Smooth-talking Lagarde faces first ECB grilling
New European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde makes her first monetary policy announcements Thursday, with observers watching for clues about the bank's future direction and her plans for a major reassessment of its tools and goals.
Brexit moves ratchet up ECB's banking supervision task
"Larger and more complex" banks are emerging in the eurozone as global financial firms rejig operations ahead of Brexit, the European Central Bank said Wednesday.
Lagarde kicks off ECB term facing sceptical Germans
Christine Lagarde was to kick off her first week as European Central Bank chief with a closely-watched speech in Berlin later on Monday, where she will face a German audience fiercely critical of the bank's easy money policies.
Merkel, Macron praise Draghi's 'European dream' as ECB chief bows out
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday lauded Mario Draghi for defending "the European dream" in the face of opposition as he handed over a divided ECB to Christine Lagarde.
Former IMF chief Lagarde takes swipe at Trump's Twitter habits
Former IMF chief Christine Lagarde said President Donald Trump's trade offensive against China could slash global economic growth and she critiqued his Twitter habits in an interview with US television program 60 Minutes.
Lagarde thanks EU leaders after ECB confirmation
Incoming European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde tweeted her "sincere thanks" to EU leaders Friday after the European Council made official her appointment as next president of the Frankfurt institution.
No EU consensus on IMF chief to replace Lagarde
EU members have yet to reach a consensus on a candidate to replace Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund, missing a July deadline they set themselves to fill the job, the French finance ministry said Thursday.
IMF executive board begins selection process for next MD
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has adopted an open, merit-based, and transparent process for the selection of the next managing director, the organisation has said.