France's Lagarde says is candidate for IMF head

By REUTERS
May 25, 2011 12:59

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

PARIS - French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday she will stand as candidate to be the new managing director of the International Monetary Fund after Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigned earlier this month.

"I have decided to present my candidacy for the head of the IMF," Lagarde told a news conference, adding that she had been encouraged by the support she had received from a number of nations.

Several European countries, including Britain, have come out in support of Lagarde as a candidate but she may face opposition from Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa, who would like to see an emerging market nation hold the top IMF job.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 20, 2018
Gunshots fired at U.S. embassy in Turkey, no casualties

By REUTERS