Georgieva closes in on top IMF job as no challengers seen: sources

Yahoo Finance  | Fri, Sep 6, 2019

by David Lawder


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva was expected to be the only candidate considered to lead the International Monetary Fund as a nomination deadline drew to a close on Friday, two people familiar with the process said.

The World Bank chief executive's only known potential challenger to be the next IMF managing director, former British finance minister George Osborne, has opted not to run, the sources said.

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