White House eyeing El-Erian, others for Fed vice chair: CNBC, citing Dow Jones

Last Updated: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 22:02 hrs
Mohamed El-Erian, CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer, Pacific Investment Management Co., participates in the 2010 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is considering Mohammed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at German insurance giant Allianz, among other possible candidates, to be a vice chair at the U.S. Federal Reserve, CNBC said on Tuesday, citing a report from Dow Jones.

CNBC said that, according to the report, a broad range of candidates were under consideration. Asked by Reuters about the report, a White House spokesperson declined to comment.

(Reporting by Tim Ahmann)

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