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Jockeying for ECB, BOE successors is underway

The choice of appointments is crucial as European monetary stability is essential at a time when the fragile British and eurozone economies are slowing down

The favourite to succeed Mario Draghi as ECB president is Bundesbank's Jens Weidmann (left). Meanwhile, Andrew Bailey (right) is tipped to take over from Mark Carney as governor of the BOE.


TWO vital central bank changes are due to take place in 2019. They are the successors of Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB) and Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England (BOE).

Mr Draghi's term ends in October 2019 and Mr Carney's four months...

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