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Finance Minister of the Year: Who ranks dead last?

FinanceAsia considered the best – and the worst – finance ministers across the Asia Pacific region and examined how they manage their nation's finances in a year of heightened economic and geopolitical uncertainties.
March 18, 2019

Japan's Taro Aso has overstayed his usefulness

Japan's septuagenarian finance minister is wasting his opportunity to restructure the world's third-biggest economy for the long term. A new scandal only underlines his failings.
March 21, 2018

Finance Minister of the Year — Part 1

FinanceAsia ranks the performance of the ministers of finance in Asia-Pacific’s 12 largest economies. Today we look at those ranked 12-9.
February 08, 2015