ECONOMY

Rapanos resigns from National Bank, source tells Reuters

The chairman of Greece’s largest lender National Bank, Vassilis Rapanos, has resigned from his post citing ill health, a source at the bank told Reuters on Wednesday.

That comes after the banker was named as finance minister last week but quit on Monday after being hospitalised on Friday for dizziness and intense abdominal pains.

“He cited the same health reasons that led him to resign the office of finance minister,» the source told Reuters.