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Central Bank Governor of the year

Indian central bank governor Raghuram Rajan

Rajan emerges unscathed from Indian baptism of fire

Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan’s tough monetary medicine combatted the storm ravaging the deficit-ridden economy in the recent emerging market crisis. Now, he is battling vested interests to arouse a sleepy financial system for over one billion people


Mexican Central Bank Governor interview

Augustin Carstens, Mexico's central bank governor

Carsten stands by his rate cut

Mexico’s central bank surprised the market in June when it cut its base rate by 50 basis points. Euromoney’s central bank governor of the year in 2013 stresses that the credibility of the bank’s focus on inflation should not be doubted


Peruvian Central Bank Governor interview

Julio Velarde, governor of the central bank of Peru

Destination Peru

Lima will host the 2015 World Bank-IMF meetings. But will the country’s moment in the sun be blighted by the dark clouds of an economic slowdown?


Finance Minister of the year

Finance minister of the year 2014, Luis Videgaray, Mexico

Reformer Videgaray transforms Mexico

Mexico’s finance minister is the rarest of breeds in the current global economy. He is delivering reform-driven economic growth

 

Lebanese Central Bank Governor interview

Riad Salamé, Banque du Liban

Salamé keeps Lebanon going

The longest-serving central bank governor in the world has seen it all, and even now is keeping the economy growing despite domestic political paralysis and the spillover from Syria.