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305. 

Kristalina Georgieva was named as the new head of;

[A]. Italian Stock Exchange
[B]. International Monetary Fund
[C]. United Nations
[D]. European Investment Bank

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The International Monetary Fund formally selected Kristalina Georgieva of Bulgaria as the second woman ever to lead the 189-member institution. The selection guaranteed after the global crisis lender earlier this month that Georgieva, a former World Bank CEO, was the sole candidate.In acknowledging her selection, Georgieva spoke of tempestuous times for the global economy. It is a huge responsibility to be at the helm of the IMF at a time when global economic growth continues to disappoint, trade tensions persist, and debt is at historically high levels.

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