IMF chief warns of economic slowdown on back of trade disputes

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Christine Lagarde drops hint that fund will cut global growth forecast next week

The head of the International Monetary Fund has sounded the alarm over the global economy, warning of an economic slowdown triggered by rising trade protectionism and soaring levels of debt.

Christine Lagarde used a speech in Washington on Monday to drop the broadest possible hint that the IMF would cut its global growth forecast when it unveils its latest health check on the world economy next week.

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