Central bank governor of the year 2010:
Fischers bold moves show the value of experience
Israels resilience during the financial crisis and its aftermath proves that Stanley Fischer is worthy of the respect he commands at the top of the global financial community.
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Finance minister of the year 2010:
Kudrins cautious approach pays off for Russia
Russias finance minister, Alexei Kudrin, steered the country through the global financial crisis. The country emerged not just intact, but enhanced in the eyes of global investors. Now Kudrin faces perhaps his biggest battle of all keeping a firm hold on spending as an election approaches.