IMF’s Georgieva wins some European backing as board debates her future

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By David Lawder and Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Some European governments on Friday backed Kristalina Georgieva to remain International Monetary Fund managing director as the IMF board debated her alleged role in a World Bank data-rigging scandal, people familiar the matter said. A French finance ministry source told Reuters that France planned to voice support for Georgieva at the board meeting. Britain, Germany and Italy were also expected to back Georgieva, another source briefed on the matter said. Officials at the French, British and German embassies in Washington had no immediate…

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