Jean-Claude Trichet

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Jean-Claude Trichet

A French banker. In the 1980s, he was part of the Group of 30, an organization specializing in economic issues. In 1993, he became the governor of Banque de France. Ten years later, he was made the second president of the European Central Bank. Trichet was born in 1942.
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The family of former Irish finance minister, Brian Lenihan, has said that the former head of the ECB, Jean Claude Trichet, has sullied the former minister's name with his recent comments.
JEAN Claude Trichet has tried to "sully" the memory of the late Finance Minister Brian Lenihan, his family fumed yesterday.
Setting a neutral tone to the governing group's policy stance, President Jean Claude Trichet once again labeled the current level of rates "appropriate" and said there were no plans to raise the interest rate on its unlimited auction of 12-month funds.
The former head of the ECB, Jean Claude Trichet, has denied that the bank had blackmailed Ireland into entering the Troika bailout.
The letters from Jean Claude Trichet to Brian Lenihan clearly show when Ireland applied for a bailout there was little choice.
But I think the four letters show exactly the kind of dialogue that took place between the Government and the then-president of the ECB, Jean Claude Trichet.
According to ex-ECB chief, Jean Claude Trichet, bank guarantees that were provided to Irish banks by the government were justifiable.
Do you think for a moment former ECB head Jean Claude Trichet will attend the Oireachtas banking collapse inquiry?
Former ECB president, Jean Claude Trichet, has said that European nations need to constitute a banking union as soon as possible.
European Ombudsman Emily O'Reilly called on the European Central Bank to release the details of the 2010 correspondence between then ECB boss Jean Claude Trichet and Mr Lenihan.
Jean Claude Trichet, former president of the European Central Bank, has stated in an interview to the Sunday Independent that he would not appear before the Oireachtas banking inquiry.
Jean Claude Trichet, former European Central Bank president, has opined that a unified currency in the GCC would require strong governance and a solid framework for budget and fiscal policies.