Started Jan 25, 2019 06:00PM UTC   •   Closing Oct 01, 2019 06:59AM UTC

The Economist asks

Who will the European Council appoint as the next European Central Bank (ECB) president?

Current ECB President Mario Draghi's term ends this fall (The Economist, Bloomberg, The Financial Times). The ECB president is appointed by the European Council, acting by a qualified majority (The European Central Bank, The European Council).

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Name Probability
Someone from Finland 21%
Someone from France 26%
Someone from Germany 25%
Someone from Ireland 10%
Someone else 12%
No appointment will be made before 1 October 2019 6%

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