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ECB Will Do ‘Everything Necessary’ to Help Economy, Lagarde Says

  • More global cooperation is needed, president tells IMFC
  • Central bank is assessing more requests for euro swap lines
Christine Lagarde
Christine LagardePhotographer: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg

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The European Central Bank will do its bit to help the region’s economy cope with its worst crisis in decades, but more international cooperation is needed to overcome the pandemic, according to President Christine Lagarde.