Lagarde calls on governments to prolong fiscal support

Christine Lagarde
Photo: Didier BAUWERAERTS/EU

The president of the European Central Bank, Christine Lagarde, called on eurozone governments not to suddenly withdraw the stimulus implemented over the last months.

At the International Monetary Fund’s 2020 annual meeting today (October 12), Lagarde stressed existing fiscal support will need to be co-ordinated with regulatory, investment and educational policies boosting the recovery.

“My first concern at this point in time is that some of the policies that were put in place during the

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