Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, cites more clarity on ECB post

Emirates News Agency | Jul 16, 2019 at 9:35 PM
  • International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde announced on Tuesday she had submitted her resignation from the global lender.
  • Lagarde’s resignation comes two weeks after her nomination on 2nd July for the ECB’s top job.
  • A former French finance minister, Lagarde was the first woman to head the IMF and was known among policymakers as a tough negotiator.
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  • Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, cites more clarity on ECB post (Reuters: Jul 16, 2019 at 4:35 PM)