Europeans Going Round in Circles on IMF Job as Irritation Grows
Bloomberg | Thu, Aug 1, 2019
by Viktoria Dendrinou
European finance ministers will hold a call on Thursday to discuss who should take over the top job at the International Monetary Fund. The discord over who they’ll put forward could threaten the continent’s claim to the post.
EU governments have so far failed to rally behind a single candidate to replace Christine Lagarde atop the Washington-based IMF and the frustration is palpable across capitals.