Nout Wellink, the Dutch central bank governor, was in rumbustious form in an Financial Times interview this morning. For him, the European Central Bank was at the end of the road in terms of the help it could offer Greece (even if it agrees on fresh reform efforts). Instead, eurozone governments should double the size of Europe’s rescue funds in an attempt to convince financial markets of their commitment to shoring-up the eurozone.
I also asked him about the race to head the International Monetary Fund. Mr Wellink had a reason to be aggrieved. Read more