Pressure mounts to keep Duisenberg at the ECB

According to analysis firm Market News International, the Greek presidency of the European Union (EU) was poised to ask Duisenberg to stay at the meeting of EU finance ministers and central bankers last weekend (April 5).

The front-running candidate to replace him -- Bank of France governor Jean-Claude Trichet -- will learn whether he is to be convicted for his alleged role in covering up massive losses at then-state-owned Credit Lyonnais in 1992--93 just over a week after Duisenberg’s plann