Christine Lagarde nominated for ECB presidency

Christine Lagarde
Christine Lagarde

The International Monetary Fund’s Christine Lagarde is in line to take over from Mario Draghi at the European Central Bank, having been nominated for the position as part of a deal just unveiled by Brussels.

The agreement sees Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen proposed as European Commission president, while France’s Lagarde would take the ECB presidency. European Council president Donald Tusk confirmed the nominations this evening (July 2).

In a statement on Twitter, Lagarde said she would

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