EU Officials Are Considering Mark Carney for Top IMF Job


Bloomberg  | Fri, Jul 5, 2019

by Simon Kennedy


European governments are actively discussing nominating Bank of England Governor Mark Carney as the next head of the International Monetary Fund, according to a person familiar with the matter.

While a Canadian by birth, Carney holds British and Irish passports, so his selection would technically preserve the seven-decade practice of a European running the Washington-based lender. The BOE declined to comment on his behalf.

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