IMF head Lagarde, asked about top EU post, says she already has a job

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: IMF Managing Director Lagarde attends the Women's Forum Americas in Mexico City© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: IMF Managing Director Lagarde attends the Women’s Forum Americas in City

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The managing director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde, asked on Thursday if she would be ready to accept one of the several top jobs in the opening this year, said she already had a job.

Lagarde’s name has been mentioned by European officials among the possible candidates to head the next European Commission or even the — both jobs open on Nov 1.

“I very honored to be part of that European ‘market’, but I have job, a mandate and I carry out my mandate,” she told reporters on the sidelines of a meeting of euro zone finance ministers in Luxembourg.

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