Former central banker named Portugal's fin min

Portugal's Prime Minister-elect Jose Socrates named Luis Campos e Cunha, a former central bank deputy governor to the post of finance minister this week.

Campos e Cunha, a fiscal conservative, helped write the Socialist election platform which made fighting rising unemployment through higher spending on training and technology a priority.

Campos e Cunha was also named one of three state ministers, a sign of the importance which they will have in the new cabinet.

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