Najib Razak: PM should hand over the purse strings

Malaysian leader climbs off the bottom of our Finance Minister of the Year rankings to rate 10th out of 12 as 1MDB scandal fades. But he is still attempting to spin too many plates.

Najib Razak: PM should hand over the purse strings

 

Talk to any investor about Malaysia, and it will not be long before 1MDB comes up. The scandal surrounding the state fund has damaged the reputation of Prime Minister Najib Razak.

It was also part of the reason why Najib, who is also the country’s finance minister, placed dead last in FinanceAsia's Finance Minister of the Year awards last year. That verdict caused something of a stir on...

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