Scandals and crises test Austrian central bank chief’s powers
Bribery case, pensions uproar and ECB asset quality review are among issues to be tackled
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Political and currency factors slow down the activity of eastern investors although this may prove to be temporary
Despite Austria’s fairly buoyant economy, financial scandals have added to a general feeling of discontent, writes Eric Frey
The Austrian stock exchange chief talks to James Shotter about Basel III, the EU’s transaction tax and the lack of IPOs
Combination of economic turbulence and erratic politics has tested commitment to central Europe, reports James Shotter