Papademos "very good" candidate for ECB vice head

GREECE - German Finance Minister Hans Eichel said Thursday that Greek Central Bank Governor Lucas Papademos was a "very good" candidate to succeed Christian Noyer as vice president of the European Central Bank, reports Dow Jones.

But Eichel also said a decision on who will succeed Noyer when his term expires in May would depend on full information about other candidates for the number two position at the ECB.

"Papademos is a very good candidate to succeed Noyer in the vice presidency of the ECB