Portuguese governor under ethics review

Centeno embroiled in public spat with the president of Portugal

Mário Centeno
Mário Centeno
Eduardo Sousa Ribeiro/Bank of Portugal

Bank of Portugal governor Mário Centeno faces an ethics review, after outgoing prime António Costa proposed him as his successor.

Costa resigned on November 7 after prosecutors issued arrest warrants for members of his cabinet and raided government buildings in a wide-ranging corruption investigation.

The Bank of Portugal’s ethics commission will meet this afternoon (November 13) to assess Centeno’s conduct over the last week, a central bank spokesperson told Central Banking. The body

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