Bank of Canada governor Mark Carneys monetary zeal and flexible approach to an inflation-targeting regime have earned acclaim. Now, he is deploying his charm and credibility to re-tool the global banking industry in the teeth of resistance.
Canada's Carney: Finances new statesman
Regulators have regained their reformist muscle in the shape of Mark Carney, Bank of Canada governor and chairman of the Financial Stability Board. In a wide-ranging interview, Carney talks about recent banking scandals, the Volcker Rule, and why fears about Basle III are wide of the mark.
Confidence in the Philippines economy among the international financial community has never been better, and finance secretary Cesar Purisima has played a key role tackling the countrys problems and improving its finances.
Purisima drives down the road to reform
The Philippines secretary of finance, Cesar Purisima, has a reputation for probity that has reached street level. And he is determined to rapidly advance economic growth through the encouragement of entrepreneurship, the development of capital markets and increased regional integration.