ECB: no requests for Duisenberg to stay

Contrary to some reports the ECB has said it has no knowledge of any official request to Wim Duisenberg for him to stay on as president.

Source: Reuters

The European Central Bank said it is not aware of any official request to bank president Wim Duisenberg to delay his retirement.

Reports Friday said that the Greek EU presidency has decided to ask the Dutchman to extend his term of office by six months.

Duisenberg is due to step down on 9 July, but his proposed successor, Bank of France governor

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