ECB announces fresh stimulus as eurozone economy falters

Mario Draghi says bank will reboot quantitative easing in month Lagarde succeeds himThe European Central Bank has announced a fresh stimulus package in an attempt to prevent the fragile eurozone economy from grinding to a halt, with an interest rate cu…

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The new IMF chief should not be chosen by Europe alone | Amanda Khozi Mukwashi

The financial institution has the power to tackle the climate crisis yet it excludes applicants from the global southIt may not be widely known, but the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has always been headed by a European, and the World Bank by a US …

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Christine Lagarde will have to confront Berlin if she’s to save the euro | Yanis Varoufakis

The incoming European Central Bank chief must call for an end to the eurozone’s suicidal fiscal rules, which have now run out of roadChristine Lagarde was a key member of the infamous troika – Greece’s official creditors – who crushed our people’s resi…

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Will Mark Carney and George Osborne vie for the top IMF job?

The BoE governor stands more chance than the ex-chancellor but the likely choice may just be a Bulgarian womanEver since he set his departure date from the Bank of England, there has been speculation about what Mark Carney will do next. There are not t…

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Mark Carney positions himself as contender for IMF top job

Bank of England governor refuses to rule out succeeding Christine LagardeMark Carney has positioned himself as a contender to be the next head of the International Monetary Fund after refusing to rule out joining the race to take over from Christine La…

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Share prices rally at Lagarde’s nomination as ECB president

Move reinforces expectations of fresh stimulus package for ailing eurozone economyThe prospect of a fresh stimulus package to support the ailing eurozone economy when Christine Lagarde takes up the reins as boss of the currency bloc’s central bank sent…

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