Jens Weidmann is no longer his master’s voice.
Germany’s finance minister sought to silence a Bundesbank critic of Greece’s bid to join the euro area in 2000 with a letter to the central bank’s then-president, Ernst Welteke , Bild said, citing from the letter.
Axel Weber may be heading toward the exit of the Bundesbank on the same unconventional path he’s treaded throughout seven years as a central banker.
Philipp Hildebrand resigned as head of the Swiss central bank four days after pledging to fight for his job in a furor over his wife’s currency trading.
Axel Weber is exiting the Bundesbank on the same unconventional path he’s treaded throughout seven years as a central banker.
Jens Weidmann , the chief economic adviser to Chancellor Angela Merkel , may be picked as early as today to become the youngest president of Germany’s central bank in its 53-year history.