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Peru president names Pedro Francke as finance minister

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LIMA, July 30 (Reuters) - Peru's Pedro Castillo appointed moderate economist Pedro Francke to the key finance minister post, an olive branch to rattled markets after the newly-elected president earlier named members of his Marxist Free Peru party to several other cabinet positions.

Reporting by Marco Aquino, writing by Dave Sherwood; Editing by Raju Gopalakrishnan

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