Tag: Christine Lagarde

#Eurozone economy to shrink between 8% and 12% in 2020: Lagarde

#Eurozone economy to shrink between 8% and 12% in 2020: Lagarde

| May 28, 2020

The eurozone economy is likely to shrink between 8% and 12% this year as it struggles to overcome the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde (pictured) said on Wednesday (27 May), writes Balazs Koranyi.  The ECB earlier said the economy could shrink by between 5% and 12%, but speaking in […]

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#Coronavirus – Lagarde calls for an ambitious and co-ordinated fiscal response #ECB

#Coronavirus – Lagarde calls for an ambitious and co-ordinated fiscal response #ECB

| March 12, 2020

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde has said that the coronavirus is proving to be a significant shock to the EU’s economies and that banks need to be in a position to continue financing households and corporates experiencing temporary difficulties. There is also unanimous support for strong co-ordinated action to protect the economy. Speaking at […]

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European Parliament backs #ECB role for #ClimateChange

European Parliament backs #ECB role for #ClimateChange

| February 13, 2020

On 12 February, the European Parliament adopted by an overwhelming majority a resolution endorsing the role of the European Central Bank for climate change. In the report adopted in Strasbourg, MEPs call on the ECB “to implement the environmental, social and governance principles (ESG principles) into its policies” and support Christine Lagarde’s (pictured) intention to deliver […]

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#ECB – European Parliament gives green light to Christine Lagarde

#ECB – European Parliament gives green light to Christine Lagarde

| September 18, 2019

Parliament approved Christine Lagarde’s appointment to succeed Mario Draghi as President of the European Central Bank © EU 2019 – EP  Christine Lagarde (pictured) obtained Parliament’s approval to be the ECB’s next president, in a plenary vote on Tuesday (17 September). In the secret vote, MEPs voted 394 in favour, 206 against and 49 abstentions […]

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#ECB has room to ease but must consider stability risks – Lagarde

#ECB has room to ease but must consider stability risks – Lagarde

| August 30, 2019

The European Central Bank still has room to cut interest rates if needed, although this may pose a financial stability risk, Christine Lagarde (pictured), the bank’s likely future president said on Thursday (29 August), writes Balazs Koranyi. Lagarde added that a broader review of how monetary policy is conducted was warranted. With growth slowing and […]

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#EUTopJobs – European Council President #DonaldTusk nominates four candidates to lead #EUInstitutions

#EUTopJobs – European Council President #DonaldTusk nominates four candidates to lead #EUInstitutions

| July 2, 2019

As of 19h05 on 2 July 2019, European Council President Donald Tusk brought an end to nearly three full days of inter-institutional wrangling in Brussels and the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, by naming the official candidates for European Commission president, European Council President, European Central Bank president and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and […]

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