Nigeria Calls for Non-U.S. World Bank Head
Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala praised the current World Bank leader, but said it was time to give someone from the developing world a chance.
France’s Lagarde Named to Head IMF
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde was named late Tuesday to succeed the disgraced Dominique Strauss-Kahn as head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Israel’s Fischer Seen as Unlikely IMF Chief Successor
Zambian-born Stanley Fischer has thrown his hat into the IMF leadership ring with those of French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde and Mexico's central bank chief, Agustin Carstens.
Lagarde May Get South African Challenge for IMF Chief
Although French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is seen as the frontrunner to step into the lead job at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after the hasty departure of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, a new candidate may offer her a run for her money.