Christine Lagarde: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Nirmala Sitharaman 34th in Forbes 2019 World’s 100 Most Powerful Women List

The Union Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman has been ranked 34th in the Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the World list. Nirmala Sitharaman also served as the Defence Minister of India from 3rd September 2017 to 30th May 2019. Born in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, She became the first women full-time finance minister ..

Christine Lagarde appointed as new chief of European Central Bank

Former IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been appointed the new chief of the European Central Bank (ECB). She will succeed Mario Draghi (Italy) from November 1. Her confirmation for a non-renewable term of 8 years comes after EU leaders nominated her for the position on July 2.

Kristalina Georgieva selected as new head of International Monetary Fund

Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva has been named as the new Managing Director (MD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). She is the first person from an emerging market economy to lead the IMF. Georgieva will succeed Christine Lagarde for a five-year term from October 2019.

2nd Belt and Road Forum held in Beijing, China

The 2nd edition of BRF (Belt and Road Forum) was held in Beijing, China from April 25th to April 27th, 2019. Around 37 heads-of-state and 159 countries participated in the forum along with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and International Monetary Chief (IMF) Christine Lagarde. The theme of the event was ‘Belt and Road Cooperation: ..

Argentina hosts first G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors of 2018

The first G20 meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors was held at the Center of Exhibitions and Conventions (CEC) in Buenos Aires, Argentina on March 19-20, 2018 with the presence of 57 delegations from countries and institutions. The summit gathered 22 finance ministers, 17 central bank governors and 10 heads of international organisations, ..

News Today : June 29-30, 2011

New IMF Chief: Christine Lagarde Ms Christine Lagarde (French Finance Minister) to head the IMF (International Monetary Fund) The First woman to head IMF since the institution’s inception in 1944 The IMF executive board chose her over Mexican central bank governor Agustin Carstens Ms Lagarde succeeds Dominique Strauss-Kahn Ms Lagarde takes over at a turbulent ..