French socialist has 'good chance' of taking top EU economic and monetary post


Diplomatic sources say former finance minister Pierre Moscovici is close to being appointed to Jean-Claude Juncker's new commission.

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Former French finance minister Pierre Moscovici has a "good chance" of being named to the European Commission's top economic and monetary job, a French diplomatic source said on Monday, as attention turned to the line-up of the next EU executive, reports Reuters.