IMF chief sees global economy recovering in 2010

VIENNA (AFP) - - IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn said Friday that he expected the global economy to recover in the first half of next year.

"We still see a recovery in first semester of 2010 and the beginning of the turning point in October, November or December" this year, the head of the International Monetary Fund told a news conference in the Austrian capital.