Christine Lagarde

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ECB coronavirus

The European Central Bank is reportedly working on measures to provide liquidity to businesses hit by the economic impact of

March 3, 2020

Top EU officials have called for a European candidate to replace Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund

July 8, 2019
ECB warned over bond-buying’s effect on stock markets

Is Christine Lagarde a smart pick to take over from Mario Draghi at the European Central Bank? Yes, says Pierre

July 4, 2019

US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said today that he hopes the United States and China can reach a trade deal

April 29, 2019

A prominent bitcoin critic has warned central banks against issuing their own digital currencies. Read more: JP Morgan launches its

March 22, 2019

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has warned banks that cryptocurrencies could pose a risk to financial stability. The BIS

March 13, 2019

In 2012, the columnist Mary Dejevsky wrote a piece for the Independent arguing that the centre-left should advocate a flat tax.

March 13, 2019

This week bankers and leaders around the globe have come together for the World Economic Forum in Davos. A key

January 25, 2019

Davos brings the same delights every year. From the press release about the number of private jet movements to Oxfam’s

January 25, 2019

Around 70 per cent of central banks are researching how to use digital currencies, according to the Bank for International

January 8, 2019

The 20th anniversary of the euro should not be cause for celebration but for “close and candid” introspection. European Central

January 1, 2019

Central banks could issue digital currency, International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde said today. Speaking at an event in

November 14, 2018

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