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Christine Lagarde is a French lawyer and politician. Christine Lagarde has held various positions in the French government, including being the Minister of Economic Affairs, Finance and Employment and more. The most famous position of Christine Lagarde is International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director — a position that she holds to this day. Christine Lagarde’s age is 62, and she has been awarded with the Order of Legion d'Honneur and Order of Mérite Agricole for her accomplishments in French policy. She was also frequently called one of the most influential women and one of the best Minister of Finance in the Eurozone. Christine Lagarde’s Bitcoin views are positive. She has stated that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could improve financial markets, in terms of the speed and security of transactions.
Privacy concerns regarding the digital euro abound as the European Central bank tests the waters for a central bank digital currency.
European Central Bank releases results of digital euro consultation
The ECB will decide whether to proceed with digital euro pilots by mid-2021, Lagarde said.
Digital euro could take four years, says ECB president Christine Lagarde
The ECB President gives the impression that central banks will avoided copying institutions in hoarding cryptocurrency.
ECB's Lagarde says central banks holding Bitcoin is 'out of the question'
In a recent interview, Lagarde said that Bitcoin has been used to conduct "funny business" and "totally reprehensible money laundering activity."
ECB president Lagarde renews calls for global regulation of Bitcoin
The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, said that the financial institution should be ahead of the curve in regards to the demand o...
ECB President: ‘We Better Be Ahead of Curve’ on Stablecoins
Nominee for ECB president Christine Lagarde says central banks and regulators should protect consumers but be open to innovation.
IMF Chief Christine Lagarde: We Should Be Open to Cryptocurrencies
IMF head Christine Lagarde says relevant actors “should consider the possibility to issue digital currency.”
Central Bank Digital Currencies Could Have Legitimate ‘Role,’ Says IMF’s Lagarde