Mark Carney positions himself as contender for IMF top job

Bank of England governor refuses to rule out succeeding Christine Lagarde

Mark Carney has positioned himself as a contender to be the next head of the International Monetary Fund after refusing to rule out joining the race to take over from Christine Lagarde.

The Bank of England governor has been widely cited as a potential candidate to replace Lagarde as the IMF’s managing director after her nomination to head the European Central Bank.

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