The deadline has now passed for applications for the post of Governor of the Bank of England. We assess those who want to succeeed Mervyn King.
Applications have now plays for the most powerful job in person. The first step up open competition for the pace of the government of the Bank of England's favorite Hinckley used -- -- and current deputy governor. And at this stage chant then -- day return man in now looks like a contest between the two after the FTC a former cabinet secretary Gus O'Donnell did not apply. Australia's top Central Bank can't Glenn Stevens was not approached about the role Cecil Cisco which I voices. -- -- -- of the news that did apply will now be given to chancellor George -- Will this person to satisfy a very long shopping list this will have a credible economist. Secondly and they need to be an effective manager mean different things and assume a huge dream next year not only looking out the banks looking out the economy but also the -- to the city. As a whole thing that you have to be a very strong communicate to the to -- -- all sorts of people would be to the politicians. To be tough market. I -- child slept balls push its only super humans need applying. -- Harris were quiet in produced success pretty easy influencing and managing changed. In the banks' responsibilities. And speaking of Caltech and volunteer it's given Mervyn king and his three -- -- Eddie George would deputy governors before taking the top job. But the banks also looking for someone who sat at the most senior level in a major bank or financial institution. This may count against Taka and spent almost his entire career at the Bank of England's. Plus he also failed to spot the full extent of the libel scandal. Senate meanwhile has experience with Merrill Lynch Europe. Can't stand the charges this -- and will -- I haven't involves understanding the financial markets and good economic knowledge. Still with the FSA. -- will deliver its size and the Bank of England governor and these -- much better to jolt of regulating markets and they and you read it. The second thing uses the argument that and the UK economy. Meat markets the needs the bond markets stay almost -- and borrowing costs beat Atlanta. The kind of England governor with a single I -- I could actually destroy the UK economy and a single alternate to the need to make sure that they didn't do that. Selling so it's a huge responsibility lies on the shoulders of whoever gets beat up dog in the building behind me. All they does have the final say and he decides by the end of this yet it. Antonin along Royces.