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IMF's Lagarde may be called as Bankia probe witness

MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish political party that triggered a high profile court investigation into the near collapse of bailed-out bank Bankia <BKIA.MC> has asked for Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to testify as a witness.Full story

France challenges arbitration award, Tapie investigated

PARIS (Reuters) - A tycoon with ties to ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy was put under formal investigation on suspicion of fraud on Friday in connection with a 403 million-euro ($524 million) arbitration award he received in 2008 to settle a legal dispute. Full story

IMF's Lagarde escapes formal investigation in court

PARIS (Reuters) - French magistrates decided on Friday not to place IMF chief Christine Lagarde under formal investigation over her role in a 285-million-euro ($368.5 million) arbitration payment made to a supporter of former president Nicolas Sarkozy. Full story

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IMF's Lagarde questioned over French arbitration case

IMF's Lagarde to be quizzed in French arbitration case

Lagarde says French misconduct case won't affect her IMF job

IMF's Lagarde to be questioned in French misconduct case: website

IMF chief says easy monetary policy should stay for now

IMF chief's apartment searched in French compensation case

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CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reports on the latest news coming out of Davos, Switzerland, at the World Economic Forum; including comments from the ECB's Mario Draghi; the IMF's Christine Lagarde; and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer.

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Christine Lagarde, IMF managing director, says she would rather have a difficult, yet a credible program for Greece.

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Check out a preview of CNBC's exclusive interview with Christine Lagarde. "The uncertainty risk associated with the fiscal cliff, and the debt ceiling, is going to increase as we get closer to year end," she says.

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In an interview with NBC’s Andrea Mitchell, IMF chairwoman Christine Lagarde calls for urgent action from lawmakers to turn around the U.S. economy, saying that the combination of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts poses a major threat to the recovery.

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IMF managing director Lagarde speaks during the debate "European Economic Integration: Challenges and Opportunities" in Vilnius
IMF managing director Lagarde speaks during the debate "European Economic Integration: Challenges and Opportunities" in Vilnius

International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde gestures as she speaks during the debate "European Economic Integration: Challenges and Opportunities" in Vilnius July 18, 2013. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LITHUANIA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)

IMF managing director Lagarde listens during the debate "European Economic Integration: Challenges and Opportunities" in Vilnius
IMF managing director Lagarde listens during the debate "European Economic Integration: Challenges and Opportunities" in Vilnius

International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde listens during the debate "European Economic Integration: Challenges and Opportunities" in Vilnius July 18, 2013. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LITHUANIA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS HEADSHOT)

ECB executive board member Asmussen and IMF managing director Lagarde arrive to the debate "European Economic Integration: Challenges and Opportunities" in Vilnius
ECB executive board member Asmussen and IMF managing director Lagarde arrive to the debate "European Economic Integration: Challenges and Opportunities" in Vilnius

European Central Bank executive board member Joerg Asmussen and International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde arrive to the debate "European Economic Integration: Challenges and Opportunities" in Vilnius July 18, 2013. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LITHUANIA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)