ECB's Duisenberg confirms 1 Nov retirement

At Thursday's ECB news conference Wim Duisenberg confirmed that he expects to hand over to Bank of France governor Jean-Claude Trichet on 1 November. Duisenberg said that he saw no risk that he will be regarded as a "lame duck" president during the remaining months of his term of office.

Source: Business World

European Central Bank (ECB) president Wim Duisenberg today confirmed that he expects to hand over to Bank of France governor Jean-Claude Trichet on 1 November.

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