Inside Redrado’s battle for Argentina’s central bank
Chloe Hayward, Sudip Roy
When Argentine president Cristina
Kirchner tried to grab $6.6 billion
of reserves from the country’s
central bank, its governor Martin
Redrado refused to play ball. A
stand-off ensued that threatened
a full-scale constitutional crisis.
This exclusive account reveals the
political tensions and the dirty tricks
as Redrado struggled to maintain the
independence of the central bank,
eventually at the cost of his own job.