Central Banking

Bank of France defends Duisenberg after MPs attack

Bank of France governor Jean-Claude Trichet sprang to the defence of Wim Duisenberg on Friday after a senior French parliamentarian blamed the European Central Bank chief for the euro's woes and urged him to resign. The French central bank, stung by the fierce attack from Francois Loncle, issued a statement saying Trichet felt it necessary to note that "Monsieur Duisenberg enjoys the full confidence of all the members of the (ECB) governing council".

Loncle, head of the National Assembly's fo

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