26 August 12 12:03–”Global Finance” has named Governor of the Bank of Israel Prof. Stanley Fischer as one of the world’s six top central bankers, with “A” ratings.
“Global Finance’s” Central Banker Report Card, published annually since 1994, grades central bank governors of 50 key countries (and the ECB) on an “A” to “F” scale for success in areas such as inflation control, economic growth goals, currency stability, and interest rate management. Subjective criteria also apply.
Global Finance publisher Joseph Giarraputo says, “During one of the toughest years on record, the World’s Central Bankers were tested as never before. Every year, we assess the determination of Central Bankers to stand up to political interference, and their efforts at influencing their governments on such issues as spending and economic openness to foreign investment and financial services.”…Read More>>