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Lagarde Says Global Growth Not Enough to Curb Unemployment

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said global growth is not fast enough to curb unemployment.

In an interview with the British Broadcasting Corp. in Tokyo, Lagarde said growth in advanced economies is “tepid” and that the two main areas of uncertainty are the euro region and the U.S., adding policy makers need to do more to provide more certainty.

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