Reuters - Mexican Central Bank Governor and IMF-contender Agustin Carstens rebuked his European counterparts on Thursday for reneging on their promise to back a non-European to head the fund and vowed to give emerging powers more say if elected.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Mexican Central Bank Governor Agustin Carstens, who is contending to lead the International Monetary Fund, said on Thursday that he held "fruitful" talks with Chinese officials over his candidacy.
Reuters - Mexican Central Bank Governor Agustin Carstens, a contender to head the International Monetary Fund, said on Friday that it would be premature for him to comment on whether he earned Japan's support for his bid to become head of the fund.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Mexican Central Bank Governor Agustin Carstens, a contender to head the International Monetary Fund, said on Friday that it would be premature for him to comment on whether he earned Japan's support for his bid to become head of the fund.
Washington (AFP) - The International Monetary Fund was launched in 1944 with the world's new superpower, the United States, in position as the key force and shareholder in the global crisis bank.Today, China is on the verge of becoming the world's largest economy.
MEXICO CITY — Plunging oil prices and an expected shift in U.S. monetary policy pose risks for Mexico’s economy this year, Mexican central bank governor Agustin Carstens said on Thursday.
The slump in oil prices to about US$50 per barrel and bets the U.S. Federal Reserve will hike interest rates this year have hammered Mexico’s peso, which has fallen by more than 13% since June, threatening to push consumer prices higher.
Canada and Australia said that they will support the bid of Mexico's central bank governor Agustin Carstens to be the next IMF managing director.A statement late Friday from Canadian Finance Minister James Flaherty and Australian Finance Minister Wayne Swan said that the two countries will support the long-shot bid by the 53-year-old Mexican economist, who worked at the International Monetary Fund from 2003 to 2006.
Reuters - A non-European head of the International Monetary Fund could mean a tougher, more realistic action plan for the euro zone debt crisis, Mexican central bank chief Agustin Carstens said in newspaper interviews on Tuesday.