EU to keep Duisenberg at ECB until October

Wim Duisenberg will remain in his post until October the Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis has said. Trichet got the backing Thursday of leaders of Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and Portugal, as well as Greece's finance minister and the head of the parliament committee that oversees the 12-nation central bank.

Source: Bloomberg News

European Union leaders will keep Wim Duisenberg as president of the European Central Bank until October, Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis said, dashing France's b