EU Begins Fight for ECB, Regulatory Posts After President Named

James G. Neuger, Bloomberg, 20.11.2009

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Nov. 20 (Bloomberg) -- The European Union’s major powers began maneuvering to win jobs to regulate their $15 trillion economy after leaders named Herman Van Rompuy as the EU’s first president and Catherine Ashton as top diplomat. [...]

“The Germans were so passive in not putting forward any of their own candidates because they want Axel Weber to become the next president of the European Central Bank,” said Janis Emmanouilidis, an analyst at the European Policy Centre in Brussels. A Weber-Draghi face-off “could be the case because the Italians also want to have something out of the overall deal.”

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