Monday

30th May 2016

Ticker

Ireland's Noonan named EU's top finance minister

Ireland's Michael Noonan has been named the EU's top finance minister by financial publication 'The Banker'. "Having inherited an economy in recession and a government reliant on an IMF and EU bailout, Michael Noonan has made extraordinary progress," the magazine stated. Ireland completed its bailout programme in December.

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