IMF names Portuguese economist to head European Dept

WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (BestGrowthStock) – The International Monetary
Fund on Tuesday named former deputy governor of the Bank of
Portugal, Antonio Borges, to head the IMF’s European
Department.

Borges, a Portuguese national, currently chairs the Hedge
Fund Standards Board in London and succeeds Marek Belka who
became central bank governor in Poland. Borges is likely to
start his IMF job in late November, the IMF said in a
statement.

(Reporting by Lesley Wroughton, Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

IMF names Portuguese economist to head European Dept