Draghi ECB Successor Expected to Come From Estonia, Finland, France or Germany

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    Helmholtz Watson
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    Mario Draghi’s successor as European Central Bank President…

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    #20754
    ClemSnide
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    Would expect an outgoing Merkel to push for a German

    #20757
    Helmholtz Watson
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    After Draghi is gone Italy Demands a seat on ECB board:

    “We must have a seat on the board — it’s impossible that an economy the size of Italy’s shouldn’t have one,”
    “It’s also important for us to have a seat because we’re going to make proposals on governance.”

    Claudio Borghi, economic adviser to Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, told Bloomberg.

    #21138
    Helmholtz Watson
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    EU leaders nominate France’s IMF Chair Christine Lagarde for ECB President

    A surprise with EU leaders going away from Bank leaders to take the political route with Christine Largarde for ECB president. Lagarde is the current head of the IMF. She was the former finance minister of France before taking over at the IMF.

    #21139
    Helmholtz Watson
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    So the German Franco one two…

    EU leaders nominate Germany’s Ursula Von Der Leyen as EU commission Boss.

    Von Der Leyen is the current defense minister for Germany and the first woman in German history to hold the office.

    Prior to defense she was Minister of Labour and Social Affairs from 2009 to 2013 and Minister of Senior Citizens, Women and Youth from 2005 to 2009.

    Prior to moving into politics, she was a physician.

    #21140

    [size=5][i]Yes – they are “Dragging the Line” with “Crystal Blue Persuasion
    compared to what our much improved FED chief has done
    USA has some points they can give back on interest rates to fight slower times that might come :)[/i][/size]

    #21249
    Truman
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    Germany’s Von Der Leyen confirmed as EU Commission President

    Von Der Leyen got 383 votes to narrowly win the Presidency.

    Early in the day Lagarde resigned as IMF Chief to open way for her ECB position

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