Thursday February 20, 2020

Germany likely to back Lane in race for ECB post

Lane was nominated for the role of European Central Bank vice-president by Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe last month and is up against Spain’s economy minister Luis de Guindos

11th February, 2018

Central Bank governor Philip Lane’s chances of landing a top ECB job have been boosted in recent days, according to Irish EU sources.

Lane was nominated for the role of European Central Bank vice-president by Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe last month and is up against Spain’s economy minister Luis de Guindos.

Both men will appear before a private session of the European Parliament’s economic and monetary affairs committee this Wednesday...

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