Topic: Euro Zone
In replacing Dominique Strauss-Kahn as IMF chief, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde becomes the first woman to lead the fund.
06/28/2011 06:44 pm
Greece is reluctant to pass wildly unpopular austerity measures that have brought thousands of angry protesters to the streets, but it has little choice.
06/28/2011 05:00 pm
Portugal and Ireland may follow Greece in asking for more financial help, which could drive up the cost of borrowing money across Europe and elsewhere.
06/28/2011 02:05 pm
The protests have become the largest social movement in Greece since martial law in 1974. More than a pushback against austerity, they hint at broad skepticism toward Europe's leaders.
06/28/2011 10:19 am
If Prime Minister George Papandreou survives tonight's confidence vote, he will push for the austerity measures needed to secure further financial aid from EU and IMF to avoid a default.
06/21/2011 03:06 pm
Emerging markets should join forces and push for more clout within the International Monetary Fund, says Mexico's central banker, who wants to head the IMF and is counting on support from emerging markets.
06/20/2011 10:37 am
Greece bailout talks involve a second rescue package roughly the size of the first. But Greece bailout could be delayed until July.
06/20/2011 02:06 am
Germany and France reached an agreement that should see a desperately needed Greece bailout move forward.
06/17/2011 01:19 pm
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel faces growing anger at home over German help in buoying the Greek economy with a second bailout package.
06/16/2011 03:38 pm
A Christian Science perspective: Peaceful protest is a precious right. But the mental protest of prayer can bring out the divine right each of us has as God’s son or daughter to be governed by Him.
06/16/2011 10:22 am