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Eurogroup elects Portuguese chairman who defeated austerity at home

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Eurogroup  Eurogroup President  Mario Centeno

Centeno, 50, will succeed Dutchman Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Jan. 13, chairing monthly meetings of the Eurogroup, which comprises the finance ministers of the euro zone and is the European Union’s most powerful economic policy-setting body.