Wolfgang Schaeuble, finance minister for the last eight years and a key figure in the eurozone's financial crisis, looks set to become the next speaker of Germany's parliament and is to be formally nominated next month following elections last Sunday.
Hoyer, speaking to reporters in Athens on Friday, said it was "nice to be mentioned" but that he was "extremely happy" as head of the EIB. He said the bank's governors had mandated him with another six years after his term ends on Dec. 31, "and I'm looking forward to that."
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