Counting the Cost
The future of the IMF
Can charges against the former IMF boss affect the international organisation's operations?
Last Modified: 20 May 2011 14:42

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been plunged into crisis and is now looking for a new direction, but just where should it come from? Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the IMF, resigned from his position after he was arrested in New York and charged with attempted rape. We look at how this scandal will affect the future of the IMF itself, starting with an argument over bail for the man known as DSK.

And Facebook for grown-ups. LinkedIn, a social networking website which links people through professions and jobs made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange with a share price to beat all expectations. How does it bode for the rest of the technology sector?  

Also big developments in natural gas in Azerbaijan, as production goes mobile, we speak to Malcolm Brinded, the executive director of Shell Upstream International.

This episode of Counting the Cost can be seen from Friday, May 20, at the following times GMT: Friday:2230; Saturday: 0930; Sunday: 0330; Monday: 1630.

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