Faymann as Juncker´s Successor?

People ♦ Published: December 4, 2012; 20:08 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austria´s Federal Chancellor Werner Faymann is said to have relatively good prospects to become head of the Euro Group.

Faymann as Juncker´s Successor? / Picture: © Flickr / Werner Faymann, Thomas Jantzen

One day after the resignation of Jean-Claude Juncker as Chairman of the Euro-Group, the speculations are going on. Germany tries to put Finance Minister Schäuble into position. Germany´s government underlines that the country pays more than 27% of the supporting measures. However, insiders say that Schäuble´s prospects are rather low.

Another potential candidate is the French…