EU to confirm Trichet as ECB chief on Thursday

The leaders of the 12 euro countries will "appoint the President of the European Central Bank" on Thursday afternoon at an EU summit in Brussels, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi wrote to his EU colleagues Tuesday.

Source: EU Business

EU heads of government are set Thursday to confirm Jean-Claude Trichet as the next president of the European Central Bank, to succeed Wim Duisenberg.

The leaders of the 12 euro countries will "appoint the President of the European Central Bank" on Thursday