Wim's way with words

FEATURE - Duisenberg's volubility has earned him many enemies and even a few admirers. He has certainly become known as a rather unconventional central banker.

At long last Wim Duisenberg has thrown in the towel. The announcement that he will relinquish his position as top dog in the European Central Bank sent tremors rumbling far and wide in the international financial community. Years of speculation about when he would actually step down have finally been put to an end. The press will ce