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All about Gita Gopinath, new IMF Chief Economist

All about Gita Gopinath, new IMF Chief Economist

India-born economist Gita Gopinath was appointed as the chief economist of International Monetary Fund on October 1. She has become the second Indian after former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan to hold the position. Ms Gopinath, who currently serves as the John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and of Economics at[Read More…]

Guard against trade protectionism, IMF chief tells policymakers

Washington: Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has urged global policymakers to guard against trade protectionism in the wake of US proposed tariffs on steel and aluminium. “Policymakers need to work constructively together to reduce trade barriers and resolve trade disagreements without resort to exceptional measures,” Lagarde[Read More…]

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