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Greece names ‘Mr Euro’as new FM

Yannis Stournaras, a well-respected liberal economist and nicknamed “Mr Euro”, was appointed Greece’s new finance minister on Tuesday.

world Updated: Jun 27, 2012 23:47 IST

Yannis Stournaras, a well-respected liberal economist and nicknamed “Mr Euro”, was appointed Greece’s new finance minister on Tuesday. The new conservative-led government scrambled to make a quick decision on the post after banker Vassilis Rapanos quit on Monday citing health issues.