After tapping IMF chief Christine Lagarde to head the European Central Bank, the EU has put forward another powerful woman's name to take the reigns at the International Monetary Fund with the official nomination of Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva.

Georgieva beat out Jeroen Dijsselbloem, a former Dutch finance minister whose candidacy had the backing of both the governments of Germany and the Netherlands. Her nomination is a major victory for France's President Emmanuel Macron, who h...

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