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Bank Negara's Zeti: a tough act to follow

Malaysia's central bank governor will retire next month after 16 years of sterling service

'GRADE A' GOVERNOR: Dr Zeti "has been the most well regarded and respected Bank Negara Malaysia governor on the international stage", said veteran banker Nazir Razak, chairman of CIMB Group.


COME April, Malaysia's most admired "Grade A" central bank governor Zeti Akhtar Aziz will bow out of the institution she has led for 16 years with her characteristic soft-spoken, wavery voice yet steady, trusted hand.

The 68-year old central-bank lifer, who deftly steered...

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