The Indian government is on the verge of announcing the next head of the country's central bank as early as Thursday, according to an article on the FirstPost website.
Quoting a subscription news service, Cogencis, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is meeting with Prime Minister Narenda Modi Thursday to make a final call on who should succeed Raghuram Rajan as governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
According to FirstPost, the government has a shortlist of three possible candidates:
- RBI Deputy Governor Urjit Patel
- Former RBI Deputy Governor Subir Gokarn
- Kundapur Vaman Kamath, non-executive chairman of ICICI Bank.