IMF deputy Sugisaki returns to Japan

IMF deputy managing director Shigemitsu Sugisaki, 62, is leaving his post. He was joined at a farewell dinner in Washington by some former colleagues, including Stanley Fischer.

After nine and a half years at the IMF, Sugisaki said he leaves the institution satisfied that "we have improved the international financial architecture by strengthening the system and our tools to manage crises."

In an interview at his 19th Street office on Monday, Sugisaki said that management of world financial

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