Tag: Christine Lagarde

ECB has one year of German debt to buy before limits, sources say

The ECB's holdings of Italian, Spanish and French debt are currently 8.4pc, 7.4pc and 3.9pc above their quotas. The problem is that the share...

Lagarde urges policymakers to resolve manmade economic threats

Christine Lagarde says manmade threats to the global economy can be "man-fixed." She sees a world economy where growth is "fragile" and "under threat"...

Lagarde promises euro MPs reform and openness at ECB

BRUSSELS: After years of hectic crisis-fighting and massive expansion of its role, the European Central Bank must review how it purses price stability and communicate...

ECB nominee Lagarde faces grilling from euro MPs

FRANKFURT: European Parliament lawmakers will Wednesday question incoming European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde on how she will run the institution, in a first major...

No EU consensus on new IMF chief to replace Lagarde: French govt

PARIS: The European Union has not yet reached a consensus on a candidate to replace Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund, the...

IMF launches ‘open, merit-based’ search for new leader

WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund said on Friday its executive board adopted an "open, merit-based and transparent" process to select a new leader to replace...

IMF executive board to meet soon on selection process for new leader

WASHINGTON: The executive board of the International Monetary Fund will meet very soon to discuss the selection process for a new managing director to replace...

European markets bet Lagarde will embrace dovish policy as new ECB chief

LONDON: European markets surged on Wednesday as investors bet that France's Christine Lagarde would double-down on the European Central Bank's dovish monetary easing stance as...

IMF’s Lagarde ‘honored’ to be tapped to head European Central Bank

WASHINGTON: International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Tuesday announced she would step down "temporarily" from the global crisis lender after being nominated to lead...

EU leaders agree on France’s Lagarde to lead ECB

BRUSSELS: European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name Frenchwoman Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal...