Slovenia picks new central bank governor to guide economy to safety


The president of Slovenia yesterday named International Monetary Fund (IMF) adviser Boštjan Jazbec as the government's pick to take over as governor of the country's central bank – and sit on the governing council of the European Central Bank.

Jazbec will take over from Marko Kranjec, whose six-year term will come to an end in June this year. Jazbec still needs to be confirmed by the Slovenian parliament, but a statement from the president's office yesterday suggested that will be a formality as

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