Duisenberg biography dredges up 'dim' past

A new biography of European Central Bank president Wim Duisenberg by two Dutch journalists reveals the central banker's unhappiness at the IMF in the 1960s, courtesy of a small and badly-lit room.

Source: Financial Times

Maybe it will not attract the popular interest of, say, Hillary Clinton's memoirs, but a new "from Friesen boy to Mr Euro" biography of Wim Duisenberg, 67, European Central Bank president, launched the other night in Amsterdam, will be carefully read in some quarters.

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