Heng Swee Keat: Singapore finance minister rises

He's tipped as a rising star after succeeding the long-serving Tharman Shanmugaratnam but Heng Swee Keat faces big challenges with Singapore's economy under pressure.

For the second year running, FinanceAsia has ranked the finance ministers of the Asia-Pacific region’s 12 largest economies.

We're releasing the results day by day, from lowest to best. For the results so far, click here. For last year's results, click here.

FinanceAsia considers several factors when thinking about how to compare the performance of these men over the past 12 months. The role’s responsibilities and powers vary between countries but each minister contributes to fiscal policy and the budget, accesses capital markets, regulates financial institutions, and drives reform. Investor perceptions are one way to view how good a job...

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