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Greek Reporter: IMF’s Christine Lagarde to Visit Athens “Soon”

Panos - Sep 21, 2017

Christine Lagarde is planning a visit to Athens “soon” in order to discuss the future position of the IMF in Greece’s bailout program, with the Greek government.…

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Lagarde: IMF can remain in Greek bailout, but will resume lending once debt relief specified

Panos - Jun 06, 2017

IMF chief Christine Lagarde offered something of a compromise on Monday to overcome the current "tug-of-war" between the Fund and European creditors – primarily Germany – over…

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IMF head Lagarde optimistic over Greek debt

makis - May 19, 2017

According to sources outside the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the organisation’s General Director, Christine Lagarde reached a compromise on the issue of a Greek debt relief with…

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Lagarde-Tsipras: They still don’t seem to agree

makis - Feb 23, 2017

Although there was an understanding on Monday’s Eurogroup and a relatively good climate between the Institutions and the Greek government, the IMF Director Christine Lagarde is saying…

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Merkel – Lagarde agreed to deal with the Greek debt after 2018

Panos - Feb 17, 2017

According to information from Welt, there was a phone call between Merkel and Lagarde a few days ago, where they agreed that the Greek debt should be…

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IMF can’t cut special deal for Greece but debt solution possible, says Lagarde

makis - Feb 13, 2017

The International Monetary Fund is doing the best it can to agree on bailout loans for Greece but cannot compromise its principles and cut a sweetheart deal…

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Lagarde favors Greece permanently hosting the Olympic Games

makis - Jul 01, 2016

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde has suggested permanently hosting the Olympic Games in Greece, during a speech she delivered at the Aspen…

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Lagarde favors Greece permanently hosting the Olympic Games

Panos - Jul 01, 2016

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde has suggested permanently hosting the Olympic Games in Greece, during a speech she delivered at the Aspen…

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Lagarde remote control makes Europeans doubt IMF role in Greek deal

ilias1 - May 28, 2016

Another sleepless night in Brussels before another debt deal with Greece. So far, so routine in the euro zone crisis. But for once it was not high-stakes…

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IMF head Lagarde disputes EC forecasts and effectiveness of measures

makis - May 06, 2016

IMF Director Christine Lagarde has openly disputed the forecasts by the European Commission that Greece would achieve a 3.5% GDP primary surplus in 2018, in a letter…

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Tsakalotos meets with IMF head Lagarde in Washington

ilias1 - Apr 17, 2016

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos had a series of meetings in Washington during the IMF-World Bank summit in an effort to present his views on the progress…

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IMF Director Lagarde: No deal soon with Greece

ilias1 - Apr 17, 2016

IMF Director Christine Lagarde promptly dispelled any hopes the Greek government might have had of reaching a deal with its lenders anytime soon without the adoption of…

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Lagarde: “The IMF will not abandon the Greek program”

ilias1 - Apr 16, 2016

The General Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde stated that the IMF will not abandon the Greek program, but noted that its participation may adapt…

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Lagarde admits to IMF mistakes, urges Greek gov’t to do more

Panos - Apr 11, 2016

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde admitted that the Washington-based organization has made mistakes in its handling of Greece’s debt crisis, however urging the nation’s leftist-led…

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Lagarde argues Greek pension system is at risk without reforms

Panos - Apr 08, 2016

The International Monetary Fund’s general director Christine Lagarde insisted upon the need for debt relief and the implementation of reforms in Greece, on the sidelines of the…