International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde (right) will replace Mario Draghi (left) as president of the European Central Bank in November. Draghi has all the qualifications to replace Lagarde at the IMF also, were it not for the organisation’s age limit. Photo: EPA
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

Next IMF chief must stand up to Trumpian protectionism, but need not be European

  • Efforts to change the age limit for the new IMF head look like a ploy to keep the job in European hands, when what’s needed most is knowledge and skill for building global consensus

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International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde (right) will replace Mario Draghi (left) as president of the European Central Bank in November. Draghi has all the qualifications to replace Lagarde at the IMF also, were it not for the organisation’s age limit. Photo: EPA
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