ECB job decision seen moving into April

SPAIN - The next vice president of the European Central Bank is likely to be picked in mid-April with still only two candidates in the race at the end of the first day of a European Union summit in Barcelona.

Greece, whose central bank governor Lucas Papademos is front-runner for the job, had said EU leaders would discuss the issue at their two-day meeting but officials and diplomats said on Friday the topic came up only on the sidelines.

This means the favoured venue to pick the successor to C