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ECB chief Christine Lagarde warned of a 15% plunge in Europe’s economy during the coming coronavirus recession

Eurozone leaders have already announced a stimulus package of more than 500 billion euros to protect the bloc from the economic fallout of COVID-19.

‘Stupid beyond even my wildest fantasies’: Krugman, Summers, Lagarde ridicule Trump’s coronavirus response

"I doubt very much that diseases have passports and are aware of borders," Lagarde said about new restrictions on European travel to the US.

Christine Lagarde reportedly warned coronavirus could cause the worst economic disaster since the financial crisis

The European Central Bank chief reportedly told leaders to mount a coordinated response or risk "the collapse of part of your economies."
Outgoing ECB president Mario Draghi.

Draghi maintains record-low interest rates across eurozone in last act as president

Base interest rates will remain at -0.5%, as Christine Lagarde takes over from Mario Draghi as ECB president.

Donald Trump is endangering America’s status as global leader, Christine Lagarde has warned

The incoming ECB boss discussed the US president, the trade war, Brexit, and other economic risks and uncertainties during a "60 Minutes" interview.
Incoming European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde.

Christine Lagarde is sounding the alarm on the US-China trade war, calling it a ‘big, dark cloud’ over the global economy

Trade is "the biggest hurdle for the global economy," the incoming president of the European Central Bank said in a new interview.
Von der Leyen will succeed Jean Claude Junker as president of the European Commission

Who is Ursula von der Leyen? Germany’s former defense minister is set to take Europe’s top job

After nearly three decade is German politics, von der Leyen is set to become the first female European Commission president.

Ex-Singapore finance chief Tharman Shanmugaratnam shortlisted for IMF top job, but will Europeans hand over the title?

Tharman's nationality – not qualifications – is seen as likely to be the main hindrance to landing the IMF job.
Signs of loose Fed policy is good news for stocks bulls.

European stocks are jumping as traders bet on loose Fed policy, while US markets break for the 4th of July

Traders are betting weak hiring and commercial data will mean lower interest rates. Markets are closed in the US on July 4.

Who is Christine Lagarde? The woman who rolled her eyes at Ivanka Trump is now set to take Europe’s most important monetary position

She will have big shoes to fill, as Mario Draghi's "whatever it takes" policy remains a watershed for central banking and eurozone policy.