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Bulgarian economist and CEO

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Kristalina Georgieva: Bulgarian economist and CEO
Kristalina Ivanova Georgieva-Kinova is a Bulgarian economist serving as Chairwoman and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund since 2019. She was the Chief Executive of the World Bank Group from 2017 to 2019 and served as Acting President of the World Bank Group from 1 February 2019 to 8 April 2019 following the resignation of Jim Yong Kim. She previously served as Vice-President of the European Commission under Jean-Claude Juncker from 2014 to 2016.

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IMF has $1tn war chest for fighting the coronavirus [Video]

IMF has $1tn war chest for fighting the coronavirus

The managing director of the IMF said on Friday that her organisation had a $1tn war chest set aside to protect the economy from the effects of the coronavirus.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:34Published
IMF managing director says world has entered recession [Video]

IMF managing director says world has entered recession

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva in Washington, D.C. on Friday said "it is clear" that world has "entered a recession as bad or worse" than the global financial crisis..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published
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Stocks roar back as Biden takes the lead

Stocks on Wall Street surged more than 4% on Wednesday after former Vice President Joe Biden's strong showing in the Super Tuesday Democratic primary contests. Conway G. Gittens reports.

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IMF's Georgieva tells CNBC - No way to get to strong recovery without containment

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‘Have Entered Recession That May Be Worse Than 2009’: IMF Chief

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The coronavirus pandemic has driven the global economy into a downturn that will require massive funding to help developing nations, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said Friday, 27 March. “It is clear..
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Venezuela seeks emergency $5 billion IMF loan to fight virus

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MIAMI (AP) — Venezuela said Tuesday it is seeking an emergency $5 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund, appealing to an institution it has long vilified to cope with the fallout from the..
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Coronavirus puts 'fragile' global recovery at risk: IMF

coronavirus puts 'fragile' global recovery at risk: imf
The deadly coronavirus epidemic could put an already fragile global economic recovery at risk, the IMF warned Sunday, as G20 financial chiefs voiced "real concern" over its economic ripple effects...
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Coronavirus could damage global growth in 2020: IMF

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The coronavirus epidemic could damage global economic growth this year, the IMF head said Sunday, but a sharp and rapid economic rebound could follow. "There may be a cut that we are still hoping would..
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IMF chief hopes for global policy response to mitigate coronavirus impact

The International Monetary Fund hopes governments and central banks will work on a response to the coronavirus outbreak once the economic impact becomes clear, IMF Managing Director Kristalina..
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IMF and Ukraine reach tentative $5.5b aid deal

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WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund said Saturday it had reached a “staff-level” agreement with Ukraine on a new $5.5 billion, three-year aid program for the war-scarred country. IMF..
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US-China trade war taking its toll: IMF

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Washington: The new managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva, on Tuesday said that the trade war between the United States and China is taking its toll on the..
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Bulgaria's Georgieva takes helm as the first IMF head from an emerging economy

Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva was confirmed on Wednesday as managing director of the International Monetary Fund, the first person from an emerging-market economy to head the world's crisis..
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Bulgarian economist selected as new leader of IMF

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Bulgarian economist who grew up when her country was a communist nation has been selected to be the next leader of one of capitalism's premier institutions, the 189-nation..
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IMF names Kristalina Georgieva as new head

Ms Georgieva, a former top World Bank official, becomes the first IMF boss from an emerging economy.
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World Bank's Georgieva sole candidate to lead IMF, Fund says

The International Monetary Fund said on Monday that World Bank chief executive Kristalina Georgieva will be considered as the sole candidate to be the next IMF managing director following the close of..
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Divided EU taps Bulgaria’s Georgieva as IMF candidate

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Paris: EU ministers on Friday chose the Bulgarian number two of the World Bank Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to become IMF chief, in a fractious vote that failed to heal bitter divisions..
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Bulgaria's Georgieva climbs from communism to IMF head hopeful

Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva has been named European candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund after years of experience at its twin organization the World Bank.
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EU settles on World Bank's Georgieva to lead IMF

European Union governments picked Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund after more than 12 hours of talks on Friday that highlighted the EU's..
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European Union Nominates Kristalina Georgieva to Lead I.M.F.

Ms. Georgieva, the World Bank chief executive, would replace Christine Lagarde at the International Monetary Fund, one of the most prominent posts in global economic diplomacy.
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World Bank's Georgieva to relinquish duties during IMF nomination period

World Bank Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva said on Friday that she will temporarily relinquish her World Bank responsibilities after being nominated as a candidate to lead the..
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Georgieva emerges as EU's candidate for IMF head

European Union governments picked Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund after more than 12 hours of talks on Friday that highlighted the EU's..
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EU govts pick Bulgaria's Georgieva as candidate to replace Lagarde IMF head

The Bulgarian number two of the World Bank Kristalina Georgieva Friday emerged on top in a fractious vote to be the EU's candidate to head the IMF.
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No EU candidate gets required majority for IMF nomination: source

A majority of European Union governments gave their support to Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund, but she failed to reach a large enough majority to..
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EU to choose between Dijsselbloem, Georgieva, for IMF; Rehn quits

European Union governments will try on Friday to choose a candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund from a field narrowed to just two, Dutchman Jeroen Dijsselbloem and Bulgaria's Kristalina..
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EU race to nominate IMF head narrows to two as Finland's Rehn pulls out

European Union governments are set to choose on Friday the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund between Dutchman Jeroen Dijsselbloem and Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva, a French..
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Bulgaria's Borissov says Georgieva is out of race for EU council head

Bulgarian candidate Kristalina Georgieva is out of the race to head the European Council, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Monday after marathon negotiations between EU leaders over the..
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EU leaders close to agreeing on Timmermans to lead European Commission: two diplomats

European Union leaders are close to awarding socialist Dutchman Frans Timmermans the job of European Commission president, with the center-right Kristalina Georgieva lined up to head the European..
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