Uruguay may name economist as central bank chief

URUGUAY - Julio De Brun, an economist who heads the state-run National Development Corporation, is likely to be named president of the country's central bank, a government official said on Tuesday.

"He is the big candidate right now and I believe the issue will be resolved between today (Tuesday) and tomorrow," said the official, who asked not to be identified.

De Brun could not be reached for comment, report Reuters.

De Brun would replace Cesar Rodriguez Battle, who resigned along with Economy