IMF chief: global recovery stronger than expected

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, left, is greeted by Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama prior to their meeting at Hatoyama's official residence in Tokyo Monday, Jan. 18, 2010. Strauss-Kahn is on an Asia tour to Japan and Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Kiyoshi Ota, Pool) (AP Photo/Kiyoshi Ota, Pool)

January 18, 2010 7:12:22 AM PST
The head of the IMF said China and other developing Asian economies are leading a global recovery that is faster and stronger than expected, but warned that money rushing into emerging markets could lead to asset bubbles.