European Central Bank should ‘gradually eliminate’ carbon assets, Lagarde says

By |september 5th, 2019|Christine Lagarde, European Central Bank, green bonds, green deal, News|

The European Central Bank should phase out climate-warming investments by preferring green bonds, Christine Lagarde said as she pitched to become the bank’s first female president.

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Lagarde pledges to continue with Draghi’s loose monetary stance

By |september 4th, 2019|Christine Lagarde, cryptocurrency, ECB, European Parliament, libra, News, sustainable finance|

Christine Lagarde promised on Wednesday (4 September) to respond with “agility” to the looming financial and economic turbulences once she becomes the president of the European Central Bank in November, while confirming that the current loose monetary stance will continue for a “long period of time.”

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Europe splits over IMF leadership

By |julij 31st, 2019|Christine Lagarde, IMF, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, News|

Divisions between the EU's geographical blocs are complicating the process of picking a European candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as the EU wants to agree on a nominee as soon as possible to retain the Fund’s chair.

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Unconventional measures are seeing a comeback at the ECB

By |julij 26th, 2019|Christine Lagarde, ECB, Economy, Eurozone, Germany, interest rates, Italy, Mario Draghi, News, trade wars|

The ECB's key interest rate remains at zero and is expected to be at that rate at least until summer 2020. However, ECB chief Mario Draghi is suggesting that a decisive fiscal policy is far more important for the eurozone, especially for Germany and It...

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Europe agrees to put forward one candidate for IMF chair

By |julij 10th, 2019|Christine Lagarde, Ecofin, IMF, News, top jobs|

EU finance ministers unanimously decided on Tuesday (9 July) to present one single candidate to succeed Christine Lagarde as Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund.

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EU top jobs leave big questions hanging on climate policy

By |julij 4th, 2019|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 climate strategy, Charles Michel, Christine Lagarde, climate diplomacy, Josep Borrell, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

Ursula von der Leyen has been nominated to lead the EU’s executive at a critical moment for climate policy, but she has no record on the issue. EURACTIV's media partner Climate Home News reports.

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Lagarde’s ECB nomination thrusts IMF into early succession race

By |julij 3rd, 2019|Christine Lagarde, IMF, International Monetary Fund, News, World Bank|

The nomination of Christine Lagarde as European Central Bank president on Tuesday (2 July) has thrust the International Monetary Fund into an early, unanticipated search for a new leader amid a raging trade war that has darkened the outlook for global ...

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Christine Lagarde, a non-conventional pick for the ECB presidency

By |julij 3rd, 2019|Christine Lagarde, crisis, ECB, IMF, Mario Draghi, News, VAT fraud|

A lawyer by training, Christine Lagarde has been nominated to succeed Mario Draghi as president of the European Central Banck (ECB). The IMF director has an atypical profile, due to her lack of banking experience and question marks over her past. EURAC...

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Former IMF chief to serve four years in prison over ‘black cards’ case

By |oktober 26th, 2018|Bankia, Christine Lagarde, corruption, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, IMF, Mariano Rajoy, News, PP, Rodrigo Rato, Spain|

Former managing director of the International Monetary Fund and ex-Finance minister of Spain Rodrigo Rato entered into prison on Thursday (25 October) to serve four-and-a-half-years term over ‘black cards’ case.

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Eurogroup reaches ‘historic’ deal on debt relief for Greece

By |junij 22nd, 2018|Christine Lagarde, Eurogroup, Greece, Greece bailout, IMF, News|

In the early hours of Friday (22 June), the Eurogroup reached an “historic” deal on a debt relief for Greece, solving the last political hurdle to conclude its rescue programme after more than eight years.

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