The Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has recommended Benoît Coeuré as France's candidate for the European Central Bank (ECB) executive board. The Parliament will vote on this recommendation in plenary on 14 December.

MEPs questioned Coeuré's suitability for the post quizzing him on the Eurozone crisis developments and particularly on the role to be played by the ECB. Coeuré repeatedly underlined that though the ECB's...

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