Deloitte chief linked to Hungarian cb job

The chief of the Hungarian arm of auditing and consulting group Deloitte, Andras Simor, was tipped on Friday 5 January by daily Nepszabadsag to become the new governor of Hungary's central bank.

The current governor Zsigmond Jarai will end his six-year-tenure in March. Jarai has been a fierce critic of the government's economic policy.

Jarai was appointed to the post in 2001 while the current opposition party, Fidesz, was in power. He served as Finance Minister prior to the posting.

The daily N