Search on for new European Central Bank President

EUROPE - Yesterday, 28 June, Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker of Luxembourg confirmed that he was approached about the job, although he said he wouldn't want it. Mr. Juncker's comments are viewed by the media as the first evidence the European Union heads of state who make the ultimate decision on the post are sniffing around for a new president. These talks with the Luxembourg premier cast doubt on a Trichet role.

The bank's current chief, the 65-year-old Dutchman Wim Duisenberg, has said h

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